Seasonal Surface Air Temperature Anomaly

This map shows CAMS seasonal (3-month average) gridded surface air temperature anomalies for the globe.

Seasonal (3-month average) surface air temperature anomalies are shown in units of °C. Yellow to orange colors indicate temperatures above the 1971-2000 climatological average, and shades of blue indicate below-normal temperatures for the season. Contours are drawn at intervals of +/- 1°C. Grey areas on the map indicate regions with missing data for the season.

"CAMS" is an acronym for the "Climate Anomaly Monitoring System" in use at the Climate Prediction Center (CPC) at the U.S. National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP).

Dataset Documentation

Seasonal Surface Air Temperature Anomaly

CPC CAMS gridded monthly surface air temperature anomaly values at 2.0° lat/lon resolution
Data Source
NOAA NCEP Climate Prediction Center
Monthly surface air temperature anomaly using 1971-2000 base period


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