CAC: Climatological, smoothed, and raw sea surface temperature data for the tropical Pacific Ocean from the Climate Analysis Center (now known as the Climate Prediction Center).


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Datasets and variables

CAC climatology[sst ]
CAC smoothed[sst ssta ]
CAC sst[ X Y | T]
CAC ssta[ X Y | T]

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time (time) grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1970) to (Mar 2003) by 1.0 N= 399 pts :grid
Longitude (longitude) grid: /X (degree_east) ordered (124E) to (70W) by 2.0 N= 84 pts :grid
Latitude (latitude) grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (29S) to (29N) by 2.0 N= 30 pts :grid

Other Info

Climate Analysis Center SST


S. D. Woodruff, S. J. Lubker, K. Wolter, S.J. Worley, J.D. Elms. Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) Release 1a: 1980-1992. NOAA Earth System Monitor 4(1), September, 1993

R. W. Reynolds, T. M. Smith. Improved global sea surface temperature analyses.. J. Climate 7, 1994

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