Monthly Surface Air Temperature Anomaly

This map shows CAMS monthly gridded surface air temperature anomalies for the globe.

Monthly surface air temperature anomalies are shown in units of °C. Yellow to orange colors indicate temperatures above the 1991-2020 climatological average, and shades of blue indicate below-normal temperatures for the month. Contours are drawn at intervals of +/- 1°C. Grey areas on the map indicate regions with missing data for the month.

"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

Monthly 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 1991-2020 base period


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