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Home — Field: ICOADS v2.5 SST


more information ICOADS 2-degree Enhanced
X axis: whole world in 180 2.00° steps, first point at 1.00° E, last point at 359.00° E
Y axis: regular grid with 90 -2.00° steps, first point at 89.00° N, last point at 89.00° S

Monthly data available from Jan1800 to May2021 (2657 months)
Variable sst (Sea Surface Temperature Monthly Mean at Surface) in degC
Full metadata.

Get grid points, average area or generate subset
Mask:   add a mask to the list help
Latitude: °N - °N help
Longitude: °E - °E
Make: average max min set of grid points subset of the field help
Demand at least: % valid points in this region help
Units: convert to Celsius leave in degC help
helpApply monthly high/low-pass filter
cut-off value months
requiring at least % valid data
helpApply year-on-year high/low-pass filter
cut-off value years
requiring at least % valid data
helpCreate a field with lower time resolution
New time scale:
New variable: of SST
Minimum:% valid data
First apply:-month running mean
Missing data: ignore, climatology, trend, persistence.
helpCreate a field with lower spatial resolution
Average over blocks of longitude and latitude grid cells

Construct a statistical forecast model from this field

Compute expected number of Atlantic hurricanes

Compute anomalies

Compute zonal mean
Please consider downloading this field from the authoritative site.
If you really want to get it here, ICOADS v2.5 SST is available as a netcdf file (size 82.1223 MB).