Define an area average by entering latitude and longitude bounds
in the boxes to the right. In order to define a point, use the same value
for North (top) and South (bottom), and likewise for East-1 (left) and
East-2 (right). Longitude bounds must range from 0°E to 360°E.
This page is used for making timeseries plots from monthly-average climate reanalysis. Models are available here with time coverage
extending as far back as the late 1800s. The most sophisticated, highest resolution reanalysis
models that incorporate satellite data generally begin January, 1979. Although technically not
reanalysis, this interface also includes access to
NOAA's Extended Reconstructed SST Version 3b dataset, as well as an ensemble-average of the
general circulation model for CMIP5/IPCC-AR5 future climate scenario
See the Available Datasets
page for further details about the models accessible here.
How do I make plots?
Generating timeseries images through this page is easy. Select options that you want from
the pulldown menus above, then click plot. Values will be averaged across the selected region.
Download links for PDF, PNG, and CSV files will appear below-right of each image. A location
map for the selected region will also appear below the timeseries plot. Images generated using
NCAR Command Language.