Hadley Centre Global Sea Ice and Sea Surface Temperature (HadISST)

| DOI: 10.5065/XMYE-AN84

This dataset includes HadISST1 and HadSST2 from U.K. Hadley Centre. HadISST1 is a unique combination of monthly globally-complete fields of SST and sea ice concentration on a 1 degree latitude-longitude grid from 1870 to date, and HadSST2 is a monthly global field of SST on a 5-degree latitude-longitude grid from 1850 to date, neither interpolated nor variance adjusted.

The data may also be obtained from the server at the Hadley Centre in the UK.

Temporal Range:
1870-01-16 12:00 +0000 to 2023-01-16 12:00 +0000
Sea Ice Concentration Sea Surface Temperature
Vertical Levels:
See the detailed metadata for level information.
Data Types:
Spatial Coverage:
Longitude Range: Westernmost=180W Easternmost=180E
Latitude Range: Southernmost=90S Northernmost=90N Detailed coverage information
Data Contributors:
Hadley Centre for Climate Prediction and Research, Met Office, Ministry of Defence, United Kingdom
Rayner, N. A., D. E. Parker, E. B. Horton, C. K. Folland, L. V. Alexander, D. P. Rowell, E. C. Kent, and A. Kaplan, 2003: Global analyses of sea surface temperature, sea ice, and night marine air temperature since the late nineteenth century J. Geophys. Res. (Atmospheres), 108(14), 2-1 (DOI: 10.1029/2002JD002670).

Total Volume:
271.26 MB (Entire dataset) Volume details by dataset product
Data Formats:
Related RDA Datasets:
NOAA NCEP Optimum Interpolation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis
International Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (ICOADS) Release 2.5, Individual Observations
International Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set (ICOADS) Release 2.5, Monthly Summaries
More Details:
View a more detailed summary of the data, including specific date ranges and locations by parameter
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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