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Shea and Trenberth's Global Monthly Sea Surface Temperature Climatology

| DOI: 10.5065/FDZX-QP88

This historical dataset is recommended for ancillary use only and not as a primary research dataset. It has likely been superseded by a newer, improved dataset.


Shea, Trenberth, and Reynolds (CAC) made improvements to the Reynolds (CAC) SST data set in the regions of the Gulf Stream and Kuroshio Current.

Temporal Range:
1950 to 1979
Sea Surface Temperature
Vertical Levels:
Ground or water surface
Temporal Frequencies:
Monthly Climatology
Data Types:
Spatial Coverage:
Longitude Range: Westernmost=180W Easternmost=180E
Latitude Range: Southernmost=90S Northernmost=90N Detailed coverage information
Data Contributors:
Climate Prediction Center, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Climate Analysis Section, Climate and Global Dynamics Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Related Resources:
Shea, D.J., K.E. Trenberth, and R.W. Reynolds, 1992: A global monthly sea surface temperature climatology J. Climate, 5, 987-1001.

Shea, D.J., K.E. Trenberth, and R.W. Reynolds, 1990: A global monthly sea surface temperature climatology. TN-345+STR, National Center for Atmospheric Research, 167 pp.

Total Volume:
2.76 MB (Entire dataset) Volume details by dataset product
Data Formats:
ASCII (see dataset documentation)
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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