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DIAG Set 7 - Polar contour/vector plots of DJF, JJA and ANN means



IPCC/CRU climatology 1961-90



Northern Hemisphere only DJF JJA ANN
TREFHT 2-meter temperature (land) plot plot plot






Willmott & Matsuura 1950-99



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
TREFHT 2-meter temperature (land) plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
TREFHT 2-meter temperature (land) plot plot plot






MERRA Analysis 1979-2013 (NASA)



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
PS Surface pressure plot plot plot
PSL Sea-level pressure plot plot plot
TS Surface temperature plot plot plot
Z 500 500 mb geopotential height plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere


PS Surface pressure plot plot plot
PSL Sea-level pressure plot plot plot
TS Surface temperature plot plot plot
Z 500 500 mb geopotential height plot plot plot






ERA40 Reanalysis 1980-2001



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
Z 500 500 mb geopotential height plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere


Z 500 500 mb geopotential height plot plot plot






ERA-Interim Reanalysis 1989-2005



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
PSL Sea-level pressure plot plot plot
TS Surface Temperature plot plot plot
U10 10-meter Wind Speed plot plot plot
Z 500 500 mb geopotential height plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere


PSL Sea-level pressure plot plot plot
TS Surface Temperature plot plot plot
U10 10-meter Wind Speed plot plot plot
Z 500 500 mb geopotential height plot plot plot






JRA25 Reanalysis 1979-04



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
PSL Sea-level pressure plot plot plot
Z 500 500 mb geopotential height plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere


PSL Sea-level pressure plot plot plot
Z 500 500 mb geopotential height plot plot plot






Large-Yeager 1984-2004



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
SHFLX Surface sensible heat flux plot plot plot
QFLX Surface water flux plot plot plot
FLNS Surf Net LW flux plot plot plot
FSNS Surf Net SW flux plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
SHFLX Surface sensible heat flux plot plot plot
QFLX Surface water flux plot plot plot
FLNS Surf Net LW flux plot plot plot
FSNS Surf Net SW flux plot plot plot






CERES-EBAF March 2000-Feb 2013



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
ALBEDO TOA albedo plot plot plot
ALBEDOC TOA claersky albedo plot plot plot
FLUT TOA upward LW flux plot plot plot
FLUTC TOA clearsky upward LW flux plot plot plot
FSNTOA TOA net SW flux plot plot plot
FSNTOAC TOA clearsky net SW flux plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere


ALBEDO TOA albedo plot plot plot
ALBEDOC TOA claersky albedo plot plot plot
FLUT TOA upward LW flux plot plot plot
FLUTC TOA clearsky upward LW flux plot plot plot
FSNTOA TOA net SW flux plot plot plot
FSNTOAC TOA clearsky net SW flux plot plot plot






ERBE Feb1985-Apr1989



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
FLUT TOA upward LW flux plot plot plot
FLUTC TOA clearsky upward LW flux plot plot plot
FSNTOA TOA net SW flux plot plot plot
FSNTOAC TOA clearsky net SW flux plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere


FLUT TOA upward LW flux plot plot plot
FLUTC TOA clearsky upward LW flux plot plot plot
FSNTOA TOA net SW flux plot plot plot
FSNTOAC TOA clearsky net SW flux plot plot plot






ISCCP FD Jul1983-Dec2000



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
FLDS Surf LW downwelling flux plot plot plot
FLDSC Clearsky Surf LW downwelling flux plot plot plot
FLNS Surf Net LW flux plot plot plot
FLNSC Clearsky Surf Net LW flux plot plot plot
FSDS Surf SW downwelling flux plot plot plot
FSDSC Clearsky Surf SW downwelling flux plot plot plot
FSNS Surf Net SW flux plot plot plot
FSNSC Clearsky Surf Net SW flux plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
FLDS Surf LW downwelling flux plot plot plot
FLDSC Clearsky Surf LW downwelling flux plot plot plot
FLNS Surf Net LW flux plot plot plot
FLNSC Clearsky Surf Net LW flux plot plot plot
FSDS Surf SW downwelling flux plot plot plot
FSDSC Clearsky Surf SW downwelling flux plot plot plot
FSNS Surf Net SW flux plot plot plot
FSNSC Clearsky Surf Net SW flux plot plot plot






Warren Cloud Surface OBS



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
CLDLOW Low cloud amount plot plot plot
CLDTOT Total cloud amount plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
CLDLOW Low cloud amount plot plot plot
CLDTOT Total cloud amount plot plot plot






CLOUDSAT (Radar+Lidar) Sep2006-Dec2010



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
CLDLOW Low cloud amount plot plot plot
CLDMED Medium cloud amount plot plot plot
CLDHGH High cloud amount plot plot plot
CLDTOT Total cloud amount plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
CLDLOW Low cloud amount plot plot plot
CLDMED Medium cloud amount plot plot plot
CLDHGH High cloud amount plot plot plot
CLDTOT Total cloud amount plot plot plot






HadISST/OI.v2 1982-2001



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
ICEFRAC Sea-ice concentration plot plot plot
SST Sea Surface Temperature plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere


ICEFRAC Sea-ice concentration plot plot plot
SST Sea Surface Temperature plot plot plot






HadISST/OI.v2 (Pre-Indust) 1870-1900



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
ICEFRAC Sea-ice concentration plot plot plot
SST Sea Surface Temperature plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere


ICEFRAC Sea-ice concentration plot plot plot
ICEFRAC Sea-ice concentration plot plot plot






HadISST/OI.v2 (Present Day) 1999-2008



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
ICEFRAC Sea-ice concentration plot plot plot
ICEFRAC Sea-ice concentration plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere


ICEFRAC Sea-ice concentration plot plot plot
ICEFRAC Sea-ice concentration plot plot plot






SMMR & SSM/I 1979-99



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
ICEFRAC Sea-ice concentration plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere


ICEFRAC Sea-ice concentration plot plot plot






GPCP 1979-2009



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
PRECT Precipitation rate plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
PRECT Precipitation rate plot plot plot






CFMIP Observation Simulator Package (COSP)






CALIPSO GOCCP 2007-2010



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
CLDTOT_CAL Total cloud amount plot plot plot
CLDLOW_CAL_NP Low-level cloud amount plot plot plot
CLDMED_CAL_NP Mid-level cloud amount plot plot plot
CLDHGH_CAL_NP High-level cloud amount plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
CLDTOT_CAL Total cloud amount plot plot plot
CLDLOW_CAL_SP Low-level cloud amount plot plot plot
CLDMED_CAL_SP Mid-level cloud amount plot plot plot
CLDHGH_CAL_SP High-level cloud amount plot plot plot






CLOUDSAT-COSP From Level 2 GEOPROF Jun2006-Nov2010



Northern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
CLDTOT_CS2 Total cloud amount plot plot plot

Southern Hemisphere DJF JJA ANN
CLDTOT_CS2 Total cloud amount plot plot plot