Asian Summer Teleconnection Patterns from NOAA/Climate Prediction Center

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The Asian Summer pattern is a prominent mode from June-August. The pattern is monopole in nature, with anomalies of the same sign observed throughout southern Asia and northeastern Africa. A positive phase of the pattern is indicated by above-normal heights throughout southern Asia and northeastern Africa. The Asian Summer ... View entire text
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Caption:  Plotted historical Asian Summer Pattern
Description:  Plotted historical Asian Summer Pattern

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 0.0   E: 180.0   W: 0.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/NWS/CPC
Dataset Title: Asian Summer Teleconnection Pattern
Dataset Series Name: NOAA/NWS/CPC Indices and Forecasts
Dataset Release Date: ongoing
Dataset Release Place: Camp Springs, MD
Dataset Publisher: NOAA National Weather Service, Center for Climate Prediction
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1950-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: monthly, seasonal
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly - < Annual
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Originating Center
Data Center
Climate Prediction Center, National Centers for Environmental Prediction, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: Asian Summer Pattern

Data Center Personnel
Email: Ed.Olenic at
Distribution Media: online www
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: none
Email: Ed.Olenic at
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Barnston, A.G., and R.E. Livezey (1987), Classification, seasonality and persistence of low - frequency atmospheric circulation patterns, Mon. Wea. Rev, 115, 1083-1126

Wallace J.M., and D.S. Gutzler (1981), Teleconnections in the geopotential height field during the Northern hemisphere Winter, Mon. Wea. Rev, 109, 784-812.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-02-19
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-04-06
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