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Daily Pacific-North America (PNA) Pattern from NOAA/Climate Prediction Center

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Abstract: [Source: NOAA Climate Prediction Center, ]

The daily Pacific-North America Patter (PNA) index is constructed by properly projecting the daily (00Z) 500mb height anomalies over the Northern Hemsiphere onto the loading pattern of the PNA.

The daily PNA index and its forecasts using MRF and Ensemble mean forecast data are available for the previous 120 days and they ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 10.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
Min Altitude: 0MB Max Altitude: 500MB

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/NWS/CPC
Dataset Title: Pacific-North America (PNA) 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
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1950-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: daily, monthly, seasonal
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Distribution Media: online www
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: none
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-02-11
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23