Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Indices from NOAA/Climate Prediction Center

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This data consists of sea surface temperature (SST) indices for the followng regions:

Weekly and Monthly SST indices for:
Nino 1+2 (0-10 South)(90 West - 80 West)
Nino 3 (5N-5S)(150W-90W)
Nino 4 (5N-5S)(160E-150W)
Nino 3.4 (5N-5S)(170W-120W)

Monthly indices for:
North Atlantic (5-20N)(60-30W)
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -0.0   S: -10.0   E: -80.0   W: -90.0
  N: 5.0   S: -5.0   E: -90.0   W: -150.0
  N: 5.0   S: -5.0   E: -150.0   W: 160.0
  N: 5.0   S: -5.0   E: -120.0   W: -170.0
  N: 20.0   S: 5.0   E: -30.0   W: -60.0
  N: -0.0   S: -20.0   E: 10.0   W: -30.0
  N: 10.0   S: -10.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0
  N: 12.0   S: -20.0   E: -73.0   W: -82.0
  N: 20.0   S: -20.0   E: -160.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/NWS/CPC
Dataset Title: Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Indices
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: 1921-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: monthly
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly - < Annual
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Distribution Media: online www
Distribution Format: ascii
Fees: none
Email: Donald.Garrett at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-03-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-11-05
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