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Climatological temperature fields (ASCII files)

The World Ocean Atlas 2009 (WOA09) climatologies were calculated using all temperature data from the World Ocean Database 2009 (WOD09).

To download the temperature climatological files, you may download an individual file or a tar file of all climatological fields (analyzed and unanalyzed mean, number of observations, standard deviations, and grid points) and related statistics.
Information how to download and read the data is available from Instructions.


Objectively Analyzed Fields    t_climatology_1.tar  (0.2 GB)
AnnualSeasonalMonthly
t00an1.gz t13an1.gz
t14an1.gz
t15an1.gz
t16an1.gz
t01an1.gz
t02an1.gz
t03an1.gz
t04an1.gz
t05an1.gz
t06an1.gz
t07an1.gz
t08an1.gz
t09an1.gz
t10an1.gz
t11an1.gz
t12an1.gz

    File naming conventions:

    [p][tp][ft][g].gz
      |   |    |   |
      |   |    |   grid size (1 = one-degree square file)
      |   |    file type (an,mn,dd,sd,gp)
      |   time period (00=annual; 01-12=months, starting with 01=January; 
      |                 13-16=seasons, starting with 13=Winter (Jan-Mar))
      parameter (t=temperature)


an - analyzed temperature
monthly:1-24 standard depth levels (analyzed)
seasonal:1-24 standard depth levels (average of appropriate analyzed monthly fields),
 25-33 standard depth levels (analyzed)
annual:1-24 standard depth levels (average of 12 analyzed monthly fields),
 25-33 standard depth levels (average of 4 analyzed seasonal fields)

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