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NOAA Global Surface Temperature Dataset (NOAAGlobalTemp), Version 5.1

Metadata Updated: September 19, 2023

The NOAA Global Surface Temperature Dataset (NOAAGlobalTemp) is a blended product from two independent analysis products: the Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature (ERSST) analysis and the land surface temperature (LST) analysis using the Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN) temperature database. The data is merged into a monthly global surface temperature dataset dating back from 1850 to the present. The monthly product output is in gridded (5 degree x 5 degree) and time series formats. The product is used in climate monitoring assessments of near-surface temperatures on a global scale. Changes to the data in version 5.1 included: removing the EOT filtering; filling in data gaps over the polar regions; and extending the beginning data coverage from 1880 to 1850.

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Metadata Date June 23, 2023
Metadata Created Date March 24, 2023
Metadata Updated Date September 19, 2023
Reference Date(s) February 21, 2023 (publication)
Frequency Of Update monthly

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date June 23, 2023
Metadata Created Date March 24, 2023
Metadata Updated Date September 19, 2023
Reference Date(s) February 21, 2023 (publication)
Responsible Party DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.ncdc:C01684
Access Constraints Cite as: R. S. Vose, B. Huang, X. Yin, D. Arndt, D. R. Easterling, J. H. Lawrimore, M. J. Menne, A. Sanchez-Lugo, and H. M. Zhang (2022): NOAA Global Surface Temperature Dataset (NOAAGlobalTemp), Version 5.1 [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. doi.org/10.25921/2tj4-0e21 [access date]., Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives., Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
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Bbox North Lat 90.0
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Bbox West Long -180.0
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update monthly
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Harvest Source Id 2cb3ef77-1683-4c2a-9119-dc65e50917c6
Harvest Source Title ncdc
Licence For a complete description of use limitations for this data set, see the associated documents.
Lineage The NOAA Global Surface Temperature Dataset (NOAAGlobalTemp) combines a global sea surface (water) temperature (SST) dataset with a global land surface air temperature dataset into this merged dataset of both the Earth's land and ocean surface temperatures. The SST dataset is the Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature (ERSST). The land surface air temperature dataset is similar to ERSST, but uses data from the Global Historical Climatology Network Monthly (GHCNM) database. The data were produced by and are archived at the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI).
Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
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Progress onGoing
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1850-01

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