Global/hemispheric information

Global weather pointers


Note that the author knows that this page is in need of an overhaul; however, there are not enough hours in the day!

Contents

CDC Map Room Climate Products
Tabulated monthly summaries
Climatological; normals
Global/hemispheric charts
Analysis charts
Surface
500 mb
250 mb
Forecast charts
500 mb
Flight level information
Volcanic Ash
Global satellite composite
Coded data, eg SYNOP reports, etc

Global climate summaries

CDC Map Room Climate Products
Atmospheric Angular Momentum
vertical+zonal, and global, integrals of relative atmospheric angular momentum
Global Windfield Mode; wind EOF products
Sea Surface Temperature;
includes recent actual values, anomalies, Hovmoller plots, and predictions
Outgoing Longwave Radiation (OLR)
includes recent actual values, anomalies and Hovmoller plots
Global Circulation and Anomalies
weekly, monthly, seasonal and Hovmoller plots of 250 mb wind anomaly, surface wind anomaly, 500 mb height anomaly and surface temperature anomaly Storm Tracks and other High Frequencies
Weekly Ocean Analyses
Hovmoller ocean current plot, connections to TOGA-TAO page

Tabulated monthly summaries

Global Data - searchable index by month and year (from 1990 onwards)
[US National Climate Data Center]

Climatological normals
Global monthly climatology
[Hong Kong Observatory]
Global 1961-90 mean monthly climatology
[UEA Climatic Research Unit]
Normals for many places and periods - searchable index
[Buttle and Tuttle Limited]
Climatological Averages for the British Isles
[Roger Brugge]
Canadian ecodistrict climatological normals, 1961-90
[Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada]

Global/hemispheric charts

A wide variety of analysis and forecast charts
[US National Weather Service]

Surface analysis charts

Northern hemisphere (Atlantic) analysis 0-90W Prelim four times daily at 00Z, 06Z, 12Z, and 18Z
[US National Weather Service]
Northern Hemisphere (Pacific) analysis 100W-80E Prelim four times daily at 00Z, 06Z, 12Z, and 18Z
[US National Weather Service]
Surface analyses
[US Climate Diagnostics Center]

500 mb analysis charts

500 MB Height & Temperature 00Z Analysis, Polar Stereographic Northern Hemisphere
[US National Weather Service]

250 mb analysis charts

250 mb analyses
[US Climate Diagnostics Center]

500 mb forecast charts

NMC ensemble forecasts for both hemispheres, up to 15 days ahead
[CDC/NMC]

Flight level information forecast charts

see also Aviation weather
Wind/Temp plot 18 hr Prog (FL 180) (N Hemisphere 94W-114E)
[US National Weather Service]
Wind/Temp plot 24 hr Prog (FL 180) (N Hemisphere 94W-114E)
[US National Weather Service]
Wind/Temp plot 18 hr Prog (FL 240) (N Hemisphere 94W-114E)
[US National Weather Service]
Wind/Temp plot 24 hr Prog (FL 240) (N Hemisphere 94W-114E)
[US National Weather Service]
Wind/Temp plot 18 hr Prog (FL 300) (N Hemisphere 94W-114E)
[US National Weather Service]
Wind/Temp plot 24 hr Prog (FL 300) (N Hemisphere 94W-114E)
[US National Weather Service]
Wind/Temp plot 18 hr Prog (FL 340) (N Hemisphere 94W-114E)
[US National Weather Service]
Wind/Temp plot 24 hr Prog (FL 340) (N Hemisphere 94W-114E)
[US National Weather Service]
FL340 Aviation winds Northern Hemisphere 24hr forecast
[US National Weather Service]
Wind/Temp plot 18 hr Prog (FL 390) (N Hemisphere 94W-114E)
[US National Weather Service]
Wind/Temp plot 24 hr Prog (FL 390) (N Hemisphere 94W-114E)
[US National Weather Service]
Wind/Temp plot 18 hr Prog (FL 450) (N Hemisphere 94W-114E)
[US National Weather Service]
Wind/Temp plot 24 hr Prog (FL 450) (N Hemisphere 94W-114E)
[US National Weather Service]
Sig Weather Chart 12 HR FCST Europe & Asia FL 250-630
[US National Weather Service/RAFC London]

Volcanic Ash forecast charts

Volcanic Ash Northern Hemisphere 24 hr forecast [part 1] when available
[US National Weather Service]
Volcanic Ash Northern Hemisphere 24 hr forecast [part 2] when available
[US National Weather Service]

Global satellite composite images

Latest global infra-red composite image
{SSEC}

Coded data, eg SYNOP reports

Global data
[UCSD]

Last updated 11 December 2007.
© 2001-2008 Roger Brugge

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