MONTH PACIFIC SST ATLANTIC SST GLOBAL
NINO 1+2

0-10S

90W-80W

NINO 3

5N-5S

150W-90W

NINO 3.4

5N-5S

170W-120W

NINO 4

5N-5S

160E-150W

N. ATL

5N-20N

60W-30W

S. ATL

0-20S

30W-10E

TROPICS

10N-10S

0W-360W

JUL 01 -0.8 21.0 -0.2 25.4 0.2 27.3 0.5 29.1 0.2 27.2 0.0 23.7 0.2 27.5
JUN 01 -1.1 21.9 0.0 26.4 0.2 27.7 0.2 28.8 0.0 26.6 0.2 25.0 0.2 28.1
MAY 01 -0.5 23.8 -0.2 26.9 -0.2 27.6 0.0 28.6 -0.1 26.2 0.4 26.5 0.2 28.5
APR 01 1.1 26.4 0.1 27.5 -0.2 27.5 -0.2 28.2 -0.1 25.7 0.2 27.1 0.2 28.7
MAR 01 1.0 27.4 0.1 27.2 -0.3 26.8 -0.5 27.6 0.0 25.4 0.1 27.0 0.2 28.3
FEB 01 -0.2 25.8 -0.3 26.1 -0.6 26.1 -0.7 27.3 -0.3 25.2 -0.1 26.3 0.0 27.7
JAN 01 -0.6 23.8 -0.6 25.0 -0.8 25.7 -0.6 27.5 -0.3 25.5 0.0 25.5 -0.1 27.5
DEC 00 -0.6 22.2 -0.7 24.4 -0.9 25.6 -0.7 27.6 -0.4 26.2 -0.1 24.5 -0.1 27.4
NOV 00 -1.1 20.6 -0.8 24.2 -0.7 25.8 -0.3 28.1 0.0 27.4 0.0 23.9 0.0 27.5
OCT 00 -0.5 20.4 -0.5 24.4 -0.6 26.0 -0.2 28.2 0.2 28.1 0.1 23.4 0.0 27.3
SEP 00 -0.5 19.9 -0.5 24.4 -0.4 26.2 -0.1 28.4 0.0 27.9 0.1 23.0 0.0 27.1
AUG 00 -0.7 20.1 -0.5 24.5 -0.3 26.5 -0.1 28.3 0.2 27.7 0.2 23.2 0.0 27.0



TABLE T2 - Mean and anomalous sea surface temperature (C) for the most recent 12 months. Anomalies are departures from the 1971-2000 adjusted OI climatology (Smith and Reynolds 1998, J. Climate, 11, 3320-3323).