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

NOV 03 0.2 21.9 0.4 25.4 0.5 27.0 1.0 29.3 0.6 28.0 0.5 24.4 0.5 28.0
OCT 03 0.1 21.0 0.4 25.3 0.6 27.2 0.8 29.2 0.8 28.7 0.5 23.7 0.5 27.8
SEP 03 -0.5 20.0 0.1 25.0 0.3 27.0 0.5 29.0 0.7 28.6 0.5 23.4 0.4 27.5
AUG 03 -0.7 20.1 0.1 25.0 0.2 26.9 0.6 29.1 0.6 28.1 0.6 23.6 0.3 27.4
JUL 03 -1.1 20.8 0.2 25.8 0.4 27.4 0.5 29.1 0.3 27.3 0.4 24.1 0.3 27.6
JUN 03 -1.5 21.6 -0.5 25.8 0.0 27.5 0.5 29.1 0.0 26.6 0.0 24.9 0.2 28.0
MAY 03 -1.8 22.5 -0.9 26.1 -0.4 27.4 0.3 28.9 -0.1 26.1 0.2 26.2 0.1 28.4
APR 03 -1.0 24.4 -0.3 27.2 0.1 27.8 0.6 29.0 0.0 25.8 0.4 27.2 0.3 28.8
MAR 03 -0.5 26.0 0.2 27.3 0.7 27.8 0.9 29.0 0.0 25.4 0.6 27.5 0.5 28.6
FEB 03 -0.2 25.8 0.3 26.7 0.8 27.5 1.0 29.0 0.1 25.5 0.5 26.9 0.4 28.2
JAN 03 -0.1 24.4 0.8 26.4 1.2 27.8 1.1 29.3 0.1 25.9 0.3 25.8 0.5 28.0
DEC 02 0.6 23.4 1.4 26.5 1.6 28.1 1.2 29.5 0.0 26.6 0.1 24.7 0.6 28.1



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).