Weekly cycle in NCAR-NCEP reanalysis surface temperature data

M. TESOURO, L. DE LA TORRE, R. NIETO, L. GIMENO, P. RIBERA, D. GALLEGO

Abstract

A weekly cycle has been detected in the surface temperature field of the NCAR-NCEP reanalysis for the North Atlantic area. This cycle consists of a minimum in the weekend for most of the studied area and a minimum in the mid-week for areas with important snow or ice cover.

Keywords

Weekly cycle; surface temperature; North Atlantic; NCAR-NCEP reanalysis

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