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DIAG Sets 5 & 6 - Horizontal contour/vector plots of DJF, JJA and ANN means



HadCRU 1979-2000 DJF JJA ANN
TOBS 2-meter temp (land, seaice) and SST (ocean) plot plot plot

HadISST/OI.v2 1982-2001 DJF JJA ANN
SST sea surface temperature plot plot plot

Legates & Willmott 1920-80 DJF JJA ANN
PRECT * Precipitation rate plot plot plot
PRECT TROP Tropical precipitation rate plot plot plot
TREFHT * 2-meter air temperature plot plot plot

Willmott & Matsuura 1950-99 DJF JJA ANN
TREFHT 2-meter air temperature (land) plot plot plot
PRECIP Total precipitation (land) plot plot plot

NCEP Reanalysis 1979-98 DJF JJA ANN
FLUT * TOA upward longwave flux plot plot plot
FSNTOA * TOA net shortwave flux plot plot plot
LHFLX * Surface latent heat flux plot plot plot
LWCF * TOA longwave cloud forcing plot plot plot
PREH2O * Total precipitable water plot plot plot
PREH2O TROP Tropical precipitable water plot plot plot
PSL * Sea-level pressure plot plot plot
SHFLX * Surface sensible heat flux plot plot plot
SURF STRESS * Surface wind stress (ocean) plot plot plot
SURF STRESS TROP Tropical surface wind stress (ocean) plot plot plot
SWCF * TOA shortwave cloud forcing plot plot plot
SWCF TROP Tropical TOA SW cloud forcing plot plot plot
SURF WIND Near surface wind plot plot plot
T 850 * 850 mb temperature plot plot plot
T 200 200 mb temperature plot plot plot
TS * Surface temperature plot plot plot
U 200 * 200 mb zonal wind plot plot plot
Z 500 500 mb geopotential height plot plot plot
Z 300 * 300 mb geopotential height plot plot plot

ECMWF Reanalysis 1979-93 DJF JJA ANN
EP * Evaporation - precipitation plot plot plot
PREH2O * Precipitable water plot plot plot
PREH2O TROP Tropical precipitable water plot plot plot
T 850 * 850 mb temperature plot plot plot
T 200 200 mb temperature plot plot plot
U 200 * 200 mb zonal wind plot plot plot
Z 500 500 mb geopotential height plot plot plot
Z 300 * 300 mb geopotential height plot plot plot

ECMWF (Trenberth) 1980-89 DJF JJA ANN
SURF STRESS * Surface wind stress (ocean) plot plot plot
SURF STRESS TROP Tropical surface wind stress (ocean) plot plot plot

ERS Scatterometer 1992-2000 DJF JJA ANN
SURF STRESS * Surface wind stress (ocean) plot plot plot
SURF STRESS TROP Tropical surface wind stress (ocean) plot plot plot

NVAP 1988-1997 DJF JJA ANN
PREH2O * Total precipitable water plot plot plot
PREH2O TROP Tropical precipitable water plot plot plot
TGCLDLWP Cloud liquid water (ocean) plot plot plot
TGCLDLWP TROP Tropical cloud liquid water (ocean) plot plot plot

GPCP 1979-2000 DJF JJA ANN
PRECT * Precipitation rate plot plot plot
PRECT TROP Tropical precipitation rate plot plot plot

CMAP (Xie-Arkin) 1979-98 DJF JJA ANN
PRECT * Precipitation rate plot plot plot
PRECT TROP Tropical precipitation rate plot plot plot

SSM/I (Wentz) 1987-2000 DJF JJA ANN
PRECT * Precipitation rate (ocean) plot plot plot
PRECT TROP Tropical precipitation rate (ocean) plot plot plot
PREH2O * Precipitable water (ocean) plot plot plot
PREH2O TROP Tropical precipitable water (ocean) plot plot plot
TGCLDLWP cloud liquid water (ocean) plot plot plot
TGCLDLWP TROP Tropical cloud liquid water (ocean) plot plot plot

TRMM (3B-43) 1998-2001 DJF JJA ANN
PRECT TROP Tropical precipitation rate plot plot plot

ERBE Feb1985-Apr1989 DJF JJA ANN
FLUT * TOA upward longwave flux plot plot plot
FLUTC TOA clearsky upward longwave flux plot plot plot
FSNTOA * TOA net shortwave flux plot plot plot
FSNTOAC TOA clearsky net shortwave flux plot plot plot
LWCF * TOA longwave cloud forcing plot plot plot
SWCF * TOA shortwave cloud forcing plot plot plot
SWCF TROP Tropical TOA SW cloud forcing plot plot plot

ISCCP Jul1983-Dec1999 DJF JJA ANN
CLDHGH High cloud cover plot plot plot
CLDLOW Low cloud cover plot plot plot
CLDMED Mid cloud cover plot plot plot
CLDTOT * Total cloud cover plot plot plot

Warren Cloud SOBS DJF JJA ANN
CLDLOW Low cloud cover plot plot plot
CLDTOT * Total cloud cover plot plot plot

*WGNE diagnostic variable