# area averaging for climatology

Teddy Allen teddyallen at YAHOO.COM
Mon Jun 23 09:45:17 EDT 2008

```This should be what you are looking for:
http://www.cdc.noaa.gov/cdc/data.noaa.oisst.v2.html
teddy

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--- On Sun, 6/22/08, Mald MM5 <maldmm5 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:

> From: Mald MM5 <maldmm5 at GMAIL.COM>
> Subject: Re: area averaging for climatology
> To: GRADSUSR at LIST.CINECA.IT
> Date: Sunday, June 22, 2008, 5:00 PM
> Hi Allen,
>
> Could you please share the link where you get the Reynolds
> 1x1 data set?
>
> Thank you
>
>
>
> On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 12:14 PM, Teddy Allen
> <teddyallen at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> > Dear GrADS users,
> > I am trying to compute a single value for SST in a
> particular region for
> > an averaged time period. Ideally, I would like to
> average a region and
> > then compute the values of that single region for Jan.
> of 1982-2007 (set t
> > 2 302 12)....
> > Is it possible to compute a single spatially averaged
> value of SST during
> > a temporally averaged  time period? I understand how
> to do them
> > individually, but together I am confused. I am trying
> to average a sst in
> > the NINO3 region for all January months in the
> 1982-2007 Reynolds 1x1
> > degree SST dataset. I expect to find one SST that
> defines the average Jan.
> > temp within that region from 1982 to 2007. ( While
> this may not be
> > pertinent to anything of significance, it should
> provide a template to use
> > in other more meaningful applications...)
> >
> > I have entered:
> > define nino3 = aave (sst, lon=210, lon=270, lat=-5,
> lat=5)
> > define janino3 = ave(nino3, t=2, t=302, 12)
> > d janino3
> >
> > Thank you for any advice or direction.
> > teddy
> >

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