University of Illinois Antarctic Temperature Analyses

Please contact William Chapman with any questions and/or comments.

Paper describing this dataset: submitted to J. Climate



ACIA (IPCC AR3) Global Climate Model(GCM) Projections: Antarctic

GCM projections for Antarctica go to GCM projections

IPCC AR4 Global Climate Model(GCM) Projections: Antarctic

GCM projections for Antarctica go to GCM projections

Antarctic observed surface air temperature trends

Trends (1953 - 2002) go to trends



Browse and download Antarctic temperature analyses below

(Gridded Antarctic temperature anomalies are relative to 1961-1990 means)
Updated dataset (1950 - 2002 : monthly) download here
Updated dataset (1950 - 2002 : monthly) readme file

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Timeseries for each station

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Longitude (S) Latitude (E) Station
139.80066.700aws01
240.00080.000aws02
123.00074.500aws03
166.80078.800aws04
163.75077.430aws05
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185.73082.590aws26
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180.03067.370aws34
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43.00074.010aws62
0.00000090.00000amundsen.scott
301.030062.20000bellingshausen
299.830072.22000butler.island
110.530066.28000casey
77.9700068.58000davis
140.000066.67000dumont.durville
303.020063.40000esperanza
295.730065.25000faraday
301.040062.22000great.wall
335.500075.58000halley
301.220062.22000king.sejong
62.8700067.60000mawson
93.0200066.55000mirny
351.750070.65000neumayer
11.8300070.77000novolazarevskaya
315.280060.75000orcadas
291.870067.57000rothera
166.770077.85000scott.base
39.5800069.00000syowa
106.870078.45000vostok
76.3700069.37000zhongshan

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