Sunday, June 6, 2021

May global surface TempLS up 0.012°C from April.

The TempLS mesh anomaly (1961-90 base) was 0.67°C in May, up from 0.658°C in April. It was cool relative to recent Mays, although 2018 and 2015 were a little cooler.. The NCEP/NCAR reanalysis base index rose more - 0.089°C. However, it did not rise much in April, when TempLS did.

Cold patches in W Europe and Eastern US have been talked about. Also cold in India and N Canada. But it was warm in central Russia and much of the Arctic. Also in N Africa and the Middle East.

Here is the temperature map, using the LOESS-based map of anomalies.

As always, the 3D globe map gives better detail.