Climate Indicators - 2009
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Specific humidity anomalies. Digitised from the paper as original data unavailable. Dai (2006, blue) Dai, A., 2006: Recent Climatology, Variability, and Trends in Global Surface Humidity. J. Climate, 19, 3589-3606.
Specific humidity anomalies HadCRUH (Willett et al. 2008, green) Willett, K.W., P.D. Jones, N.P. Gillett and P. W. Thorne, 2008: Recent changes in surface humidity: development of the HadCRUH dataset. J. Clim..21, 5364:5383. http://hadobs.metoffice.com/hadcruh/
- Berry and Kent
Specific humidity anomalies (marine only) Berry and Kent (2009, red [marine only]). Berry, D.I. and E.C. Kent, 2009: A New Air-Sea Interaction Gridded Dataset from ICOADS with Uncertainty Estimates. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 90(5), 645-656 (DOI: 10.1175/2008BAMS2639.1). from Dave Berry, National Oceanography Centre, University of Southampton
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Note: For each dataset, one value is plotted for each year in the period of record. For datasets with multiple values in one year, an average is calculated for one annual value. Missing annual values are interpolated between non-missing values.