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Climate of 2000
November in Historical Perspective

National Climatic Data Center
19 December 2000

Global Blended Temperature Product
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The map of blended satellite and in-situ temperatures above shows several notable regions of positive (warm) and negative (cold) temperature anomalies. A major cold anomaly is apparent over the western U.S., with some departures exceeding -4C. There are other, less intense anomalies over the eastern U.S., southern South America, parts of southeastern Africa, eastern China, and northeastern Australia. In contrast, Europe, from the Rhine to the Volga and from Norway to Turkey, shows notable warm anomalies, exceeding 4C in places. Southern Alaska and southeastern Australia were also warmer than average in November. Additional details and global regional information are available in other sections of this report.
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For all climate questions other than questions concerning this report, please contact the National Climatic Data Center's Climate Services Division:

Climate Services Division
NOAA/National Climatic Data Center
151 Patton Avenue, Room 120
Asheville, NC 28801-5001
fax: 828-271-4876
phone: 828-271-4800
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For questions about this report, please contact:

Jay Lawrimore
NOAA/National Climatic Data Center
151 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801-5001
fax: 828-271-4328

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