POAMA-2 Seasonal System Tropical Ocean Skill

For SST anomaly skill in the tropical oceans, please click here.

Plots of tropical SST Skill at lead times up to 9 months.

Plots of tropical SST Skill at lead times up to 9 months

Plots of tropical SST Skill at lead times up to 9 months.

Plots of tropical SST Seasonal Skill at lead times up to 9 months.

Plots of tropical SST seasonal Skill at lead times up to 9 seasons

Plots of tropical SST Seasonal Skill at lead times up to 9 months.

Note: Lead is defined according to that recommended by WMO (see “REPORT OF WMO/KMA WORKSHOP OF GLOBAL PRODUCING CENTRES ON LEAD CENTRE FOR LONG-RANGE FORECAST MULTI-MODEL ENSEMBLE PREDICTION”)

For monthly skill figures, lead 0 refers to the first month, lead 1 refers to the second month, and so forth.

For seasonal skill figures, lead 0 refers to an average of the first three months, lead 1 refers to an average of 2nd to 4th months of prediction, and so forth.

More details can be found in the WMO document.