Decadal LIM Forecasts : 1-9 year leads

(Experimental NOAA/ESRL PSD and University of Colorado/CIRES Forecast)

NEWDecadal LIM VERSION 1.0: Forecast indices now available.
Forecast page is out of beta since paper is published, but some parts of the site may still be incomplete.

Initialization, years 1, 2, and 3


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Initialization, years 2-5 mean, and years 6-9 mean


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Standard disclaimer: these forecasts are experimental. NOAA/PSD and CIRES/CDC are not responsible for any loss occasioned by the use of these forecasts.

Please note: If you acquire Decadal LIM tropical Forecasts from NOAA/PSD and CIRES/CDC, we ask that you acknowledge us in your use of the data. This may be done by including a citation in any documents or publications using these data, for example: "Decadal LIM tropical Forecast data provided by the NOAA/ESRL Physical Sciences Division and University of Colorado/CIRES, Boulder, CO from their website at http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/, based upon the model described in Newman, M. 2013: An empirical benchmark for decadal forecasts of global surface temperature anomalies. J. Climate, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00590.1, in press." We would also greatly appreciate receiving a copy of the relevant publication. This will help NOAA/PSD and CIRES to justify keeping the Decadal LIM Forecast data freely available online in the future. Thank you!