Download Climate Timeseries

Trans Polar Index (TPI)

The TPI is defined as the normalized pressure difference between Hobart and Stanley.

Time Interval: Monthly
Time Coverage: 1895 to 2006
Update Status: Not regularly updated

Get Data:

TPI: Standard PSD Format (What is standard format?)
TPI: Original Format

Data is from CRU via the page http://www.cru.uea.ac.uk/cru/data/tpi/.
References:

  1. Jones, P.D., Salinger, M.J. and Mullan, A.B., 1999: Extratropical circulation indices in the Southern Hemisphere based on station data. International Journal of Climatology, 19, 1301-1317
  2. Pittock, A.B., 1980: Patterns of climatic variation in Argentina and Chile, I: Precipitation, 1931-60. Monthly Weather Review, 108, 1347-1361.
  3. Pittock, A.B., 1984: On the reality, stability and usefulness of Southern Hemisphere teleconnections. Australian Meteorological Magazine, 32, 75-82.

[ SOI | NAO | Rec NAO | AO | AO 20thCR | PDO | NP | TPI | Iceland P | Azores P | Gilbralter P | Nagasaki P | Madras P ]
[ Niño1+2 | Niño3 | Niño3.4 | Niño 4 | AMO | Global T stations | Global T+SST (NASA) | Global T+SST (CRU) | Sunspots ]



This page hosted by:
NOAA ESRL Physical Sciences Division
Document maintained by Cathy Smith (cathy.smith@noaa.gov)
Updated: Apr 23, 2013 14:46:43 MDT
http://esrl.noaa.gov/psd/gcos_wgsp/Timeseries/TPI/index.html
Jump to NOAA web site | Jump to CIRES web site