TABLE 2 Century Means of Interannual and Interdecadal Variability for 18 Temperature Indices (index sources identified in Table 1)

 

Index

Century

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

500s (ann.)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.84

x

x

x

x

x

x

(decad.)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.20

x

x

x

x

x

x

600s (ann.)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.79

x

x

x

x

x

x

(decad.)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.27

x

x

x

x

x

x

700s (ann.)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.64

x

x

x

x

x

x

(decad.)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.40

x

x

x

x

x

x

800s (ann.)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.63

x

x

x

x

x

x

(decad.)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.35

x

x

x

x

x

x

900s (ann.)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.70

.27

x

x

,x

x

.87

(decad.)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.31

.18

x

x

x

x

.41

1000s (ann.)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.66

1.95

x

x

.53

x

.71

(decad.)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.25

.53

x

x

.25

x

.28

1100s (ann.)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.69

1.70

x

x

.62

x

.46

(decad.)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.43

.56

x

x

.20

x

.14

1200s (ann.)

x

x

1.36

1.25

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.69

1.85

x

x

.43

x

.59

(decad.)

x

x

.53

.85

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.22

1.02

x

x

.16

x

.29

1300s (ann.)

.93

x

1.10

1.36

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.68

2.47

x

x

.42

x

.68

(decad.)

.39

x

.65

.68

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.30

.66

x

x

.30

x

.19

1400s (ann.)

.70

x

1.38

1.27

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.68

2.02

x

x

42

x

.65

(decad.)

.47

x

.68

.33

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.23

.47

x

x

.18

x

.32

1500s (ann.}

.78

.59

1.13

1.18

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.60

1.75

1.86

x

.42

.96

.62

(decad.)

.85

.69

.65

.67

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

.37

.56

.74

x

.17

.23

.14

1600s (ann.)

.89

.71

1.27

1.43

.45

.32

.31

.63

.22

x

x

.69

1.63

1.80

1.12

.50

.56

.66

(decad.)

.50

.64

.59

.47

.30

.41

.21

.42

.25

x

x

.43

.53

.66

.49

.14

.14

.19

1700s (ann.)

.84

.62

1.05

1.36

.42

.31

.25

.53

.23

1.81

.98

.74

1.85

2.01

1.11

.49

.53

.65

(decad.)

.96

.27

.87

.54

.21

.26

.14

.20

.34

.77

.25

.43

.40

.70

.55

.22

.18

.28

1800s (ann.)

.97

.78

1.25

1.21

.52

.35

.29

.54

.21

1.89

1.18

.84

1.64

1.67

1.10

.45

.53

.75

(decad.)

1.07

.55

.62

.77

.26

.29

.21

.23

.26

.31

.50

.35

.95

.96

.29

.17

.18

.38

1900s (ann.)

1.51

1.02

1.38

1.67

.51

.33

.29

.53

.27

1.67

1.14

.71

1.78

1.24

1.28

.45

.62

.76

(decad.)

.52

.49

.72

.44

.30

.33

.23

.23

.27

.53

.35

.27

.68

1.10

.59

.21

.22

0.33

TABLE 3 Long-term Means of Interannual and Interdecadal Variability for 18 Temperature Indices (index sources identified in Table 1)

Index

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

16

17

18

LTM (ann)

.95

.75

1.24

1.33

.47

.33

.29

.56

.23

1.86

1.09

.71

1.91

1.74

1.15

.46

.66

.68

LTM (dec)

.75

.55

.66

.62

.27

.33

.20

.29

.28

.59

.41

.33

.67

.82

.49

.20

.19

.27

Ratio (%)

79

74

54

46

56

100

69

51

122

32

38

47

35

47

42

44

29

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