RSS temperatures March 2010
These renders are plain and using autoscale (temperature range is computed from the min/max in the entire dataset and constant for all plots of that dataset, rounds to next 5C)
Hammer equal area projection. RSS does not cover either pole.
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Below is provisional time map from the RSS TLT data and is not accurate on temperature figures. Tropical latitude range does not match official published.
The global temperature plot is the weighted mean of monthly vertical strips on the map and tropical for a restricted latitude range along the middle of the map.
Tropical tends to match SST data.