This resource provides insights on estimating temperature departures and variation over a long period of time. Students can navigate on the interactive map to gain deep understanding on these anomalies. Additional links provide methods for calculating temperature anomalies using gridded data sets from GHCN-M and ICOADS. The dataset is accurate, and the resource is recommended for teaching.
ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
6.ESS3.5 Ask clarifying questions based on evidence about the factors that have caused climate change over the past century.