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This appendix is linked to the Daily Arctic Ocean Rawinsonde Data from Soviet Drifting Ice Stations

APPENDIX: Data for Seasonally Adjustable Limits Check

Temperature (oC)

Pressure (mb) at layer

Winter

Spring

Summer

Autumn

Bottom

Top

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

1200 951 -21.3 12.1 -4.9 10.1 5.0 6.6 -15.7 12.7
950 901 -19.1 8.9 -6.0 8.6 3.1 6.8 -14.2 9.6
900 851 -18.6 7.8 -7.4 7.6 0.5 6.2 -14.0 8.7
850 801 -19.1 7.3 -8.6 7.1 -1.1 5.9 -14.6 8.0
800 701 -22.3 6.9 -12.1 6.9 -5.5 5.8 -17.9 7.8
700 601 -25.7 6.5 -15.8 6.7 -10.2 5.5 -21.1 7.4
600 501 -35.1 6.7 -25.6 6.9 -19.5 6.0 -31.1 8.0
500 401 -44.7 6.2 -36.0 7.0 -30.3 6.5 -41.2 7.8
400 301 -54.1 4.8 -47.8 5.2 -44.7 6.2 -52.9 5.7
300 201 -57.4 6.7 -50.6 5.9 -51.2 5.7 -55.6 5.3
200 151 -56.3 8.4 -47.7 4.6 -47.1 4.3 -54.1 5.0
150 101 -56.1 8.5 -48.3 4.1 -46.6 3.1 -55.2 4.7
100 51 -56.5 9.4 -48.9 4.5 -47.0 3.6 -58.2 6.3
50 21 -55.1 9.4 -47.4 5.9 -45.4 7.5 -59.6 10.2
20 0 -50.8 10.1 -38.7 12.9 -38.3 13.0 -54.7 15.1

Geopotential height (m)

Winter

Spring

Summer

Autumn

P (mb)

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

1200 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1000 121 102 111 74 99 64 95 94
850 1333 105 1386 79 1417 71 1330 97
700 2769 123 2882 104 2954 91 2789 121
500 5159 164 5368 155 5504 135 5217 177
400 6668 191 6933 189 7108 167 6745 215
300 8536 209 8859 217 9066 201 8629 251
250 9695 207 10051 218 10261 206 9795 257
200 11115 227 11517 216 11720 201 11225 256
150 12949 218 13420 227 13628 202 13074 256
100 15537 278 16099 251 16321 217 15667 274
70 17809 330 18445 278 18685 231 17929 288
50 19961 381 20659 314 20916 258 20046 316
30 23236 454 24023 419 24293 473 23282 544
20 25842 533 26687 592 26998 459 25776 594
10 30313 573 31333 629 31607 629 30238 555
1 40000 573 40000 573 40000 573 40000 573

Ln wind speed (with wind speed in ms-1)

Pressure (mb) at layer

Winter

Spring

Summer

Autumn

Bottom

Top

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

Mean

SD

1200 926 1.933 0.631 1.844 0.588 1.737 0.677 1.914 0.725
925 776 2.246 0.564 2.049 0.549 2.023 0.555 2.218 0.592
775 601 2.405 0.557 2.207 0.559 2.143 0.560 2.340 0.585
600 451 2.692 0.581 2.528 0.597 2.412 0.573 2.605 0.596
450 351 2.823 0.608 2.717 0.621 2.592 0.600 2.751 0.621
350 276 2.830 0.636 2.783 0.649 2.748 0.633 2.792 0.667
275 226 2.736 0.642 2.640 0.648 2.695 0.628 2.737 0.669
225 176 2.586 0.618 2.357 0.612 2.401 0.580 2.590 0.619
175 126 2.499 0.595 2.101 0.570 2.123 0.541 2.502 0.549
125 86 2.519 0.621 1.888 0.534 1.853 0.522 2.523 0.499
85 66 2.554 0.687 1.730 0.501 1.684 0.518 2.557 0.480
65 46 2.617 0.744 1.694 0.463 1.622 0.528 2.626 0.502
45 26 2.743 0.758 1.787 0.431 1.679 0.531 2.763 0.545
25 16 2.840 0.747 1.912 0.433 1.753 0.559 2.891 0.575
15 0 3.000 0.727 2.222 0.557 2.031 0.708 3.142 0.568