Table 5. Pearson correlations between the series beginning in 1958 and ending in 1998 and 2005, for the tropospheric temperature anomalies (RIHMI-WDC) and for the surface temperature anomalies (JON).

 

Zone, ending year of series

Pearson correlation

Globe, 1998

0.74

Globe, 2005

0.76

Northern Hemisphere, 1998

0.70

Northern Hemisphere, 2005

0.73

Southern Hemisphere, 1998

0.64

Southern Hemisphere, 2005

0.66