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Temporal average

'Temporal average' is the term used to describe the time periods over which the variables in UKCP09 are averaged.

In detail

UKCP09 provides information about changes in climate for three temporal averages:

  1. Monthly;
  2. Seasonal (three month periods); and
  3. Annual.

In UKCP09, temporal average is one of the elements required when building a request in the UKCP09 User Interface.

Find out more

  • The implications of choices made when using the User Interface are discussed in section 4.4 of the UKCP09 Climate change projections report.