Air Temperature Global Climate Animations

How to Download the Global Climate Animations
The Global Climate Animations can be downloaded as animated .gif or Flash .swf formats.  The animated .gif format is a continuous looping animation that can be viewed across a range of web browsers.  The Flash .swf format provides an interactive component to the animations that includes buttons to start, stop, move forward and backward, and toggle between months.  In order to view animations using the Flash .swf format you should download Macromedia Flash Player.

Note:  Don't try to open images from this page, just follow the directions below for downloading.

To download a climate animation using Internet Explorer:

  • Right click on either the .gif or .swf format on the right side of the table below;
  • Select Save Target As... and save the file on your computer.

To download a climate animation using Netscape Navigator:

  • Shift and click on either the .gif or .swf format on the right side of the table below;
  • Select Save As... and save the file on your computer.
Variable Name Animation 
Format
Net Short-Wave Radiation .gif .swf
Net Long-Wave Radiation .gif .swf
Net Radiation .gif .swf
Short-Wave, Long-Wave and Net Radiation .gif .swf
Sensible Heat Flux .gif .swf
Latent Heat Flux .gif .swf
Change in Heat Storage .gif .swf
Sensible Heat, Latent Heat, Change in Storage and Net Radiation .gif .swf
Air Temperature .gif .swf
Precipitable Water Vapor .gif .swf
Precipitation Rate .gif .swf
Precipitation - Evaporation (P-E) .gif .swf
Runoff/Water Surplus .gif .swf
Soil Moisture .gif .swf
Precipitation, P-E, Runoff, Soil Moisture .gif .swf
Mean Sea-Level Pressure and Wind Vector .gif .swf
500 mb Height and Wind Vectors .gif .swf
500 mb Height Wind Speed and Vectors .gif .swf
500 mb Vertical Velocity (Omega) .gif .swf
Mean Sea-Level Pressure and Winds for Jan and Jul .gif  
500 mb Height and Wind Vectors for Jan and Jul .gif
500 mb Height Wind Speed and Vectors for Jan and Jul .gif

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