Heat content global analyzed fields

To download the heat content files, you may download an individual file or a tar file of all years for a particular file type.
The WOA documentation includes information on downloading and reading the data.

3-month heat content (1018 joules)
File naming conventions

  • Analyzed fields:
    0 - 700 meters layer (1955 to present)

    - ASCII files
    - netCDF file
    - THREDDS links
  • Analyzed fields:
    0 - 2000 meters layer (2005 to present)

    - ASCII files
    - netCDF file
    - THREDDS links

Yearly heat content (1018 joules)
File naming conventions

  • Analyzed fields:
    0 - 700 meters layer (1955 to 2020)

    - ASCII files
    - netCDF file
    - THREDDS links
  • Analyzed fields:
    0 - 2000 meters layer (2005 to 2020)

    - ASCII files
    - netCDF file
    - THREDDS links

Pentadal heat content (1018 joules)
File naming conventions

  • Analyzed fields:
    0 - 700 meters layer (1955-59 to 2016-20)

    - ASCII files
    - netCDF file
    - THREDDS links
  • Analyzed fields:
    0 - 2000 meters layer (1955-59 to 2016-20)

    - ASCII files
    - netCDF file
    - THREDDS links