Table 3: Description of the time series from the United States Antarctic Program meteorological stations used to fit linear regressions and to calculate Pearson’s correlation.

From: MERRAclim, a high-resolution global dataset of remotely sensed bioclimatic variables for ecological modelling

Location Region Time span Number of records Time step Pearson’s correlation Slope Intercept Explained variance Bias
Palmer East Antarctica 2007–10 31066 1 h 0.82 0.86 −1.57 °C 0.68 ±2.4 °C
McMurdo West Antarctica 1990s 10865 6 h 0.87 0.73 −8.9 °C 0.76 ±5.4 °C
Amundsen South Pole Interior Antarctica 1990s 87618 1 h 0.92 0.69 −11 °C 0.86 ±4.5 °C