The SeaFlux Version 1 diurnal sea surface temperature is available globally over water (no ice or land) every three hours from January 1, 1998 to December 31, 2007. The diurnal sea surface temperature is defined as the difference between the maximum and minimum temperature over a day period. The methodology is explained in Bogdanoff and Clayson (2012).
Diurnal Sea Surface Temperature – The diurnal sea surface temperature (dSST) is the difference between the maximum and minimum sea surface temperature over a 24-hour period defined from 0000Z to 0000Z of the next day. The dSST is . Units: °C