Climate data guide content with tag QBO

  • QBO: Quasi-Biennial Oscillation QBO: Quasi-Biennial Oscillation
    • Years of record

    • to

    The quasi-biennial oscillation (QBO) is a quasi-periodic oscillation of the equatorial zonal wind between easterlies and westerlies in the tropical stratosphere with a mean period of 28 to 29 months. The alternating wind regimes develop at the top of the lower stratosphere and propagate downwards at about 1 km (0.6 mi) per month until they are dissipated at the tropical…

    Main variables and Earth System components

    Atmosphere Wind
      • Timestep

      • Monthly
      • Collections

      • N/A
    • Experts contributing reviews

    • N/A