Data are in self-describing HDF 4.2 format. Refer to global and data layers attributes for more information.
Suggested usage of the 16-bit quality flags (QF) are:
Note that all statistics presented in this website are based on the (QF AND 0x0001 == 0) condition.
Please be advised that the quality flags are only intended for sea surface temperatures. Other measurements have not been quality controlled.
All data can be directly accessed at here.
Data of the most recent month are updated in every 12 hours with a 2-hour delay.