Table 1: Correlation coefficient (R) between observed and simulated UTBT (BT6.7) and UTRH during the year 2006. NCEP represents the NCEP/DOE data.

TimeR (UTBT) NCEPR (UTBT) NICAMR (UTRH) NCEPR (UTRH) NICAM

26 Dec at 00:150.7750.7140.7520.729
26 Dec at 00:100.1660.3830.2070.497
26 Dec at 00:050.4510.6820.2050.530
26 Dec at 00:000.8570.7170.8000.637
26 Dec at 23:550.7030.4260.6320.316
26 Dec at 23:500.7200.6250.5880.248
26 Dec at 23:450.4550.2600.6610.658
26 Dec at 00:450.7020.6060.8200.711
26 Dec at 00:500.4320.1290.5920.306
27 Dec at 00:000.8370.6260.7330.500
27 Dec at 00:050.5360.4970.4820.306
27 Dec at 00:150.7480.3650.6600.302