Table 5: Correlation (95% significance level) among all the selected MO indices (winter-averaged time series): MOPC based on principal component analysis and the other station-based MO indices (MOAC for Algiers-Cairo; MOGI for Gibraltar-Israel; MOFL for France-Levantine; and MOMJ for Marseille-Jerusalem; see text for details).

MOPCMOACMOGIMOFL

MOAC0.74
MOGI0.730.62
MOFL0.740.650.76
MOMJ0.870.800.810.93