Daily Archives: November 5, 2009

October’s significant chill – take your pick on descriptors

October, a time for great pumpkins, but not higher US temperatures this time around. In our last climatic episode from NCDC we had: NOAA: September Temperature Above-Average for the U.S. The average September temperature of 66.4 degrees F was 1.0 degree … Continue reading

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Semi-truck Boat Tail Improves Fuel Efficiency 7.5%

I’m always for energy saving ideas when they payback the effort. Here’s one that would be an advantage for our long haul American Interstate trucking companies. This semi has both side wings and a boat tail to decrease wind drag. … Continue reading

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HadCRUT for September out – finally – but has data holes

Lucia beat me to a post on this, so I’ll give her the honor here. Interesting thing though, the delay of Hadley may have provided a better data presentation. – Anthony Guest Post by Lucia from The Blackboard Guess what? … Continue reading

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