Category Archives: Climate data

Seattle’s climate instantly cools 1.5 degrees

This is interesting, and of course it goes hand-in-hand with what I have been saying for years. Scott Sistek, of KOMO News/Weather reports: ============================================================= For several years the thermometer at SeaTac airport has been reporting temperatures 1-3 degrees above surrounding … Continue reading

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Posted in Climate data, GHCN, records, Weather, Weather_stations | 113 Comments

Earth to Lovejoy: 0.9 C° in a century is not ‘huge’

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Pseudo-science by press release has become the norm among the Forces of Darkness. With as much fanfare as McGill University could muster, the recent paper by Professor Lovejoy was promoted via a typically head-banging instance … Continue reading

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UAH Global Temperature Update for March, 2014 – status quo

Included in this update, Dr. Spencer also discusses the probability on an El Niño this year, plus what will happen to the trend if it does occur. by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. The Version 5.6 global average lower tropospheric … Continue reading

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No global warming for 17 years 8 months

RSS considers the cause of a Pause now half the satellite record long By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Times are not easy for true-believers just now. The RSS satellite lower-troposphere temperature anomaly for March, just in, shows no global warming … Continue reading

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More fun with ‘Coloring Reality’ and University of Maine’s CLIMATE REANALYZER™

Earlier, we talked about how NOAA NCDC made February look warmer by choosing some nice pastel colors for “below normal” temperature in the USA. Now, WUWT regular Chris Beal points me to the Arctic to look at sea surface temperatures, … Continue reading

Posted in Climate data, Sea Surface Temperature | 64 Comments

Coloring Reality with Climate Division Ranks

[Coloring (verb). Definition: to cause to appear different from the reality: Example: In order to influence the jury, he colored his account of what had happened] NCDC issued their February 2014 climate report, it looked like this: Source: The … Continue reading

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Hide the decline deja vu? Mann’s ‘little white line’ as ‘False Hope’ may actually be false hype

Foreword by Anthony Watts  An essay by Monckton of Brenchley follows, but I wanted to bring this graphic from Dr. Mann’s recent Scientific American article to attention first. In the infamous “hide the decline” episode revealed by Climategate surrounding the … Continue reading

Posted in Climate data, Michael E. Mann | 256 Comments

Un-cherry-picking and the Singer Event

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The dwindling number of paid or unpaid trolls commenting here – dwindling because the less dishonest and less lavishly-funded ones realize the game is up – do not like The Pause. They whine that in … Continue reading

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Record Daily Temperatures and UHI in the USA

By Paul Homewood Every so often, the hoary old chestnut of record daily temperatures is wheeled out, as evidence of global warming. The above chart is from the NCAR study by Gerard Meehl in 2009, and the NCAR Press … Continue reading

Posted in Climate data, records, UHI, Weather | 60 Comments

‘Record temperatures’ placed in context with station history

DayRec: An Interface for Exploring United States Record-Maximum/Minimum Daily Temperatures Essay by Greg Kent Foreword: There is a new resource for obtaining high/low temperature extremes.  The DOE released the DayRec tool that has requirements for long and complete station records.  … Continue reading

Posted in Climate data, records | 44 Comments

UAH Global Temperature Anomaly Down by .12C in February

UAH Global Temperature Update for February 2014: +0.17 deg. C (Note, my original headline number was unintentionally misleading, using a percentage to illustrate the drop rather that the absolute number. While the calculation was correct, it gave an impression of … Continue reading

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No global warming for 17 years, 6 months

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley Seventeen and a half years. Not a flicker of global warming. The RSS satellite record, the first of the five global-temperature datasets to report its February value, shows a zero trend for an impressive 210 … Continue reading

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Historical Note: Greenwich, England Mean Temperature, 35-yr Daily Averages 1815-1849

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen While researching for a future essay tentatively titled “Whither Original Measurement Error?”, I have been reading up on the origins of the modern meteorological thermometer. Fascinating stuff, those early scientific instrument makers and their creativity … Continue reading

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Still chasing consensus – on building a climate consensus model

Statistics research could build consensus around climate predictions Philadelphia, PA—Vast amounts of data related to climate change are being compiled by research groups all over the world. Data from these many and varied sources results in different climate projections; hence, … Continue reading

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95% of Climate Models Agree: The Observations Must be Wrong

Note: This is a repost from Dr. Roy Spencer’s blog entry last Friday. I’ve done so because it needs the wide distribution that WUWT can offer. The one graph he has produced (see below) says it all. I suggest readers … Continue reading

Posted in Climate data, Hiatus in Global Warming, Modeling | 174 Comments

Report from the Office of the Inspector General: Global Climate Change Program Data May Be Unreliable

From the “we’ve told you so time and again” department comes this agreement with my assessment of the state of the climate programs as conducted by the US Government. Readers may recall this report from the GAO that was spurred … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – two guys with a ruler blow up the White House global warming video claims

Remember White House science advisor John Holdren’s wackadoodle video about the Polar Vortex? The opening line of the video spoken by Dr. Holdren says ” If you’ve been hearing that extreme cold spells, like the one we’re having in the … Continue reading

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Proper Cherry Picking

Guest essay by Johannes Herbst There is a much discussed graph in the blogosphere from ‘Tamino’ (Grant Foster), which aims to prove that there is no delay or pause or decline in global warming. He states: Twelve of sixteen were … Continue reading

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