MARCH2015

UAH Global Temperature Report: March 2015 – down slightly

The Version 5.6 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for March, 2015 is +0.26 deg. C, down a little from the February, 2015 value of +0.30 deg. C (click for full size version): The global, hemispheric, and tropical LT anomalies from the 30-year (1981-2010) average for the last 15 months are: YR MON GLOBAL…

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The Geography of USCRN Average Air Temperature Trends during the 2004-2014 Decade over the Contiguous United States

Guest essay by Samuel I Outcalt The USCRN monthly average air temperature records were searched for continuous records covering the 2004 to 2014 decade over the contiguous United States. The average values were selected as these averages represented the average of several sensors. The records represent mid-month averages so a simple interpolation algorithm was used…

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Global Temperature Report: February 2015

From Dr. Roy Spencer: The Version 5.6 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for February, 2015 is +0.30 deg. C, down a little from the January 2015 value of +0.35 deg. C (click for full size version): The global, hemispheric, and tropical LT anomalies from the 30-year (1981-2010) average for the last 14 months…

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The Met Office UK: Our Heros

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Those following the various versions of the “2014 was the warmest year on record” story may have missed what I consider to be the most important point. The UK’s Met Office (officially the Meteorological Office until 2000) is the national weather service for the United Kingdom. Its Hadley Centre…

JANUARY_2015

Global Temperature Report: January 2015 – not much change from December

From University of Alabama, Hunstville: Northern non-tropics see warmest January Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.14 C per decade January temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.35 C (about 0.63 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for January. Northern Hemisphere: +0.55 C (about 0.99 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for January. Southern Hemisphere: +0.15 C…