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Polar Puzzle (Now Includes August Data)

Guest Post by Werner Brozek, Edited by Just The Facts Image Credit: Ken’s Kingdom Image Credit: RSS As can be seen in the above graphs, the south polar region has been cooling for the whole satellite record. The cooling is not statistically significant, however over the complete time span of the satellite record of almost…

Change to Raw USHCN Value after Homogenization Estimate

Approximately 92% (or 99%) of USHCN surface temperature data consists of estimated values

An analysis of the U.S. Historical Climatological Network (USHCN) shows that only about 8%-1% (depending on the stage of processing) of the data survives in the climate record as unaltered/estimated data. Guest essay by John Goetz A previous post showed that the adjustment models applied to the GHCN data produce estimated values for  approximately 66% of…