Tag Archives: State of the Climate

A great letter to the editor on ‘the pause’

WUWT reader Steve Hales writes in Tips and Notes: Thought you might get a chuckle out of my letter to our local bucolic paper. Story from The Chronicle-Independent “Whatever the cause of climate change – and there are healthy debates … Continue reading

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The monthly report NOAA never produces – from the Climate Reference Network

Here is the latest monthly value from the state of the art Climate Reference Network, (CRN) which never seems to make it into NOAA’s monthly and yearly climate reports. But, I produce these maps now monthly since NOAA doesn’t. You … Continue reading

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Does NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) keep two separate sets of climate books for the USA?

UPDATE: See the first ever CONUS Tavg value for the year from the NCDC State of the Art Climate Reference Network here and compare its value for July 2012. There’s another surprise. Glaring inconsistencies found between State of the Climate … Continue reading

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NOAA’s ’15 year statement’ from 2008 puts a kibosh on the current Met Office ‘insignificance’ claims that global warming flatlined for 16 years

While the Met Office and others try to spin their way out of their current 16 year flatlining of warming, it is important to remember a few points made in the past. In the much ballyhooed 2008 NOAA “State of the … Continue reading

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An ‘inconvenient result’ – July 2012 not a record breaker according to data from the new NOAA/NCDC U.S. Climate Reference Network

I decided to do myself something that so far NOAA has refused to do: give a CONUS average temperature for the United States from the new ‘state of the art’ United States Climate Reference Network (USCRN). After spending millions of … Continue reading

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NOAA cites La Niña as severe weather factor in the 2011 State of the Climate report

Back-to-back La Niñas cooled globe and influenced extreme weather in 2011 New NOAA-led report examines climate conditions experienced around the world Worldwide, 2011 was the coolest year on record since 2008, yet temperatures remained above the 30 year average, according … Continue reading

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Pielke Senior on NCDC’s recent “state of the climate” rehash

Continued Bias Reporting On The Climate System By Tom Karl and Peter Thorne By Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. Today, there were news articles concerning the state of the climate system; e.g. see  the Associated Press news release in the Washington Post … Continue reading

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