How not to measure temperature, part 58 – Sacramento's rooftop weather stations

While looking all over the USA at weather stations, I overlooked an interesting station very nearly in my own backyard. Sacramento. This official climate station, COOP ID #047633 is much like the one in Eureka, CA which also spent much of it’s life on the rooftop of the Post Office downtown. Among other places, the…

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Curiosities: Mixed Signals in Land and Ocean Temps

A guest post by David Smith (author of “Tiny Tim Storms” on Climate Audit) The oceans have great capacity to store heat, much greater than the soil and rock of land. We see this often. For instance, daily sea breezes are the result of the different warming rates of the ocean and land. On a seasonal scale, oceans cool more slowly…