Response from SIDC on the August sunspeck debacle

August 21st sketch from Catainia Observatory, Italy. Click for a larger image I had thought I was getting “blown off” by SIDC (Solar Influences Data Center) since I had not heard a response to two emails I sent…that is until today, over a week later. At least it appears they’ll correct the southern hemisphere error. Perhaps Leif…

GISS Global Temperature Dips in August

GISS (Goddard Institute of Space Studies) Surface Temperature Analysis (GISSTemp) released their monthly global temperature anomaly data for August 2008. Following is the monthly global ∆T from January to August 2008 Year J  F  M  A  M  J  J  A 2007 85 61 59 64 55 53 53 56 2008 14 25 60 42 40 28 50 39…