Like tornados and trailer parks, USHCN temperature sensors and barbecues seem to have mutual attraction.
This is the official NOAA USHCN climate station of record in Fairbury Nebraska.
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Photo taken by surfacestations.org volunteer Eric Gamberg
Here is the station temperature plot from GISS. Care to guess when the station was located here?
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According to the NCDC MMS database the station was placed here in 1998.
[1998-12-07] 2004-10-01 40.135560 (40°08’08″N) -97.171390 (97°10’17″W)
GROUND: 1360 FEET JEFFERSON 09 – SOUTHEAST CENTRAL (+6)
Location Description: OBSERVERS RESIDENCE WITHIN AND 0.5 MILES NW OF PO AT FAIRBURY NE
The step change seen in the temperature record is quite pronounced and continues today.