The pain in Maine

I don’t know if any of you readers have ever experienced temperatures that are down to -50°F, but it is painful to endure. From the NWS WFSO in Caribou, Maine,…

Misguided thinking: All time low temperature record for Illinois called into question by NWS citing lack of confidence in equipment. "ASOS better than AWOS"

ASOS (left) AWOS (right) – both at airports click for larger images People send me stuff. Last night I got an email from reader Andrew Schut that said: See public…

Inauguration day and climate change politics

Inauguration day 2005:  35 °F Mostly cloudy with some sunny breaks.  Northwest wind 14 mph. Around 1″ of snow lay on the ground. More inauguration day weather history is available…

Divergence Between GISS and UAH since 1980

Guest post by Steven Goddard The GISS website shows the graph below, which indicates a steady, steep warming trend over the last 30 years.  The monthly average anomaly for 2008 (0.44)…