July average maxima in San Francisco coolest since 1971

Supposedly Mark Twain once asserted: “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” This July was cold, and Twain’s quote? Well, read on. My friend Jan Null, former lead forecaster for the NWS in California, is now runs a private forecasting and forensic weather services business. He sends out regular emails…

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Climatologists consensus on global warming: poll sample size 79

From the Hockey Schtick: The 97% “Consensus” is only 76 Self-Selected Climatologists The graphic [directly above] comes via our friends at skepticalscience, assuring us that while 97% of “climate scientists think that global warming is ‘significantly’ due to human activity,” a shocking 72% of news coverage does not reflect this “consensus” and similarly 74% of the…

NOAA graphs: 62% Of Continental US Below Normal In 2010

By Steve Goddard This map below is from the NOAA High Plains Regional Climate Center and shows the continental USA as “departure from normal for Jan1st, 2010 to July 31, 2010: Source: http://www.hprcc.unl.edu/products/maps/acis/YearTDeptUS.png We keep hearing from NOAA and in the press about 2010 being the hottest year ever.  Apparently, objective and unbiased scientists are…