2016 edges 1998 as warmest year in satellite record – by 0.02°C

Global Temperature Report: December 2016 Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.12 C per decade December temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.24 C (about 0.43 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for December. Northern Hemisphere: +0.19 C (about 0.34 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for December. Southern Hemisphere: +0.30 C (about 0.54 degrees Fahrenheit) above…

Who’ll Stop The Rain?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I haven’t posted here at WUWT in a bit. I’ve been preoccupied writing for my own blog, Skating Under The Ice.  It’s a work in progress. However, my climate work continues. There’s a paper out about a year old, unfortunately paywalled, regarding precipitation with some interesting conclusions. [UPDATE: available here,…

MIT: ‘more extreme storms’ for California due to warming – but history mocks the claim

From the “models can make you believe anything” department comes this breathless doom-laden press release from the same school that brought you the big wheel of silly climate model results. Study finds more extreme storms ahead for California New technique predicts frequency of heavy precipitation with global warming On December 11, 2014, a freight train…