UAH Global Temperature Report: February 2017 warmest in 39 years

February 2017 Global Temperature Report – Contiguous U.S. has warmest February in past 39 Years Notes on data released March 2, 2017: The 2015-16 El Niño Pacific Ocean warming event has faded into history, but the globe still saw its fourth warmest February in the satellite global temperature record, including the warmest February in that time…

January 2017 Projected Temperature Anomalies from NCEP/NCAR Data

Guest Post By Walter Dnes In continuation of my Temperature Anomaly projections, the following are my February projections, as well as last month’s projections for January, to see how well they fared. Data Set Projected Actual Delta HadCRUT4 2017/01 +0.736 HadCRUT4 2017/02 +0.817 (incomplete data) GISS 2017/01 +0.95 +0.92 -0.03 GISS 2017/02 +1.02 UAHv6 2017/01…

Global Temperature Report: January 2017

Tropics cool in January; globe doesn’t Global climate trend since Nov. 16, 1978: +0.12 C per decade January temperatures (preliminary) Global composite temp.: +0.30 C (about 0.54 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for January. Northern Hemisphere: +0.27 C (about 0.49 degrees Fahrenheit) above 30-year average for January. Southern Hemisphere: +0.33 C (about 0.59 degrees Fahrenheit)…

January 2017 Projected Temperature Anomalies from NCEP/NCAR Data

Guest Post By Walter Dnes In continuation of my Temperature Anomaly projections, the following are my January projections, as well as last month’s projections for December, to see how well they fared. Data Set Projected Actual Delta HadCRUT4 2016/12 +0.648 +0.592 -0.056 HadCRUT4 2017/01 +0.736 GISS 2016/12 +0.83 +0.81 -0.02 GISS 2017/01 +0.95 UAHv6 2016/12…

What do three CET reference weather stations used by the Met Office have in common?

Guest essay by Tom Barr Central England Temperature stations, long considered a benchmark, have been affected by land use change and urbanisation The answer is blindingly obvious, from above: they are all subject to considerable modern local urbanisation immediately to the North, including heated greenhouses designed to replicate a Mediterranean climate. The Met Office relies…