A Sea-Surface Temperature Picture Worth a Few Hundred Words!

We covered this paper when it was first released, here is some commentary on it – Anthony Guest essay by By PATRICK J. MICHAELS On January 7 a paper by Veronika Eyring and…

A Very Quick Introduction to NOAA’s New “Pause-Buster 2” Sea Surface Temperature Dataset ERSST.v5

I will soon be publishing again my Monthly Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly posts at my blog ClimateObservations and at WattsUpWithThat . Since my last update back…

Nothing Unprecedented about The Sea Surface Temperatures for Hurricane Florence’s Storm Track

Guest essay by Bob Tisdale It’s been a couple of weeks since Hurricane Florence made landfall as a Category 1 storm. The weakening from a Category 4 storm must’ve really tweaked…

Sea Surface Temperatures ahead of Hurricane Florence

August 2018 Hurricane Region Sea Surface Temperatures, in Advance of the Peak Hurricane Month and Florence Making Landfall, Assuming She Does Guest essay by Bob Tisdale September is upon us, and…

With Florence approaching, Sea Surface Temperatures have been exceeded in the past, as far back as the 1860s

Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies of the Patch of Warmer-Than-Normal Waters in the North Atlantic Guest essay by Bob Tisdale With Hurricane/Tropical Storm Florence approaching the continental United States, the patch of…

Bucket list: Historic global ocean temperature data – the missing pedigree is a comedy of errors

By Hartmut Hoecht 1. Introduction This paper addresses the glaring disregard within the scientific community in addressing thermal data errors of global ocean probing. Recent and older records are compiled…

A Hard Rain's Gonna Chill

  I was re-reading an old post of mine entitled “How Thunderstorms Beat The Heat“. I say “re-reading” because I couldn’t remember writing some parts of it. Yes, it was…

Gulf Summers Aren’t Global Averages: A Reply to Farron Cousins

Alan Reynolds, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute DeSmogBlog contributor Farron Cousins writes, “Newsweek Gives Cato Institute Climate Denier A Platform.” That means my piece, “Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Can’t Be Blamed…

El Niño WATCH cancelled; ENSO neutral likely for 2017

From the “now the warmest year on record hopes are dashed” department: Via Bloomberg: All eight climate models surveyed by Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology suggest tropical Pacific Ocean temperatures are…

Claim: El Niño and global warming combine to cause record-breaking heat in Southeast Asia

From the UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN and the “what if it’s only El Niño, then what?” department: Scientists at The University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) have found that a…