NOAA Confirm Heatwaves Are Declining In California

I have often published official graphs of individual stations, which show that heatwaves in California were more intense in the past. These run contra to NOAA’s official temperature record shown…

Media hypes new 130°F Death Valley Temperature – but it’s still short of the 134°F all-time record

On Sunday, August 16th the National Weather Service in Las Vegas, Nevada sent out a Tweet highlighting a new maximum daily temperature of 130°F in Death Valley: Predictably, the media jumped on…

HKU marine biologist and international team unveil impacts of heatwave on reef fishes

The University of Hong Kong The marine heatwave of 2016 was one of longest and hottest thermal anomalies recorded on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, influencing multiple species of…

The Gestalt of Heat Waves

guest post by Clyde Spencer Abstract Tmax and Tmin time-series are examined to look for historical, empirical evidence to support the claim that heat waves will become more frequent, of…

Heat Wave Hysteria? The Truth Shall Set You Free

Reposted from WeatherFacts By Chris Martz | July 20, 2019 Follow @ChrisMartzWX We’ve made it to mid-July and we are just now having our first major heat wave of the…

Was the Anchorage all-time temperature record aided by airport growth?

It sure seems that way. Yesterday, NWS Anchorage trumpeted these headlines: Here is the official report. [language removed – I accidentally conflated the all-time record high with daily high -Anthony]…

France’s new ‘hottest recorded temperature ever’ is in question – guess where it was measured?

Ian Duncan writes on Facebook: ‘France has its hottest recorded temperature ever’. But they don’t mention that where it was recorded was next to a concrete drain, and a steel…

How Cold Air Caused a Heatwave

Guest Post from Jim Steele From What’s Natural? Column published in Pacifica Tribune June 26, 2019 I was recently asked if the record June 2019 heat in the San Francisco…

Predicting heat waves? Look half a world away

When thunderstorms brew over the tropics, California heat wave soon to follow University of California – Davis When heavy rain falls over the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia and the…

Science studies say heatwaves were more common in USA during the 1930’s

During the 1930s, when the atmospheric CO2 concentration was about 100 ppm lower than today (310 ppm vs. 410 ppm), United States heat waves were just as if not more…