The deadly heat wave of July 1936 in the middle of arguably the hottest decade on record for the US

One of the most widespread and destructive heat waves ever recorded in the US took place in the summer of 1936 which fell right in the middle of arguably the…

The Truth About Heat Waves

Disturbingly, some scientists dependent on global warming funding also suggest only global warming explains that heatwave. However, they ignore the fact that the heatwave’s clear skies reduce the local greenhouse…

Was Global Warming The Cause of the Great Northwest Heatwave? Science Says No.

The evidence for a predominantly natural origin of the high temperatures records of last week is compelling, with global warming marginally increasing the peak temperatures by perhaps a few degrees.…

The Big Heat Post Mortem and the Next Few Days

Reposted from The Cliff Mass Weather Blog  It’s over.    Throughout the region, all-time temperature records have been broken, if not smashed.   Just to name a few: SeaTac hit 108F,…

Even More Extreme: Extraordinary Record Highs Followed by Perhaps the Most Rapid Cooling in Northwest (US) History

The latest model runs, all at very high resolution, show even more profound extremes than previously predicted. And the end of the event will be extraordinary, with temperatures falling by…

Update 3 on Northwest US Heat Wave Predictions

As we get closer to the big heat event, powerful new forecasting tools are becoming available. Tools that provide a higher resolution and more nuanced view of the extreme heatwave…

Bjorn Lomborg: “Climate Change Coverage Ignores the Heavy Impact of heat on cold deaths”

This article was originally published in USA Today, and has been reproduced here with kind permission from the Copenhagen Consensus Center.

Update on Northwest US Heat Wave Predictions

If this forecast verifies virtually every major observing location in the western WA and Oregon interior will achieve their all-time temperature record. And several of these locations have observations that…

The Greatest Heat Wave In (US) Northwest History?

The meteorological community is all abuzz about the forecast this weekend: several of the global models are predicting an extraordinarily unusual heatwave this weekend in the Pacific Northwest.

The burden of heat-related mortality attributable to poor modeling

The methods used in A. M. Vicedo-Cabrera et all 2021 are seriously flawed causing results and conclusion to be invalid.

Claim: Marine heatwaves becoming more intense, more frequent

Thinning surface layer of ocean leaves waters more susceptible to extreme warming events UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER Research News When thick, the surface layer of the ocean acts as…

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…

CLAIM: 100 degrees in Siberia? 5 ways the extreme Arctic heat wave follows a disturbing pattern

The Arctic heat wave that sent Siberian temperatures soaring to around 100 degrees Fahrenheit on the first day of summer put an exclamation point on an astonishing transformation of the…

Heat now more lethal than cold for people with respiratory diseases in Spain

Women and older adults are the populations most vulnerable to high temperatures Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) Barcelona, 20 May 2020. A new study by the Barcelona Institute for…

Ten Causes of Warming: The Layperson’s Checklist

Guest post by Jim Steele What’s Natural? All temperatures are not created equally. Rising temperatures have many causes. Good science demands we explore alternative hypotheses before reaching any conclusions. Below…

July 2019 Was Not the Warmest on Record

Reposted from DrRoySpencer.com August 2nd, 2019 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. July 2019 was probably the 4th warmest of the last 41 years. Global “reanalysis” datasets need to start…

Paris Set Their All-Time Hottest Temperature This Week. Is it Climate Change? No.

Reposted from Awesome Weather Facts By Chris Martz | July 26, 2019 Follow @ChrisMartzWX It’s summer, temperatures are hot - sometimes record hot - and as usual, climate alarmism reaches…

Some perspective on the “massive heatwave” in the USA

Mark Albright, from the Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington writes: Many of us saw the exaggerated headlines about the “massive heat wave” gripping the USA over…

ThinkProgress Blames Trump For Weekend Heat Wave

From The Daily Caller Betsy Rothstein Reporter July 19, 2019 12:01 PM ET ThinkProgress, the liberal pub from the Center for American Progress that is on life support, appears to…

Record High Temperatures in France: 3 Facts the Media Don’t Tell You

Reposted from Dr. Roy Spencer’s blog July 2nd, 2019 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. News reporting of the recent heat wave in France and other European countries was accompanied…

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…

“It looks like August is going to be a hot month”… Because climate change.

Guest sarcasm by David Middleton From the It Must Be Climate Change Files of the The Los Angeles Times via Real Clear Energy (WTF does this have to do with energy?):…

In South Asia, humid heat expected to surpass fatal levels by the late 21st century

From Eurekalert Public Release: 2-Aug-2017 Deadly heat waves projected in the densely populated agricultural regions of South Asia American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Hot and…

Study: Ocean temps predict US heat waves 50 days out

Pacific pattern often forms in advance of hot days in eastern US From the NATIONAL CENTER FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH/UNIVERSITY CORPORATION FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH BOULDER — The formation of a distinct…