Tokyo’s rural island of Hachijojima, located some 287 km out in the Pacific, saw a September mean temperature of 25.9°C:
One example of no warming is the midsummer mean for Tokyo and its rural Hachijojima island in the Pacific.
While the mean daily maximum temperature for Hachijojima has risen modestly over the past 115 years, Tokyo has seen an almost 2°C linear trend increase.
Since 1985, the mean monthly temperature for December in Tokyo has been flat since 1975.
As Dr. Spencer’s chart above shows, temperatures are back within the range seen 20 years ago. The hiatus in global temperature rise appears to have resumed.
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