NSIDC : Record High Snow Cover

December of 2012 saw Northern Hemisphere snow cover at a record high extent, while January 2013 is the sixth-highest snow cover extent on record since 1967.

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This marks six Januaries in a row with above normal snow cover.

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5 Responses to NSIDC : Record High Snow Cover

  1. Marco says:

    The NH temperature anomaly for January 2013 seems to be one of the highest ever though (+0.553 deg. C):

    http://www.drroyspencer.com/2013/02/uah-global-temperature-update-for-january-2012-0-51-deg-c/

  2. Uh oh. 6 in a row, what are the odds? 1 in 1/(1-0.5^2)= 1 in 64 P=0.015625

  3. Since those are all in the past, their existence is still consistent with the consensus that snow will be a thing of the past. So there.

  4. M.J. Snyder says:

    Thanks for the belly laugh…a great line!

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