Daily Archives: July 16, 2012

Stillborn El Nino?

The 2012 El Nino is looking pretty sickly at this point. sst_anom.gif (800×600)

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Top Twenty USHCN2 12 Month periods

The USHCN2 “raw” monthly temperature data shows that the period ending June, 2012 is the hottest twelve month period on record in the US, beating 1934 by a little over 0.1 degrees. This may be bogus, because the 1930s USHCN2 monthly “raw” data is … Continue reading

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The 50 Hottest 12 Month Periods In Illinois History

Month Year Temperature 9 1921 56.604 5 1932 56.5879 12 1921 56.4855 6 1932 56.4764 8 1921 56.4331 2 1932 56.4313 8 1932 56.382 11 1921 56.3732 1 1932 56.3582 7 1932 56.3444 7 1921 56.2751 4 1932 56.187 10 … Continue reading

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The US Was Much Hotter In The Past

We have been bombarded this week with claims that the last 12 months were the hottest on record in the US. I can’t verify that claim yet, but I did calculate the same metric through the end of 2011. The … Continue reading

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Obama Outsourcing Fundraising To China

Barack Obama | Please Join Obama at a Reception in Shanghai

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Visualizing The North Pole Meltdown

http://psc.apl.washington.edu/northpole/NPEO2012/18.jpg The ice is about six feet thick at the North Pole, and if it continues to melt at its current rate will only be six feet thick come mid-September.

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Trenberth : Only Warm Weather Is Climate

No, the Cold Doesn’t Mean No Global Warming Jan. 8, 2010 Bottom line — fast and simple? Three points:  1. Weather is not climate.  2. Manmade global warming means less frequent cold snaps (not none at all) and more frequent … Continue reading

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