More Record Cold On The Greenland Ice Sheet



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16 Responses to More Record Cold On The Greenland Ice Sheet

  1. Frank says:

    What does this post mean to say? “Record cold” – have you got a number? No doubt it is cold in Greenland, on the ice sheet. but what should we make of that?

  2. Andy DC says:

    Close to -40 with a wind in early September! That is amazing. But that can never undo the irreparable damage to the ice cap from two hours of (barely) above freezing temperatures.

  3. Eric Barnes says:

    But it’s at 10000 feet according to Mosher. Once that other 9000 feet of ice melts, the last 1000 feet of ice will melt in a flash!!

  4. Streetcred says:

    “The siren has sounded players have left the course for now … play will recommence in probably 9 months; So, David Feherty, what do you think will be going through the players minds right now ?”

  5. Chewage says:

    With a 9 MPH breeze, the chill is a humdinger!
    Around this time of the equinox year (Autumn/Spring), when the two poles arrive somewhat synchronously in temperature, we call it an “Ice Age”.
    Luckily, we still have a few hundred years to go before those conditions reappear:)

  6. jimash1 says:

    The skeet shooting competition should commence shortly.

  7. MikeTheDenier says:

    Oh come on Steve, you know coldwarm melts ice.

  8. tckev says:

    If it stays like this it will never melt and then were would we be?
    So come everyone get the SUVs out and drive. Can we do it? Yes we’ll try!

  9. Billy Liar says:

    Summit September minimums (from the 6 hourly readings):

    20110930 -39.5C
    20100926 -29.0C
    20090923 -42.3C
    20080924 -43.4C
    20070925 -38.9C
    20060911 -35.1C
    20050923 -41.5C
    20040915 -41.0C

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