Three years ago, experts made this brilliant forecast. DC cherry blossoms in February, and peak bloom in early March
Could cherry blossoms one day be blooming in winter? – The Washington Post
The New York Times predicted cherry blossoms at Christmas
So how did these brilliant forecasts from our top scientists turn out? The Potomac was frozen solid in early March.
According to the official stats, cherry blossoms are blooming later in DC than they used to. (2015 date based on National Park Service estimate.)
This year may be the latest on record.
But it wasn’t always like this. In 1946, the blossoms were already open by mid-March
Government climate experts are paid political hacks who don’t know understand the first thing about climate, or what controls it.
They could not have opened in 1946 that early because Mann/Jones said it was not warm enough.
They gave us the “correct” temperature figure after adjustment don’t forget.
Heck I am 300 miles south of DC in a warmer Plant Hardiness Zone and my trees are just this week starting to have the buds swell. No cherry blossoms yet.
NC is zone 8 DC is zone 7.
The global climate debate ended when manipulation of temperature data was discovered.
AGW is but the latest front in the long-standing battle of the SSM (Standard Solar Model) of Earth’s heat source with experimental data.
1. Neutron-capture cross sections published in 1956 in the classical paper by Burbidge, Burbidge, Fowler and Hoyle (B2FH), the Bible of SSM – the Standard Solar Model of hydrogen fusion – and abundances of seventy-two different types of atoms produced by neutron-capture in the solar photosphere show a limited supply of neutrons during element synthesis or the five most abundant elements in the interior of the Sun are actually:
Click to access Fk01.pdf
2. Excess Xe-136 correlating with primordial He in meteorites
Shows the presence of superheavy elements in meteorites or formation of the solar system from unmixed debris of the Sun’s explosion five billion years ago.
“Strange xenon, extinct superheavy elements and the solar neutrino puzzle,” Science 123 (7 January 1977)
Click to access StrangeXenon.pdf
That is just some random “cherry” picked data…
There you go cherry picking again!
It’s a tragedy that those cherry trees are not cooperating with the computer generated fantasy climate model data / predictions
This makes those DC cherry trees global warming deniers of the worst kind!! i.e. highly visible deniers.
Watch for the laughingstock-in-chief to demand that those global warming denying cherry trees be chopped down and turned into wood chip mulch.
I was just out trimming the apple trees before they start budding out. Last year a combination of aggressive pruning the previous year and a late frost meant we had no apples worth keeping.
Government climate experts cannot be very good liars either, after all “To be a good liar, you must remember what you said before!”
I remember that 2012 winter quite well, with roses blooming in the DC area during January. But so what, DC has had mild winters as well as cold winters since its founding.
Well I wish they would have polar winters for the next five years. Sorry Tony.