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The Incredible Heatwave Of January 1896 In Australia

The frequency of very hot days in New South Wales has dropped off sharply since the 19th century. During January 1896, Bourke had 18 days over 110F (43C) The graph below shows the daily maximum temperatures at Bourke during that … Continue reading

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Cherry Picking The New Normal

During the very hot summer of 1988, James Hansen sabotaged the air conditioning and told Congress that hot summer days were the new normal. It was the ultimate junk science cherry-pick of an outlier during a downward trend. The second place … Continue reading

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Release 1.3

Release 1.3 adds  a very important feature. Above the station name is the latitude/longitude which you can copy and paste into Google Earth, and then see exactly where the station is located. Highland Home, Alabama shows a strong cooling trend. … Continue reading

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What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

The Sydney Observatory shows several degrees warming since the 1940s. It is carefully situated next to a couple dozen lanes of asphalt, with a tall building reflecting the afternoon sun on to the thermometer. Despite all of this, there has been no … Continue reading

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Australian Stations Now Available

Select AS for the state selection (below WY) and more than 1,000 Australian stations will appear. Download : PullingBackTheCurtain version 1.2

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Here Is What’s Next

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Pulling Back The Curtain V1.1

As promised, there is a new release of Pulling back the curtain, with some new features. It now plots daily precipitation, daily snowfall and consecutive days below the minimum threshold. You can download the zip file here : Download This will open … Continue reading

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