Tag Archives: Station Data

Removing UHI distortion – the elephant in the sitting room

Lucy Skywalker asked me if I would like to repost her recent work on UHI from her website Skeptical Real Climate Science and I am delighted to do so as she has a gift for clear explanations and great graphics, … Continue reading

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Which Was The Warmest Decade?

Guest Post by Charles Duncan Between 1970 and 2000, global average temperatures (as measured by weather stations and satellites) showed a steady increase, leading to forecasts by some of catastrophic climatic change. However data from weather stations (before the satellite … Continue reading

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Period comparison – how useful?

A while back I found myself pondering on these two graphs:

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KML Maps – Slideshow

I can’t resist.  This is just a post of images from Kevin’s new Google Earth version of his maps.  If you haven’t already read his post do so here as the info about the quality (number of years used to … Continue reading

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Google Earth KML files – spot the global warming

[Updated – pictures added for those who don’t want to download Google Earth – VJones] I’m putting up this new thread so that I can initially let visitors here share in benefit of some work I’m been doing recently in … Continue reading

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Spot the Differences

OK time for a quick ‘spot the differences’ competition! What are the differences between the two following images?

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In Search of Cooling Trends

by Verity Jones and Tony Brown (Tonyb) Back in October Tony asked me to help with a big idea.  Searching Norwegian climate site Rimfrost (www.rimfrost.no) Tony had found many climate stations all over the world with a cooling trend in … Continue reading

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Hide the Decline – Data at Orland is Chopped

Various Updates (Aug 17-19) It seems this is not so much “Hide the Decline” as “Drop the Estimates” (see comments) – Graph of USHCN adjustments compared with GISS now added, then corrected.} The data from the weather station at Orland, … Continue reading

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Are all anomalies created equal?

Climate is changing; climate has always changed. It is a chaotic system where local microclimate effects can be strong. How can any global average be sure to represent adequately the local nuances and variations (anomalies)? In the existing input data, … Continue reading

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“They believe it is cyclical”

(and they should know – surely – they run the weather station!) I have a habit of taking photos from planes when travelling, even though they usually turn out to be “Why the hell did I take that one?” shots.  … Continue reading

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