Tag Archives: Variance

The trouble with anomalies… Part 2

Last week’s post (Part 1)  looked at Reno, SFO and Sacramento, three relatively close-by cities at the same latitude but with varying altitude and distance from the coast. The previous post showed that: The three cities differed in their response … Continue reading

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The trouble with anomalies… Part 1

The use of anomalies is the normal defense against any critical assessment of the variability of numbers of stations across the climate record – the so-called ‘station drop-out’. The rationale is that it should not matter if stations are located … Continue reading

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