Questions raised about Met Office claims of a new high temperature record

The Heathrow Temperature Data That The Met Office Tried To Withhold By Paul Homewood   http://blog.metoffice.gov.uk/2015/07/07/on-the-record-observing-a-heatwave/ Readers will recall that when I asked for the temperature data at Heathrow for 1st July, I was told it would cost me £75 (+ VAT!!). The next day, however, they published this graph, showing a considerable spike. Thanks to…

Great Lakes Ice Coverage In Striking Distance of a Record

Guest Post By Just The Facts After Micheal Mann and Kevin Trenberth helpfully attributed the recent record snowfall in Boston to global warming, we now have another undeniable indication of alarming extreme runaway global warming. After last year’s 2nd highest maximum in Great Lakes Ice Coverage; Great Lakes Ice Coverage stands at 82.8%, within striking…

100 year old cold record broken in Huntsville, AL

Actually, two new records; one for high one for low. This from earlier: RECORD EVENT REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL 132 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014 …RECORD HIGH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE TIED AT HUNTSVILLE… A RECORD HIGH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 81 DEGREES WAS TIED AT HUNTSVILLE ON TUESDAY (7-29-14). THIS TIES THE OLD RECORD…

How not to measure temperature part 95 – New temperature record of 102° in Wichita, but look where they measure it

Over at Weather Underground, they are all excited about a new monthly high temperature record. Christopher Burt writes: Wichita, Kansas Measures May Monthly High Temperature of 102° On Sunday, May 4th, the temperature peaked at 102° at Wichita’s official NWS site Mid-Continent International Airport. Not only was this the hottest temperature ever measured during the…

Seattle’s climate instantly cools 1.5 degrees

This is interesting, and of course it goes hand-in-hand with what I have been saying for years. Scott Sistek, of KOMO News/Weather reports: ============================================================= For several years the thermometer at SeaTac airport has been reporting temperatures 1-3 degrees above surrounding areas. Instead, it seems the thermometer at Sea-Tac is finally back on track, reporting temperatures…

Coldest U.S. winter in a century

By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The circumpolar vortex has put this season into the record-books. The United States has just gone through its coldest interequinoctial winter (equinox to equinox) in a century. Hat-tip to CFACT, which has just sent me the graph.

Southern Sea Ice Area Minimum 2nd Highest on Record

By WUWT Regular Just The Facts Southern Hemisphere Sea Ice Area reached a minimum of 2.447 Million Sq km on February 23rd, 2014, which exceeded the prior 2nd highest minimum of 2.423 Million Sq km that occurred on February 22nd, 2013. The highest recorded Southern Hemisphere Sea Ice Area minimum remains 2.473 Million Sq km, which occurred on…

First time in 20 years – more daily record lows than daily highs that were either tied or set in 2013

2013 was a cool year in many ways. Most interestingly, the last year this split between highs and lows happened in the USA, in 1993, we had the eruption from Mt. Pinatubo the prior year which ejected so much aerosol into the atmosphere that it blocked sunlight and cooled the planet. Source: http://www.woodfortrees.org/plot/hadcrut4gl/from:1978 This year,…

Countdown to a hurricane lateness record

While Joe Bastardi forecasts a huricane within 72 hours… The system in the eastern atlantic should ramp up rapidly and be a hurricane within 72 hours pic.twitter.com/svQiDidwIi — Joe Bastardi (@BigJoeBastardi) September 8, 2013 …the clock is ticking on a satellite era record for the latest ever Atlantic hurricane formation. Atlantic hurricane season – a…