Planetary Record Temperature Trends for 2017

I have been using the following NCEI site to do my U.S. record statistics for years. https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/datatools/records Recently I have used the site to investigate record temperature trends in other countries such as Canada and Russia. Not many people know that the site keeps tallies of all records coming in from the entire planet. There […]

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Forecasting a Hot? Summer

Forecasting for a season is perhaps the most difficult, and as the public knows, most unreliable product put out by any group be it those, for example,¬†from NOAA¬†or¬†people putting together The Old Farmers Almanac.¬†If farmers, power companies, construction companies,¬†those doing a lot of outdoor work, and even health¬†professionals had a good heads up on weather […]

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From Russia With Records (Part 2)

Between the time I posted part one of my findings¬†on Russia record trends and now, bombshell after bombshell of scandalous¬†news¬†in association with the¬†Trump administration has¬†been printed in every major newspaper.¬†I had to laugh out loud¬†seeing¬†what¬†Time Magazine¬†put¬†on their cover¬†this week. So, it¬†is¬†apropeaux,¬†with a wink and a nod, that we should continue to look at Russian¬†record temperature […]

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From Russia With Records (Part One)

After cataloging counts of daily¬†records in the National Center for Environmental Information’s database for Canada, I began looking to see what country should be next on my list to research. For reference, here is what I came up with for Canada: ¬†http://www.guyonclimate.com/2017/04/28/canadian-record-trends/ I am getting all of my data from: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/datatools/records In order to get […]

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April 2017 Was Warm…. No Fooling…. Streak at 29

In my last piece I statistically broke down how warm the United States had gotten over¬†the last five years in association with “the streak”. The streak is defined as the record number of consecutive months that daily record highs have outnumbered daily record lows from the¬†National Center for Environmental Information database, which has now reached […]

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