Extreme Temperature Diary-January 20, 2018/ Topic: ENSO Peaks and Valleys…Comparing 2016 with 1998

Saturday January 20th… Dear Diary. The main purpose of this ongoing post will be to track United States extreme or record temperatures related to climate change. I’ll refer to extreme temperatures as ETs (not extraterrestrials)😊. Here is today’s climate change related topic: ENSO Peaks and Valleys… Comparing 2016 with 1998 Segueing from my posts of […]

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Winter Heat and Cold Diary December 14-16, 2017 -The Thomas Fire

Saturday December 16th… Dear Diary. Rather than addressing another climate change related topic today I’m going to present more information on the fires in California since winds have once again made the situation much worse last night. Please check local programming if you are located in areas of high fire danger. What I’m presenting should […]

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Updated Streak Dissection

Six months ago I began to dig more into National Center for Environmental Information data in relation to the record long “streak” of consecutive months of more daily high records than lows across the U.S. I posted information here: http://www.guyonclimate.com/2017/04/09/streaking-past-a-tipping-point/ and here: http://www.guyonclimate.com/2017/04/12/streak-dissection/ As of September 2017 the streak has reached 34 months starting in […]

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Dissecting the Heat Dome

In the past week I sent out a tweet that garnered more attention than any of my prior social media transmissions, which I was rather surprised at: https://twitter.com/climateguyw/status/912706196460773376 I was pleased to see a Washington Post article stemming from what I noticed: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2017/09/28/summers-revenge-part-2-mega-heat-dome-to-build-over-central-and-eastern-u-s-next-week/?sdfsdfdsfds&utm_term=.68f1a40a973a In the tweet I stated and informed Dr. Michael Mann, “If verified at […]

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Tropical Cyclone Land Interactions… A Proposal

The worst hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin, so far, have made catastrophic landfalls. Two of them, Irma and Maria, took interesting paths from a research standpoint, that I’ll point out. In the original 1960s Star Trek there was an episode involving a “doomsday” automated planet killer machine that Captain Kirk figured out how to stop […]

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Forecasting a Warm? Fall 2017

I’m going to quote myself from late spring when I attempted to make a summer forecast: “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 […]

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