Remember the Climate Council was birthed by ex staffers from the Climate Commission which was disbanded by the Australian LNP Government elected Sept 2013. Climate Council Seasonal Update: Abnormal Autumn – Looks to me as if their cherry picked warm period 8 to 26 May is borrowed from the BoM – Special Climate Statement 49 [...]
The media have been hyperventilating over the Indian Summer in Sydney – but this story took the cake – Sydney to register hottest May day in 95 years with temps tipped to hit 28C as May ‘heatwave’ lingers – In fact Wednesday the 27th saw Sydney reach 24°C – a 4 degree fail for the [...]
Had to cable up some old HDD’s and made a few interesting discoveries – GISS around 2000 made an attempt to adjust for UHI contamination using a long tapered adjustment – which in retrospect was probably one of the better attempts by any of the big IPCC climate groups to deal with UHI.
Most of [...]
SMH news item quoting the BoM – Melbourne’s record warm spell may stretch into June – no mention of urban heat island (UHI) site issues at Melbourne Regional Office 86071. Recently the BoM commenced weather recordings at Olympic Park station#86338 which will eventually replace the highly urbanized current site Melbourne Regional Office station#86071 Yes that [...]
All of these animations are pairing GHCNv2 (after combining sources at same location) with the GHCNv3 (after GISS homogeneity adjustment) – there are many more.
Alice Springs Adelaide Broken Hill Willis Island
Since 9th Feb I have been noting down the simultaneous temperature of pre-dawn air coming in my front door compared to Canberra Airport ~13km away as a crow might fly.
We are not that far from Hall, near farmland to the west and about 100m higher than the airport so in theory we might expect [...]
Just click on the ACORN category and the seven articles come up starting June 2012.
Here is Sydney raw max & min annual temperature history – This shows raw compared to ACORN also annual – you easily see where the effective adjustments are concentrated. From 1 Jan 1983 on to present day there are no adjustments made to the daily max data. There are however some days when the raw [...]
The ABC reports – Records melt as Hobart swelters through hottest April day in 132 years – Checking hottest April day statistics at this BoM page – just amend the station number in the URL. Checking daily data a month at a time in District 94 on Australian Weather News AWN – April 2005 at [...]
I saw this issue at Anthony Watts which was from Joe D’Aleo – commenting on the less than stellar NOAA map. Which several commenters seemed to distrust. Curiosity got me looking in NOAA for the original – which I did not find – but I found this map below which gives a more balanced view [...]