NIWA said only on Tuesday – Near-record warmth expected for parts of the South Island 17 Oct 17 – I have been checking places like Alexandra, Dunedin, Christchurch but can see little trace of this. Does anybody know what October hottest day records would be?
The new PM is so inexperienced and has zero history of dealing with Winston Peters. But Clark and Peters got on OK 2005-2008. If new PM Taxinda Ardern stumbles too badly in the next 3 years then Aunty Hulun will be there in the background to plot her removal.
For what it is worth there has been a divergence last month with SA, VIC and Tas reducing in price. NSW reducing a little and Qld now more expensive than NSW.
AEMO source data – AEMO NEM Dispatch Overview – NemWatch is useful as a snapshot of generation type and demand. There was more wind in September than August but October started with a wind-drought. Large vers chart
When the news broke a while back I started following the ESDM site then there were the many evacuations – then the beast went quieter and I think the Govt said some could return to their homes. Prediction is very difficult. Anyway I thought I would share these links to graphics of seismic activity that look to be updated. I got my links from here
and the first is the well known Trend Amplitudo Seismik RSAM
A serious eruption such as in 1964 has potential to cool global climate for a while.
Karakteristik Frekuensi Dominan Gempa
Indonesia interactive map of eruptions, earthquakes and landslides – has link top right to live Seismogram G. Agung
Last but not least their live – Seismogram page with each line = 30minutes. Swarms of little shakes.
Charts here of max t anomaly show you several previous Septembers were hotter than 2017 – starting with 1928.
The UAH satellites Australia band has eleven hotter Septembers.
You can make BoM max min and mean t anomaly maps – have fun.
Going back to the charts if you make a mean t anomaly chart for Australia – which gives you a relative idea of what goes through to IPCC globull-warming central – the Oz contribution heat wise last month was even more insignificant with many previous Septembers warmer than 2017. There – some perspective.
The ABC reports – Perth’s Kwinana Freeway will be permanently flooded by 2100, oceanographer warns – In 2012 I blogged To understand Perth sea-levels is a complex issue – much of the Perth plain has subsided in recent decades