From 2nd to 9th Jan so far and SILSO has New ‘Spotless days’ page with several graphics to ponder. OT – the SOI is nudging positive too.
I am surprised the BoM and the WA Govt Water Corporation have not got their Perth dams rain data in order at the end of 2016. I have several posts on the subject through 2016 and have called for an audit. The latest was WA Water Corporation can not replace a couple of rain gauges in 2 months 27 Oct 2016
Water Corp are still showing the message re faulty instruments. Water Corp monthly rain data individual dams.WA Govt stations in Red
The three worst BoM stations. BoM stations in Blue.
Mundaring Weir daily rain 2016 no data post March
Victoria Dam daily rain 2016 data shambles
Serpentine Main Dam daily rain 2016 no data post May
Dr Christy addresses many of the issues around, climate models, climate change and global warming. 12MB pptx version and ppt version that I converted online and has a few flaws in diagrams probably due to the conversion.
New Zealand Summer: Why are we waiting? 8 Jan 2017 To check the last 30 days weather for various areas in NZ look at Towns & Cities top left at this rain radar page
The comprehensive book “He who must be Obeid” by Kate McClymont and Linton Besser details over 20 years of Labor corruption in NSW and has ~20 pages of Chapter notes (Endnotes) with many dozens of references to press articles (including exact headlines which are easily searched with Google). Amazon has a Kindle Edition.
I have scanned the 20 odd pages which are linked below if you click on “Continue reading”.
Over weeks & months I intend to post links online to all the press articles from the book that I can find using Google. For a start here are links to scans of the Endnotes. Continue reading Guide to ~100 press articles about Eddie Obeid
Main points are
 Victoria has diverged from the others over the last quarter. What could be driving Vic prices down towards levels of 2014-15?
 The other States prices are still way above levels of 2015.
AEMO Price & Demand — Generation at NemWatch
Well for a start it was wet. More later as temperature data updates. Temperature anomaly maps show the second half of the year was cooler than the first half.
The six month max anomaly map is updating to 31st Dec the 12 month map is warmer showing how temperature anomalies over Australia tended to cool in the second half of 2016.
Can not be in the Australian interest.
Woolworths sells fuel business to BP for nearly $1.8b 28 Dec 2016 Some background.
The ABC reports “In Sydney we’ve seen the hottest year on record with temperatures well above average, and that is how the year is finishing as well, right across New South Wales,” Will comment more when data is in after years end.