That temperature records are being broken at an all-time high is probably not ground breaking news to anyone who has been paying a modicum of attention to the news lately. … [Read full article]
All-time heat records for the month of April were set at 56 stations April 21 – 23, including at seven major cities. Image taken from wunderground’s new extremes page. Yeah, … [Read full article]
… and just 1 cold record. As the image below, from Ilissa Ocko of Princeton University, shows, the 7 nations (and 1 territory) that set heat records in 2011 were: … [Read full article]
Scientists estimate that within the next decade or so extremely hot temperatures will occur every Summer in regions that only occasionally experience extreme temperatures. Warming of the planet is occurring globally…
Well, actually, I’ve got a few images I think Rick Perry should see, but this first one is the one that inspired me to write this post.
I had a post on some of Dr. Jeff Masters’ recent comments on the ridiculous extreme weather we’ve been seeing this year just about one week ago, but he just published a new analysis on these issues that I thought was worth covering as well.
The key, general points are as follows…
Think it’s hot? Well, it is! Cities all across the U.S. have shattered heat records this week. (Don’t forget, though, don’t try to connect them to climate change or global warming!) Of course, its worth knowing, the hottest summers these days will be comparable to the coolest summers in 2050 if we don’t do something about climate change FAST.
“The fossil-fueled heat wave blazing across the United States east of the Rockies has killed at least eight people, knocked out power from Detroit to Connecticut, and set 1,859 high-temperature and 993 high-minimum-temperature records this week.”
It’s been a little more than a week since my last Global Weirding News of the Week update, but better late than never… This one is an especially long update, … [Read full article]
The continental United States of America has just experienced the fourth-warmest summer on record according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. According to the latest NOAA State of the … [Read full article]
And the global warming news keeps coming…. What else could you expect? Think this July is ridiculously hot? It may be relative to the past, but relative to the future … [Read full article]
NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) posted its State of the Climate, Global Analysis report for June last week. The news? It was hot, hotter than it should be, hotter … [Read full article]