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2003 Paris Heat Wave

Much has been made by the AGW community about the heat wave in France in 2003.  It was claimed to be prime facie evidence of global warming.  New Scientist had this: “At least 35,000 people died as a result of the … Continue reading

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Time Frame Perils

This post will look at the problems associated with looking at a short record of years and implying some sort of trend.  Linear trend lines on oscillating data is entirely dependant on the range of data.  Linear trends will increase … Continue reading

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Nirobi 1973-2010

Yearly TMax Full year range with 2010 in thick black Days over 30C Dates over 33C (the spikes) Year Month Day TMax 1973 12 1 37 1979 3 7 35 1981 2 15 36 1987 10 19 37 1991 2 … Continue reading

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Honolulu 1940-2010

Yearly TMax: Summer range from 1940 to 2009, with 2010 in thick black.  It’s right down the middle of the average for all years. Count of days above 33C

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New Delhi, 1973-2010

Yearly TMax The trend from 1980 is definitely flat over all.   2010 has a definite spike, highest in the range, but there is a however. Summer TMax range, highest, lowest, average and standrd deviations for years 1973-2009.  Thick black line … Continue reading

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Tokyo 1946-2010

Yearly TMax, flat since 1980: Summer TMax range high, low, average and upper & lower standard deviations for 1946-2009.  Thick black line is 2010.  It’s above the upper standard deviation for most of the summer with only 2 spikes above … Continue reading

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Cairo, 1975-2010

Yearly Tmax regardless of month.  Even though 2010 was the highest in this short range, there is no over all trend. Summer TMax range for all years except 2010, with 2010 in bold black line.  Even thought 2010 had the … Continue reading

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Moscow, 1949-2010

The summer of 2010 was the hottest year on record.  Is this an indication of global warming, or a one-off event likely not to repeated for a long time to come. Yearly TMax for July: Take 2010 out and the trend … Continue reading

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Perth, Au 1944-2010

Monthly TMax range regardless of year.  Lines are from top down, highest TMax, average TMax and lowest of TMax Yearly TMax regardless of month. Notice the increase from 1944 to 1980. but flat after.  Thus 40 years TMax hasen’t changed.  … Continue reading

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More Heat Waves Expected

Google that phrase and you get 1,270,000 hits.   Here is a sample of some of the first links in that list. Aug 23, 2004 “Scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research say global warming will bring about more frequent … Continue reading

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