Author Archives: Clive Best

July temperature up 0.1C

The global averaged surface temperature for July 2019 was 0.75C using my spherical triangulation method merging GHCNV3 with HadSST3. This is an increase of 0.13C since June. This is a large monthly rise but still in line with past monthly … Continue reading

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HadSST4 and knock on effects

The new version of the HadSST4 has reassigned ship based  measurements from before WW II  into the early 1990s. Bias adjustments depend on the fraction of measurements using wooden or canvas buckets and engine room intakes (ERI), which are partly … Continue reading

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GHCN V4 warming (updated 2/8)

In this post I investigate what has changed in global temperatures moving from GHCN-V3 to GHCN-V4, and in particular why V4 gives higher temperatures than V3  after 2000. Whenever a new temperature series is released it inevitably shows an increase … Continue reading

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