Category Archives: climate science

2019 Annual Temperature

The December 2019 temperature was up by 0.12C from November at  1.01C relative to 1961-1990. This completes the annual global average temperature for 2019 making it the second warmest year at 0.86C. This is  just 0.015C cooler than 2016. All … Continue reading

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The baseline problem

A baseline is simply a period of successive years whose average temperature is subtracted from a time series to produce temperature “anomalies”. One normally associates anomalies with weather station data where the baseline is then the 12 monthly seasonal averages … Continue reading

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30 years of IPCC assessment reports – How well have they done?

Over the last 30 years there have been 5 IPCC assessment reports on climate change.  I decided to compare each  warming predictions made at the time of publication to the consequently measured  temperatures. The objective is twofold. Firstly how well … Continue reading

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