Category Archives: climate science

CMIP6 temperature cycles

Nick Stokes has an interesting post comparing a blended version of CMIP6 tos/tas  to compare models to data. The blending is intended to correct for the fact that  Ocean temperatures are measured at the surface (tos) while land temperatures are … Continue reading

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HadCRUT5 increase in global temperatures

The HadCRUT5 data show about a 0.1C increase in annual global temperatures compared to HadCRUT4.6. There are two reasons for this. The change in sea surface temperatures moving from HadSST3 to HadSST4 The interpolation of nearby station data into previously … Continue reading

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A first look at HadCRUT5

The latest version of the CRU station data is called CRUTEM5 which when combined with the new Met Office sea surface temperature data HadSST4 becomes the new official global temperature dataset HadCRUT5. This was released about 2 weeks ago and … Continue reading

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