Category Archives: UK Met Office

Cowtan & Way airbrushing

The Cowtan & Way version of Hadcrut4 uses a kriging technique to extrapolate values into those parts of the world where there are no direct measurements. Originally I had assumed that this fit was guided by the use of UAH … Continue reading

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Temperature data averaged 3 ways

How should you calculate annual global temperature data? We start with Hadcrut4.5 gridded monthly data defined on a 5×5 degree grid and then form the global area weighted average in 3 different ways. Integrate the annual anomaly  over month,lat & … Continue reading

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Central England Temperatures 1659-2016

There has been no change in UK average temperatures in summer(JJA) or in Spring(MAM) for the last 367 years. The two hottest summers were 1826 (17.6C) and 1976(17.8C). I remember 1976 as the perfect summer with two months of continuous sunshine, causing a … Continue reading

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