This is a tool for accessing long term weather data sourced by Hadley Centre and CRU. The map shows the location of those stations with data going back earlier than 1860 (See next post for the others). “Mouse over” gives the name of the station and click shows the graph. You can zoom in by dragging a rectangle over an area.
These are the stations used to generate the HADCRU3V dataset, and are kindly made available by the Hadley centre of the UK Met Office. For each station I have generated a time series graph showing temperatures and “anomalies” for the full time span. The Flash graph is by DIY map . The PERL GD package was used to create over 5000 graphs. Please note that GD can distort time scales because missing gaps of data are not shown. However trends in data are respected.
1. All station data for all time spans can be viewed in one application HERE
2. At one single location there is to my eye no evidence of a systematic rise in temperatures locally. For example mean Dublin temperatures have not changed throughout continuous temperature measurements from 1850 to today. The results are shown below. So it looks like we will still have to wait for a very long time before “Hawaiian” style warmth reaches the Irish Riviera!