Tag Archives: UHI

Australian extreme temperatures are falling

The annual range of temperature extremes in Australia is reducing as the continent warms. The annual temperature range is the maximum recorded temperature for that year minus the minimum recorded temperature. The annual continental average is the area weighted average … Continue reading

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Why UHI cools the past !

The Urban Heat Island(UHI) effect ‘cools’ the past in CRUTEM4 land temperature series. This may seem counter-intuitive but the inclusion of stations in  large cities has introduced a long term bias in normalised  anomalies. The reason for this bias is that each station gets normalised to … Continue reading

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