Warmer and wetter. But not as wet as I thought.
I reblogged the original article, so I should also reblog the correction and clarifications…
The Global Mean Temperature Anomaly compared to the average during the years 1951 to 1980. The data shows that 2014 was the hottest year on record. A link to the data source is shown at the end of this post.
Last week I wrote about how 2014 was warmest year in UK history.
This week two US labs have confirmed that 2014 also appeared to be the warmest year on Earth for many generations.
- NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) who have the data if you want to plot it yourself.
- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) who have an interesting discussion about trends.
And looking at the graph above, it’s not hard to see why people – myself included – are alarmed by the trend. Hiatus? What Hiatus?
But on last week’s blog I also got something wrong. I said that
Roughly speaking, every 1 ºC causes…
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