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October 14, 2013

Northern Hemisphere Winter Doom By Latitude Band

Filed under: Cold Kills,HADCRUT4 — sunshinehours1 @ 11:34 AM
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Winter temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere are dropping as much as 2.5C / decade over the last 7 years.

Yesterday my post was a look at the northern hemisphere by month over the last 7 years.

Today I am looking at the same time frame, but I am using the gridded HADCRUT4 data for Dec/Jan/Feb only. You will have to click on the image to get the full effect.

There are 7 latitude bands with yellow highlighting. The trend in those is from -.44C/decade to -2.49C/decade. And note the green 0 line. 0 is the 1961-1990 average, Anywhere the graph or trend crosses the green line it is colder than the 1961-1990 average. It was pretty cold in the 60s and 70s.

I wish I didn’t live in the 50th parallel.

Highlighted Dec Jan Feb HADCRUT4 By Latitude Band - Last 7 Years as of 2013-7

 

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3 Comments »

  1. TSI is the cause of the drop is my feeling.
    Latest chart I can find on TSI..

    http://www.woodfortrees.org/plot/pmod

    Reconstructed TSI chart and info 1610 to 2010

    http://lasp.colorado.edu/home/sorce/data/tsi-data/#summary_table

    older chart Hansen did on TSI and N hem charts

    http://hockeyschtick.blogspot.com/2013/07/hansen-1988-sun-controls-climate.html

    Antarctica Sea Ice chart that is working.. Sea Ice way above mean.

    Steve G posted it http://stevengoddard.wordpress.com/2013/10/14/understanding-record-antarctic-ice/

    Comment by @njsnowfan — October 15, 2013 @ 12:37 AM | Reply

  2. one more page on TSI

    http://spot.colorado.edu/~koppg/TSI/

    Comment by @njsnowfan — October 15, 2013 @ 12:40 AM | Reply

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