By P Gosselin on 26. April 2016
This morning, even here in the North German lowlands, close to sea level, snow fell as temperatures hovered near the freezing point. Currently many Germans are struggling under snow, ice and cold as winter terminates spring for the time being. The cause: a low pressure centered over the Baltic Sea pumping in cold polar air […]
Late April “Snow Shock” Surprises Germany, President Obama. Experts Advise Putting Winter Tires Back On!
By P Gosselin on 24. April 2016
You gotta wonder what President Obama will be thinking when he visits the northern city of Hanover later today. Ironically the US global warming president may be confronted with snow tomorrow morning as he gets set to pitch further steps with regards to TTIP and global warming to Chancellor Angela Merkel. Temperature anomalies of more […]
By P Gosselin on 21. April 2016
So far this week where I live here in the North German flatlands people have woken up to surface frost three times already. And although temperatures are forecast to be pleasant today under sunny conditions, the temperature will drop rapidly come weekend. Source: http://www.wetteronline.de/ Joe Bastardi at his Daily Update here says it’s going to get “as […]
By P Gosselin on 19. April 2016
Not only should we be concerned about the overall cooling that is now in the works for the globe, as we reported here, but for those of us in Central Europe we can now forget about getting out the sundry summer items for at least another week. The frost on my car’s windshield yesterday morning […]
By P Gosselin on 3. April 2016
Germany’s DWD national weather service here has published the result of March 2016 weather in Germany – having crunched the data from some 2000 stations scattered across the country. Although DWD insists March was “mild”, a closer look at the data reveals that it was in fact 0.3°C cooler than the 1981-2010 mean. How did […]
By P Gosselin on 18. March 2016
According to the German DWD national weather service, March 2016 so far in Germany has been some 1.5°C colder than normal so far, and real spring weather remains out of sight. More on this here. The forecast temperature anomaly for the next 7 days for all of Europe looks as follows: Source: NCEP, chart cropped […]
Moscow Sees Heaviest March Snowfall in 50 Years …Bitter Winter Ahead For Europe In March 2016? … -29°C ?
By P Gosselin on 5. March 2016
UPDATE: Joe Bastardi also weighs in on March forecast weather here. Schneefan at the German skeptic site wobleibtdieerderwaermung.de here looks at March weather this year in Europe. Although Europeans have seen a warm winter, the meteorological spring has started out on the bitter cold side and forecasts are showing it could get much worse. In […]
By P Gosselin on 22. February 2016
German online weather site wetteronline.de here warns that winter is set dash any hopes of an early spring in Western and Central Europe. Europeans in general enjoyed a mild winter this year. But apparently it looks like it’s set to get colder and snowier as the calendar turns to March. The site writes that the […]
By P Gosselin on 14. February 2016
Records in the Northeast: Not only is record-cold weather gripping the Northeast USA, with wind chills as low as 50°F below zero and New York City hitting a new low, but also cold is spreading across Great Britain. The cold is also expected to sweep across Europe by early this week. Spring is nowhere in sight […]
By P Gosselin on 13. February 2016
Winter carnivals are popular, and naturally organizers hope to get cold and snow to make sure they go well. Years ago global warming activists were warning that the days of winter carnivals were numbered, and that snow would be soon a thing of the past. Winter carnivals faced cancellations due to missing snow and balmy […]
Sudden Arctic Stratospheric Warming Event Could Mean The Worst Of Europe’s Winter May Still Be Ahead!
By P Gosselin on 6. February 2016
At German climate and weather site wobleibtdieerderwaerumund.de here, author “Schneefan” writes about the Arctic stratosphere and potential polar vortices blasting into Europe before winter makes an exit. He writes that models had calculated a warming of the stratosphere over parts of the Arctic, and this is now indeed taking place. And that warming has been […]
Central Europe January Mean Temperature Trend Continues Downward …Global January Temp To Miss Record
By P Gosselin on 1. February 2016
Germany’s DWD national weather service has released the preliminary mean temperature for the country for January, 2016. The data show the month was 1.2°C above the long-term mean. So far the European winter has been a mild one – thanks to a persistent mild weather pattern that has brought warm and moist Atlantic air over […]
Cold Shock Claims Dozens Of Lives In Tropical Asia Amid Record Lows…Taiwanese See Snow First Time In Their Lives!
By P Gosselin on 27. January 2016
For a planet that is supposedly seeing one record hot year after another, it sure strange is that there’s so much cold gripping vast areas of Asia. Chart right: East Asia is forecast to remain extremely frigid over the foreseeable future. Snowless winters, which according to climate scientists were supposed to become a thing of […]
Sudden Stratospheric Warming May Bring Another Cold Spell To Western And Central Europe In Early February, Models Suggest
By P Gosselin on 24. January 2016
Despite a week of bitter cold temperatures, central and western Europe has had a relatively mild winter this year. Other parts of the northern hemisphere, however, have not been as lucky. For example Southeastern Europe, Central and Eastern Asia have seen massive waves of bitter cold and heavy snow. Climate Depot here tallies up the […]
Joe Bastardi Blasts Claims 2015 Christmas Was US Warmest: “Ridiculous” … “Lies And Deception” …”False Missives”!
By P Gosselin on 27. December 2015
UPDATE: Tony Heller reminds us (and Bernie Sanders) how warm it was back in 1951 on New Years Eve: https://twitter.com/Goddardde =========================================================== At his always interesting Saturday Summary at Weatherbell Analytics here, veteran meteorologist Joe Bastardi confirms what Tony Heller’s Real Science posted a couple of days ago: December 24, 1955 was warmer than the impressively […]
By P Gosselin on 23. October 2015
There’s been a lot of talk in the Internet about this year’s coming winter with some sites warning it could be the coldest in 50 years, or extremely too warm. Predictions, predictably, have been all across the board. Last week German weather site donnerwetter.de here jumped into the fray and presented its 2015/16 winter outlook for […]
Autumn Halftime: Central Europe “Record Cold” Shatters DWD Prediction Of “Warm Fall” …Cologne Breaks Cold Record!
By P Gosselin on 19. October 2015
German website wobleibtdieglobaleerwaermung (WBDGE) here reports some autumn halftime statistics for Central Europe. It turns out that earlier predictions by Germany’s Deutsche Wetterdienst DWD for a warm fall have been shattered so far, just the latest in a string of blunders we’ve been witnessing from the DWD. The WBDGE site tells us: After an already cool […]
Early Winter: Deep Frost Rolls Over Central Europe …Heavy Snow Falls Over Poland, Romania, Slovakia!
By P Gosselin on 12. October 2015
A high centered over the Baltic states is pumping frigid air over central and eastern Europe, leading to widespread frost and snow this morning. Here’s a list of the lowest readings recorded in Germany this morning: Source: www.wetter.com You can also look at this map showing the cold centered over Germany. Right now warming is on […]
By P Gosselin on 11. October 2015
Seems like summer just ended. But already ground frost and wintry snow are gripping large parts of Europe. The following chart shows the situation right now at 8 p.m. CET. Across much of Central and Eastern Europe temperatures are down in the single digits Centigrade. Source: www.wetterzentrale.de At Facebook Severe Weather Europe posted photos taken […]
By P Gosselin on 7. October 2015
I’m a bit hampered today by a head cold, and so today’s post will be a short one. The preliminary report for September weather in Switzerland is out. Hat-tip: Kurt in Switzerland. According to the Swiss Meteorological and Climatological Office, September was 0.8 deg. Celsius colder than the norm for the month, based on the […]