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Leading German Private Commercial Meteorologist: “No Statistical Basis” Showing Winters Are Getting Warmer

Leading German Private Commercial Meteorologist: “No Statistical Basis” Showing Winters Are Getting Warmer

Private commercial meteorologist are always under pressure to produce reasonably accurate forecasts for their clients and to stick to the best available science. If their models and work consistently produce false results, then it is not long before they find themselves looking for a new line of work. There’s no room for politics in their […]

Munich Re Report: Top 2014 Weather Catastrophe Losses Due To Cold-Related Events, “Record Harsh Winter”!

We keep hearing from alarmists that storms are becoming more violent and more frequent, and thus storm damage and deaths are rising – all because of man-made global WARMING. Unless we stop driving SUV’s, mankind in the future will be wiped out by global warming-precipitated bad weather. Hat-tip: DirkH. However, the world’s largest re-insurer (and […]

Polar Vortices Everywhere! Central Russia Hit By Mid Summer “Freak…Abnormal Snowstorm…Snowdrifts”!

Central Russia is famous for it’s harsh winters, but it also has warm southern European-like summers. Well, at least it used to. Today’s English-language online Russian news site RT here reports that a “freak summer snow” has struck areas of Central Russia in the cities of cities of Chelyabinsk and Sverdlovsk just north of Kazakhstan – […]

In Switzerland Thing of The Past Becomes A Thing Of July…More Weather That Isn’t Supposed To Happen!

Looks as if Europe’s thing of the past, wintertime snow, has once again become a thing of summertime in Switzerland…at least down to 6000 feet in elevation. Cool weather swept across parts of Central Europe this week bringing snow in the Swiss Alps. Although summertime snowfall high up in the Alps is not an unusual occurrence, […]

Raw Weather Data Destroyed, Lost Forever?…USHCN, NOAA And GHCN “Prime Manipulators”

Raw Weather Data Destroyed, Lost Forever?…USHCN, NOAA And GHCN “Prime Manipulators”

Some scientists devote their lives painstakingly assembling fragments of evidence to piece together a picture of the past. They deserve tremendous credit. Unfortunately today we appear to have inept or sleazy scientists who take collected data and destroy it - thus permanently blinding our view of the past. These people deserve to be loathed. Ed Caryl […]

WeatherBell “Saturday Summary” Debunks 6 Climate Alarmism Falsehoods In Less Than 10 Minutes!

WeatherBell “Saturday Summary” Debunks 6 Climate Alarmism Falsehoods In Less Than 10 Minutes!

If you don’t have the truth, then some folks rely on lies and hope others will be fooled and stay so. Such is the case with global warming climate science. Almost every measure of global warming has stopped cooperating with the alarmists over the last 10 years. Now they have to make things up. At Weatherbell […]

German DWD Weather Service: “You Cannot Craft A Climate Statistic From One Singular Extreme Weather Situation”

The intense but short heat wave that struck parts of Central Europe earlier this month created quite a bit of hysteria among some German activist climatologists and most of the media. For example IPCC climatologist Mojib Latif attributed the heat and severe thunderstorms to global warming. Stefan Rahmstorf tried to hint this may be the […]

Deutsche Wetterdienst New Rheinstetten Weather Measurement Station Located

Deutsche Wetterdienst New Rheinstetten Weather Measurement Station Located

Yesterday I wrote a post about the Rheinstetten weather station here. At first I thought it was the one located at the local gliding airfield, but found it peculiar that siting was pretty bad – as Anthony Watts commented. This is not something that’s typical of Germans, who like to be precise with everything. But […]

Deutsche Wetterdienst: Could Some German Record High Temperature Recordings Be Relics Of Shoddy Station Siting?

Deutsche Wetterdienst: Could Some German Record High Temperature Recordings Be Relics Of Shoddy Station Siting?

Early this week a German meteorologist tweeted that Germany had set a new record high for the date in the southern state of Baden Wurttemberg at a station called Rheinstetten. I was even told that the station was fairly new (and thus reliable?). I’ve noticed that on hot days the Rheinstetten station always appeared to be […]

IPCC Scientist Mojib Latif Claims Local German Hot Weather, “Extreme Thunderstorms” Were Man-Made!

IPCC Scientist Mojib Latif Claims Local German Hot Weather, “Extreme Thunderstorms” Were Man-Made!

Over the last weekend and early this week Germany saw some 4 days of record-breaking hot weather, which also brought on severe thunderstorms that caused property damage, local flooding, traffic disruptions and killed a half dozen people. Photo Mojib Latif (Source: GEOMAR) The media went crazy, and so did some “experts”. Immediately the high priests […]

Joe Bastardi: “Most Of The Land Masses On The Globe Are Cold.” Triple Crown Of Cooling Taking Hold.

Joe Bastardi: “Most Of The Land Masses On The Globe Are Cold.” Triple Crown Of Cooling Taking Hold.

At his latest Saturday Summary, Joe Bastardi serves up a few observations about the current weather across the globe. Let’s recall that global warming was really supposed to be having an impact over the land masses, especially during the winters. But the land masses, at least this winter, aren’t cooperating at all. Globally temperatures are in […]

Wild And Lethal Weather Extremes Gripped The Planet…80 Years Ago When Atmospheric CO2 Was Well Under 350 ppm!

Wild and crazy weather extremes really are nothing new. I got the following compilation from reader Jimbo: ================================ Hi Pierre, Please consider putting up the following as a post. It concerns 1935 bad weather events. It’s intended to put things into perspective for younger folks. Below is a small selection of newspaper headlines from 1935 […]

NCEP: February 0.10°C Below Normal. Meteorologist Joe Bastardi Astounded By Climatologists “Making Up Excuses”

NCEP: February 0.10°C Below Normal. Meteorologist Joe Bastardi Astounded By Climatologists “Making Up Excuses”

Joe Bastardi’s and Weatherbell Analytics’ latest Saturday Summary brings us some interesting climate and weather details, along with some well-deserved harsh words for the desperate global warming alarmists as they get nuttier and nuttier as the cold gets more intense. Joe says, “It’s incredible watching these people making up excuses. [...] It’s astounding how I’m hearing these […]

Relief At Last! Germany Sees First Warmer-Than-Average Winter In Six Years!

Relief At Last! Germany Sees First Warmer-Than-Average Winter In Six Years!

After a record five consecutive colder-than-normal winters, this year’s 2013/14 German meteorological winter (DJF) is coming in as a mild one, reports Germany’s DWD Deutsche Wetterdienst (German Weather Service) here. This will be the first winter in 6 years that has been above the long-term mean, calculated for the reference period 1981-2010. According to German […]

Outstanding Real Time Global Weather Visualization Tool By Programmer Cameron Beccario!

Outstanding Real Time Global Weather Visualization Tool By Programmer Cameron Beccario!

Here’s something really cool and likely something you’re going to look at regularly. Axel Bojanowski reports here at Spiegel on an outstanding interactive global weather real-time animation tool. The animation is the creation of US programmer Cameron Beccario. Image cropped from: earth.nullschool.net. You can use the mouse to rotate the globe and to activate the […]