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Cold October... N. Hemisphere Snow Cover Reaches Near Record High ...Record Snow In Siberia!

Cold October… N. Hemisphere Snow Cover Reaches Near Record High …Record Snow In Siberia!

Cold German October Germany’s Deutsche Wetterdienst (DWD) weather service reports the preliminary weather data for October. At a mean of 8.6°C, the month came in 0.6°C colder than normal (compared to the 1981-2010 mean) and even came in 0.4°C colder than the 1961-1990 mean. The DWD hints that natural variability factors are to blame for […]

Weather Models Now Agreeing: Early WINTER BRUTALITY For Europe/Asia, With "Vicious" Conditions!

Weather Models Now Agreeing: Early WINTER BRUTALITY For Europe/Asia, With “Vicious” Conditions!

Seasonal forecasts are iffy. Right now, however, there are strengthening indicators showing winter brutality in the pipeline for Europe rushing at us like an express train. Don’t let the current relatively benign autumn conditions fool you. I’ve been following all of this over the past couple of weeks, and as a result decided last Friday to […]

Early Europe Winter? ...And Greenland Sees "Record" 12 Billion Tonnes Ice Growth In A Single Day!

Early Europe Winter? …And Greenland Sees “Record” 12 Billion Tonnes Ice Growth In A Single Day!

Yesterday veteran meteorologist Joe Bastardi brought to our attention an article by the Washington Post here, where it reports forecasters are warning that the coming winter “could get nasty” for the Washington D.C. area. Although the National Weather Service predicts “equal chances of a cold or mild winter”, private meteorologists warn the winter could get […]

Rare Event ...Millions Of Children Under 11 See First Time Major Hurricane Hit Florida!

Rare Event …Millions Of Children Under 11 See First Time Major Hurricane Hit Florida!

After days of uncertainty, Hurricane Matthew finally took a track taking it directly to Florida. It’s the first major category hurricane to hit the sunshine state (and the US, if I’m not mistaken) in almost 11 years. The last major hurricane to strike was Wilma in 2005. This 4000-day hiatus is a record since hurricane statistics began […]

25 New Papers Confirm A Remarkably Stable Modern Climate: Fewer Intense Storms, Hurricanes, Droughts, Floods, Fires…

It has by now become common practice for just about any and every unusual weather occurrence, extreme temperature anomaly,  or seismic event to be somehow, someway linked to the human practice of using energy derived from fossil fuels.   No hurricane, flood, drought, storm, wildfire … is spared from potential anthropogenic implication. Last week, a named hurricane […]

Deeply Cold North Atlantic, Weak Sun Could Lead To “Big Freeze” 2016/17 Winter …Like 1962/63!

German skeptic site wobleibtdieerderwaermung.de writes here on the upcoming Europe fall/winter and the unfavorable solar situation. What follows are some excerpts. ==================================== Cold North Atlantic – weak sun: Icy 100-year winter 2016/17 like 1962/63? In the first months of 2016, the North Atlantic has been significantly colder that the comparable El Niño year of 1998, and […]

Already Winter In Early August! Snow Falls Down To 2000 Meters In Alps

Yesterday I reported on the cold blast of polar air that had just frosted parts of Central Europe, surprising many Europeans as they stepped out of their homes early Thursday morning. Apprarently it got so cold that it even snowed down to 2000 meters (as predicted already last week). Wednesday wetteronline.de here presented a series […]

Surface Frost Strikes Germany As Mid August Temperatures Shatter Old Records!

A blast of polar air swept across central Europe from Wednesday through Thursday, sending temperatures tumbling to record low levels for mid August in parts of Germany. Photo: wetter.net (for illustration only) Yesterday many locations saw new all-time mid August records set for the lowest “high” recorded, with many places failing to reach 15°C. Meteorologists called […]

Snow Forecast For Central Europe (Again!) ...Down To "Under 2000 Meters Elevation"!

Snow Forecast For Central Europe (Again!) …Down To “Under 2000 Meters Elevation”!

What’s going on in Europe this summer? It seems this summer is getting regularly punctuated by fall-like or even winterlike weather. Snow is once again in the forecast – during the hottest time of the year! Wintry conditions forecast for some parts of the Alps next week. Photo: NTZ (not Alps region, for illustrative proposes […]

Europeans Stunned As Winter Strikes In Mid July! Snow Down To Only 1500 Meters ..."Extremely Rare"

Europeans Stunned As Winter Strikes In Mid July! Snow Down To Only 1500 Meters …”Extremely Rare”

UPDATE: Some Swiss mountain passes “had to be closed” Here in the north German flatlands, my wife this morning commented that it felt like fall this morning. Indeed it was a bit nippy outside. As already forecast here, snow hit the German higher elevations, but with snow falling to as low as 1500 early this […]

Snow Forecast For Europe Later This Week …Meteorologist: “Extremely Unusual” For Mid July!

Some predictions just couldn’t be more wrong. In the year 2000 some scientists claimed that snow and ice in the wintertime would become a thing of the past. Now today’s press release by German meteorologist Dominik Jung at Wetter.net here is forecasting snow in the mid Alps this week – at the peak of summer! […]

Another Wet Central European Summer In The Works, Threatening To Make Climate Models 86% Wrong!

Germany’s DWD national weather service in Offenbach has released data and results for the month of June 2016 in its latest press release. Germany and much of Europe have seen plenty of rain in June – all flying in the face of earlier computer models that warned climate change would lead to scorchingly hot summers with […]

Winter Buries Germany's Spring Under Snow, Ice And Cold ..."Spring Nowhere In Sight" (In Late April)!

Winter Buries Germany’s Spring Under Snow, Ice And Cold …”Spring Nowhere In Sight” (In Late April)!

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!

Late April “Snow Shock” Surprises Germany, President Obama. Experts Advise Putting Winter Tires Back On!

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 […]

Central Europe's Spring To Crash Back Into Winter ...Snow Expected At Elevations Down To 200 Meters!

Central Europe’s Spring To Crash Back Into Winter …Snow Expected At Elevations Down To 200 Meters!

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 […]

Snow Now A Thing Of Late April. Cold Blast With Possible Snow Set To Grip Central Europe!

Snow Now A Thing Of Late April. Cold Blast With Possible Snow Set To Grip Central Europe!

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 […]

Germany March 2016 Comes In 0.3°C Below Mean …Yet DWD Calls It A Mild Month

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 […]

Winter To Drag On Across Central Europe, ...March 2016 In Germany So Far 1.5°C Cooler Than Normal

Winter To Drag On Across Central Europe, …March 2016 In Germany So Far 1.5°C Cooler Than Normal

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 ?

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 […]

Europe To See Winter Extend Well Into March As Another Cold Polar Blast Approaches

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 […]