Near Record Cold Grips Tokyo, Far East …And Typhoons Trending Downward Since 1951!

And here I don’t mean the frosty atmosphere created by fat boy, Big Kim in NoKo.

Our skeptic in Japan, Kirye, informs us at Twitter that Tokyo saw its coldest August 11 in almost 60 years. She writes:

Not only Japan, Western Europe and USA are seeing cold weather, but New Zealand as well has been having unusually cold weather. According to the here, “New Zealand is currently experiencing its coldest winter since 2009” as the island country has been hit by heavy rainfall.

Typhoons trending downward over past 66 years

Kirye also brought up another interesting fact which once again contradicts all the climate alarmism hysteria. According to the Japanese Meteorological Association (JMA), the number of typhoons since 1951 has been trending DOWNWARD.

You can view a much better image here.

Meanwhile the number of typhoon landings for Japan is dead flat. There’s been no change despite the rise in atmospheric CO2 concentration.

All this is right in line with hurricane activity in the Atlantic, and especially those hitting the USA:

Line graph showing the number of hurricanes that formed in the North Atlantic Ocean and the number that made landfall in the United States each year from 1878 to 2015. 

The above graph shows the number of hurricanes that formed in the North Atlantic Ocean each year from 1878 to 2015, along with the number that made landfall in the United States. The orange curve shows how the total count in the green curve can be adjusted to attempt to account for the lack of aircraft and satellite observations in early years. All three curves have been smoothed using a five-year average, plotted at the middle year. The most recent average (2011–2015) is plotted at 2013. Source: here.

Global tropical cyclone activity falling over past 25 years

Tropical storms as measured by the Accumulated Cyclone Energy (ACE) globally also shows no trend, and thus flat out contradict claims that high CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere lead to higher cyclone activity:

Seasonal global accumulated cyclone energy (ACE) from 1972 – 2015. Black dots are for the Northern Hemisphere only. Each dot represents a 24 month running sum. Source of chart: Atmo 336.

If anything, the trend for the past 25 years has been significantly downward. Overall this all tells us that cyclone activity is linked far more to ocean cycles than to trace greenhouse gases – and is so by one or two orders of magnitude.

22 responses to “Near Record Cold Grips Tokyo, Far East …And Typhoons Trending Downward Since 1951!”

  1. David Johnson

    Nice facts

  2. Robert Folkerts

    Perhaps some parts of New Zealand have been cold.
    Where I live in the North Island, we have only had two frosts. Mostly it has been raining. When winters here are not so cold they are very wet.
    In fact where I live it has been very wet for five seasons without letting up.

  3. Billy

    I live in New Zealand,and can assure you we had a cold summer. Very little swimming in the sea,as too cold. Gardens suffered from being too cold and wet.

    1. AndyG55

      Sorry Billy . It seems the NSW coast is taking all the warmth, and leaving none for NZ. (22ºC here now, and all blue) 🙂

    2. Robert Folkerts

      Article mentioned winter,
      not summer, which for us was cool and very wet.

  4. Maggy Wassilieff

    Just had a very cold time in Melbourne last week…. The thermometer hovered around 4-9C for 7days. There were large dumps of snow in the Victorian Alps.
    I was pleased to return to NZ where Spring is on the way. My region (Gisborne) has had its wettest year in 73 years.

  5. yonason

    Isn’t she the same one who called out DMI for their “corrections” to the arctic sea ice record?

    Nice to see Japan has kids who know how to think, and aren’t afraid to expose the frauds.

  6. AndyG55

    Speaking of Japan, (and thanks to Kirye for the link to the data)

    Here are Japanese temperatures since 1998.

    1. AndyG55


    2. Kenneth Richard
  7. Kirye


    Temperatures in Japan flatlined for 18 years 5 months before receiving the spike from the latest El Niño.

    .@Carbongate In Japan, no warming trend since Nov 1997 from the average monthly temperature.— キリエ (@KiryeNet) 2016年5月2日
    (↑ Click the link to see the enlarged image )

    I reckon that about 20 years flat trend will soon be restored as the influence of the latest El Niño ends.

    1. AndyG55

      Assuming I am using the same data as you, its interesting to see the trend from 1950-1990

      There was then a slight step up, which is common in several data sets from the Asia region, then, as you say, around 18+ years of a further zero trend.

      Isn’t Japan a major industrial country… all that CO2, y’know 😉

      Doesn’t seem to be much CO2 warming effect. 😉

      1. Kirye

        Thanks for your reply. We are on the same page.

        In any case, we would have seen another picture if scientist removed the warming effect of the urban heat island.

        According to Ph.D. Jyunsai kondo, A professor emderitus at Tohoku University, 17 stations which the Meteorological Agency adopts as standard temperature of Japan have problems ambient environment.
        Besides, “only three stations are reliable including stations except that 17 stations in Japan.”, He said.

        1. yonason

          @Kirye 15. August 2017 at 12:10 AM

          Right. My understanding is that they adjust non-urban environment temperature results to match the UHI, and the climate models.

          I don’t know how they rationalize committing such blatant fraud, or how they are able to sleep at night. Mustn’t have a conscience, I guess.

          1. yonason
  8. AndyG55

    OT, but this is interesting.

    Being the gruniad, they did of course, have to give a plug to the all powerful “climate change” somehow.

    1. yonason
  9. ClimateOtter

    Seb has nothing to counter this, eh?

  10. Bitter&twisted

    Anyone remember this delusional cretin?
    Pen Hadlow, the British “explorer” who was going to sail to the North Pole to highlight the effects of climate change.
    Apparently there’s too much ice.
    Another “ship of fools”.

    1. AndyG55
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