Climate

How hot was November 2019?

From the NOAA Global Climate Report – November 2019: The November 2019 global land and ocean surface temperature was 0.92°C (1.66°F) above average and the second highest November temperature in the 140-year record. Only November 2015 was warmer at +1.01°C (+1.82°F). The five warmest November global land and ocean surface …

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Is the Arctic “greening”?

  One section of NOAA’s Arctic Report Card: Update for 2019 is on Tundra Greenness.  The graph here from their report is for maximum NDVI: Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI), which is sensitive to the unique properties of photosynthetically-active vegetation in the Red and Near Infrared wavelengths. NDVI is highly …

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How hot was October 2019?

From the NOAA Global Climate Report – October 2019 page: The combined global land and ocean surface temperature departure from average for October 2019 was the second highest for October in the 140-year record at 0.98°C (1.76°F) above the 20th century average 14.0°C (57.1°F). This value is just 0.06°C (0.11°F) …

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How hot was September 2019?

From the NOAA Global Climate Report – September 2019: The average global land and ocean surface temperature for September 2019 was 0.95°C (1.71°F) above the 20th century average and tied 2015 as the highest September temperature departure from average since global records began in 1880. The Northern Hemisphere, as a whole, …

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Is the sun causing climate change?

The NASA post, What is the Sun’s Role in Climate Change (9/6/19) make it clear that the sun isn’t to blame for climate change. For more than 40 years, satellites have observed the Sun’s energy output, which has gone up or down by only .01 percent during that period. Since …

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