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UAH global temperature anomaly goes negative UAH global temperature anomaly goes negative
watts up with that? ^ | February 2, 2012 | By Dr. Roy Spencer

Posted on 02/02/2012 1:28:22 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach

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UAH Global Temperature Update for January 2012: -0.09 deg. C

By Dr. Roy Spencer

PERSONAL NOTE: I’ve been unavailable for a while…my oldest daughter was in a bad car accident, will be OK eventually, but won’t walk for about 3 months. So, I might not be answering queries.

The global average lower tropospheric temperature anomaly for January, 2012 took a precipitous plunge, not totally unexpected for a La Nina January (click on the image for the full-size version):

The 3rd order polynomial fit to the data (courtesy of Excel) is for entertainment purposes only, and should not be construed as having any predictive value whatsoever.

Here are the monthly stats:

YR MON GLOBAL NH SH TROPICS
2011 1 -0.010 -0.055 +0.036 -0.372
2011 2 -0.020 -0.042 +0.002 -0.348
2011 3 -0.101 -0.073 -0.128 -0.342
2011 4 +0.117 +0.195 +0.039 -0.229
2011 5 +0.133 +0.145 +0.121 -0.043
2011 6 +0.315 +0.379 +0.250 +0.233
2011 7 +0.374 +0.344 +0.404 +0.204

2011 8 +0.327 +0.321 +0.332 +0.155
2011 9 +0.289 +0.304 +0.274 +0.178
2011 10 +0.116 +0.169 +0.062 -0.054
2011 11 +0.123 +0.075 +0.170 +0.024
2011 12 +0.126 +0.197 +0.055 +0.041
2012 01 -0.093 -0.059 -0.127 -0.138

Progress continues on Version 6 of our global temperature dataset. You can anticipate a little cooler anomalies than recently reported, maybe by a few hundredths of a degree, due to a small warming drift we have identified in one of the satellites carrying the AMSU instruments.



TOPICS: Conspiracy; Science; Weather
KEYWORDS: climatechange; climategate; climategate2; globalcooling; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax
This is Data from Satellite based instruments.
1 posted on 02/02/2012 1:28:31 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: TigerLikesRooster; landsbaum; Signalman; NormsRevenge; steelyourfaith; Lancey Howard; ...

fyi


2 posted on 02/02/2012 1:30:24 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; marvlus; ApplegateRanch; Berlin_Freeper; Genesis defender; golux; ...
Thanx for the ping Ernest_at_the_Beach !

 


Beam me to Planet Gore !

3 posted on 02/02/2012 1:36:59 PM PST by steelyourfaith (Expel the Occupy White House squatters !!!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Bad news for Goldman Sachs...


4 posted on 02/02/2012 1:41:51 PM PST by Marine_Uncle
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Ruh Roh, we’re screwed (well maybe just those who live in AK above the panhandle).


5 posted on 02/02/2012 1:55:21 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

It’s colder than 1980 (wasn’t that when Hansen sounded the CAGW alarm?).


6 posted on 02/02/2012 1:59:05 PM PST by Paladin2
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7 posted on 02/02/2012 2:28:16 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Paladin2

Still, there is a small warming trend - though no signs of the runaway warming Hansen has been talking about.

And a warming trend is to be expected since we left the little ice age.

Most people agree that CO2 has a small warming effect, but no where near what the IPPC things. They rely on these positive feedback loops that are questionable to say the least.

If the earth’s climate is as unstable as they think we would either have stayed as Iceball Earth or gone the nightmare Venus route a long time ago already.

Besides, a little globalwarming is good for the planet and us living here.


8 posted on 02/02/2012 2:29:31 PM PST by Eurotwit ("Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.")
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Time to bring this back yet?


9 posted on 02/02/2012 2:35:58 PM PST by houeto (Mitt Romney - A Whiter Shade of FAIL © - tomkat)
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To: Eurotwit

I reserve my god-given right to cherry-pick salacious data with the best of them. Trend-schmend.


10 posted on 02/02/2012 2:36:17 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

It’s odd though how the 98 en ninjo seems to have caused a step change... by some -0.2 degrees then a similar patter just a little higher.


11 posted on 02/02/2012 2:44:23 PM PST by Eurotwit ("Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.")
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To: Paladin2

Meant plus 0.2 and “pattern”

Anyhow, cherry picking is good. I love cherries :)


12 posted on 02/02/2012 2:45:21 PM PST by Eurotwit ("Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.")
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To: Eurotwit
Well, there is someone out there at WUWT who claims that the better math model is to use step changes (associated with climatic ocean events).

If you think things are getting uniformly warmer, you should talk to the folks of Circle Hot Springs, AK.

13 posted on 02/02/2012 2:48:54 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

We are talking globally here.

It almost seeems like the global temp is corrolated inversly with the location where I live.

Now the global temp according to the same satellite has risen sharply, whilst here we have gotten the first real cold of this winter.

BTW the link is here:

discover.itsc.uah.edu/amsutemps/

Channel 5.

Anyhow, an increase of 0.2 degrees it way way to small to be noticable in the noice anyhow.

In other words for practical purposes it is the same as in 1980. Pretty much.


14 posted on 02/02/2012 2:58:53 PM PST by Eurotwit ("Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.")
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To: Eurotwit

OK, so what’s with the reversal of the seasonality of the temps with increasing altitude?


15 posted on 02/02/2012 3:33:25 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Don’t believe anything coming from the liberal left. These frauds make their living propagandizing scams like global warming, global cooling, acid rain, ozone hole to grow government and keep them working.


16 posted on 02/02/2012 3:38:30 PM PST by spawn44
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To: Paladin2

What do you mean?


17 posted on 02/02/2012 4:50:30 PM PST by Eurotwit ("Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future.")
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To: Eurotwit

I checked out some of the plots for temps at various altitudes on an year long basis :

discover.itsc.uah.edu/amsutemps/


18 posted on 02/02/2012 6:10:32 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Eurotwit
Right now the globe is colder then normal. Only the central US and Eastern US has been warmer then normal recently. And some speculate that was simply due to Jet Stream pattern changes caused by the stronger solar activity we have had recently. That activity is on a downward trend right now and solar activity is currently just a little above average. It has been on a downward trend the past few days.

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19 posted on 02/02/2012 6:37:48 PM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: Paladin2
OK, so what’s with the reversal of the seasonality of the temps with increasing altitude?

Global warming theory states that as the troposhere (surface to 10k) warms, because of atmospheric energy budget, this causes the stratoshere (10k to 50k) to cool.

I suppose this would apply seasonal as well, so summertime troposphere warms, stratosphere cools.

20 posted on 02/03/2012 6:19:36 AM PST by JPJones (Frodo Lives!)
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To: JPJones

The web site claims that the data are global (except for some orbital coverage issues). Given that the seasonality should average out between the NH and SH there appears to be seasonality present (opposite to that of my understanding of the Earth’s orbital eccentricity).


21 posted on 02/03/2012 8:14:11 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2
The web site claims that the data are global (except for some orbital coverage issues). Given that the seasonality should average out between the NH and SH there appears to be seasonality present (opposite to that of my understanding of the Earth’s orbital eccentricity).

I don't know. My best guess for the NH bias is the NH is mostly land (heats and cools quickly) and the SH is mostly water (does not heat and cool quickly)....

22 posted on 02/03/2012 8:45:36 PM PST by JPJones (Frodo Lives!)
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