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  • UAH Global Temperature Update for November, 2021: +0.08 deg. C.
    The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for November, 2021 was +0.08 deg. C, down substantially from the October, 2021 value of +0.37 deg. C. The linear warming trend since January, 1979 remains at +0.14 C/decade (+…
    - 2 days ago 2 Dec 21, 3:14pm -
  • UAH Global Temperature Update for October, 2021:+0.37 deg. C.
    The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for October, 2021 was +0.37 deg. C, up from the September, 2021 value of +0.25 deg. C. The linear warming trend since January, 1979 is +0.14 C/decade (+0.12 C/decade over the…
    - 33 days ago 1 Nov 21, 2:57pm -
  • UAH Global Temperature Update for September, 2021: +0.25 deg. C
    The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for September, 2021 was +0.25 deg. C, up from the August, 2021 value of +0.17 deg. C. REMINDER: We have changed the 30-year averaging period from which we compute anomalies to…
    - 64 days ago 1 Oct 21, 4:36pm -
  • UAH Global Temperature Update for August, 2021:+0.17 deg. C.
    The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for August, 2021 was +0.17 deg. C, down slightly from the July, 2021 value of +0.20 deg. C. The linear warming trend since January, 1979 has now dropped slightly, at +0.13 C/d…
    - 94 days ago 1 Sep 21, 4:31pm -
  • UAH Global Temperature Update for July, 2021: +0.20 deg. C
    The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for July, 2021 was +0.20 deg. C, up from the June, 2021 value of -0.01 deg. C.   REMINDER: We have changed the 30-year averaging period from which we compute anomalies to 1…
    - 2 Aug 21, 1:01pm -
  • UAH Global Temperature Update for June 2021: -0.01 deg. C
    The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for June, 2021 was -0.01 deg. C, down from the May, 2021 value of +0.08 deg. C. REMINDER: We have changed the 30-year averaging period from which we compute anomalies to 1991-…
    - 2 Jul 21, 2:01pm -
  • New NASA Study: Earth has been trapping heat at an alarming new rate
    “The magnitude of the increase is unprecedented.” A new study published by NASA’s Norman Loeb and co-authors examines the CERES satellite instruments’ measurements of how Earth’s radiative energy budget has changed. The period they study is…
    - 19 Jun 21, 12:56pm -
  • Biased Media Reporting on the New Santer et al. Study Regarding Satellite Tropospheric Temperature Trends
    Executive SummaryA new paper by Santer et al. in Journal of Climate shows that observed trends during 1988-2019 in sea surface temperature [SST], tropospheric temperature [TLT and TMT], and total tropospheric water vapor [TWV] are generally inconsist…
    - 9 Jun 21, 4:02pm -
  • UAH Global Temperature Update for May 2021: +0.08 deg. C
    The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for May, 2021 was +0.08 deg. C, up from the April, 2021 value of -0.05 deg. C. REMINDER: We have changed the 30-year averaging period from which we compute anomalies to 1991-2…
    - 1 Jun 21, 3:02pm -
  • UAH Global Temperature Update for April 2021: -0.05 deg. C
    The Version 6.0 global average lower tropospheric temperature (LT) anomaly for April, 2021 was -0.05 deg. C, down from the March, 2021 value of -0.01 deg. C. REMINDER: We have changed the 30-year averaging period from which we compute anomalies to 19…
    - 2 May 21, 1:01pm -

Reddit Weather Feed

American Meteorological Society

University of Reading

  • Forecast West Africa by Dr. Bunny Rabbit
    By: Paul-Arthur Monerie References: *“Forecast” stands here for the projection of changes in precipitation at the end of the 21st century (a 40-year period average, between 2060 and 2099) relative to the end of the 20th century (1960-1999), in su…
    - 5 days ago 29 Nov 21, 5:17am -
  • Metrology, Earth Observation and Climate Data
    By: Jonathan Mittaz  Metrology is the science of measurement which both defines the System International (SI, The International System of Units, 2019) as well as mathematical frameworks for measurement uncertainties (for example see the GUM: Guide t…
    - 12 days ago 22 Nov 21, 5:32am -
  • Green shoots from the grassroots at the 26th Conference of the Parties
    By: Chris Merchant On the opening two days of COP26, I was in Glasgow to raise awareness of the climate and environmental data freely available from satellite observations of Earth. While the news media focus on big political headlines from … Conti…
    - 19 days ago 15 Nov 21, 5:02am -
  • Advance Of The Indian Monsoon Onset
    By: Arathy Menon The Indian monsoon provides water for agriculture, industry and the basic water needs of more than a billion people. The monsoon onset usually takes place in south India during the beginning of June and the monsoon rains … Continue…
    - 26 days ago 8 Nov 21, 5:18am -
  • The Global Carbon Project’s TRENDY MIP, the 2018 European Drought MIP, the SDGVM Model, and me
    By: Patrick C. McGuire The annual TRENDY MIP was started in 2010 in order to compare different land models and their ability to model the sources and sinks of carbon in the land (i.e., to/from the soil and the vegetation … Continue reading →
    - 33 days ago 1 Nov 21, 6:30am -
  • Regional vs Global Models From The Perspective of a Polar Climate Scientist
    By: Charlotte Lang There is a debate in the world of polar climate and ice sheet surface modelling about global (GCM) versus regional (RCM) models and each side is trying to convince the other that they do better: global modellers … Continue readin…
    - 47 days ago 18 Oct 21, 5:04am -
  • Modelling Dust Extremes Over East Asia
     By: Dhirendra Kumar Mineral dust plays an important role in the earth system due to its interaction with climate, ecosystems, biogeochemical cycles, and human society in direct and indirect ways [1,2,3]. Their interactions with the weather and clim…
    - 61 days ago 4 Oct 21, 5:17am -
  • Using measurements of cloud ice to evaluate frozen particle scattering models
    By: Karina McCusker How do we measure cloud ice, and why do we need to? Ice particles in clouds have complex geometries, making them more difficult to understand than droplets. As a result, ice clouds are a source of uncertainty … Continue reading…
    - 68 days ago 27 Sep 21, 5:45am -
  • Projected longer dry spells under climate change occur during dry seasons not wet seasons
    By Caroline Wainwright  The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report states that the global water cycle will intensify with continued global warming. This means fewer rainy days, but with more intense rain over many land region…
    - 75 days ago 20 Sep 21, 5:31am -
  • From Falling Paper Strips, Tossed Coins To Settling Snowflakes
    By Majid Hassan Khan Did you notice money raining down in part three of the Spanish TV series “Money Heist” (Spanish: La casa de Papel, “The House of Paper”) on Netflix? A blimp flew over Madrid and showered money. These … Continue reading…
    - 82 days ago 13 Sep 21, 5:45am -

Met Office

  • new#PurpleLightUp highlighting disability and inclusion
    Today (3 December) is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The Met Office is a Disability Confident Employer and is today showing its commitment towards supporting disability and inclusion in the workplace by lighting up the outside of…
    - 23 hours ago 3 Dec 21, 10:18am -
  • Young People’s Questions session at the Met Office Climate Science Conference 
    Felicity Liggins, Education Outreach Manager  The Met Office Education Outreach team delivers in in-person and virtual events all over the UK and beyond. One of the best things about these events are the brilliant questions young people ask us. …
    - 4 days ago 30 Nov 21, 3:41pm -
  • Climate projections for heat in UK cities
    With the recent COP26 focussing heavily on the chances of keeping global temperature rise below 1.5°C, it might be easy to forget that we are still committed to further climate change and a resulting increase in the frequency and intensity … Conti…
    - 10 days ago 24 Nov 21, 12:11pm -
  • What is the chance of the UK experiencing a wetter than average winter?
     The current Three-Month Outlook covers the early winter period of November to January. It is not a daily weather forecast but instead focuses on the likely chance of the average temperature and rainfall amounts occurring during the three month peri…
    - 11 days ago 23 Nov 21, 3:12pm -
  • Environmental Intelligence commitment at COP26
    The Met Office and the University of Exeter have signed a landmark collaboration agreement at COP26, formally committing to further grow the work of the Joint Centre for Excellence in Environmental Intelligence. The agreement sees the continuation of…
    - 17 days ago 17 Nov 21, 1:54pm -
  • Warm and wet October for the UK 

    - 33 days ago 1 Nov 21, 2:25pm -
  • Colder than average conditions for the start of winter?

    - 44 days ago 21 Oct 21, 2:15pm -
  • The solar cycle and space weather 
    You may have noticed solar flares, sun spots and coronal mass ejections have been in the news this week, following a space weather event which led to aurora borealis sightings in some northern parts of the UK between the cloudy weather.…
    - 51 days ago 14 Oct 21, 1:08pm -
  • The feasibility of calculating an individual’s contribution to extreme weather events
    Climate change is making some forms of extreme weather events, such as heatwaves and heavy rainfall, more frequent and more intense. Communities affected by those events inevitably suffer economic, social and societal impacts. The rising number of ex…
    - 53 days ago 12 Oct 21, 2:40pm -
  • A look back at the successes of WISER 2
    As the second phase of the Weather and Climate Information Services for Africa (WISER) Programme comes to a close, Met Office WISER Programme Manager Kate Ferguson gives an overview of the achievements and learnings from the programme. I first wrote…
    - 64 days ago 1 Oct 21, 9:14am -