Climate

February Comparisons

Posted by on February 27, 2017 at 1:37 pm

Only two years ago, the relentless, brutal cold in the Ohio Valley made February 2015 the coldest February on record for Ohio and many adjacent states. It’s amazing how nearly opposite it is two years later. It will end up being the warmest February on record in many places east of the Rockiest, including Cleveland. […]

Perspective

Posted by on February 22, 2017 at 11:45 am

Are the weather rumors true? Are we likely on  track to see the warmest February since records began? Yes! BUT…. before any one of you start tangling this event to man-induced global warming, careful analysis and perspective will quickly deflate any such claim. #1: Is this event “global?” NO. Not even close. Just because NEOhio […]

2016 Review

Posted by on January 18, 2017 at 5:44 pm

Robert Tracinski from The Federalist said: “So when you read an article proclaiming that, for the third year in a row, last year was the hottest year on record, you might expect that right up front you will get numbers, measurements, and a statistical margin of error. You know, science stuff. Numbers. Quantities. Mathematics.” Unfortunately, […]

Greenland Ice Growth

Posted by on January 2, 2017 at 9:37 pm

“Greenland is blowing away all records for ice growth this winter, having received nearly double the normal amount of snowfall.  They have received almost 80% of their normal snowfall less than halfway through the winter season.” –RealClimateScience.com CLICK HERE for the full story.

Science And The Hypothesis

Posted by on December 7, 2016 at 11:58 am

It’s a few months old now, but it’s worthy of your time. My former college professor and co-founder of The Weather Channel (who also became my boss at that time) Dr. Joe D’Aleo posted this excellent article on how good science ethics plays a role in climate hypotheses. CLICK HERE for the article.

0.04%

Posted by on November 24, 2016 at 1:22 pm

That is the Earth’s atmospheric concentration of CO2. Not 2%. Not 5%. Not 10%. It’s a fraction of a fraction. While we all want and need to focus on keeping water and air clean from particulate matter (and have done an excellent job cleaning things up in the last few decades!), CO2 is not the […]

Warm So Far

Posted by on September 15, 2016 at 2:32 pm

Thanks to a very warm first half of September, we are running +5.0°F above normal for the month thus far.

Last 100 Years

Posted by on July 21, 2016 at 4:25 pm

Is there a single day in the summer calendar that, statistically, has a better chance of reaching 90°F or higher? A look at the last 100 years of data allows one day to pop out. July 20th with 23 out of the last 100 years recording a 90°F or better.

Hottest Normal Stretch

Posted by on July 11, 2016 at 1:22 pm

There’s not much variation in the normal daily high and low temperature for July, but there is a small difference to note. The normal high reaches its peak July 4 to July 24 (exactly 3 weeks), while the normal low temperature in Cleveland reaches its warmest from July 13 to July 26 (exactly 2 weeks). […]

No Words Necessary

Posted by on June 15, 2016 at 7:26 pm

Take a good look at this photo (you can click on it for a closer look, and return by hitting your browser’s back button). Sometimes you can talk until you’re blue in the face, but it’s a simple comparison photo that can expose the truth better than anything else. “Recent over-the-top wailings from the usual […]

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