I gave a talk yesterday, over Zoom , as you do nowadays, explaining that the Australian Bureau of Meteorology don’t really know how to measure temperatures anymore, so they take the recordings they have, and remodel them until it looks like how they … [Read more...] about Jokers, and Temperature as Radio Chatter
I watched the coronation of King Charles III last night with my 92-year-old mother. She is from the same generation as the late Queen Elizabeth II, both of them having lived through World War II in London. The air raids, the bombings, the not knowing … [Read more...] about The Coronation & The Guardian, Temperatures, Misinformation (Part 2)
I have just sent the following to Environment Reporter, The Guardian | Australia Hi Graham (Readfearn) I received an email from you late yesterday indicating you are writing a story, which I assume you are publishing in The Guardian this … [Read more...] about The Guardian, Temperatures, Misinformation (Part 1)
Since Graham Lloyd’s article ‘Mercury Rising in BOM probe row’ was published on the front page of The Weekend Australian earlier this month, there has been some confusion regarding the availability of the parallel temperature data. These are the … [Read more...] about Bureau Can’t Dodge Differences in Temperature Data
In the five years following the installation of probes in automatic weather stations (AWS) as they replaced mercury thermometers across Australia, the annual frequency of extremely hot days increased by an average 18.7%. This new analysis by … [Read more...] about Australia-wide assessment: climate change or instrument change?
At Cape Otway Lighthouse overlooking Bass Strait, the highest daily January temperature ever recorded is 43.3°C on 24th January 1982, and the lowest January temperature ever recorded is 3.3°C on 2nd January 1900. In between some 30,000 (365 x 82) … [Read more...] about Parallel Temperature Data, Except for Cape Otway Lighthouse