How those record temperatures were derived

Discussion in 'Environment' started by westwall, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. westwall
    Offline

    westwall USMB Mod Staff Member Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2010
    Messages:
    40,949
    Thanks Received:
    7,964
    Trophy Points:
    1,830
    Location:
    Nevada
    Ratings:
    +19,687
    Watts Up With That has a very good analysis of the weather stations that were used to generate the "record" temperatures. Interestingly if you look further down you will see where the tarmac at the airports where the stations are located reached a very impressive 192 degrees! Yowch! Think that might have had an effect on the temperature readings?

    NNNNNAAAAAAAAWWWWWWWW
     
  2. Old Rocks
    Offline

    Old Rocks Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2008
    Messages:
    46,469
    Thanks Received:
    5,415
    Trophy Points:
    1,840
    Location:
    Portland, Ore.
    Ratings:
    +10,312
    The only analysis Watts is capable of making is what to say to gain the money of the people that gain financially from the denial of real science. Watts is a lying charlatan, plain and simple.
     
  3. RetiredGySgt
    Online

    RetiredGySgt Platinum Member

    Joined:
    May 6, 2007
    Messages:
    39,520
    Thanks Received:
    5,898
    Trophy Points:
    1,140
    Location:
    North Carolina
    Ratings:
    +8,931
    So you deny the actual facts we all kno0w? The fact is that rural and outdoor areas have been dropped and the record is skewed by Urban areas.

    No agenda there.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  4. Oddball
    Offline

    Oddball BANNED Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2009
    Messages:
    41,428
    Thanks Received:
    8,397
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Drinking wine, eating cheese, catching rays
    Ratings:
    +8,409
    [​IMG]

    Gee, Wally....You mean that there really is something to that "urban heat island effect" thing-a-ma-jig?
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  5. 2Parties
    Offline

    2Parties Senior Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2009
    Messages:
    1,048
    Thanks Received:
    123
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Location:
    Tennis Sea
    Ratings:
    +123
    It was hot in June. We need to go back to the stone age to make June like December.
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 2
  6. westwall
    Offline

    westwall USMB Mod Staff Member Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2010
    Messages:
    40,949
    Thanks Received:
    7,964
    Trophy Points:
    1,830
    Location:
    Nevada
    Ratings:
    +19,687


    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:


    Dood, you're a real card!
     
  7. CrusaderFrank
    Online

    CrusaderFrank Diamond Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2009
    Messages:
    81,177
    Thanks Received:
    14,905
    Trophy Points:
    2,210
    Ratings:
    +36,921
    You're being too hard on the Beaver, er I mean Old Rocks
     
    • Thank You! Thank You! x 1
  8. Old Rocks
    Offline

    Old Rocks Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2008
    Messages:
    46,469
    Thanks Received:
    5,415
    Trophy Points:
    1,840
    Location:
    Portland, Ore.
    Ratings:
    +10,312
    UAH temperatures are derived from satellite observations. There is also the matter of the temperatures from ocean stations. Are they also surrounded by tarmac? The stupidity of your claims knows no limits.
     
  9. westwall
    Offline

    westwall USMB Mod Staff Member Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Apr 21, 2010
    Messages:
    40,949
    Thanks Received:
    7,964
    Trophy Points:
    1,830
    Location:
    Nevada
    Ratings:
    +19,687



    Poor old fraud,

    Had you bothered to read the article you would have seen that yes indeed the two weather staitions were in fact the source for the reports.
     
  10. Care4all
    Offline

    Care4all Warrior Princess Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2007
    Messages:
    32,743
    Thanks Received:
    6,617
    Trophy Points:
    1,170
    Location:
    Maine
    Ratings:
    +11,081
    where is the link to this article?
     

Share This Page