GISS Meteorological Annual Mean Global Surface Temperature Data Misses the Mark by a Click

GISS just released its LOTI update for November and it included their Meteorological Annual Mean (December to November) global surface temperature for 2014.

2014 came close. See Figure 1.   There was a sizeable downtick in the monthly data from October to November, so if there’s a sizeable uptick in December, the annual (January to December) data could swing the other way.

Figure 1

Figure 1

I’ll try to publish the full November 2014 update tomorrow.

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About Bob Tisdale

Research interest: the long-term aftereffects of El Niño and La Nina events on global sea surface temperature and ocean heat content. Author of the ebook Who Turned on the Heat? and regular contributor at WattsUpWithThat.
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6 Responses to GISS Meteorological Annual Mean Global Surface Temperature Data Misses the Mark by a Click

  1. Hi Bob,
    Mny tks for yur most interesting posts. I’m a Swedish lurker and it would be most delightful if you would facillitate the possibility of sharig your post, fo my part at best with Facebook.

    Thanks in advance + A Merry X-mas & A Happy New Year 2015!

    Brgds/TJ

  2. Bob Tisdale says:

    Thomas, I’m not on Facebook so I don’t know how to do what you are asking. Sorry.

  3. Thanks for this preview, Bob.

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  6. Thank you for all the valuable work you do and publish. You are one of the “good guys” who shares his knowledge.

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