Category Archives: SST Update

Nothing Unprecedented about The Sea Surface Temperatures for Tropical Storm-Hurricane Florence’s Full Storm Track

It’s been a couple of weeks since Hurricane Florence made landfall as a Category 1 storm. The weakening from a Category 4 storm must’ve really tweaked alarmists. NOAA just updated their much-adjusted ERSST.v5 sea surface temperature dataset to include September … Continue reading

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August 2018 Hurricane Region Sea Surface Temperatures, in Advance of the Peak Hurricane Month and Florence Making Landfall, Assuming She Does

September is upon us, and September is the peak month for hurricane activity in the North Atlantic. (See the NOAA Hurricane Climatology graph via Wikipedia.)  So, to check the temperature conditions leading up to the peak month, let’s take a look … Continue reading

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Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies of the Patch of Warmer-Than-Normal Waters in the North Atlantic

With Hurricane/Tropical Storm Florence approaching the continental United States, the patch of warmer-than-normal waters at mid-latitudes of the North Atlantic (see Figure 1) is sure to generate some nonsensical statements about human-induced global warming-climate change from the mainstream media and … Continue reading

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Something to Keep an Eye On – The Large Blue Ribbon of Below-Normal Sea Surface Temperatures in the North Pacific

The weather pattern that created Siberia’s well-below-normal land surface air temperatures in October 2016 … October 2016 Land Surface Air Temperature Anomalies (GHCN-CAMS through KNMI Climate Explorer) …has apparently extended eastward.

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October 2016 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomaly Update

MONTHLY SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE ANOMALY MAP The following is a Global map of Reynolds OI.v2 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) anomalies for October 2016.  It was downloaded from the KNMI Climate Explorer. The contour range was set to -2.5 to +2.5 … Continue reading

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September 2016 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomaly Update

PRELIMINARY NOTE The Blob has returned (reemerged) in the eastern extratropical North Pacific.  Again, has it coupled once again with the ridge of high pressure?  If so, that’s not a good sign for rainfall in the western U.S. MONTHLY SEA … Continue reading

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August 2016 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomaly Update

PRELIMINARY NOTE The Blob appears to be returning (reemerging) in the eastern extratropical North Pacific. See the map below and the data update toward the end of the post. Has it coupled once again with the ridge of high pressure?  … Continue reading

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July 2016 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomaly Update

INITIAL NOTE This is the fourth month with the new format.  I’ve replaced the smoothed curve with a horizontal line that represents the Current Value. MONTHLY SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE ANOMALY MAP The following is a Global map of Reynolds OI.v2 … Continue reading

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June 2016 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomaly Update

INITIAL NOTE This is the third month with the new format.  I’ve replaced the smoothed curve with a horizontal line that represents the Current Value. MONTHLY SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE ANOMALY MAP The following is a Global map of Reynolds OI.v2 … Continue reading

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May 2016 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomaly Update

INITIAL NOTE This is the second month with the new format.  I’ve replaced the smoothed curve with a horizontal line that represents the Current Value. MONTHLY SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE ANOMALY MAP The following is a Global map of Reynolds OI.v2 … Continue reading

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