07 Jul '11, 6pm

It’s gettin’ (really, really) hot in here: via @grist

It’s gettin’ (really, really) hot in here: via @grist

Steve Scolnik at CapitalClimate analyzed the data from NOAA's National Climatic Data Center and found that U.S. heat records in June outnumbered cold records by 2,706 to 251 -- nearly 11 to one: Image: CapitalClimate I like the statistical aggregation across the country, since it gets us beyond the oft-repeated point that you can't pin any one record temperature on global warming. If you want to know how to judge whether the nearly 11 to one ratio is a big deal, see "Record high temperatures far outpace record lows across U.S. " As for global temperatures, the anti-science crowd had been crowing that this year's big La Niña -- which they called a "Super La Niña" -- would drive temperatures way, way down. But even the satellite data sets, which are more sensitive to the El Niño southern oscillation, show how modest and short-lived the temperature dip was: It is worth noting...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/climate-change/2011-07-07-its-gettin...

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