Thursday, February 19, 2015

GISS Temperature Numerology

I say numerology, because three decades or more are needed to see changes in climate (and the 30-yr trend for GISS's global temperature anomalies is still 0.16°C/decade).

But if there was going an end to the (equally un-climactic) "hiatus," you'd expect it to first show up in short-term trends. Like this:

Or like this:

Also, have you noticed the PDO (Pacific Decadal Oscaillation) is apparently starting to flip? Last year it was positive for the first time in eight years:

while the AMO is remaining steady:

This is just numerology. But kind of interesting, if you're trying to read the tea leaves.

No comments: