May Global Surface Mean Temp Anomalies

I await June figures with bated breath. From NOAA:

From NOAA, accessed on 8 July 2010.

Business Week on record temperatures on the East Coast; AOL on global climate change and the probabilities of record-setting temperature episodes. See also Christian Science Monitor:

Indeed, 2010 is set to be one of the world’s hottest years on record, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA). The combined global land and ocean average surface temperature for the first five months of the year was the warmest on record, and 1.22 degrees F warmer than the 20th century average, the NOAA states in its May 2010 State of the Climate Global Analysis.

Additional reading from NYT for conspiracy theorists.

May Global Surface Mean Temp Anomalies

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3 Comments on May Global Surface Mean Temp Anomalies

  1. Ah yes, so 5 straight months were simply measurement error. And even if they were, notice how the temperature increase – for which we have a thoroughly vetted and well-understood scientific explanation – is larger than your claimed uncertainty.

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