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The Wildly Fraudulent TOBS Temperature Adjustment

NOAA massively tampers with US temperature data, to turn a 90 year cooling trend into a warming trend. Their main excuse for doing this is Time of Observation Bias (TOBS.) NOAA says that station operators in the past used to reset … Continue reading

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TOBS Adjustment Is Garbage

The USHCN Time Of Observation BIAS (TOBS) adjustment is based on the idea that thermometers reset in the afternoon tend to double count hot days and thus produce a warm bias. For example, Warrenton, MO reset their thermometer at 5PM … Continue reading

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More Missouri TOBS

There is no meaningful difference in Missouri temperature trends between morning/night and afternoon stations. TOBS adjustments do nothing but corrupt the data set.

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What Is The Real Value Of TOBS?

NOAA makes a large adjustment to the US temperature record based on Time Of Observation Bias. The idea is that most station operators were morons in the 1930’s, and reset their min/max thermometers in the afternoon – causing double counting … Continue reading

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Government Operating In A Science Vacuum

Dennis Rancourt is a PhD physicist, civil libertarian, and climate skeptic.  He has interviewed me about climate for the Ontario Civil Liberties Association. Dr. Rancourt has an excellent paper out explaining why masks don’t work, and how governments are operating … Continue reading

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Python3 Script For Getting USHCN Monthly Temperatures

This script gives easy access to USHCN monthly raw, TOBS and Final adjusted temperatures. Getting the data: wget wget wget tar xzvf ushcn.tavg.latest.FLs.52j.tar.gz tar xzvf ushcn.tavg.latest.tob.tar.gz tar xzvf ushcn.tavg.latest.raw.tar.gz wget wget wget wget … Continue reading

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Smoking Gun Of Fraud In USHCN Adjustments

Texas had their longest heatwave at Encinal in 1921, with 157 consecutive days above 90F from May 8 to October 11, 1921. The NOAA USHCN thermometer data for Texas shows 1921 as the hottest year, with Texas cooling since 1895. … Continue reading

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Micheal Mann and Snopes both did hit pieces on me this week. I must be making them nervous. Here is the Snopes article. Since 2014, climate-change deniers have squeezed millions of views, Facebook shares, and Twitter retweets by retelling a story alleging the … Continue reading

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Toto’s Latest Software Release

I put together a new python script for analyzing US temperature data. The code is much smaller than what I have previously released, but it is just as powerful for the most commonly used statistics.  It also includes analysis of … Continue reading

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Erasing America’s Hot Past

The US used to have many very hot summers, with the worst being 1936. The Bulletin – Google News Archive Search There were many other extremely hot years which occurred at low CO2 levels. 1896 Heatwave The National Climate Assessment … Continue reading

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