Arctic Heatwave? It Was Warmer In 1985!

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-38417198

You might recall apocalyptic claims last month about record breaking heatwaves in the Arctic.

As I suggested at the time, such claims were nonsensical, and were based on no more than isolated incursions of mild air from lower latitudes, certainly not unprecedented events.

We now have the full satellite data for December from RSS, which proves that these assertions were no more than lies:

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http://data.remss.com/msu/monthly_time_series/RSS_Monthly_MSU_AMSU_Channel_TLT_Anomalies_Land_and_Ocean_v03_3.txt

The average temperature in December was pretty much average for the last couple of decades, and colder than most years since 2001.

Whilst there was a run of particularly cold Decembers during the 1980s, it should be pointed out that last month was actually colder than December 1985.

I return to a point I have often made – somebody is setting up the media with this barrage of lies, as most journalists are much too naive to work these things out…

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