Tag Archives: Warwick Hughes

lines on the map … adjusted of course

Some interesting graphs and surprises. Followed below with the most devastating news. Archived color maps of local temperature anomalies are available on-line at: http://nsstc.uah.edu/climate/ You can see where the last cyclone swathed a path for a second this week, to … Continue reading

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a rigorous impending review … BoM data changes are suspect

Another super-computer fail from BoM, uncovered by Warwick Hughes: Another useless Bureau of Meteorology Outlook – Australian summer rain shows BoM has not got a clue persevering with failed models Many more examples are found at his site. Fortunately, or … Continue reading

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another model failure … deserts blooming

Australia’s deserts have never looked so good as the last couple of decades. Rainfall has increased, Lake Eyre has even filled several times in recent years, where it used to be once in a hundred. Temperatures, on the other hand … Continue reading

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exaggerating the cyclonic narrative …

Once again, reality overtakes the hype. Exaggerations are the name of the game for the media/BoM conglomerate. Wishful thinking perhaps, and nothing said about the billions the rain is worth to the rural sector: Where are the category 5 wind … Continue reading

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wasted money … wrong forecasts

The previous post on money is relevant, even to our own BoM, in measures to keep warmer and dryer the topic of the day, week or month, money wasted on a forecast that always seems to be wrong: January days … Continue reading

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a cool change at Marble Bar …

Cool for Marble Bar that is. Didn’t make 40C today, so it’s definitely cooler, by nearly 10C, on one warm day last week. The BoM people and their media accomplices were convinced the Pilbara would fry with record heat that … Continue reading

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crops booming, enriched with CO2 …

There’s nothing extra atmospheric CO2 can’t do. Like increasing the Soybean yield by 50%, with just an extra 300 parts per million. Got to love that: Plant Growth Database (22 January 2015) Our latest result of plant growth responses to … Continue reading

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weather, not climate …

The warmer seas in the north have given Australia one of the biggest boosts to the rural sector, rainfall to die for. In the 3 months to December 31, the North and East of the continent has had exceptional rains. … Continue reading

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double the power …

Despite the inability to produce more life-giving CO2, I can go with this, benefits all round. Save the wildlife and build a dam: Global boom in hydropower underway, more expected this decade From the University of Copenhagen: Global boom in hydropower … Continue reading

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in looking at outlooks …

It’s painful to watch. Thank goodness Warwick Hughes keeps hammering at the outlooks: Australian Bureau of Meteorology 3 month Outlooks July to September far too hot again Once again the BoM puts out these useless temperature Outlooks where NOT ONE … Continue reading

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