By Paul Homewood
We often hear the claim that more high temperature records are set than low ones in the US, and that this somehow proves the climate is warming. As the Guardian reported last year
In a long-term trend that demonstrates the effects of a warming climate, daily record-high temperatures have recently been outpacing daily record-lows by an average of 2-to-1, and this imbalance is expected to grow as the climate continues to warm. According to a 2009 study, if the climate were not warming, this ratio would be expected to be even.
I have already shown that nearly all of the high records have been set at stations that don’t date back to the 1920’s and 30’s, when the vast majority of record temperatures were set. But critics say “ what about the lack of cold records?”. As the Guardian tries to argue…
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