Urban Heat Island Effect In Japan

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

 

 

It is worth taking a closer look at a paper I briefly referenced to earlier today, regarding UHI in Japan.

 

 

Urban warming in Japanese cities and its relation to climate change monitoring

Fumiaki Fujibe 

April 2010

 

This article briefly reviews urban warming studies in Japan, where many of the stations established by the beginning of the 20th century are located in cities that have undergone rapid industrialization. The recorded rate of temperature increase is a few degrees per century in large cities and tends to be larger at night than during the daytime. In some cities, the increase in annual extreme minimum temperature exceeds 10 °C century−1. On the other hand, recent numerical studies have revealed widespread urban warming around Tokyo and other megacities during afternoons of the warm season as a result of extensive urbanization that enhances daytime…

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Climate Clowns Predict Cold Wet Hot Dry Summers

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

 

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http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/422239/Forget-Spain-Mega-heatwaves-will-become-the-norm-for-UK-over-the-next-decade-say-experts

 

This comes as bit of a surprise, since only last December the BBC reported:-

 

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-20758780

 

There again, back in 2006, David Viner told us:-

 

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http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2006/jul/19/weather.climatechange

 

[I am prepared to accept this may have been a Grniduan typo, as they describe the aforesaid Viner as a “climate expert”!]

 

And the reality? Just year after year of good old British weather!

 

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http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/hadobs/hadcet/cet_info_mean.html

 

The only mystery is why anybody pays the slightest attention to these clowns.

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