Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Record Antarctic winter this year


This is a strong reminder that the south pole remains cold and colder while the arctic has been warmer.

Of course one data point is not really a trend but it ceretainly conforms to the over all observed trend of colder for the antarctic.

This continues to be ignored let alone explained.  my own best guess is that the circum polar current has a long cycle that rebalances the Atlantic and the Pacific and that this kicks in every thousand years or so.  now prove it.


Record Antarctic winter this year (April to September) at the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station with average of -61.1 ° C, the coldest on record.

Illustrative image: NASA.

The previous record was -60.6°C in 1976.

Operated by United States Antarctic Program, the South Pole station this past summer was “the coldest on record, dating back to 1957,” noted the climate alarmist Washington Post, and had to concede the event was “impressive and unexpected”.

“Overheating planet” leading to more ice?

Struggling to reconcile the contradictory South Pole result with its claims of an overheating planet, the WaPo added: “both Antarctica and the planet continue to rapidly warm” — just before admitting: “The extreme cold over Antarctica helped push sea ice levels surrounding the continent to their fifth-highest level on record in August.”

“-100°F on numerous occasions”

The WaPo cited an interview with University of Wisconsin researcher Matthew Lazzara, who was “in awe” over the record cold. “In an interview, he said it was around minus-100 degrees on numerous occasions.”

It’s also reported that Russia’s Vostok Station dipped to minus-110.9 degrees (minus-79.4 Celsius) just days ago, which according to the WaPo was just one degree (0.6 Celsius) from the world’s lowest temperature on record during October.

WaPo’s claim of near record hot summer refuted

To maintain alarmism, the WaPo likes often cites outlier data that suggest the planet has just seen one of the hottest summers on record. But as the University of Huntsville satellite data by Dr. Roy Spencer show, this has clearly not been the case. June-2021 came in 0.01°C below the mean of the 1991-2020 reference period, and July and August came in at +0.20°C and +0.17°C, making the summer mean on average a modest 0.12°C warmer than the 1991-2020 period:

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