Objective Comments and Analysis - All Science, No Politics
Contributions by Richard James and Rick Thoman
Sunday, July 3, 2011
The Longer View
Here's a plot from the Climate Prediction Center of temperatures and departures from normal for the past year at Fairbanks. The middle plot shows the 31 day mean departure. This smooths out the short-term "weather" variations and bring out seasonal length patterns: warm late last summer and autumn, then mostly cooler than normal winter and spring, and now near to a bit above normal.