An Exceptional Year? Hardly, Mr McCarthy

by P. Homewood, January 1, 2020 in NotaLotofPeopleKnowThat


The year as a whole has been remarkably unremarkable, as far as temperatures are concerned, ranking only the 24th warmest on record since 1659, and not as warm as even 1733, 1779, 1834 and 1868:

A closer look at the years since 1980 confirms that the 10-year average has been falling since 2006: