Briffa and Melvin Crowns 1936 as Warmest Year Ever!

WUWT and others have posts on the new Briffa and Melvin reconstruction that affirms the existence of the MWP.

After thinking about it and looking at the graphs again I realize they also crown 1936 as the warmest year ever using their proxies.

HADSST2 Southern Hemisphere Aug 2012 – Cooling For 15 Years

Using data from the Climate Research Unit of the UEA , it appears sea surface temperatures may explain Antarctic Sea Ice at record levels.

SST in the southern hemisphere have a cooling trend of -0.068C / decade.over the last 15 years.