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August 10, 2017

Sea Ice Extent (Global Antarctic and Arctic) – Day 221 – 2017

5 years ago the Great Arctic Cyclone hit on August 5th leading to a record low minimum.

For the AGW cult it was the sign of an apocalypse. Unless some other cyclone comes along there won’t be a new minimum set.

South / North


April 27, 2016

Calmest Australian Cyclone Season Since 1970

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With the official end of the Australian tropical season only days away, the calmest season in decades will come to an end.

The season, which officially runs from 1 November through 30 April, has endured only three named cyclones originating within the Australian Tropical Basin.

Having only three named storms of Category 1 strength or higher in the basin would be the fewest dating back to 1970, according to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM).

According to Senior Meteorologist Jason Nicholls, “El Niño played an important role in the low activity of the tropical season as tropical development flourished closer to Fiji and Vanuatu and away from Australia.” El Niño occurs when ocean water temperatures rise above normal across the central and eastern Pacific, near the equator which influences global weather patterns.

October 12, 2012

Arctic Sea Ice Extent is climbing like a rocket

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Sane people know that the August Arctic Cyclone contributed heavily to this years record low of Arctic Ice. And many of us suspected that when the refreeze happened, it would be quick.

It looks like that is true. Full graph from is here.


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