USA NOAA February 2016 – No Records (Despite El Nino)

Despite the El Nino that supposedly made the earth the “warmest ever”, the NOAA Climate At A Glance pages shows no records for February temperature.

Maximum was 6th highest – 3.06F colder than 1954.

Minimum was 7th highest – 1.61F colder than 1998

 

NOAA_FEB_2016_MAX_graph

NOAA_FEB_2016_MIN_graph

USA NOAA January 2015 Tmax – States

Oooops: I initially used C/Decade. It is F/Decade.And I have to check the Trend.

Update: The trend is correct once I corrected the units.

Update: Here is a link to NOAA for CaliforniaOhio is doing the opposite since 1998.

January 2015 Tmax Ordered By State Rank

Only 6 States in the top 10.  Only 9 in the top 20. 27 out of 48 have a rank of less than 61 (the middle of 121).

And note that 15 states January’s are cooling since 1895 .

And 38 states January’s are cooling since 1998.

State Rank (1 = Hottest) Trend Since 1895 in F/Decade Trend Since 1998 in F/Decade
Oregon 1 0.45 1.86
California 3 0.36 2.66
Nevada 4 0.29 0.79
Utah 8 0.31 -1.6
Wyoming 8 0.38 -0.15
Idaho 9 0.26 0.33
Washington 11 0.38 0.28
Arizona 19 0.34 -0.63
Colorado 19 0.23 -0.96
Montana 22 0.44 0.83
North Dakota 23 0.45 0.85
South Dakota 25 0.3 -0.61
Minnesota 27 0.24 -1.38
Kansas 28 0.2 0.06
Nebraska 29 0.2 -1.02
Iowa 31 0.01 -1.3
Missouri 44 -0.03 -0.62
Oklahoma 49 0.11 0.05
Florida 51 0.05 -0.54
New Mexico 56 0.23 -1.67
Wisconsin 60 0.12 -2.32
Arkansas 68 -0.11 -1.43
Illinois 68 -0.06 -1.8
North Carolina 68 -0.06 -1.75
Georgia 71 -0.01 -1.63
South Carolina 71 -0.04 -1.48
Virginia 71 -0.02 -2.29
Alabama 73 -0.17 -1.65
Mississippi 73 -0.19 -1.64
Delaware 75 0.07 -2.16
Indiana 78 -0.13 -2.57
Kentucky 78 -0.15 -2.67
Maine 78 0.13 0.3
Maryland 79 0.06 -2.46
New Jersey 79 0.17 -2.12
Tennessee 79 -0.18 -2.24
Louisiana 80 -0.12 -2.02
Michigan 81 0.13 -1.92
West Virginia 82 -0.16 -2.84
New Hampshire 85 0.08 -0.63
New York 85 0.06 -1.18
Vermont 86 0.04 -0.66
Connecticut 87 0.1 -1.24
Ohio 88 -0.09 -2.85
Massachusetts 89 0.11 -1
Pennsylvania 89 0.04 -2.6
Texas 90 0.05 -2.3
Rhode Island 92 0.13 -1.14