Skip to content

Dry and Warm Winter Data Explained

January 31, 2012

This is a somewhat technical Blog by Dr. Jeff Masters from WeatherUndergrond explaining why we are seeing such anomalies in our winter weather.  For those who like maps and graphs, this one has some interesting ones.

Full Article at http://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/comment.html?entrynum=2010

Flowers are sprouting in January in New Hampshire, the Sierra Mountains in California are nearly snow-free, and lakes in much of Michigan still have not frozen. It’s 2012, and the new year is ringing in another ridiculously wacky winter for the U.S. In Fargo, North Dakota yesterday, the mercury soared to 55°F, breaking a 1908 record for warmest January day in recorded history.

<snip>

The strangely warm and dry start to winter is not limited to the U.S–all of continental Europe experienced well above-average temperatures during December.

<snip>

December 2011 jet stream pattern the most extreme on record

Full Article at http://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/comment.html?entrynum=2010

Add to DeliciousAdd to DiggAdd to FaceBookAdd to Google BookmarkAdd to MySpaceAdd to RedditAdd to StumbleUponAdd to TechnoratiAdd to Twitter

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: