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Maui Jim:

The monthly report NOAA never produces – from the Climate Reference Network

Originally posted on Watts Up With That?:

Here is the latest monthly value from the state of the art Climate Reference Network, (CRN) which never seems to make it into NOAA’s monthly and yearly climate reports. But, I produce these maps now monthly since NOAA doesn’t. You can see NOAA’s monthly report here.

Before our alarmist readers get too carried away with the revelation of the CRN network being a bit warmer,  you should check the map just below this one.

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Click the map to enlarge – The yellow number is from the most recent NOAA SOTC report from the older Cooperative Observer Network while the blue one is from the CRN data that I ingest and calculate regularly now.

Now have a look at this map comparing the old and new networks:

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