Oct 2010 Year-To-Date Global Temperature Anomaly 1st in 2 Series, 2nd in 3 Series

This post shows the YTD global land – ocean temperature anomaly (LOTA) trends for the 5 major series through October, 2010 and how  2010 YTD ranks over the entire record for each series. The source data  file link is provided.

Consolidated Climate Data Series File Updated Through Oct., 2010

I have updated my RClimate data series csv file with the October, 2010 data, available at this link. The file now contains 9 monthly climate series, as shown in this snap shot:


2010 YTD Temperature Anomalies Warm Even in La Nina

Here are the YTD trends for the 5 major global land-ocean temperature anomaly (LOTA) series as well as the 2010 YTD rankings for each series:
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Through October, 201o has the highest YTD temperature anomaly for 2 series: GISS and NOAA; and the second highest YTD anomaly for 3 series: HAD, RSS, UAH. 1998  another warm year, had the 2nd highest YTD anomaly for GISS and NOAA series, 1st for the HAD, RSS and UAH series.

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One response to “Oct 2010 Year-To-Date Global Temperature Anomaly 1st in 2 Series, 2nd in 3 Series

  1. Hi Kelly, the smoothing spans are not equal for the satellite and surface temp. data. You would have to adjust it according to the length of the time series.

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