Climate reports for 2017
Now 2017 has finished we publish all climate data reports for that year as soon as the data comes in. 2016 was a record in all series, 2017 probably will be in the top 3 in all.
First one at the top is the ERA Interim from the European Copernicus project. In this dataset 2017 takes a second place.
Next one is the satellite data from REMSS. Also a second place for 2017 in this dataset.
Next one is the reanalysis from Berkeley. There 2017 is third hottest year since 1850.
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We've been creating visualizations based on different sets of climate data since we started. We've combined all the well known ones in different versions for this case. The charts will be updated when new data comes in.
In most climate data sets 2015 was the hottest year on record. 2016 already showed a lot of record breaking months. So will 2016 also break the record again? We publish the data as soon as the sets are released.
FUN - In a conversation with our daughter the question rose if you could feel the climate change. We explained the changes are very slow and you need a lot of data to actually measure it.
Well... can't you feel the data somehow?