The highest anomaly today in IONA today was the 8.8°C above the LTA for that day at Aboyne, and the lowest -2.0°C at Thorney Island.
You don’t need to be a genius to realise the weather around the world is seriously out of kilter, and abnormal degrees of warmth like this are the reason behind most of it.
He could change his shirt and put on a tie but would it fool you?
How to estimate a level snow depth in a hurricane force 12 blizzard.
The simple answer is they haven’t bothered doing it yet and what’s your rush anyway?
A quick look at what they are and where they are
My guess is that the pressure sensor at the lighthouse is reading at least 0.5 hPa too high.
Experts say this has nothing to do with AGW of course, and is quite normal for January typically the coldest month of the year in IONA, but they do hint that it’s somehow connected to the jetstream, as most things are these days.
After over a year of using it for Strathpeffer, I find the forecast usually wrong more times than it’s right.
The questions is how high will it go?
I really should get out more…
You may notice that I’ve managed to scrape a few more climate stations in this chart of minimum temperatures from the internet.