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Old 08-04-2019, 04:58 PM   #6406 (permalink)
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July 2019 Was Not the Warmest on Record: Roy Spencer, PhD
We are now seeing news reports (e.g. CNN, BBC, Reuters) that July 2019 was the hottest month on record for global average surface air temperatures.

One would think that the very best data would be used to make this assessment....

But current official pronouncements of global temperature records come from a fairly limited and error-prone array of thermometers which were never intended to measure global temperature trends. The global surface thermometer network has three major problems when it comes to getting global-average temperatures:
Joe Rogan and Elon Musk agree: Aspire to be less wrong.

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