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Response to Celefin (Reply #40)

Sat Oct 12, 2013, 02:04 PM

41. My response.

Taking your San Diego example, the August average temperature would thus be (at the very least) 112F - about equal to the warmest ever recorded temperature. As summer and winter temperatures vary considerably, the actually possible summer maximum temperatures would indeed be of the charts: using your example temperature difference between today's August average to recorded highest temperature, 35F, this would mean temperatures up to 149F or 65C (!14F higher temp than ever recorded (!Death Valley high! Table 4 on page 8) - very bad news and 'off the charts' indeed.


Just as I suspected, I'm afraid. Looks like I was right on the mark on this, at least.

Apart from that, contrary to your claim in post 39, the article clearly states that the 3C rise (Centigrade, not Fahrenheit - in Fahrenheit this would be 37.4) refers to annual averages, not monthly. Here's the chart. Look at the explanatory text below the chart under a, first three words.


Well, alright. Small mistake on my part, then. But here's the thing: it still doesn't disprove what I've pointed out:

3 degrees centigrade, as I pointed out, is only 5.4 degrees Fahrenheit, and because of this, such exorbitant rises in average highs, particularly in locations such as San Diego and L.A., are simply not possible under *those* circumstances.

'Let the actual research speak' is exactly what Mora's team does. But that demand incidentally is the typical climate change skeptics' 'schtick' in the hope that people won't be able to interpret the actual science, by no means simple. Sorry.


Unfortunately, again, this was obviously not well done as no official climate models have ever suggested such a massive rise in high, or average temperatures with only a 3*C rise. To be frank, Dr. Mora has some serious revising & repairing to do......

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