Thursday, December 29, 2016

Accumulated Freezing Degree Days N80 thru Dec 29, 2016

Accumulated Freezing Degree Days N80 thru Dec 29, 2016:
Climatology: 2141.1
2016:             1138.6
Anomaly:     -1002.5

Implied new ice thickness to date:
Per Lebedev:
Climo: 1.412 m
2016:   0.973 m

Per Billelo
Climo:  1.137 m
2016:    0.788 m

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Record North Atlantic significant wave height

2013's record Atlantic significant (17 1/2 minute average) wave height.  The record significant wave height was reported as 19m, but the maximum wave height was 27 m.


Graph from ASU's  WMO data archive.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Accumulated Freezing Degree Days thru Dec 16, 2016

Accumulated Freezing Degree Days N80 thru Dec 16, 2016:
Climatology:1787.3
2016:              944.3
Anomaly:       -843



Implied new ice thickness to date:
Per Lebedev:
Climo: 1.269 m
2016:   0.871 m

Per Billelo
Climo:  1.024 m
2016:    0.707 m