NOAA’s climate data, newly revamped in its presentation, is utterly fascinating to me. Today I’ve been looking at NOAA’s snow cover data, which is provided courtesy of Rutgers University’s Global Snow Laboratory. Do you remember how much it used to snow when you were a
Spring is here! What shall I plant in my garden plot? Here’s that garden plot. Right now, a snow shovel is the most that I could plant. But that doesn’t stop me from dreaming. Right now, I’m dreaming of a plum tree. What are your
It was truly an historic snowstorm that hit New York City yesterday. Never before has the metropolis received so much snow on January 27, 2015. Governor Andrew Cuomo instituted a state of emergency, forbidding people to travel in huge areas of New York State, and
We’ve only just begun to receive our latest snowstorm up here in Maine, but the first few inches delight me, with the promise of feet to come. I’ll have some work to do to make my immediate environment livable, but after a winter that wasn’t
Less than one minute after I took this photograph, a snow began to fall which covered these flowers. Even the English primrose will not, I think, persist in blooming now.
Weather dispatch from above the 44th Parallel: Heading out on Sunday to the annual ski swap to buy my kids some dirt-cheap used ice skates, I took a look up Ragged Mountain: The hill is groomed and they’ve got the snow makers at the ready
In the Himalayan nation of Bhutan, which relies on glacial melt for human water supplies, two 350 Day activities are already underway. Likewise in India, China, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Vietnam, the Philippines…
Don’t fear the data. The latest data on sea ice extent — updated on Thursday October 29, 2009 to reflect the most recently available data, up through Tuesday October 27, 2009 — in the arctic from the National Snow and Ice Data Center: This updated
This morning, another person who also goes by the name of Jim left this comment to a post regarding data on Arctic sea ice extent collected by the National Snow and Ice Data Center: OK, all this data must be considered faulty because the National
For once, winter is wintry. Sleep tight.