By Marty SaloÂ
I know, I know, we can'tjust look at the most recent data and draw any conclusions about long term trends... Â
At the same time, This appears to be what Gore tried to do in the movie, "An Inconvenient Truth." Â
It seems that Chicken Little has been proclaiming that the sky is falling since at least the third century of the Common Era (after the Year of our Lord, after Christ was born) with people predicting the imminent return of the Messiah.
In the old days, people were called snake-oil salesmen, or something similar, but now with technology, and the "magic" of Microsift Powerpoint, Al Gore can assemble facts that seem persuasive to his particular argument, and with an amplifier, proclaim to many people that yes, this time, the sky really is falling, and it is our fault.Â
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|Average US temperature in February 2007 was 1.8 F cooler then 20th century average.|
|Â||Posted by Names Ash Housewares|
On 03/08/2007 3:48:46 PM PST Â· 27 replies Â· 361+ views
NOAA ^ | NOAA
UNITED STATES Climate Summary February 2007 The average temperature in February 2007 was 32.9 F. This was -1.8 F cooler than the 1901-2000 (20th century) average, the 34th coolest February in 113 years. The temperature trend for the period of record (1895 to present) is 0.3 degrees Fahrenheit per decade. 1.56 inches of precipitation fell in February. This was -0.46 inches less than the 1901-2000 average, the 16th driest such month on record. The precipitation trend for the period of record (1895 to present) is 0.00 inches per decade.