by Dr. Mathew Barlow, UML Professor of Climate Science Globally, November 2020 was the warmest November on record: https://climate.copernicus.eu/surface-air-temperature-november-2020 The reds indicate temperatures warmer than the 1981-2010 average and the blues indicate temperatures colder than the 1981-2010 average. (The 1981-2010 period is the current international reference period.) You’ll notice a lot of red. While temperatures […]
Sea-level rise is a major issue stemming from the bigger picture of Climate Change, and one that will have great impacts at the local and regional levels. Globally, it is estimated that 634 million people are at immediate risk due to sea-level rise, with the United States alone seeing around 40% of the population living in coastal areas.
Say it ain’t snow!?!?!?!? We are seeing another shot of snow this weekend, in what continues to be a weird springtime. For the past couple of months we have been tumbling back and forth between warm, spring-like weather and cold, winter-like weather. This is the norm for New England in terms of spring weather, we […]
After such a mild February, it seemed as though New England was in for an early spring. That is, until March came about… Barely 3 weeks into the month of and New England has had to contend with 3 consecutive Nor’easter’s. High latitude blocking remains locked in place which positions the jet stream in a […]
After a real cold start to the winter season, with nearly 2 weeks of temperatures lucky to make it into the teens, seems strange that we’re talking about a “January Thaw”. The first sign of a pattern change came last week as temperatures hung around the 30’s and 40’s, which could pass as Spring after […]
A rapidly intensifying storm is expected to pass off the East Coast of New England on Thursday. A combination of heavy snow and high winds will create blizzard conditions in some areas. Coastal Flooding is also considered a risk as strong winds and high astronomical tides come together during the afternoon on Thursday. Currently, the […]
After our wintry Christmas Weekend be prepared because Jack Frost is coming into town and he is looking to bring a chill to everyone’s bones. We are under a wind chill advisory beginning tonight and lasting through Friday! An area of Arctic High Pressure is pushing South and East through Canada this week and will […]