A chart showing daily temperature maximums in Death Valley between 1910 and 1961, and highlighting January 10, 1913, when it was 134.1°F.

Death Valley is among the hottest places, if not the hottest place, on earth. On July 10, 1913, the mercury hit 134.1°F, or 56.7°C. Go to Climate Binge to make 3D surface plots of your own location!… Read More

The coldest recorded temperature in Finland, -51.5°C, or -60.7°F, is in the village of Pokka, in Kittilä, and it is recorded on January 28, 1999. You’ll notice that the surface plot is viewed from below. This is because you have to look at it from underneath in order to see the inverted spikes that indicate… Read More

Katso myös alla olevan pistekaavio, missä on eri menetelmä kuvaa samoja tietoja. Suomen alin lämpötila, -51.5°C, on mitattu Kittilän Pokan kylässä 28.1.1999. Katso kuvaajan interaktiivinen versio, ja tee uusia kuvaajien lähellä olevista sääasemista.… Read More

When I was working on the financial audit of a charitable organization, I gained inspiration to look at the seasonal dimension of data. They showed me how they had been tracking month-to-month contributions throughout the year. Their contributions would spike at Christmas time, because that’s when people give the most money to charities. Most of… Read More

It has been interesting trying to chart out climate trends the way I want. I couldn’t find the kind of surface plots that I was looking for on the Internet. You can always find information about local climate, and some websites will even show an annual temperature curve, but if you want anything beyond that,… Read More

Chiclayo, Peru temperature maximums in 3D One of the most disruptive climate cycles is El Niño, which is a warm and rainy period that occurs roughly every four years. Intervals between two to seven years are common. El Niño is caused by changing ocean currents off the Pacific coast of central South America. Locally, it… Read More

The oldest weather station in GHCN-daily, which is the data set used at Climate Binge, is the Brera Astronomical Observatory in Milan, in northern Italy. The data for the weather station begins in 1763, when the observatory was under construction. You can view the Milan data in the app here . The next oldest weather station… Read More

I wouldn’t want to call this feature creep, because I have been wanting to enable data smoothing in the web app from the beginning. I was even using it in Excel, before I made it into a web app. Data smoothing is helpful because it removes noise, making the picture more clear, making it easier… Read More

Gunnison, Colorado is a Rocky Mountain town that gets cold in the winter. Best of all, it has a weather station that has been operated since 1892, which is very old for a weather station, since most weather stations were not installed before 1950. The following chart shows temperature maximums for the entire history of… Read More

I was excited when I got my charting tool working, and I immediately started exploring the globe. Somehow I ended up in Guadeloupe, which is an archipelago of islands in the Carribean. One of the weather stations there was established in 1951 and continuously operated through at least 2000. It produces a chart that shows… Read More