Some warn you of flooding and storm;
Some say there’s no cause for alarm.
So we re-ran all the stats,
And hold on to your hats:
The weather is going to get warm.
Rohde, Robert; Muller, Richard A.; Jacobsen, Robert; Muller, Elizabeth; Perlmutter, Saul; Rosenfeld, Arthur; Wurtele, Jonathan; Groom, Donald; and Wickham, Charlotte (2012): A New Estimate of the Average Earth Surface Land Temperature Spanning 1753 to 2011. Draft of an article submitted to the Journal of Geophysical Research.
(Something very scary, in honor of the day!)