"Scientists" flabbergasted: 70ºF / 40ºC warmer than normal in eastern Antarctica

Reminds me of:

Body of the article from Slashdot - of course trust "scientists'" "explanations" with the grain of sand that they are:

"The coldest location on the planet has experienced an episode of warm weather this week unlike any ever observed, with temperatures over the eastern Antarctic ice sheet soaring 50 to 90 degrees above normal," reports the Washington Post.

"The warmth has smashed records and shocked scientists."

"This event is completely unprecedented and upended our expectations about the Antarctic climate system," said Jonathan Wille, a researcher studying polar meteorology at Université Grenoble Alpes in France, in an email. "Antarctic climatology has been rewritten," tweeted Stefano Di Battista, a researcher who has published studies on Antarctic temperatures. He added that such temperature anomalies would have been considered "impossible" and "unthinkable" before they actually occurred.

Parts of eastern Antarctica have seen temperatures hover 70 degrees (40 Celsius) above normal for three days and counting, Wille said. He likened the event to the June heat wave in the Pacific Northwest, which scientists concluded would have been "virtually impossible" without human-caused climate change. [(insert laughter here: :joy_cat::rofl::joy_cat:)]

What is considered "warm" over the frozen, barren confines of eastern Antarctica is, of course, relative. Instead of temperatures being minus-50 or minus-60 degrees (minus-45 or minus-51 Celsius), they've been closer to zero or 10 degrees (minus-18 Celsius or minus-12 Celsius) — but that's a massive heat wave by Antarctic standards. The average high temperature in Vostok — at the center of the eastern ice sheet — is around minus-63 (minus-53 Celsius) in March. But on Friday, the temperature leaped to zero (minus-17.7 Celsius), the warmest it's been there during March since record keeping began 65 years ago. It broke the previous monthly record by a staggering 27 degrees (15 Celsius). "In about 65 record years in Vostok, between March and October, values ââabove -30ÂC were never observed," wrote Di Battista in an email....

University of Wisconsin Antarctic researchers Linda Keller and Matt Lazzara said in an email that such a high temperature is particularly noteworthy since March marks the beginning of autumn in Antarctica, rather than January, when there is more sunlight. At this time of year, Antarctica is losing about 25 minutes of sunlight each day.

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@Soretna , this shocking data point from Antarctica just means that ALL of the climate science models being used by science , bar none , have FAILED MISERABLY . They are so far removed from reality , and so totally WRONG , that they could well be talking about some other planet :))


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Folks , we already know that the Polar regions are "HOT SPOTS" (!!!!) for all the frigid gas giant (outer) planets of our Solar system . On Jupiter , Saturn , Uranus and Neptune , the Polar regions are the WARMEST areas on the outer surface of those planets . So , this observation of a temperature contrast between Polar regions and the rest of any given planet's surface , is relative to what the average surface temperature of that particular planet is .

***The only reason why this contrast is less obvious on Earth - an inner planet closer to the Sun , is that the average global surface temperature on Earth is around 25 degrees centigrade . Thus , despite the insane "heat wave" presently happening in Earth's Polar regions , they still appear colder than the other parts of Earth's surface . On the frigid gas giants however , the average surface temperatures are lower than -ve 100 degrees centigrade . Therefore , the Polar regions on the gas giants are clearly, by far ,the warmest regions on the surface of those planets.

This proves that heat emanates from the inner sun of planets to their surface via the Polar openings . During certain times , more heat emerges from the Polar openings - possibly that too is a cyclical process of nature , we don't fully understand . My own guess is , during a Grand Solar minimum (presently going on) , the inner Sun starts a balancing act by pumping out more heat than usual , via the Polar openings . This could be the MAIN reason for the current "heat wave" in Earth's Polar regions - it has NOTHING to do with manmade global warming - ZILCH :))