Ten years ago, the Texas state climatologist predicted the state would stay in drought through 2020, but meteorologists said weather can’t be predicted that far in the future.

Texas A&M Climatologist Says Drought Could Last Until 2020 – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Since then, Texas has had its wettest years on record.

Climate at a Glance | National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)

In 1974, an MIT professor compared climate forecasting to necromancy – talking with the dead.

“I don’t think we can predict climate now and I wouldn’t trust any-one who said he could. The atmosphere is just too complex to take some of these vague statistics and try to use them to predict with You can always find a single physical mechanism that will ’cause’ one thing or another, but when you take them all together, it just gets too complicated, Worse yet are those ‘weather forecasters’ who say that they can predict the weather months in advance Anyone who says he can tell you more than a few days ahead of time what the weather is going to be is practicing necromancy,”

Lakeland Ledger – Google News Archive Search

via Real Climate Science

https://ift.tt/3bKJYFb

February 28, 2021 at 04:03PM