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I believe that tropical storms contributes a little to cooling the earth by transporting warmer matter higher into the atmosphere where there is less of a greenhouse effect. By this I mean there is less gas that can trap (capture/reradiate) Infrared between the the hotter material and outer space. However it may be that the albedo effect is far greater.


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The oceans have a huge effect on the climate and temperature of the various regions of the world. Climates fall into two categories: marine and continental. In Britain we have a marine climate, which protects us from the extremes of the European continental climate. Our winters are milder, our summers cooler, because of the proximity of the Atlantic and the ...


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According to a slightly old estimate, the total power input from the tides is approx 3.7 TW [1]. Of this about 3.2 TW is from the moon (the rest is from the sun). Most of it goes into moving the oceans around, and some of it into doing the same with the land - but both ultimately end up as heat. The question of how much this power affects the temperature of ...


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The wikipedia article List of weather records explicitly states This list does not include remotely sensed observations such as satellite measurements, since those values are not considered official records.[1] Reference 1 in that article, a web archive link to a page on World Meteorological Organization Global Weather & Climate Extremes, adds that (...


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Ultralow Surface Temperatures in East Antarctica From Satellite Thermal Infrared Mapping: The Coldest Places on Earth p. 6127 says: Validation studies of MODIS c5 and c6 LST for nonpolar regions, while limited, suggest that the surface temperature data are generally within 1 °C of the in situ measured thermal emission temperature (Wan, 2014), although ...


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