Media Arctic warmth fizzle: Despite predictions, Temps never got higher than minus 10C – ‘If You’re Going To Arctic, Don’t Bother Packing That Bikini’
Temperatures at the North Pole could reach freezing point, claimed the BBC on Saturday.
In reality temperatures never got higher than about minus 10C. While this was still less cold than usual, it was due to an incursion of milder air from the Atlantic across a very narrow front.
Most of the Arctic was around average at between minus 30C and 40C.
Tone Heller does his usual thorough job debunking the scare stories, and explaining that it is simply a weather event which has regularly happened before.
Worth a read here.