In a commendable effort to improve the state of the data, the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has created the Australian High-Quality Climate Site Network.
However, the effect of doing so has been to introduce into the temperature record a warming bias of 41.67 %. And their climate analyses on which this is based appear to increase this even further to around 66.67%.
This post is the summation of what I believe is the first ever independent check on the official climate record of Australia. It is also the first ever independent check on the official record of an entire continent.
I will try to keep it simple.
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