Climate Lottery- Spring 2014 Contest

By: Guy Walton, 11:15 PM GMT on March 16, 2014

A special note: Dr. Masters has kindly offered a free 10-year membership to wunderground (worth $100) for the winner of the spring 2014 Climate Lottery contest. The contest for this spring will be open from the time of this blog posting and close on midnight EDT April 6th. The National Climatic Data Center’s ranking numbers for spring 2014 posted on or shortly after June 15th, 2014 will be the official "Climate Lottery" numbers for the contest. Any subsequent c...

Climate Lottery- Mega Ball Ranking of 2013

By: Guy Walton, 7:03 AM GMT on January 19, 2014

*A special note: Dr. Masters has kindly offered a free 5-year membership to wunderground (worth $100) for the winner of the spring 2014 Climate Lottery contest, so please practice! practice! practice! forecasting the remaining Climate Lottery rankings for winter 2014. The contest for winter 2013/2014 is closed as of 1/5/14. Thanks so much for participating!*

The winning Mega Ball number for 2013 was a warmer than average 83. The Climate Lottery ranking...

Updated: 9:54 AM GMT on January 19, 2014

Climate Lottery- The Eleventh Drawing- Play the Climate Lottery for Winter 2013/2014

By: Guy Walton, 12:19 AM GMT on December 16, 2013

Hello again to all weather and climate geeks out there. How about making a winter forecast for 2013/2014? If you wish to play “The Climate Lottery”, pick three numbers between 1 and 119 (with one representing the coldest possible ranking and 119 being the highest possible ranking) for DEC 2013 and 1 and 120 for JAN 2014, and FEB 2014. Also pick a “Power Ball” or overall ranking number winter 2013 between 1 and 119. Since 2014 will be the 120th year the Nat...

Updated: 4:49 AM GMT on December 22, 2013

Climate Lottery- The Tenth Drawing- Lottery Numbers for Summer 2013

By: Guy Walton, 2:16 AM GMT on September 16, 2013

The winning Climate Lottery numbers for summer (JUN/JUL/AUG) 2013 were 105/90/92 with a Power Ball number of 105.

The Power Ball (or overall National Climatic Data Center Ranking) number for summer 2013 for the lower 48 states was the 15th warmest on record for any summer since 1895. The National Climatic Data Center has been ranking months, seasons and years from 1 to 119 since 1895 with 1 being the coldest possible temperature average ranking and 119 be...

Updated: 8:03 AM GMT on September 16, 2013

Climate Lottery- The Ninth Drawing- Lottery Numbers for Spring 2013

By: Guy Walton, 12:09 AM GMT on June 24, 2013

The winning Climate Lottery numbers for spring (MAR/APR/MAY) 2013 were 41/23/80 with a Power Ball number of 38.

The Power Ball (or overall National Climatic Data Center Ranking) number for spring 2013 for the lower 48 states was the 38th coldest on record for any spring since 1895. A ranking of 1 would have been the coldest possible ranking. The National Climatic Data Center has been ranking months, seasons and years from 1 to 119 since 1895 with 1 being...

Updated: 3:04 AM GMT on June 24, 2013

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