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Rain Photo by reza shayestehpour on Unsplash

Still Trying to Get the Rain Right…

The last time I tried to correct the record, I must have walked away and come back and forgot what the hell I was trying to do. This time, I think I’ve got it right. That is the goal. To get the numbers correct, so here we go (again).

Rain Photo by reza shayestehpour on Unsplash

Getting the Rain Straight (Almost*).

In the interest of setting the record straight, we need to issue a correction. It rained a lot around here this summer, so I went about the usual task of exposing false drought fears and reporting on rainfall totals. But something wasn’t adding up.

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I Know What I’m Saying So Don’t Drought Me!

The Climate Cult’s drought narrative has dried up in recent weeks. That fearmongering has been washed out by (of all things) rain. We’ve nearly reached the annual rainfall total in July, and that means it is time for the narrative mills to fearmonger something else.

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Despite Years of Water Restrictions NH Towns Keep Adding More Mouths to Drink

I can’t remember the last time my town of Merrimack did not have some sort of water use restriction. Every year, regardless of the precipitation, even in heavy years, we are told to limit water use in the summer. At the same time, the town continues to add more housing and more people who will …

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Remember That Drought Thing We had That Was the End of the World?

As we rambled through and out of the final year of Obama’s presidency, New Hampshire had a drier than usual year. By drier I mean (Southern New Hampshire) ranked 23rd for precipitation out of 124 years in the Granite State sample. The great Global Warming drought of 2015/2016-2017 (MAY-APRIL) was 4.80 inches below the mean. For contrast, …

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