Temperature is NOT heat


William DiPuccio has an excellent article that is discussed in Climate Skeptic and originally referred from Watts Up With That.  He essentially is making the argument thant we spend a huge amount of time talking about temperature and what we really need to talk about is heat.  I tried to make this argument many months ago (although not as well as Mr. DiPuccio) in “Analysis that doesn’t matter” when I discussed the techniques of combining temperature data to find the “average” temperature.  I still contend that averaging of temperatures is mathematically and thermodynamically incorrect and that vector mathematics are required to solve the problem.

Watts Up With That reproduces Mr. DiPuccio’s thoughts as a guest post and Climate Skeptic discusses it in detail.  Jump over to those two sites and have a read.

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