An analysis of the rural-sited Japanese weather stations used by the Japanese Meteorological Agency (JMA) shows there’s been no warming at all over the the past 2 decades or more.
Strangely many of these stations, which are practically unimpacted by data-corruptive urban sprawl, are no longer used by NASA.
For example, NASA quit using the rural Fukaura station back in 1990. Up to that point Fukaura was cooling notably. What follows is the NASA chart for Fukaura:
Fukaura showed cooling before NASA dropped the station in 1990. Image: NASA
The same, for example, is true for Nikko.
NASA dropped rural Japanese stations
What follows below is a list of the rural stations I examined, which have a Brightness Index (BI) of 10 or less. The far right column shows the period they were used by…