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Post by Sav » Fri 17 Sep 2010 18:52

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Not much Arctic ice melting this summer

Quote: The summer of 2010 was unusually cold, according to the Centre for Ocean and Ice at the Danish Meteorological Institute. For almost the entirety of the June to August period, mean daily temperatures were below the corresponding daily temperatures over the past half century during which the Centre has maintained records.
http://opinion.financialpost.com/2010/0 ... ic-summer/

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Post by Sav » Mon 20 Sep 2010 14:32

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An interesting piece about the weather
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEmUS7PA ... r_embedded

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Post by Sav » Mon 20 Sep 2010 14:40

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Tasmania feels the cold

Quote: Snowfall was reported in several areas and weather bureau records indicated it was the coldest September day Hobart had experienced since 1985.

Gusting winds brought down trees and spread debris, affecting traffic and power lines statewide.
http://www.themercury.com.au/article/20 ... -news.html

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Post by Sav » Mon 20 Sep 2010 18:44

john wrote:The Sky TV presenter Isobel Lang publicised this organisation in her weather column in yesterday's Sunday Times.

http://www.theweatherclub.org.uk/

I wonder if you,Sav (or anyone else for that matter), have heard of it ,or are a member?

It seems quite interesting,and covers weather topics from not just the UK,but all over the world as well.
Hi John :)

No i'm not a member & they are asking for £25 to become one
It seems its only just started, so we shall see how it goes.
Hopefully level playing field reporting will be in effect

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Post by Sav » Tue 21 Sep 2010 14:36

thumbelina wrote:
18.09.10

PLUGES MOLT INTENSES I ABUNDANTS

A l’Estació Automàtica del SMC ubicada a l’Ametlla de Mar s’hi van acumular 217 mm en 24 hores, amb una intensitat molt alta que amb només una hora va deixar 79 mm
Thanks thumbers :)

Some more detail here as well
http://tinyurl.com/38rawzs

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Post by Sav » Mon 25 Oct 2010 13:24

Hi all :)

Here are the Perpignan stats for September
The monthly temp totals are an average

September 2010

Maximum Temp: 25.2°C
Minimum Temp: 15.6°C
Rainfall: 18.5 mm
Sunshine: 233.2 hours

The maximum temp was recorded on the 7th
31.2°C
The minimum was recorded on the 28th
9.3°C

http://www.meteociel.fr/climatologie/vi ... annee=2010

September 2009

Maximum Temp: 26.9°C
Minimum Temp: 16°C
Rainfall: 11.8 mm
Sunshine: 244.9 hours

The maximum temp was recorded on the 24th
30.4°C
The minimum was recorded on the 7th
11.6°C

http://www.meteociel.fr/climatologie/vi ... annee=2009

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Post by Sav » Thu 28 Oct 2010 16:08

Hi all :)

An early winter chill for the UK ;)
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... ezing.html

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Post by thumbelina » Thu 04 Nov 2010 23:15

So much for global warming! :lol: :lol: :roll:
Valeurs remarquables de novembre en Pyrénées-Orientales

TMax : 28.1°C (Perpignan le 09/11/1927)

TMin : -5.7°C (Perpignan le 22/11/1998)

Précip : 222.0 mm (Perpignan le 12/11/1999)

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Post by Sav » Wed 10 Nov 2010 15:21

Hi all :)

Here are the Perpignan stats for October
The monthly temp totals are an average

October 2010

Maximum Temp: 20°C
Minimum Temp: 12.4°C
Rainfall: 173.9 mm
Sunshine: 185.2 hours

The maximum temp was recorded on the 3rd & 4th
28.5°C
The minimum was recorded on the 22nd
5.4°C

http://www.meteociel.fr/climatologie/vi ... annee=2010

Notice the rainfall amount recorded during the storm :roll:

October 2009

Maximum Temp: 22.4°C
Minimum Temp: 13.3°C
Rainfall: 49.8 mm
Sunshine: 231.3 hours

The maximum temp was recorded on the 1st
28.7°C
The minimum was recorded on the 19th
2.1°C

http://www.meteociel.fr/climatologie/vi ... annee=2009

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Post by Roger O » Fri 03 Dec 2010 11:13

Just to throw on this one:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-11903397
Professor Mark Maslin, director of the Environment Institute at University College London, said negotiators should pay renewed attention to the data.

"Those who hoped that global warming would just go away will be disappointed by today's announcements," he said.

"It shows that the science underpinning the negotiations at Cancun is correct, and adds further weight to the need for a globally negotiated and accepted deal on carbon emissions."
I deal in Logic!
"Magic" is applied science far in advance of our current technology.

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Post by Sav » Fri 03 Dec 2010 16:06

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Its not only us :roll:
Denmark had the coldest November day in a 100 years
http://tinyurl.com/35jlrnh

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Post by Sav » Fri 03 Dec 2010 16:50

Roger O wrote:
Professor Mark Maslin, director of the Environment Institute at University College London, said negotiators should pay renewed attention to the data.

"Those who hoped that global warming would just go away will be disappointed by today's announcements," he said.

"It shows that the science underpinning the negotiations at Cancun is correct, and adds further weight to the need for a globally negotiated and accepted deal on carbon emissions."
Perhaps we need more information published, then we can come to a better conclusion :roll:
This piece is quite long, but you can have a read between tea breaks ;)
http://jonova.s3.amazonaws.com/corrupti ... uption.pdf

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Post by Sav » Fri 03 Dec 2010 17:37

Hi all :)

Records broken overnight in the UK
http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/corporate/p ... 1203b.html

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Post by thumbelina » Tue 07 Dec 2010 06:02

This is a comment that someone has posted to a Sky new article :
Posted by: Chris R. on December 6, 2010 5:58 PM

I cannot believe that the Met office haven't announced a major change in our weather patterns. These are not freak conditions but will be the norm from now on in.

The rapidly melting Polar ice-caps over the Summer released so much ice-cold fresh water into the North Atlantic that the Gulf Stream has been pushed 200 miles further south at the point of contact. It is the Gulf Stream and the accompanying warm air currents which push the much colder Artic fronts over the Baltic and Russia.

Basic Trigonmetry combined with Meterology shows that the warm Gulf Stream (which has been hitting the British Isles for the last 10,000 years), is now lapping the coast of Portugal.

The UK is on the same Latitude as Moscow, so without the protection of the Gulf Stream we get the same weather patterns.

I wish the Met Office would stop acting surprised and just help prepare the Nation for -30C in January

IF THEY DON'T THOUSANDS WILL DIE !!!
http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/UK-New ... o_Continue

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Post by Sav » Tue 07 Dec 2010 15:32

Hi all :)

Here are the Perpignan stats for November
The monthly temp totals are an average

November 2010

Maximum Temp: 15.2°C
Minimum Temp: 7.2°C
Rainfall: 19.8 mm
Sunshine: 149 hours

The maximum temp was recorded on the 4th
24.3°C
The minimum was recorded on the 27th
-2.9°C

http://www.meteociel.fr/climatologie/vi ... annee=2010

November 2009

Maximum Temp: 17.3°C
Minimum Temp: 9.5°C
Rainfall: 10.2 mm
Sunshine: 98.1 hours

The maximum temp was recorded on the 3rd
21.2°C
The minimum was recorded on the 25th
5.1°C

http://www.meteociel.fr/climatologie/vi ... annee=2009

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Post by john » Tue 07 Dec 2010 17:36

Sav wrote:
thumbelina wrote: Posted by: Chris R. on December 6, 2010 5:58 PM

I cannot believe that the Met office haven't announced a major change in our weather patterns. These are not freak conditions but will be the norm from now on in.

The rapidly melting Polar ice-caps over the Summer released so much ice-cold fresh water into the North Atlantic that the Gulf Stream has been pushed 200 miles further south at the point of contact. It is the Gulf Stream and the accompanying warm air currents which push the much colder Artic fronts over the Baltic and Russia.

Basic Trigonmetry combined with Meterology shows that the warm Gulf Stream (which has been hitting the British Isles for the last 10,000 years), is now lapping the coast of Portugal.

The UK is on the same Latitude as Moscow, so without the protection of the Gulf Stream we get the same weather patterns.

I wish the Met Office would stop acting surprised and just help prepare the Nation for -30C in January

IF THEY DON'T THOUSANDS WILL DIE !!!
The Gulf Stream does keep us warmer here in the Northern Hemisphere & if it did shut down, then we would be looking at a colder scenario.
Only time will tell :roll:

Here is an article on the subject
http://www.reportingclimatescience.com/ ... ffice.html

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This guy "Chris R" is either mentally unbalanced or has a very short memory !

Even in my lifetime I can remember cold snaps in December,with attendant snow,frost and icy roads etc. I mean,aren't most Christmas Carols full of "deep midwinter","earth as hard as iron" imagery,and most of those were written in Victorian times.?

There's never any shortage of sensationalism when it comes to the weather,and folk like Chris R never let the facts get in the way of a good rant. No doubt he and his ilk will have some "rational ,global warming" explanation when we have a mild spell in mid January,(which is quite possible).

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Post by Sav » Wed 08 Dec 2010 17:31

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Record cold for Miami

Quote: Miami saw a record broken today that had remained unchallenged since 1897 -- record low temperatures of 63 degrees, two degrees lower than 113 years ago.

The low temps are the result of a powerful Arctic front moved across South Florida on Sunday, behind it some of the coldest air of the season.
http://cbs4.com/local/cold.weather.2.2036120.html

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Post by Sav » Wed 08 Dec 2010 18:03

john wrote: Poor dears. My heart bleeds for them. A record LOW of 63 (or 17° in real money) !!! They'll be having to turn down the Aircon in those Art Deco palaces on S Beach a couple of notches next.......
Makes you wonder why those brits were heading for those heaters :roll:
It would have felt tropical, if they had spent any time in the UK recently :lol:

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Quote: In Fort Lauderdale, a low temperature record of 42 degrees for Dec. 7 that had been in place for 169 years was broken, said Dan Gregoria, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Miami.
http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/browar ... 0801.story

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Post by Sav » Wed 08 Dec 2010 19:32

john wrote: That's really odd,Sav. I've been to that area quite a few times and Ft Lauderdale and Miami are both low lying,sited between the Atlantic and the Everglades and are only about 25 miles apart. Why would there be a 21 deg temp difference between the two cities?
Well thanks for the job john :lol:
It seems that Miami is warmer than Fort Lauderdale, but i'm unable to find anything conclusive on this.
Its about a 30 mile difference
FL had the record on the 7th, which was a day after Miami.
But they had an arctic front go though the area on Sunday, so you have to depend on their temp sensors being accurate :roll:

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Post by Sav » Thu 09 Dec 2010 22:31

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Posted by thumbelina - 26th November 2010

Interesting stuff from the MF site.

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Quelle est la chute de neige la plus précoce enregistrée à Paris ?

Copyright Météo-France / Pascal Taburet
Du 26 au 31 octobre 1869, il a neigé tous les jours, avec, en fin d'épisode, une couche de neige de quelques centimètres.
En 1966, c'est le 3 novembre qu'un tapis blanc précoce recouvre la France, de la région parisienne au Poitou.
Pour la quantité de neige, Paris a connu pire ! En décembre 1879, le mois le plus froid jamais observé à égalité avec décembre 1788, les rues étaient encombrées d'une épaisseur de 30 à 40 cm. Cette neige était jetée sur la Seine gelée et s'accumulait pour former d'énormes blocs de glace. Ce qui aboutit à la fameuse et terrible débâcle début janvier, peinte par Monet .

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Post by Sav » Tue 14 Dec 2010 14:14

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A chilly climate conference :roll:

The irony, it burns. Do you think maybe Gaia is trying to send the U.N. and the delegates a message? One record low was funny, three in a row was hilarious, a new record low for the month of December was ROFL, but now six straight days of record lows during the U.N. COP16 Global Warming conference? That’s galactically inconvenient. The whole month so far has averaged below normal
http://wattsupwiththat.com/2010/12/10/g ... un-mexico/

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Post by Sav » Tue 21 Dec 2010 15:53

Thanks Roger ;)

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Post by Sav » Wed 22 Dec 2010 18:11

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A white Christmas in Australia perhaps :roll:

Quote: Australia normally experiences temperatures of 86F (30C) at this time of year, but the chances of a rare white Christmas have increased after plunging temperatures and snow swept across the east of the country.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldne ... ummer.html

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Post by Sav » Mon 27 Dec 2010 14:50

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Coldest December in over 40 years

Quote: Mois de décembre le plus froid depuis décembre 1969
Le mois de décembre n'est pas encore fini que l'on peut déjà commencer à dresser un bilan de ce début d'hiver particulièrement rigoureux, essentiellement dans le nord de la France.
http://actualite.lachainemeteo.com/actu ... -12-27.php

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Post by Sav » Thu 30 Dec 2010 16:29

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Snow in Australia

http://au.news.yahoo.com/local/tas/a/-/ ... mmer-snow/

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Post by Sav » Fri 31 Dec 2010 20:55

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Some snow in New York

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2010/12/28/h ... he-nation/

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Post by Sav » Sat 01 Jan 2011 20:49

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A view of the weather from Weather Action

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAJlv1zf ... r_embedded

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