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WeatherAction March and April forecast accolade: "Raging northerlies over the UK according to latest GFS model output for next weekend with our High Pressure cell over us then retrogressing up to Greenland to shut off Atlantic systems. If only this was February and not late April. Snow possible as far south as the Pennines if this comes off. Great March and April fcsts Piers. Great work" - Comment 16 April, Steve Devine observer.
Piers Corbyn (April 12) Easter comments on prospects of War, Peace and the issue of ClimateChange - the possibility of Trump-Putin co-operation for peace - against the #FakeScience of so-called Man-Made #ClimateChange and for peaceful application of honest science on Earth and in Space. http://www.weatheraction.com/docs/WANews17No15.pdf https://www.facebook.com/piers.corbyn
Spotless sun confirms WeatherAction low solar activity warnings of 7 years ago
AMAZING! Despite 12days of Spotless Sun; SolarWind Mar 16-17, Etna eruptions, extreme weather thunder etc North Carolina USA, Europe (SE Germany etc) & Libya Confirm http://www.WeatherAction.com R4 period 17-20th+-1d. See twitter feed @Piers_Corbyn and home page and weather blog.
Piers Corbyn says: "There is more to our WeatherAction 'Red periods' than direct visible data. Notice the sudden increase in SolarWind-Earth magnetic connectivity with that large increase in negative Bz late on 15th - about when Etna started. There were quite a few extreme weather events around world especially 15/16th and onwards to an extent on 17th in line with our R4 17-20th+/-1d."
The deep Low NE USA bringing snow and blizzards was well forecast by WeatherAction 4 weeks ahead in 10-13th and 14-16th March Weather periods in 45d (and 30d) USA forecasts.
Greetings to International Conference on Climate Change Washington DC 23-24 March 2017. Watch: http://climateconference.heartland.org/
Piers Corbyn's message to attendees of conference (which he has addressed in the past) CLICK http://bit.ly/2nJghNO Piers' message includes a free peek at USA NEW whole summer forecasts on the way (available ~start April).
Past Solar Factor / Red Weather News
R4 Mar 27-30th; R5 31st-April4th: Brill Aurora New Zealand 27 March marked New active Sunspots and K6 geomagnetic activity as 20d spotless sun run ends.
Piers Corbyn says: "These events hit a few days earlier than expected so we revised the R3-R4 periods to make an R4 Mar 27-30th and make the coming important R5 start on 31st March (details in April 40d (45d) forecasts BI, USA, Eu)
FANTASTIC ADVANCE in Fight for Climate Truth - NEWS 17-03-17
White House is cutting Climate-Change spending as "waste of money" and G20 communique was back-tracked on "Climate Action". Warmists everywhere are hitting the iceberg of truth.
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Piers Corbyn News release on Whistle-blowers report that NOAA (USA National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration) manipulated "Global warming" data:-
(Feb 6/7th, pic above) "The revelations in Mail on Sunday (Feb 5th) and Daily Mail from Data Science, Climate and satellites Consultant John J Bates - an insider - that NOAA manipulated data to show false warming are the death-knell of the Man-Made Climate Change hoax and has massive immediate implications.
"These latest revelations confirm what we in WeatherAction and many other independent Climate Realist / Skeptic scientists have been saying for years. [For specific evidence eg that USA 'warming' and world 'warming' in recent years are 100% due to 'data adjustment', ie fraud, see twitter @SteveSGoddard & LHS of www.WeatherAction.com home page].
"The UN Climate Change Committee, the IPCC (Intergovermental Panel on Climate Change), must now be closed down. President Trump is 100% right to announce intentions to defund this fraudulent operation and to terminate USA support for the delusional globalist de-industrializing corporate plunder of the Paris (2016) accords.
"All Anti-CO2 measures worldwide - such as the UK Climate Change Act 2008 and similar measures in other countries, must now be repealed. All the stupid measures and attacks on jobs and living standards that flow from them - such as Carbon taxes and surcharges, wind-farms, bio-fuels and the massive programme of dam building and consequent environment drowning and indigenous tribal wholesale ethnic-cleansing in Brazil - must be ended.
"There is no scientific basis whatsoever for the claim that mankind's CO2 has ANY effect on climate. The fact is that CO2 levels are an EFFECT of changes in climate (temperature) NOT A CAUSE (see * http://bit.ly/2iIoMXN *).
"The CO2 story is a fundamental ideological tool of the globalisation agenda driven by giant Wall-Street super-corporations and Big Oil (eg Qatar who fund AlJazeera, Clinton and ISIS terrorism) - who use the Climate Con to jack-up oil prices. This ideology will be destroyed as the anti-globalization anti-establishment wave and demands for accountability sweep the world. All political parties must now start honest debate on the Global-Warming delusion and in the case of the UK:-
(i) Undertake to end the deindustrialization of the UK which has been driven by the malevolent strictures of the Climate-Change story via for example the EUETS (EU Emmission Trading Schme). These strictures have not in fact reduced CO2 production but simply sent it elsewhere eg to India when the UKsteel operations and livelihoods in NE England were destroyed)
(ii) End the 'Climate Tax' on energy and thereby reduce all electricity bills by about 1/3 as handouts to so-called 'green' projects such as wind farms (bird killers) are ended."
Information and further comment: Piers Corbyn 07958713320
Piers' "Congratulations President-Elect Trump! => http://bit.ly/2fnqVmg <=PDF includes active links.
Piers was on LBC RadioThurs 10th evening talking about Trump + ClimateChange policy.
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On 21 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
13˚C at 7.30, cloudy & cool with Síly breeze beefing up during the morning . Summer solstice this morning at 5.24 this morning, for once it falls on the 21st as we learned at school, but it doesnít always. Rain started at 2pm and kept going off and on all afternoon, max temp 17˚, lightning & thunder by 9.30pm with some heavy downpours, which the garden will welcome, 14˚ by 10pm.
On 21 Jun 2017, Christine Gaskill (occasional subscriber) wrote:
Way too hot on this Solstice day with 32 degrees here in the Chilterns. Garden very dry and needing rain.
On 21 Jun 2017, Maria ( Ireland sub ) wrote:
Continuation of the hot weather here, ordinarily having had Spanish grandparents it would be my favourite type of weather to enjoy, But I would quite happily swap weather with Paddy atm as it's not great for trying to get work done with morning sickness, some rain at 1 a.m this morning so had to go and have a little stand out in that :) light showers this morning but clearing to give another hot day of 25/26 deg a slight breeze moving leaves in a circular direction in some parts of the garden & some cloud moving in so hoping for a thundery breakdown to clear the air a lil bit ;-)
On 20 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
12˚C at 7.30, sunny but cool start, fresh Eíly breeze to start with, clouding over for a couple of hours but then the sun came out again and despite the breeze that gradually turned into the SE bringing cold air of the N Sea we had a max temp of 21˚ and a sunnier day than expected. Feeling chilly by 8pm, 10˚ by 10.30pm, thatís fresh enough for a June evening. Iím not sure whether I should pity or envy you folks in the South & in Ireland, send us some of your heat if you canÖ
On 20 Jun 2017, Gerry 45d Surrey/Kent border 223ft wrote:
Slightly cooler leaving this morning with some cloud but soon gone and hot all the way. I am sure more people were heading to the station yesterday - calling it a day early. Well, leaving the club at 11pm the car read 24C and after the aircon in the club felt warm. About 30 mins later at home after allowing time to see if there was a bit of wind cooling, the temperature was 18C. that's six degrees of UHI. I believe the likes of Phil Jones say that it is only one degree and adjusted for!!!! Fans on full blast while I watched the first half of the U21 football so that it was cool enough to sleep. Now we are getting the thunderstorm and flash flood warnings for later this week. just on the off chance they will be right, I shall do some pond filling tonight to create some space in the waterbutts.
On 20 Jun 2017, maria 45 day somerset wrote:
I am melting, staying indoors for sure. 34 out in the shade and 25 in. I so hope that threatening thunder cloud on high brings some rain and relief
On 20 Jun 2017, Lorraine wrote:
Lorraine// I like the sunshine but this is mirroring the summer of 76 - and these temperatures are uncomfortable especially for the poor police and firemen sorting this tragedy out in London - Grenfell and Finsbury - I spare a thought for them today as the thermo rises. Terrible fires in Portugal - I should have now learnt my lesson and bought Piers long range. So will do. What is going on - need a good storm to clear the air +26 Channel Islands as hot air streams up from France
On 20 Jun 2017, maria 45 day somerset wrote:
yesterday, big sun shading umbrellas up as am living in a sun trap. Solar shading overhangs are doing their job and stopping the high sun from getting in. 32 on field edge and max of 24 in the bedroom, had to keep a pedestal fan on in there overnight. Really hard to cope with the heat at my age but am being very careful. All jobs are finished by 10 and outside watering and allotment by 6.30. Much more energy zapping than cold.
On 19 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
15˚C at 7.30, cloudy and feeling a little cooler but then we had a couple of hours of hot sunshine which cranked the thermometer up to 23˚, however, by 10 cloud moved in big time, some of it looking very dark and it got noticeably cooler and stayed around the 18˚ mark for a while before going down to 15˚ again, dry all day though. Winds varied from SW - NE and eventually made wearing shorts & tee shirt not so exciting anymore. 12˚ at 10pm, feeling positively freezing after yesterday, while the South & the Continent are sweltering.
On 19 Jun 2017, Gerry 45d Surrey/Kent border 223ft wrote:
Another hot one. You can tell it will be a scorcher when it is hot from the moment you leave for work. Lots of Meadow Browns fluttering around the orchard and garden yesterday. So many bramble flowers for them. Nice to hear a skylark up above. Despite the windows being open my bedroom clocked 99F in the shade while a temp reader in the sun was over 106F. Dropped away to below 70F come night where the big fans drove the hot air out to make it reasonable to sleep. if I can remember I can do a UHI check this evening. I am in the suberbs for an evening of musical entertainment so can see what the difference is once home. The warmists will be cranking up their squawking if the heat remains and we will have the usual nanny warnings.
On 18 Jun 2017, Maria ( Ireland sub ) wrote:
Last 2 days have been hot with temps of 26/27 by day and still 19 feeling like 20 now at 11pm
On 18 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
20˚C at 7.30, wow! Hottest morning temp yet, followed by a hot day with a max of 28˚, hottest so far this year. However, a fresh SW wind kept it all very pleasant, there were quite a few clouds which built up towards evening when we had about an hourís light rain, 15˚ at 9.30pm. Tomorrow promises to be another warm day. Vegetables and humans are lapping it up, Piers spot on once again.
On 18 Jun 2017, Gerry Surrey-Sussex border 223ft 45d wrote:
Phew! Lovely weather to laze around in but a bit hot for active gardening unless you can find a shady bit in need of some attention. Today it was already 70F by 9am and now at noon it is on 80F. Off for some work in the shade.
On 17 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
18˚C at 7.30, another record morning temp for this year, gearing up for a really hot day - except that we had several occasions when a large cirrostratus cloud got stuck above us and blotted out the sun, so it got agreeably cool/warm in the stiff WSW breeze but we did eventually hit 27˚, hottest so far this year, highly enjoyable. Another warm day forecast for tomorrow, still 20˚ at 9.30pm. We went further inland yesterday and saw some bits of bracken that clearly had been frosted quite recently, always in hollows or at the bottom of slopes.
On 16 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
14˚C at 7.30, bright start with clouds and feeling mild, sky gradually getting overcast and getting cooler after midday with a fresh Wíly wind. However, by late afternoon the wind turned into the S and it got perceptibly warmer, up to 22˚ in fact. Cool evening again; coming home late managed to see Jupiter in the SW sky, stargazing is pretty much out from late April to September at our latitude. 14˚ at midnight.
On 16 Jun 2017, Gerry 45d Surrey/Kent border 223ft wrote:
A nice breeze has returned which makes such a difference. It was quite strong while waiting for the train yesterday evening. And with temperatures dropped down nicely after dark, my bedroom was actually cold come lights out. No need for the fans. Breeze again today. Forecast looking good and if it continues my water storage is going to take a hit. Nothing worse for ponds than sun and wind. Looking around the orchard I have actually spotted some apples. a lot of damaged leaves on some trees from the sharp frosts we had. A mountain marathon in Colorado has a slight problem at the moment - over 6ft of snow on the course! Passes in California are still closed.
On 15 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
14˚C at 7.30, the day started sunny and then turned cloudy, looking like yet another showery day. However, apart from quite a lot of dark clouds and one brief shower we had quite a hot day, 22˚ max - quite hot for us up here, with quite a lot of hot sun, breaking sweat as we shovelled earth, S - SWíly breeze, cool but bright evening, 14˚ at 9pm. So far, 30d forecast is pretty accurate.
On 15 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
5˚C at 7.30, cloudy but feeling very mild, temps rising steadily through the morning to a max of 19˚, even a bit of sunshine for a time, but the Síly breeze and clouds made for a cooler feeling day than expected, no rain though and 12˚ at 11pm.
On 13 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
9˚C overnight, 13˚ at 7.30, sunny start but by 8.30 it looked as if we were going to get another showery day and the weeds would be lapping it up. However, it turned sunny and hot, 23˚, until about 5pm when the showers started up again, but there had been a long enough dry interval to get on top of the most urgent weeding. Cooler for what was left of the day, 13˚ at 10pm.
On 13 Jun 2017, Gerry 45d Surrey/Kent border 223ft wrote:
Remove the wind and what a difference it makes. Back to Summer warmth yesterday and even more so today. Yes, plants growing nicely Paddy. Lots of flowers to come soon on the blackberries. Not looking like much else has made it through the cold spell. Got the grass I intend to mow to mulch level so mowing is quite fun, especially with a splash of Castrol R in the fuel. Just a quick whizz around probably in just under a weekly operation. Educational visit to the show in that the strange purple balls of flowers that have appeared are Alliums it would seem. After pub quiz last night at 10-30 I couldn't believe how light the sky still was.
On 12 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
14˚C at 7.30, sunny start but showers starting soon and going on until mid afternoon, some quite heavy though short, max temp 21˚ but quite a bit cooler during showers in the Wíly, turning NWíly wind, brightish evening, 12˚ at 10.30pm. Hoping for a drier day tomorrow as weeds are beginning to speed up after all this rain weíve had last week. Plant growth is not too bad in spite of all the cool weather recently.
On 12 Jun 2017, Gerry 45d Surrey/Kent border 223ft wrote:
My planned Friday at the South of England show was scuppered by a car that wouldn't start. The odd shower was around during the day so once mobile again, Saturday at the show was the better day. A feature over the last few days has been the wind. Yesterday in the garden it was quite strong and blustery. a bit more cloud around yesterday but mainly overcast today with a breeze. The wind has kept the temperature down so it was very pleasant at the show and nice to work outside on paving yesterday. Interesting story on impending heavy snow for California on both iceagenow and wuwt. Nothing unprecedented of course but in the context of the hottest year evah it seems a bit odd.
On 11 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
14˚C at 7.30, cloudy & mild, a day of very localised showers in a fresh SWíly wind, max temp 21˚ in full sun, some impressive cumulus towers, 13˚ at 9pm.
On 11 Jun 2017, Rhys Jaggar wrote:
Ron There was snowfall down to 1500ft in the Cairngorms in June 1989 the day before I did the four tops via Ryvoan and Corrour bothies. In fact, the whole plateau from Cairn Toul to Braeriach was perfect neve at 6am as I enjoyed a start at sunrise to ensure I caught a train back to Glasgow that evening. It is not unheard of, indeed 1989 was one of mildest winters of all up there....
On 10 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
11˚C at 7.30, blanket of clouds, light Síly breeze, feeling cold with showers coming in after 10am, drizzle & fog by midday with a max temp of 14˚, however, by 6pm it began to brighten up from the S and we got to 18˚ and a mild evening, wind turning into the SW and still feeling mild at 10.30pm with 13˚ in a strengthening breeze.
On 10 Jun 2017, David (Yorkshire) wrote:
Another miserable summers day. I knew mother nature would balance the lack of spring rainfall out. On a positive note, at least labour won't get another opportunity to bankrupt the country again for now.
On 09 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
12˚C at 7.30, dry start with some sun but rain setting in by 8.30 for about three hours, brightening up by 1pm and turning quite warm despite the light Níly breeze, 18˚ max, pleasant calm evening with good late light, 11˚ by 10.30pm.
On 09 Jun 2017, Lorrane wrote:
Lorraine// another glass of wine cheers I expect Jeremy is feeling pucker
On 08 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
4˚C overnight, 9˚ at 7.30, clear & sunny start but soon clouding over from the S, drizzle setting in after midday, turning into rain and heavy rain, max temp 14˚, foggy now at 10.30pm, 10˚ and still drizzling. I felt so cold today we actually put the CH back on for the evening.
On 08 Jun 2017, Ron Greer wrote:
Interesting comments from Eastside. North Norway also endured a cold May and one of their main ski-centres stayed open in June for the first time in its history. Newfoundland also had a prolonged cold spell with a very delayed spring. There was fresh snow in the Cairngorms two days ago and we've ad hail ,and very heavy rain down here.
On 08 Jun 2017, Maria (Ireland sub ) wrote:
Wow big freakin flash of lightning and loud roar of thunder here at 14 30 pm massive rainfall too woad and another o-o Big storm over head :-) loads of activity on blitztortung
On 08 Jun 2017, Gerry 45d Surrey/Kent border 223ft wrote:
Still windy yesterday but sunny until early evening. Cloud came in and there was a bit of rain after dark and then overnight. Early cloud has cleared during today but there is still quite a breeze. Fresh and cool compared to the weather last month.
On 07 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
8˚C at 7.30, wild, wet & windy from the NW, the rain stopping around 10 am but the strong wind continuing until mid afternoon when it finally abated after having ripped many leaves and some branches off our trees, turning quite sunny at times bit with a max temp of only 15˚, calm and sunny evening, 7˚ at 10pm.
On 07 Jun 2017, Maria (Ireland sub) wrote:
Heavy showers continued the last couple of days some fairly windy spells too like with Rhys it's given the veg a bit of a pounding here. Yesterday I was caught in a vehicle during heavy downpours, pulled over in a town on the way to Portlaoise and watched the heavy rain beat down on the road heat rising off it followed by small hailstones beating down loud and a good 6 or so flashes of lightning and medium loud thunder :)
On 06 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
The big wet after such a long dry. Weíve been up north near Inverness for the last couple of days and bar a few sunny hours last night it was wet all the way there and back, thatíll certainly fill up all the reservoirs and give the ground a much needed soaking. 11˚C at 10pm.
On 06 Jun 2017, Gerry 45d Surrey/Kent border 223ft wrote:
Rain, rain and some more rain. Started mid journey on the way home last night and never stopped until just at the end of lunchtime. V windy this morning and was a struggle crossing the river this morning while holding an umbrella. What a contrast to last week. I can only hope that it will be nice on Friday for the South of England Show, or if not then maybe Saturday. And if it is wet on Thursday how will that affect the voting?
On 06 Jun 2017, Rhys Jaggar wrote:
Half an inch of rain and strong winds do as yet unclear damage to the vegetable patch. Several potato plants bent over, a few potted tomato/pea/broad bean plants blown over despite protection, beetroot plants lying down, ditto chards and several onion leaves bent probably to destruction. The westerlies of early June are a known UK feature, but it is a bit of a pain. Hopefully all will recover within 5 days....and the rain is most welcome, indeed another half inch to an inch would be most welcome before the weekend.....
On 06 Jun 2017, Phil Ipswich currently non-sub wrote:
"Trump's done the right thing" UK Journo Demolishes The Climate Fraud in Just 2 Minutes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2pgBsJ1nj0
On 05 Jun 2017, east side wrote:
"is going on is the sun more active than it has ever been" What is this utter bollox? I am not talking just about Finnish gulf! The whole of western Russia is cold, to the extent that for the first time in years the 9th may fly by for victory day had to be called off!! The growing season will be ONE MONTH shorter this year. Last summer in the Baltic states was also miserable. El Nino is well & truly over, so anyone that believes somehow this year is warmer (hey warmists get a life!), they better come over east to experience what life is going to be like going towards 2025. It's NOT FUN!Sun's activity is FALLING, sunspot activity is drastically lower to the extent of having weeks at a time without any.. Don't you ever read? Spotless Days 2017 total: 38 days (24%) I have a hunch we head for a "mini Dalton minima". Do you realise the catastrophic consequences of that for cereal prices? Kruschev fell because their grain harvest failed. COLD brings war & famine. OK
On 05 Jun 2017, Nick, Berks wrote:
Commiserations to Eastside on the Finnish Gulf but, though it may be cold there, the globe as a whole is more in line with Lorraine's observations (and, indeed, YTD CET). The YTD UAH satellite average shows this year to be warmer than the same months for any year except the El Nino years of '98, '10 and '16. Indeed, despite current solar activity, it's warmer than the years of previous solar maxima. Make of that what you will.
On 04 Jun 2017, Maria (Ireland sub) wrote:
Thoughts go out to all those affected in the recent attacks in Manchester and then last night again in London, no words can comprehend.. Showers and some sunny spells yesterday, cooler today a few sunny spells earlier in the day but grey with increasing showers this afternoon breezy and some really heavy rain now tonight after 11pm 9 deg also.
On 04 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
11˚C at 7.30, sunny & a bit cool with a light Síly breeze for most of the day, cloud beginning to bubble up by 9am and two hours later we had our first shower, which set the theme for the rest of the day with lots of flat bottomed clouds. Max temp still 21˚, in the sun it got quite a bit hotter, 11˚ by 10pm.
On 04 Jun 2017, east side wrote:
"Finland reports its coldest May since 1969" I can confirm from right here on the Finnish gulf, it's going to be one of the coldest JUNES so far as well. It's absolutely freezing! Every night having to add lots of extra blankets as there's no heating. Until yesterday afternoon, a bitter north to north west wind blew at gale force for nearly 3 days. With it came hail stones, so high altititude temps were below freezing. After some consultation with the various weather narratives, it appears there is not any coming real warmth until the beginning of white nights. That's very unusual, and it's not been much better on the other side of the border in northern Russia. Another month of this and it's a failed summer, no matter how much warmth could come in August.
On 03 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
10˚C at 7.30, quite sunny but then clouding up quite a bit, starting off with a NEíly breeze so whenever the sun disappeared it got markedly cooler, an oft experienced phenomenon these days. Itís been a very changeable day vaying between cool and warm with a max temp of 21˚, no less, and even a bit of rain in the evening, not to speak of the fog that crept in from the sea and then disappeared very quickly again, amazing dark clouds every now and then as well plus a clap of thunder thrown in. 9˚ at 10pm.
On 03 Jun 2017, Rhys Jaggar wrote:
Interesting how the BBC can be so schizophrenic about climate. Constantly on at Trump, but calming telling viewers of an old edition of Coast that 800 years ago, sea level at Harlech was much higher than it is today, right up to the castle walls in fact. Think about that: humans 800 years ago survived higher sea levels so easily that the English and Welsh could focus solely on Edwards attempt to conquer Wales for the English Crown. I wonder what the Eminent Mr Crane would say when confronted with that little climate anomaly?
On 03 Jun 2017, Gerry Surrey-Sussex border 223ft 45d wrote:
Paddy - my heart bleeds for Gore. He spends more on electricity for his mansion than we do in the whole of my village, and probably a couple of others added in. No problem with that other than his hypocritical leftish preaching to others not to. We certainly caught a few showers yesterday but they were very small. I left my house with it teeming down so hard that driving speed had to be reduced, but arriving at the garden centre it was bone dry. Radar showed the showers were bubbling up as opposed to moving up from the SW. Copped a couple of these but missed the thunderstorm that was further to the west, probably over Gatwick. A bit fresher this morning ready for some more garden work.
On 03 Jun 2017, Gerry Surrey-Sussex border 223ft 45d wrote:
Lorraine - the sun is less active. So far this year 25% of days have been spotless by spaceweather's technique. Using earlier counting methods it would be a lot more. Radio sun has been low for ages, even dipping below 70. Finland reports its coldest May since 1969 and Adelaide has coldest start to winter since 1943. Let's see how they massage those figures into warming. Recycling only makes sense if you can use the recycled material, and at a sensible cost. Economics has always determined that aluminium is worth recycling, stainless steel and other nickel alloys, copper, lead. Steel less so but iron yes. Many industries require certain quality levels of metals which is best achieved from raw ore than recycled. Green energy just makes no economic sense and is not needed universally. Can work in some places such as the Scottish island that uses windmill to power hydrolysis for hydrogen to fuel cars as petrol is very expensive. Shows how they need storage to offset intermittancy.
On 02 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
14˚C at 7.30, cloudy & mild, brightening up by mid morning with temps rising to a lovely max of 24˚, impressive looking dark shower clouds interspersed with sunshine but not a drop of rain, Síly breeze all day and totally still in the evening with 12˚. == Cause to celebrate indeed, Gerry, see Rappoportís take on it here https://jonrappoport.wordpress.com/2017/06/01/historic-trump-rejects-paris-climate-treaty/ and the one on Gore above it https://jonrappoport.wordpress.com/2017/06/02/break-out-the-co2-bubbly-al-gore-is-crying-in-his-beer/ The fact that so many corporations are speaking out against the Donald shows just how much is at stake for them in this scam.
On 02 Jun 2017, Lorraine wrote:
Lorraine// last week of May and in northern Spain the locals were complainng that the weather was extremely hot and unusual for the time of year infact August temperatures. What is going on is the sun more active than it has ever been has the sun shifted like the. Arctic eskimos believe due to their fishing grounds not being in the same sun grid reference. I can't believe it's just us as humans making such huge climate shifts. I am a huge supporter of bringing in tough recycling measures and green energy for the future we can't go on being greedy and dirty and throw away. We need to achieve clean air and clean seas, and keep up the good work of Caring for the planet regardless of whatever is causing these weather anomalies
On 02 Jun 2017, Maria (Ireland sub) wrote:
After some fairly heavy showers last Saturday, Sunday was dry a nice day for walking down the woods some heavy cloud but breaking late afternoon to give some warm sunshine whilst at the park with our kids on the way home. Monday cool with showers but Tuesday and Wednesday great days for working outside and temp. 15 - 17 deg good sunshine at times. Yesterday Thursday was mostly grey with some light showers here & there and on the cool side clearing somewhat later.This morning a cool 7deg misty but bright start out at 6.30 a.m had some lovely blue sky and sunshine for a time max 16/17 deg with heavy stormy looking clouds moving in all around this eve. 14 deg now at 7 pm looks like more rain later..
On 02 Jun 2017, Gerry Surrey-Sussex border 223ft 45d wrote:
I am not sure if it was fireworks I could hear or the heads of greenie warmists exploding. Thank you, Donald. I might burn some coal later on to celebrate. A lovely few days of weather which is great since I have the week off. Catching up with the gardening chores - everything seems to grown so much. Maybe it is all that CO2. The roses are coming out for their display. A previous owner was into his roses and they are lovely. The ground is very dry this year in comparison to last year where we saturated over the winter and then treated to regular rain through spring. My magnolias are on the road to recovery. New leaves are coming through to replace the shrivelled ones.
On 02 Jun 2017, John Evans wrote:
Piers, are you pleased that Trump will withdraw from the Paris accord? Why isn't your brother supporting Trump on this one?
On 01 Jun 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
9˚C overnight, 12˚ at 7.30, cloudy & humid morning with occasional sunshine and a Síly breeze all day, max temp 21˚, cloudier afternoon with light rain showers from 4pm onwards, muggy evening, midges out in force, 13˚ at 10pm.
On 31 May 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
7˚C overnight, 11˚ at 7.30 followed by a bright and sunny day with wall to wall blue sky at times, albeit with a cold Síly breeze, but max temp did go to 20˚ and it was possible to be in t-shirt and shorts, though not anywhere in the shade. Clouding over by 10pm with a cold 9˚, the next few days look distinctly cloudy & cool according to MOÖ. and a man some of us know :-)
On 30 May 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
11˚C at 7.30, fog & drizzle until about 9 am, then gradually brightening up and rapidly getting warmer, temps rising to 23˚ max, felt just like last weekís mini heatwave, winds Síly at first then turning into the W and NW, showers after 2pm and cooling down, brightening up again by 4.30, sunny evening in a cool wind, 11˚ at 9.30pm.
On 29 May 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
10˚C at 7.30, overcast & decidedly cooler, breeze starting off NEíly and gradually veering into the SE, some occasional brightness just enough to get our solar powered fountain dribbling as opposed to the real squirt in full sun, max temp 17˚, light shower around 5pm, back down to 10˚ by 10pm. == East Side, amazing weather news, that will have a serious impact on food growing!
On 29 May 2017, east side wrote:
Looks like the warning of severe weather on 29-31 May was spot on from Corbyn. 11 people died in Moscow today as a direct result of unusually powerful thunderstorms. The exceptionally strong winds that resulted brought down trees which have just come into leaf. It's thought this is one of the most powerful storms in several decades and one of the most fatal since the late 90s...
On 29 May 2017, Gerry Surrey-Sussex border 223ft 45d wrote:
The night eventually brought a thunderstorm. What it didn't bring was nice clear air as today is very humid. Bank Holiday Monday means time for the village to go for a walk and it was very pleasant. It tried to rain as we approached the end but today is one of those days where you wouldn't really have minded. We have a nice buffet lunch to finish off. On the way I chatted to our local farmer who said that the overnight rain was good and bad depending on which field. While on matters horticultural, having a check round there is no sign of any fruit on my cherry plum or plums. There is some apple blossom coming out but no signs there either. The medlar had lots of fruit set but they are all dropping off. The plums by the house are looking good and there could be a big crop of blackberries and elderberries. The frost ravaged Magnolia looks to be recovering. Another frost victim was the Japonica.
On 29 May 2017, east side wrote:
We have just experienced the coldest spring in about 15 years, - it's not over yet. Yesterday morning it was snowing again in Ural, & a frost this morning. In Baltic states, it's not been more than a few days of warmth,> yet again this problem with high pressure built over Germany & Poland, dragging cold polar air across the entire region of SPB region into Ural. It's not forecast to get any better until mid June at the earliest>It has a knock on effect of 1-2 month longer winter/shorter growing season. Finland is experiencing the same poor early summer weather. Here we get a temperature drop of 24C yesterday to what is going to be 2C on tuesday morning..again getting close to frost conditions. What you see in W Europe with the nice early summer warmth in Eastern France, Germany/southerly hot north african wind is not what is getting delivered in Eastern Europe. El Nino is over.We're into COLD.Sure as anything in the west it will be proper cold before this year is out!
On 28 May 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
16˚C at 7.30, surprisingly warm in spite of the Níly wind blowing, mostly cloudy with a max temp of 18˚ with only occasional sunshine but brightening up in the evening, 11˚ only at 9.30pm, promising to be a colder night, MO forecasts a cold day tomorrow, this cooling in line with Piersí forecast. == Peterg, my comment was more like joke before ash - I think these sayings were coined at a time when the seasons and weather generally were more steady and reliable, what with so much fewer flatulence producing cattle around :-)))
On 28 May 2017, Gerry Surrey-Sussex border 223ft 45d wrote:
Lovely day yesterday with a strong breeze to keep it cooler. In fact a neighbour walking past commented on the wind. Today has been sunny but more cloud has built up resulting in a downpour mid afternoon - no thunder just a burst of heavy rain. Overcast but bright following in it. Paul Homewood comments on Torygraph article based on MetO claims that we would see hottest May day for decades but of course it didn't happen. A big week ahead as Donald finally decides on doing as he promised and dumping the Paris Agreement. Where he leads others will follow. Thanks for the sympathy Craig. Stepping out from an aircon office to face the heat can be a shock. Thankfully I am spared the underground and Electrostar trains have aircon.
On 27 May 2017, Peterg wrote:
And finaly I should have added the website address: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/natureuk/2011/05/oak-before-ash-in-for-a-splash.shtml I`m quite sure that it`s finished!
On 27 May 2017, Peterg wrote:
I forgot to add: "So does all this mean we really are in for a dry summer? Sadly, the Woodland Trust has found that the rhyme has no foundation in truth so don't chuck out your umbrellas just yet."
On 27 May 2017, Peterg wrote:
With regard to the comment: Oak before Ash, how accurate is it? Here`s what BBC Nature Uk has to say: "According to records submitted to Nature's Calendar so far this year, oak is leafing first, with the first recorded observation coming in on 21 March. Ash leaves weren't recorded until 4 April. Ash has beaten oak only a handful of times in the last half century thanks to our warmer springs. However back in the 18th century, ash used to have a better chance of beating oak as springs were very different". The above comment relates to May 2011 incidentaly
On 27 May 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
15˚ at 7.30, more sun today but with cirrostratus clouds slowly moving in from and eventually covering the whole sky though nevertheless letting the sun through quite frequently. The SEíly breeze was not as keen as yesterday so we had a good warm day with a max temp of 22˚, on the other side of the river Dee, on the south facing side it was rather hotter than that. Being on the hill that separates the coast from the Dee valley means that we have sea breezes, particularly in HP weather. 14˚ at 9pm. == Craig, thanks for the helpful links, Iíve bookmarked them an will look them up frequently to see & feel the difference between various dew points.
On 27 May 2017, David (Yorkshire) Sub wrote:
On humidity - I blame air pollution for that from traffic and industry. Makes it horrible in/near the towns and cities. Much drier and fresher heat in countryside and near the coasts.
On 27 May 2017, Maria (Ireland sub) wrote:
Thursday and Friday were another couple of fab days with hot temps 23/24 deg. Yesterday lots of huge clouds moving in as the day progressed and very humid overnight, heard rain start at 6.20 a.m this morning some heavy showers atm high humidity and 13 deg at 9.33 a.m
On 26 May 2017, @CraigM350, Sub Berks 51N wrote:
Paddy in short dew point is how the weather feels. It's why a 10įC day can feel warm or cold (especially noticeable in the shade as late April showed despite feeling warm in the sun). Try this === http://www.weatherhq.co.uk/weather-station/aberdeen-%2F-dyce === It's an airport so not the best but an indicator. Look at the other local stations too to get an idea. Often rain will miss the station but hit you and obviously UHI is a factor. We are about -1įC to -1.5įC cooler than my local station. You can also look at === https://www.wunderground.com/gb/aberdeen === and === http://www.weathercast.co.uk/world-weather/weather-stations/obsid/3091.html === you can change station closer to you. I just chose Aberdeen as a starting point. Watch a few similar local ish stations for a while and it gives you a fair idea of which weather stations are next to an AC outlet lol.
On 26 May 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
16˚C at 7.30, yet another very local record for highest morning temp this year. Although we had yet another amazingly sunny day with a max temp of 25˚ it was somewhat cooler in the strong Síly breeze that beefed up considerably in the afternoon, thatís the trouble with living near the coast. Still 14˚ at 9.30 pm. == Craig, Iím afraid I canít really answer that question because I donít fully understand dew point, except to say that on Wednesday, when we had mild & humid SWílies it felt very sweaty, whereas yesterday and much more so today it felt very dry and actually cold if one stayed in the shade too long, clad only in shorts & t-shirt. Can dew point be looked up somewhere?
On 26 May 2017, @CraigM350, Sub Berks 51N wrote:
Weather warnings galore for this weekend as there is a wide risk of deluges - starting in the west and moving east over the bank holiday period - which is a darn fine forecast from Piers if you ask me. It is also a strong R period so be warned out could get quite loud and heavy!!!!
On 26 May 2017, @CraigM350, Sub Berks 51N wrote:
Paddy - glad to help on the bread and butter file synchronicity meant I came across it on wuwt as I was darned if I could find it on my pc either. Question for you...what are the dew points like up there? I have known so many people who hate the south as we get tropical or continental airmasses (as now) - the humidity makes it uncomfortable & they only visit out of season - hence my love of NW-N-NE airmasses in summer as we stay in the 70s with Crystal clear skies but it's liveable! In hotter climates (bar the equator regions where sub 30įC may be the max but you drip all day) it's more bearable (dry heat). I know people who said that the temps were in the 30's (90-100įF) but it's nothing like a day in the south once it hits 80įF+ . I pity you some days Gerry - glad London is only an occasional visit for me, they should call it UHF - Urban Heat Furnace lol :)
On 26 May 2017, @CraigM350, Sub Berks 51N wrote:
Finally hit 80įF today (~27įC). Yesterday morning was close with dew points at around 15įF, so getting quite uncomfortable to the point you stay as you lie still, before dropping to 10įC (50įF) by end of day. Overnight I noticed a welcome cool breeze emerge which lasted till the sun was up. Today the dew points raised but have been on a down trajectory since (despite the heat making it very, very pleasant-except in building's that trap heat...my home being one of them tho I have experienced far worse. Beautiful and reminiscent of 2012 which was a lovely fine pause in the cold deluge. It took until yesterday to beat the temperature reached on 9th April!!! A retarded late dry spring (until last week it was dry). Could we pay for this and the lovely late March/early April spell later on? (Interestingly our Sun had a mini ramp in activity around then and has sort of bubbled along since) Subscribe to find out what lies ahead!!!!
On 25 May 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
15˚C at 7.30, warmest morning temp this year again, another scorchio day but with a light Síly breeze that made it less close, max temp 24˚ on account of that, still 15˚ at 10pm. I noticed that the oaks are out well before the ash, so weíll see if the means a drier summer.
On 25 May 2017, Gerry Surrey-Sussex border 223ft 45d wrote:
Warmest day so far I think. My conservatory was 120F when I got home. It was only 110F yesterday. My bedroom was a lovely 92F!! Thankfully living out in the countryside the air cools quite quickly. None of that UHI out here. So on the approach to bed time on go the 18" fans to shift the air through. There was a lovely cool blast from the east on opening the windows so that will help tonight. Gatwick on eastern pattern today so it will go quiet not long after sun down.
On 24 May 2017, Maria (Ireland sub) wrote:
The last 2 days after a humid cloudy start we've had some fab sunshine & great temps upto 22/23 deg impressive clouds at times with the feel of a storm in the air, 16 deg now at 10.44 pm a little less muggy than last night with a very slight breeze.
On 24 May 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
14˚C at 7.30, warmest morning temp so far this year, followed by an amazingly warm and mostly sunny day with a variable breeze and cloudy spells, but with the difference to yesterday being that it continued warm even under cloud cover and we had a staggering max temp of 26˚, a light shower after 5pm but a balmy evening, still 17˚ at 10pm. My favourite type of spring/summer weather: HP over Britain feeding in warm SWíly air, long may it continue!
On 23 May 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
6˚C overnight, 11˚ at 7.30, brilliant sunshine after the overnight heavy rain and distant thunderstorm, fairly cool Wíly breeze and clouds moving in from the W after 10am. Intermittend very warm sunshine during which temps moved up to 20˚ but whenever the sun was covered by clouds it got noticeably cooler - this has often been a summer feature in the last few years. Some light rain showers in the evening but overall a lovely day, the ground being nice and humid again after the last few rains together with the warmth will get plants going big time. 12˚ at 10pm.
On 23 May 2017, Gerry 45d Surrey/Kent border 223ft wrote:
Beautiful day yesterday. Warm and sunny all the way. Having been out all evening I had to dig out the big fans to be able to sleep. Although there was little breeze, the fans were able to turn 82F into a much better 70F. Today I left in sunshine but it is cloudy in town. I did note that there was a red sky this morning and the wind pattern is from the west.
On 22 May 2017, Maria (Ireland sub) wrote:
A mix of sunshine and clouds today, a couple of short lived spits of rain & the temp definitely on the up as the day progressed esp humid and still 12 deg at 23.45 pm
On 22 May 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
12˚C at 7.30, feeling mild, followed by a day of clouds and intermittent hazy sunshine in a stiff Síly breeze, max temp 19˚, heavy showers by evening, 9˚ by 10pm.
On 21 May 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
9˚C at 7.30, bright start but only until 10am, after which clouds moved in on the cold Síly breeze and made for a cool middle part of the day, only brightening up after 3pm and gradually getting warmer again, max temp 17˚ when it was bright, back down to 9˚ again by 10pm. Had a good look at a number of ash trees again today on our walk, hardly any sign of foliage to be seen.
On 21 May 2017, Gerry Surrey-Sussex border 223ft 45d wrote:
Over the last few days we have had a nice bit of rain. The weekend has been pleasant after a few showers yesterday it has been sunny today. A good strong breeze has been about though and it has been chilly at night. Not quite low enough to need to light the fire as the sun has warmed the house during the day. Iceagenow has news on some heavy snow for 2 US states that are notable for being the heaviest for many decades.
On 20 May 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
9˚C at 7.30, drizzle, NWíly breeze to begin with, later turning into the S, rain or drizzle all day until 6pm when it started to brighten up. Even though it felt cool all day we nevertheless had a max temp of 17˚, thatís good enough for plants to grow. The ground got a good soaking, so growth will speed up further. 9˚ again at 9.30pm.
On 20 May 2017, Maria (Ireland sub) wrote:
Yeah Gerry n Piers showing same with comments here, thought it was our slow Internet.. Lots of showers and clouds with occasional warm sunny spells here since last post, some really stormy looking sky at times with some heavy showers but no thunder or lightning as yet though wouldn't have been surprised to see/hear some. I believe a small funnel cloud was reported in the country I think Mayo but not sure. Around 15 deg stormy looking with a light breeze at 4.30 pm strange wind also whipped up earlier around late morning for a short time.
On 20 May 2017, @Piers_Corbyn (twitter) London, Chief forecaster wrote:
GERRY YES There are only some comments showing on blog and the pre-blog including non loaded ones also shows lots of spam word-salads etc. Not sure what's up. Webmaster (Ray) is looking into it. That NHS and all spam attack just happened is it that one wonders? =+=+= NEWS See home page and twitter I spoke at Oxford Union including about weather on Monday great stuff and am speaking at Alternative View AV8 this weekend which IS GETTING A SPECIAL upTo 75%OFF DEAL for ALL ATTENDEES AND ANYONE ELSE including you. Pass it on. Thanks Piers
On 20 May 2017, Gerry Surrey-Sussex border 223ft 45d wrote:
It says there are 134 comments but I can only see 3. Is it just me? It was the same at work yesterday.
On 19 May 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
8˚C at 7.30, cloudy and breezy from the SE but dry until after midday when light and steady rain set in an went on for the rest of the day, all the while getting more dull and cooler, max temp 16˚, wind turning into the NE, 9˚ at 10pm. More rain to come tomorrow, which is no bad thing as everything is very dry, though that has been good this spring for keeping the weeds down. == Craig, that was me asking for the Marusek book, just couldnít remember the title or name of the author - thanks for the reminder, found it on my computer! One for the Warmistsí books to burn list, no doubt :-)
On 18 May 2017, Paddy (Aberdeen south, 130m elevation, sub) wrote:
6˚C overnight, 10˚ at 7.30, sunny start followed by yet another sunny day though again a fresh SSWíly breeze kept things a bit cooler, 21˚ max temp nevertheless, most enjoyable. 10˚C at 10.30pm. == Souíwester, I delight in telling everyone how far behind and deserving we are of compassion :-) Living only about 4 miles from the cold N Sea we are always a week or two behind anywhere further inland of course.
On 18 May 2017, @CraigM350, Sub Berks 51N wrote:
Someone asked for this the other day, A Chronological Listing of Early Weather Events 7th Edition James A. Marusek