Frost for the north?

I would have thought that there was a good chance of a sharp frost tonight across inland parts of Scotland, although the ICON model doesn’t seem to be going for one, it certainly feels crisp and …

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Déjà vu all over again

The last weeks above average temperatures across France and central Europe are very similar to the spell we saw five weeks earlier in August.

Hampshire heatwave in Hurn

As far as I can see Hurn in Hampshire was the only SYNOP station to exceed the UKMO heatwave threshold for three consecutive days.Not many people know that.

Top of the shop

Rather fittingly for the first day of meteorological autumn a number of nearby stations across the north of Scotland are in the top ten warmest places on what is rather a pleasant afternoon.

29-30 August 2020 – minimum temperatures

Generally far too much stratocumulus coming in around the top of the high across the northwest of IONA to achieve a real air frost overnight.

I hate August

Fresher weather finally arrives across the north Of all the weather months of the year I think the one I prefer least is August, and this one seems to be no exception. After what seems an …

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Keep it simple

I don’t see how you can have dew points of 18°C and 19°C after the passage of a cold front, well to be exact the passage of an upper cold front inside a warm sector, then …

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Last man standing

I think I can just about say that yesterday saw the end of the heatwave, with Keswick the warmest place in IONA with 25.2°C and last man station standing in the heatwave saga, just scraping an …

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Heatwave lives on in northwest of England

The heatwave survived for another day across the northwest of England. The count is five at both Keswick and Hawarden and that may stretch to six if thunderstorms don’t spoil the party today.

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