Nullarbor is right on the coast of the Great Australian Bight, so you may think that you’d escape the worse of the heat there with a refreshing sea breeze off the Southern Ocean, but in reality the land breeze is like being attacked by someone with a flamethrower with relative humidities of 5% or less.
Thursday the 25th of July 2019 gave the UK it’s hottest day on record with 38.7°C being reported at Cambridge.
A similarly extreme heatwave 100 years ago would have been 4°C cooler – but would it still have been a heatwave?
Are the ‘extreme climate event attribution’ brigade the new ‘thought police’?
Two unlikely winners in the UK Heatwave that almost never happened, but where are they?
You would assume that the number of heatwaves has increased in the UK since 1878, but is this the case?