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The year of the quiet sun

According to Wikipedia at the time of a solar minimum two solar cycles can coexist – not a lot of people know that.

The curate’s egg

Remarkably none of the torrential rain across northeast Scotland was thundery in nature, despite there being a yellow warning in force for thunderstorms.

The weeks of our lives

A heatmap of mean temperature anomalies in central England for the last 3,615 weeks.

Circulation in June 2019

The heatwave over parts of France may have caught all the headlines but the centre of the warmth in June lay much further east in Poland and Ukraine.