Monthly Archives: June 2016

Another warm spring

The astronomical spring of 2016 looks like it was the 37th warmest in the last 244 years in the Central England Temperature [CET] series, with a mean temperature of 10.97°C and anomaly of +0.76°C with respect to the 1961-1990 long-term … Continue reading

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Start of June similar to the barbecue summer of 2009

I was just looking at the latest Lamb Weather Types [LWT] from the Climate Research Unit [CRU] and ran a comparison on the beginning of June in previous years. Interestingly on the 14 days between the 30th of May and 12th … Continue reading

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So you thought it’s been a warm start to June?

You may have thought it’s been quite a warm start to June, but it pales into insignificance when you look back at the Central England Temperatures [CET] for the first eight days of June over the last 244 years. So … Continue reading

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Tri weather data sets

A bit of a strange title I know, but I’ve recently written an application that displays climate data for the UK from three separate daily data sets for atmospheric circulation, temperature and precipitation, and hence the tri. Daily Central England … Continue reading

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Central England Temperatures: May 2016

As far as I can make out, May 2016 was the 37th warmest in the Central England Temperature [CET] series that started in 1659. It had started coolly but warmed up significantly between the 4th and the 12th when two … Continue reading

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