Monthly Archives: March 2017

7th mildest March on record to date

With 28 days of the month now gone, March 2017 provisionally stands as the 7th warmest March in Central England back to 1772, with a mean temperature of 8.11°C which is +2.55°C above the 1961-1990 long-term average. Maximum anomalies are … Continue reading

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The relationship between volcanoes and Central England Temperature in recent years

  Now that I’ve discovered the VEI database from the NCEI, I can now overlay volcanic eruption events on top of the monthly CET anomalies and chart the results. In the above chart (fig 2) I’ve overlaid all the VEI … Continue reading

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The last 30 years CET

This chart is of 365 day centred rolling daily mean CET temperature anomalies for the last 30 years. Just to complicate things, I’ve overlaid a 14 day moving average on top of this just to smooth things out a bit. … Continue reading

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Joint 7th mildest start to March since 1772

Central England has been super mild this March, with mean CET anomalies almost +3°C above average, but today is maybe the last mild day for a while as colder weather sets in for the rest of the week.

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Top ten mild start to March

The first 15 days of March 2017 have provisionally made it the 10th mildest start to March in Central England since 1772. Currently the mean to the 15th is 7.97°C or +2.77°C above the 1961-1990 long-term average. Whether it will … Continue reading

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March 1957 – warmest in over 357 years

March 1957 stands out as being the mildest in the CET series which started in 1659, and as mild as this current March is, the mean anomaly of which stands at +2.48°C on the 12th, it will have to do … Continue reading

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Very mild February in Central England despite Buchan’s cold spell

Despite a relatively cold spell from the 5th to the 12th (fig 1), which almost coincided with Alexander Buchan’s first cold spell singularity, February ended up a very mild month, with a mean temperatures in Central England of 6.1°C, which … Continue reading

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