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Coolest summer

Post by JakoMonster » Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:36 am

Apparently this summer has been the coolest since 1993, hoping next year we will have a record breaking hot summer


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Re: Coolest summer

Post by Dave Brown » Wed Aug 31, 2011 10:44 am

Yes the nights have been noticeably colder. I have only sat out in the garden all evening twice this summer. I normally sit out 30 times plus.

The cooler wetter summer has suited the jungle though and any lack of warmth has been made up by extra moisture giving a really lush jungly appearance. :wink:
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Re: Coolest summer

Post by Adam D » Wed Aug 31, 2011 11:40 am

Shock, horror!

The climate is variable :?

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Re: Coolest summer

Post by GoggleboxUK » Wed Aug 31, 2011 2:00 pm

It's been better than average in the North West I'd say, it's just the rest of you geographically diverse bunch that are letting the side down.

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Re: Coolest summer

Post by stephenprudence » Wed Aug 31, 2011 2:59 pm

In terms of relative to average I'd say the southern areas of NW England have definitely had one of the better summers this year in terms of quality.. certainly actually sunnier than quite alot of places in the UK this summer - thought not necessarily warmer.. in fact the mean might be surprisingly deceptive.

If this pattern continues into winter than it does not bode well for us in the NW of England who will undoubtedly get some of the most severe winter cold.
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