When December 2010 came along, it was a complete shock to the system. There had been no below freezing December (average below 0.0 degC) since 1890. That’s 120 years. These are temperatures from the CET series (Central England Temperature). Records in the CET go back as far as 1659. So, let’s look at those sub-zero December years. The first is December 1676 (mean temp -0.5 degC). Back then, the temperatures were only recorded to the nearest half degree and there aren’t any daily temperatures available to me, so I can’t really embellish that too much other than say, imagine a … [Read more]
Liam Dutton explains why most weather stories carried by the tabloid press and issued by organisations like Exacta Weather and the like should be ignored as complete hokum. Most weather forecasters just ignore such stuff, but irresponsible and sensationalist forecasts ‘gets Liam’s goat’, as it does mine, so here’s his video. Cheers, Liam If you have any stories about how bad or bogus weather stories have affected your decisions and life, please let us know by commenting below.
Fake Weather News from Exacta Weather and The Daily Express It’s nearly Winter again, and if you look at the headlines in the papers, specifically The Daily Express UK News, you’ll notice that the silly season has started again, particularly regarding weather stories. It’s noticeable that the same names crop up consistently – Exacta weather, James Madden, Piers Corbyn and Nathan Rao. Instead of relying on Fake Weather News, why not even go ahead and buy your own weather station at our Weather Shop? There also appears to be a small hardcore of characters feeding the papers with this … [Read more]