Freezing Decembers – They really are very rare in the UK

picture of the Frozen River Wear December 2010

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 … Read more

Liam Dutton Explains How To Spot Fake Weather Stories

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   https://www.facebook.com/Channel4News/videos/2469513399775006/ … Read more

Exacta Weather and the Daily Express – Fake Weather News

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, … Read more