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Global cooling

Postby Mala591 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:52 pm

Seems to be occurring in the town of Burnley, Lancashire, England.

Can some senior meteorological scientists please investigate asap before it's too late?
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Re: Global cooling

Postby RingoMcCartney » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:58 pm

Aka Monsoon June.

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Vintage Claret » Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:14 pm

We turned the central heating off at Easter -put it back on for June!
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Re: Global cooling

Postby Paul Waine » Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:14 pm

Hi Mala591, it's probably climate change. I'm not sure if it's arrived faster than we were expecting or we were always going to see these "wilder" variations in the normal climate.

I saw something from BP yesterday - yes, BP recognise that we need to do something to manage the impacts of climate change. They'd looked at world energy demand in 2018 and compared it with predicted energy demand. There was a big difference on the original model. When they looked deeper they identified that one of the biggest factors in the growth of energy demand was that, in the USA there were more days when the weather was hotter than "normal" AND more days when the weather was colder than normal. On hot days, a/c is used to cool down, on cold days heating is used to warm up. Previous periods, if there'd been hot days there were fewer cold days and if there'd been more cold days there were fewer hot days. USA is big country, data is easily available - and most of the population can afford both cooling and heating - so, these things show up in the word energy demand.

Yes, i think climate change means more hot days and more cold days - and then some of this "monsoon June" that we are experiencing.

Meanwhile, my water supply - and a large part of south west London - has been off since early this morning and rumour has it that it may not be back until Friday. Thames Water is staring to distribute bottled water - most of the local stores have run out, and I'm sure my local convenience store has added £1 to his bottled water prices. (Beer may be cheaper. I recall beer shampoos were popular at one time - but I think you still needed a rinse in clen water to finish). ;)

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Re: Global cooling

Postby SonofPog » Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:19 pm

Mala591 wrote:Seems to be occurring in the town of Burnley, Lancashire, England.

Can some senior meteorological scientists please investigate asap before it's too late?


Some you want me to explain the difference between climate and weather?

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Re: Global cooling

Postby dsr » Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:21 pm

This isn't a variation in normal climate. This is normal June weather. Weather has a very wide range of what is "normal" - "normal" being an entirely different word from "average".

Wet, cool Junes are normal; so are warm, dry ones.

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Re: Global cooling

Postby claretonthecoast1882 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:23 pm

Can't beat a wet cool June

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Dyched » Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:19 pm

I haven’t even had chance to walk round town with me top off yet.

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Re: Global cooling

Postby bfcmik » Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:35 pm

I apologise to everyone - I swapped my winter 10.5 tog off the bed to the 4.5 tog summer duvet last week - It has been wet and cool since then.

Down here in Solihull we have had a very dry year to date with less than 2/3rds the average for Jan-May. I am a believer in long-term averages being about right, some will be wetter, some will be drier and some will be just right ;) so the rain was bound to come. We have already had a month and a half's rain this month with more forecast so I'm glad I'm getting away for a holiday next week 8-)

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Hipper » Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:02 pm

What seems to have changed is the way we get rain. It comes more now in deluges then steady rain, which means the infrastructure - downpipes, storm water drains etc. - are less able to cope.

It could be worse:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95dRaFEpdTg

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Re: Global cooling

Postby 4:20 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:08 pm

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:Can't beat a wet cool June


This dude prefers April,

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Corky » Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:10 pm

If this carries on it will be called flaming June for a completely different reason.

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Bosscat » Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:22 pm

4:20 wrote:This dude prefers April,

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April looks like she will be "Busting out all over"
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Re: Global cooling

Postby 4:20 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:37 pm

Bosscat wrote:April looks like she will be "Busting out all over"


April showers forecast
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Re: Global cooling

Postby BennyD » Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:29 pm

Is she a squirter? :D

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Re: Global cooling

Postby CardyTheClaret » Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:54 pm

Last summer we were told to get used to these lengthy spells of hot weather. What a load of ********.

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Imploding Turtle » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:17 pm

At the risk of being accused of virtue-signalling by Damo, oh no!!!! The temperature of the one specific place where i live is below the average temperature for that one specific place where i live for this time of year. This must mean the entire planet is cooling.

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Imploding Turtle » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:20 pm

At the risk of being accused of virtue-signalling by Damo, oh dear god!!!! 7 hours ago the sun was high in the sky. Now it's being swallowed by the horizon. THE SUN IS FALLING AND IT'S GETTING COLDER. WE'RE ALL GOING TO FREEZE!!!!!111

This thread is now about me.

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Re: Global cooling

Postby wickdkewlclaret » Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:22 pm

We are north of the jet stream in the midst of intense low pressure... that good enough?

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Falcon » Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:21 pm

Do other countries talk about the weather as much as us? We are bloody obsessed!

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Re: Global cooling

Postby ClaretDiver » Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:35 pm

Paul Waine wrote:
Meanwhile, my water supply - and a large part of south west London - has been off since early this morning and rumour has it that it may not be back until Friday. Thames Water is staring to distribute bottled water - most of the local stores have run out, and I'm sure my local convenience store has added £1 to his bottled water prices. (Beer may be cheaper. I recall beer shampoos were popular at one time - but I think you still needed a rinse in clen water to finish). ;)


What are the reasons being given for the water being off? I guess instead of hitting the problem head on and preventing it before it happes they are going to throw plastic pollution at the problem? I hope that the areas hit have sufficient and effective recycling plants or else it is just adding to the problem....

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Spike » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:11 pm

Paul Waine wrote:Hi Mala591, it's probably climate change. I'm not sure if it's arrived faster than we were expecting or we were always going to see these "wilder" variations in the normal climate.

I saw something from BP yesterday - yes, BP recognise that we need to do something to manage the impacts of climate change. They'd looked at world energy demand in 2018 and compared it with predicted energy demand. There was a big difference on the original model. When they looked deeper they identified that one of the biggest factors in the growth of energy demand was that, in the USA there were more days when the weather was hotter than "normal" AND more days when the weather was colder than normal. On hot days, a/c is used to cool down, on cold days heating is used to warm up. Previous periods, if there'd been hot days there were fewer cold days and if there'd been more cold days there were fewer hot days. USA is big country, data is easily available - and most of the population can afford both cooling and heating - so, these things show up in the word energy demand.

Yes, i think climate change means more hot days and more cold days - and then some of this "monsoon June" that we are experiencing.

Meanwhile, my water supply - and a large part of south west London - has been off since early this morning and rumour has it that it may not be back until Friday. Thames Water is staring to distribute bottled water - most of the local stores have run out, and I'm sure my local convenience store has added £1 to his bottled water prices. (Beer may be cheaper. I recall beer shampoos were popular at one time - but I think you still needed a rinse in clen water to finish). ;)


Big explanation about global warming but please tell us why you have no mains water- half a story

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Re: Global cooling

Postby dsr » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:12 pm

Spike wrote:Big explanation about global warming but please tell us why you have no mains water- half a story

Burst pipe in a water treatment works.

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Paul Waine » Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:41 pm

Spike wrote:Big explanation about global warming but please tell us why you have no mains water- half a story


Hi Spike, burst water main/failed pump or whatever it was, was extensively covered on BBC News on Wed. Made the front page of BBC New website website, though this may be just because I live here - or maybe it was just because it happened "in London."

I'll defer to others whether 100,000 households (or whatever the BBC reported) would have been near the top of the news if the 100,000 had been somewhere in North East Lancs.

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Clarets4me » Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:00 pm

United Utilities report N/W Reservoir water storage is at 81.4% capacity as at the end of week 23 ( last Sunday ), the historical average for this week is 85.3%, so the situation is boringly average for us here in the North West ....
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Re: Global cooling

Postby Imploding Turtle » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:48 pm

Falcon wrote:Do other countries talk about the weather as much as us? We are bloody obsessed!


Probably not, but then our weather is among the most changeable on the planet.

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Re: Global cooling

Postby mdd2 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:07 pm

dsr wrote:This isn't a variation in normal climate. This is normal June weather. Weather has a very wide range of what is "normal" - "normal" being an entirely different word from "average".

Wet, cool Junes are normal; so are warm, dry ones.

Anyone remember Derbyshire v Lancs in Buxton in June 1975 yes June -no play due to snow.
We were on hols in Skegness in a caravan with two boys 2 and 10 months-woke up in the morning freezing then heard that the previous day Derbyshire Lancs no play because of snow. Gawd it was a bad few days

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Bfcboyo » Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:33 pm

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:Can't beat a wet cool June


The cool bit leans towards necrophilia. I will assume we meant trendy.

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Bfcboyo » Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:34 pm

Trendy where did that go?

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Stayingup » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:16 pm

Imploding Turtle wrote:Probably not, but then our weather is among the most changeable on the planet.


Oh I dont know about that. Try the Tropics.

Its an old saying among us travellers. We have rge a good climate but bad weather.

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Bin Ont Turf » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:27 pm

Imploding Turtle wrote:At the risk of being accused of virtue-signalling by Damo, oh no!!!!



I think it's probably time you saw a child psychologist.

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Imploding Turtle » Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:52 am

Bin Ont Turf wrote:I think it's probably time you saw a child psychologist.


And i think it's time you raided your parents medicine cabinet and started experimenting.

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Jel » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:00 pm

RingoMcCartney wrote:Aka Monsoon June.


I once knew Monsoon Mary,
She was hot, wet and sticky. She came once a year!

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Jel » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:04 pm

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Imploding Turtle » Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:19 pm

Jel wrote:I once knew Monsoon Mary,
She was hot, wet and sticky. She came once a year!


And never because of you.

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Re: Global cooling

Postby Jel » Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:58 am

Imploding Turtle wrote:And never because of you.


True! I stayed well clear

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Re: Global cooling

Postby brexit » Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:23 am

mdd2 wrote:Anyone remember Derbyshire v Lancs in Buxton in June 1975 yes June -no play due to snow.
We were on hols in Skegness in a caravan with two boys 2 and 10 months-woke up in the morning freezing then heard that the previous day Derbyshire Lancs no play because of snow. Gawd it was a bad few days

Labour government?


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