Category: weather

  • Is November the month of nothingness?

    I’m sure most folk are aware of the poem by Thomas Hood in 1844, but is November a month of nothingness? No sun – no moon! No morn – no noon – No dawn – no dusk – no proper time of day. No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any […]

  • Where’s the time going?

    Hello world. I’m sorry for the lack of updates and let’s hope it’s not writers block or bloggers block, ha ha. One thing that has been pre-occupying me and my family, is the removal of an old garden shed and the general tidying up associated with this task. However, whilst this was being undertaken, during the […]

  • Well, it never happened.

    Locally, the Air Frosts never came, however, the temperature still bottomed out at 1.1c early on Thursday morning. So, with the coldest morning of the Autumn period arriving, although there were no sub-freezing temperatures here, many people would still have been scraping their car windscreens. Why is this? How can ice form on car windows, frosted grass etc. but the thermometer never dipped below 0c (32f).? A quick […]

  • Probable first Air Frost of the season

    Well if the latest headline from netweather is accurate, then us folk in the United Kingdom, had better watch out. First Widespread Frost – Latest Weather News – In terms of my phenolgical tie-in, based on a small sample of 10 records, I return a mean of 31st October, for the first Autumn Air Frost. Who […]

  • Bird sounds in the night!

    Hello, Well, my winter visitors are starting to arrive. Firstly, as expected Redwings, the Northern invaders have been passing overhead in small numbers, locally. Some will have already been spotted feeding in berry bushes or on the ground, but my sightings have been sound sightings. Also noted, just recently, coming from the night skies, were ringing […]