As nature's circadian rhythms seem somewhat uncoordinated, here was I, hoping for colder weather come February. Well, some normality at last appears to be on its way, but first, some phenology. My latest phenological event was yesterday, 27th January, in the form of a First heard drumming Great Spotted Woodpecker - Dendrocopos major. This event matches closely to the mean date … Continue reading My latest Phenology news and the cold weather incoming
Oh well, here's the view from the experts. Whatever you do guys n gals, enjoy the festive period. Festive Regards Tony Powell
Tonight's BBC2 program Will it snow? attempts to enlighten us, as to whether this winter will bring us snowflakes, or just plain ole rain and drizzle. For those more technically minded, the latest 12z GFS (that's an US based weather model) ensembles output suggests zilch likelihood for my patch. Basically, I would simply use these plots to look for trends … Continue reading Will it snow? What! in the UK in November?