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Some Nice Weather Coming This Week – But Record Temps? No!!

September 11, 2016
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By Paul Homewood 

 

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http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/uk-weather-next-week-could-8798794

 

Watch out for the hype!

From the Mirror last Friday:

After a wet and windy weekend, a sweltering blast from the Atlantic with bring hot and humid conditions next week .

Britain faces a wet and windy weekend before summer blasts back with the possibility of temperatures well over 30 degrees next week.

Parts of the country will swelter and could experience in one of the hottest September days for more than 100 years.

A warm front sweeping in from the Atlantic will push thermometers to 31C on Tuesday with humidity making it feel close to 35C.

The remnants of Hurricane Hermine, which after battering eastern America, will be pulled towards Britain laden with tropical air.

The current record for September 13 is 28.3C recorded in Camden Square, London, in 1934.

The record for September 14 is 28.6C recorded in Lairg, in the Highlands of Scotland, in 1900.

Forecaster Emma Sharples said Monday morning could bring more wind and rain to parts of the country before the warmth arrives.

She said: "We are going to pull air up across much of England and Wales fairly early next week.

"This is air that was associated with Hurricane Hermine which has now long gone, but the warm, humid air will get pumped in from the Atlantic.

"Temperatures are expected to reach the mid to high 20Cs on Tuesday and we would not be surprised to see 30C in London and around the southeast.

"At the moment we expect the heat to persist into Wednesday or Thursday when there could be a thundery breakdown.

"The outlook of the weekend is more for unsettled weather starting in the northwest before spreading southeastwards, Sunday is looking like a better day."

Despite the wind and rain tomorrow temperatures will be well above the 12.7C average for the time of year.

Eastern England will nudge 25C with highs of 21C forecast across the south and 17C in the north.

Netweather said thermometers will hit the low 30Cs next week with humidity in the south making it feel close to 35C.

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/uk-weather-next-week-could-8798794

 

For a start, they quote “the current record for September 13 is 28.3C recorded in Camden Square, London, in 1934.”, but this of course is purely the record for just that particular day.

The hottest September day on record was 2nd September 1906, which hit 35.6C, way above anything forecast this week.

Other notable days include 8th September 1911, when Greenwich hit 94F, (34.4C).

 

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More recently, a temperature of 31.6C was recorded at Gatwick on 2nd September 1961.

 

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http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/pdf/s/k/Sep1961.pdf

 

 

 

 

Currently the BBC are forecasting about 27C for the central England area:

 

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/features/37328592

 

The CET series shows that temperatures above 27C are not uncommon.

 

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http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/hadobs/hadcet/cet_info_mean.html

 

No doubt it won’t take long for the warm weather to be blamed on global warming.

5 Comments leave one →
  1. September 11, 2016 3:45 pm

    In any case, most people seem to like warm weather!

  2. September 12, 2016 6:02 am

    Spotted in the BBC Focus magazine “the hottest ever in recent times”. I’m not making it up. They just can’t stop using the words “the hottest ever”.

  3. 4 Eyes permalink
    September 13, 2016 10:25 am

    I wonder what made it so hot 100 years ago – serious question. Perhaps a climate scientist can fill me in.

  4. Max Sawyer permalink
    September 16, 2016 9:29 am

    A line of best fit would suggest cooling, but when have facts ever concerned the warmists?

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