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SubTropicRay

Hi Scott,

I've had lots of light showers this month but not the accumulations of last month. This westerly wind that brings morning showers typically leaves me mostly dry. I'm also above 40" for the year so can't complain too much. Besides, we still have about 6 weeks before the rainy season shuts down.

Ray

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Tyrone

Here's the forecast for Perth. Where did all the winter rain go? :huh:

It's been nice and sunny, but the nights could be warmer. I spose that's what you get for having cloudless skies at 32S in August.

Forecast for Tuesday

Fine. Moderate E'ly winds, fresh and gusty about the hills in the morning.

Precis: Fine.

City: Max 19

Mandurah: Max 18

UV Alert: 11:10 am to 1:30 pm, UV Index predicted to reach 3 [Moderate]

Fire Danger: Coastal Plain: NOT RATED

Hills: NOT RATED

Wednesday Fine. Min 6 Max 20

Thursday Fine. Min 6 Max 22

Friday Fine, partly cloudy. Min 5 Max 21

Saturday Fine. Min 5 Max 20

Sunday Fine. Min 6 Max 20

Monday Fine. Min 6 Max 20

Best regards

Tyrone

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_Keith

Another good rain today.

FINALLY!

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steve 9atx

Hey Thibodeaux,

We get a front with a 60% chance tomorrow. Still 5" below normal

and 18" behind last year at this time, though. Hopefully, you'll get

it on Tuesday night or Wednesday.

Steve

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ariscott
Here's the forecast for Perth. Where did all the winter rain go? :huh:

Welcome to my world...

Regards, Ari :)

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Daryl
Here's the forecast for Perth. Where did all the winter rain go? :huh:

Welcome to my world...

Regards, Ari :)

Except that Darwin had 200+ mm of evaporation for July compared to Perth's 60mm.

Daryl

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www.dadluvsu.com

Too much rain... Alot of seedlings dampening off... I'm not happy.

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_Keith
Woo hoo! post-193-1218558663_thumb.png

I am watching it come down also. Now that is a good old Southern summer sight, now isn't it.

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steve 9atx

Well Keith. I hope you got something out of it.

For the umpteenth time this year, I watched a

promising front head straight for my house and

then fall apart at the last minute. I didn't even

get spit on.

Steve

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_Keith
Well Keith. I hope you got something out of it.

For the umpteenth time this year, I watched a

promising front head straight for my house and

then fall apart at the last minute. I didn't even

get spit on.

Steve

A little. Just enough to keep the leaf diseases nice and healthy.

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Tyrone

I've been watering lately as we've had no rain for a week and a half. Palms like my majestic are sapping the soil so dry, it's become hydrophobic. Coconut loves this sunny weather. No rain forecast for the forseeable future. Weird August. The flying ants are out already, about 3 or 4 weeks early.

Best regards

Tyrone

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ariscott
Except that Darwin had 200+ mm of evaporation for July compared to Perth's 60mm.

Daryl

No wonder everything is so dry....

Regards, Ari :)

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SubTropicRay

Bill,

Can you move some of those little guys under an overhang?

Ray

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PalmGuyWC

Over all the Summer has been milder than normal in N. Calif. That means the highs have been lower if that makes any sense. Actually, better weather for palms than the sizzling heat we normally get in July and August.

Ants have been coming into my house for the past week, and I've heard others make the same comment. They usually come inside preceding cool or wet weather. I wonder if the ants know something we don't? We would not normally expect rain until late Sept. or Oct. If Summer is any gage, then I think we can expect a cold winter. I heard the Atlantic is warmer than normal and the Pacific is cooler. Calif. is in a drought and if we don't get the clouds in the winter, we get clear cold nights.

Dick

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_Keith
Well Keith. I hope you got something out of it.

For the umpteenth time this year, I watched a

promising front head straight for my house and

then fall apart at the last minute. I didn't even

get spit on.

Steve

Well Steve, it finally happened. About 3:30am the heavens opened up with fire and rain. The lightening was so intense, it was nearly non-stop for a couple of hours. The rain was still going when I left for work at 8am. I felt like I was in Louisiana for the first time this summer.

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steve 9atx

Laissez le bon temps PLEUVEZ!

cher

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Tyrone

Well I'm sick of this high pressure zone that has made it's home just south of Oz. It's almost stationary directing dry strong winds from the interior almost without stop. It's making some lovely warm days, but cool to cold nights. I'm having to water a lot now. I'm looking forward to the high shifting and letting a cold front with some moist westerlies through, but none is forecast for at least a week. A record dry August here.

regards

Tyrone

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Walter John

Could be worse here, could be shivering cold winds as well. Either way, this is the longest coldest batch of weather I can recall and definitely the longest cold run since I've been planting palms.

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aussiearoids

Not a drop of rain for nearly 3 weeks !!! :o shock horror ... as usual the shops are selling out of hose fittings and sprinklers etc. A few dark clouds around , but if I don't race around irrigating , it will never rain ..

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ariscott

3 weeks? Try 3 months!!!

Regards, Ari :)

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Tyrone

It was beautiful and sunny and 23C today. Pretty cold at night. Flying ants were out again. It's bone dry, and no rain forecast.

regards

Tyrone

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SubTropicRay

The rain is back from vacation.

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ariscott

Overnight low was 19 deg C last night... it is getting warmer... I would be cursing soon that it is too hot to do anything. The A/C will be going full blast... but at least away with this dry wind and the plants will be growing instead of going into state of dormancy. It is so bad this year even my bamboos have stopped growing... 'Doh!!

Regards, Ari :)

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Tyrone

Sunny and 24C today. I did a bit of fertilising of the palms in pots today. Rain would be nice. :) 22C tomorrow and sunny.

regards

Tyrone

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Exotic Life

No people on this board that is living in Poland? The weather there the last 2 day's has not been nice... and scary for those people there. Heavy thunderstorms with hail just like little balls, also tornado again... the think about F2 or F3.. 3 people has died.

Look at this movie, some people on a bus seen the tornado coming... it must been scary too seen that.

http://nl.youtube.com/watch?v=v1ER4CIOSOY

The hail... brrrrrr

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Exotic Life

The weather over here it not really warm but not too cold... around the 22-23C and sunny. Maybe in the late august we get some really summerheat again... Normally when a hurricane is hitting Florida and other states we get here most of the time some sun and heat.

Robbin

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_Keith

Well, at least on this end, things are returning to normal. It is raining two of every three days. The ground is getting spongy again and it is about time. Hopefully, now my palms can put on some serious growth before winter comes around.

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Tyrone

Well it was sunny and 24C yesterday, and 23C forecast for today. Cold nights, but they're forecast to get warmer over the coming week. Maybe, just a tiny possibility of rain tomorrow night. I'll believe it when I see it, but the cloud cover will keep the nights much warmer than they've been. After that we're back to 23C weather.

regards

Tyrone

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amazondk

It was real hot yesterday morning then clouded up and there was a bit of rain. Today around noon there was an intense rain storm and the rest of the day stayed cloudy. Last week almost every day was around 37 C / 98 F. For the most part it will continue like this until November. August and September are the hottest and the driest months of the year. Tomorrow I am going up to the northern hemishpere on the other side of the equater into the rainy season where it is wetter and somewhat cooler.

dk

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ariscott

I am getting really sick of complaining about the weather, but it is 31deg C and 17% humidity today. Shocking cool dry wind too!! My bore is running full on.

Regards, Ari :)

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Tyrone

Ari, You're the only person I know who cools a 31C dry wind "cool". That's a hot wind. :)

Best regards

Tyrone

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ariscott

No... the wind actually cool... trust me.

Regards, Ari :)

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Walter John
No... the wind actually cool... trust me.

Regards, Ari :)

I trust you Ari, but isn't a cool wind when it's 31c a good thing ?

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ariscott

It is when you are people... not so much for the heliconias... You should see them, they look so ratty.

Regards, Ari :)

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amazondk

I left the southern hemisphere this morning with a pretty typical dry seaon summer day in Manaus. The temperature was on its way to around 37 C / 97 F. I got to Boa Vista in the northern hemisphere after lunch in a rain storm. The weather cleared up somewhat and it turned out to be a nice afternoon. The first picture is from a street near my house where some remanants of the original vegetation still hang on, the Oenocarpus bataua trees. It is sort of a funky view I see while leaving my house every morning. At least that is not my house. The palms are nice though. The other picture is an afternoon shot in the savanna land near Boa Vista on a winter afternoon.

dk

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Tyrone

Beautiful pics Don.

Are those clouds in the second pic on the equator? I've heard that right on the equator winds will just change direction. ie a SW wind will change into a SE wind on the equator. I think I got that right.

Well we got rain today. Just enough to wet the foliage and bring the dewpoints up. Much better than the neg 9C dewpoint yesterday. :( But gone is the sunny warm weather. It's cloudy and cool. :(

Best regards

Tyrone

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_Keith

Averages are averages, or when it rains it pours.

The turnaround has occured. Our 13" rain deficit is now down to 9" and we are 4" rain above normal for the month of August and it is only the 18th. We are getting an inch or two everyday. Got to go fertilize now as the nitrogen leaches away fast when we get in these rainy periods.

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amazondk

Tyrone,

The clouds are south of where I was. I would put them at about 1.5 degrees North. I will try to see what the wind does next time I drive over the equator. What is interesting is that as you drive you can see the weather change as you get closer to the equator many times.

dk

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ariscott

I've never lived in the north of equator before. I think I visited Thailand once, but never actually observe the weather, etc, etc. It would be interesting to see the change as you go pass the equator...

Regards, Ari :)

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