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3 minutes ago, tropicbreeze said:

The dry season (southern winter) is our fire season. Our last rain was a slight sprinkle early May. Since then it's just been hot, sunny and dry. Windy periods are our dangerous times, which is what we've been going through recently. Conditions were rated "Catastrophic". The centre of Noonamah is just a roadhouse, tavern and the rodeo grounds (usually 4 rodeos per year) plus outlying properties. Rodeo time is also one of the dangerous times and that was last weekend. People camp out near the grounds and often have campfires which they somehow forget to put out. But we overcame that problem a while back by carrying out controlled burns before rodeo time. We also have tourists come up for the dry season (escaping the winter down south). They don't want to pay camping fees in Darwin so they camp out bush. And what's camping out bush without a campfire? So we try to control burn around those areas as best we can. For the most part this works really well. But (and there's always a "but") in rural areas there's ride-on lawn mowers, tractor slashers, grinders and welders always being used. These are probably the biggest causes of fires these days. End of the dry season there are storms and lightning strikes become an issue. When the wet season (summer) sets in there's torrential rain and waterlogged ground.

However, down south that when they start to dry out, with their denser forests of far more flammable Eucalypts than ours. And so the cycle goes round.

That's right.. I keep forgetting that -typically- the Top End is wet during the summer..


That's similar to how it is here ..in a " normal " year anyway.. except our fire season is highest mid/ late April - until just before Monsoon Season starts in July..  Luckily, while there have been fires this year, the wet winter / cool-ish spring / June we had really cut down on anything big.  With such a dry summer, if the coming winter leans drier than expected, we could be in trouble by next spring..

Here too, it's usually something human-related that starts fires, including target shooting, and ..Not sure if this occurs in Aus. or not.. But, some folks here will shoot at targets that have blue or pink powder in them ( Baby Gender reveal celebration thing )  and that too has started a couple of the bigger fires here in the recent past. Some folks like to shoot at explosive targets as well ( something that should be outlawed anywhere in wooded, natural areas , imo )

Lightning does it's thing of course, but many lightning started fires tend to stay small ..or are easier to get a handle on before they get out of hand.. That said, of course, there are exceptions to that rule where a lightning strike that turn into massive blazes.  What happened in CA a couple years ago is an excellent example.

State ..and many areas in the west are starting to finally embrace more controlled burns to help lessen the threat of bigger blazes too.  That said, in the low desert / Great Basin, explosion of highly invasive and flammable grasses / non-native annuals is a huge threat to the native stuff here.

 

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3 hours ago, Silas_Sancona said:

*** Checks again, ..just ticked up to 115F 🔥👎

 

Hit 115 here. September can't come soon enough.

Rain predicts have mostly missed the last few months... but hoping for a half inch to mark the change-of-month. The monsoon total here this year is roughly 1 inch.

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32 minutes ago, Palm Sundae said:

 

Hit 115 here. September can't come soon enough.

Rain predicts have mostly missed the last few months... but hoping for a half inch to mark the change-of-month. The monsoon total here this year is roughly 1 inch.

We knew it likely would be a dry summer   ...just not this abysmal, for most anyway lol..  

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102 at 10:19AM, on the way to 108-111F later this afternoon... before a cooldown as we slide into Labor Day Weekend..   I'd say " hopefully this is the last we'll see of the 110's " but,  possible they try to return toward the end of the current 10 Day..  Hopefully, they won't, but ..This year, i wouldn't be surprised.. Usual last 110F day for Phoenix is  ( Was, lol ) Aug. 26th.. Latest date is mid September ..so.. )

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If they do? we may -at least-  tie the record for " Days at / above 110F " ..53, set in 2020..  We have shattered Pretty much every other record this summer, so why not add this one to the list, right? lol...

Aside from the up coming cool down,  we'll see just how the suggested rain chances for the area tomorrow / Friday pan out..  Hoping for the ..more optimistic outcome of -at the very least-  0.20" - 0.75" ( More is always welcome,  Hint... ) but, in a really dry  year, optimism doesn't get you too far when pretty much every decent rain chance dangled in front of you is a bust..  ..So,  ..We'll see what happens..

Could see some stronger outflow winds / a dusty sunset across -at least the East Valley-  if storms get going down south / those that form over the high country hold together long enough to generate outflow that can reach the valley later today.


Aside from all that... Something else to watch..   GFS is back at it again today w/ the suggestion of another Tropical System lurking somewhere near CA..

***** Per the usual caveat,  Just a few runs showing a " close-ish " approach ..but no " direct " effects type of scenario.  ...Looks pretty weak  .. is the more  " typical "  Tropical system remnants bringing some shower chances -type of outcome atm..   so take it all w/ a grain or two of salt..   Will likely disappear from future runs,  but... with how things went last time,  putting it out there,  well ahead of time,   just in case..  *****



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  I myself say bring -whatever it is / could be later   directly up the Gulf and drown everything from Nogales and Tucson, to the -entire- Valley,  up to Flagstaff under a couple to several inches of water..  Wayy past due for a good Tropical  system- related soaking event  here.


Fantasy land /  GFS model nonsense clown-ery  again??  ...or a Southwestern U.S. soaker in the making?,  part #2??    ..Unlikely,  but... i'll be watching.. 

 

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A cold day yesterday 55.5f/13c as a min with a max of 71f/21.6 with 43% humidity. Mostly cloudy with sun and clouds at towards the end of the day. Better weather next week, the gfs runs are showing high 20s followed by mid 20s with 20c night temps on some nights. The last 20c night here was on the 25th of August. 

 

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Toasty n' kinda' steamy 108F atm ( 2:27PM )  as we await storm chances later...

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Forecast for the next 28- 48 'ish hours  ..as it stands right now..  is laid out pretty well by the PHX NWS afternoon discussion..

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Flood Watch / Blowing Dust Advisory / Min. Risk  for severe storm issues later  all up on the board. ...Hopefully it pans out this time ...and tomorrow ..in my back yard, not just the mountains, ha ha.  May the yards be flooded :greenthumb:

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After almost hitting 30c yesterday for the last day of winter we're now looking at 23c with a bit of rain for the first day of spring.

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On 8/28/2023 at 5:39 PM, Palm Sundae said:

Rain predicts have mostly missed the last few months... but hoping for a half inch to mark the change-of-month. The monsoon total here this year is roughly 1 inch.

Humidity in the 70's. Temps in the low 70's. Lots of noise, lots of light, for a long time.

Not a whole lot of rain so far. Could wind up with that half inch by the end of the day tomorrow. Forecasts change every hour, wildly.

Chance of getting another 110 (or two) within the fortnite but temps look positively pleasant compared to the last two months.

 

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Well, summer is over and it has been a crap one. My final rating is a lousy 3/10 overall. A fantastic June, followed by an abysmal July and a poor August. 2 of the 3 summer months were pretty dire, mostly due to lack of any proper heat and lots of cloud. My hottest summer temperature (33.1C / 92F here) came very early on 10th June, which sums it up really. July and August were pretty much wasted in terms of heat potential. My July max was only 29.7C / 85F and August only saw 28.2C / 82F. The highlight of August was probably seeing some palms in Kent on a sunny 24C / 75F day. Not much else to say about this lousy summer.

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Yesterday, the final day of summer, was cool and wet. I only had a max of 18.2C here, which is about 5C below average. A big contrast between north and south however, especially overnight. Almost down to freezing in the Scottish highlands but staying above 17C on the south coast of England last night. Worlds apart.


Low and behold, as soon as summer ends the heat decides to arrive again. It looks like the two hottest periods this year will come in June and September. That is pretty bizarre, especially for the UK. Temperatures will exceed 30C / 86F in London next week and likely push 32C / 90F for the first time since June. It is long overdue after the past two lacklustre months.

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Despite the crap July and August, I have probably harvested my biggest ever tomatoes at almost 3 pounds…

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Got loads of other stuff ripening up here still, which should come along leaps and bounds in the coming week with the hotter temperatures and sunshine due to high pressure dominance.

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80F at 8:18AM after ..what could have been a better rain maker last night..

While advertised storms did roar through town just after sunset, they were more dusty n' flashy bark than bite for most areas with a whole lotta' wind, and not much rain ..for most areas anyway.  

Wind did exceed " severe " thresholds with Sky Harbor reporting a gust at 73MPH..  Not sure what they topped out at here but definitely on the high end.  Certainly strong enough at times to snap small branches.

Rainfall-wise? the maps speak for themselves.. As nasty as it looked on Satellite, this complex of storms greatly under performed, even though it hung around for several hours after blowing into town. 

Really disappointing when such a perfect opportunity  at a good soaking is blown -for everyone-   Sky Harbor received just enough rain to lift their Monsoon Season Total from 0.06", to a whopping 0.12"  If the season total does not exceed more than 0.35"  this will be the direst Monsoon season on record.  To escape falling within " top 10 driest " we have to exceed 0.86" by September 30th.  We'll see.


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Supposed to see more storms this evening, though the focus for heavier activity / heavier rain chances may shift west toward the AZ / CA border.  Don't get much ( again ) ..or miss out completely today / tonight? ..may be it for awhile ..after the 15th, as it looks right now at least.   Sputter, Sputter  = Monsoon 2023.. 🤷‍♂️

..At least temperatures get knocked down a little   ...for a few days anyway, lol.

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This last week has been pretty cool for August after it cooled down a lot last weekend. Weather was nice though, with the exception of two days with incredible amounts of rainfall in a short period of time. Temperatures were always around the low 20s Celsius. One night the temperature dropped to 13.4°C. This weekend it's warming up drastically with temperatures surpassing 30°C already on monday. Sunny dry summer weather ahead. Currently 17.1°C at almost 2 a.m.. ☀️🌡️:greenthumb:

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It is looking increasingly likely now that we will see the hottest day of the year next week with 33-34C on Wednesday or Thursday and 21-22C 850hPa isotherms aloft. Very unusual for the hottest part of the year to come during September. I'm not sure whether it says more about how good this upcoming period is, or how poor this July and August were.

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On the 18th of the month I will be in Ventnor and visiting the UK's largest Washingtonia stand. While daytime temperatures are not particularly impressive there, look at those nighttime minima being forecasted. Wednesday and Thursday night likely staying above 20C. Probably amongst the warmest run of September nights in history for 50N or above. At least 7-8 consecutive nights above 18-19C / 65F it appears.

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Currently 22C / 72F here at 10am as the heat and high pressure begins flooding in ahead of this event. I wouldn't say it makes up for the crappy summer we had, but it helps, a bit. London will be 10C / 20F warmer than Los Angeles on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Not bad for the first Sunday in September / start of Meteorological Autumn..  Temps warm but stay in the same general range until Thursday when it looks like we'll shoot for a couple more 11's readings next weekend..  Kind of skeptical both days will reach it but either way, they won't stick around for long ...and  ...hopefully... are the last for the season. 

Regardless, if one or both days reach / exceed 110 next weekend, it will tie or break the number of days at / above 110, last set in 2020 ( 53 days )  ..I'd rather have 53 days of exceeding daily rainfall records,  every summer, lol.


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On the flip side, some really nice mornings over the next few days..   Warm a bit toward the end of the week / weekend, but still not bad. Far better than upper 80s / 90s..

Any more chances for Rain??? ..Not looking like it. 

While hard to say how the month plays out, right now, longer range " thoughts " keep things dry beyond 10 - 15 days. Certainly looking like Monsoon Season '23 will end up one for the records, and not for the reasons we'd like.  As mentioned above though,  that is just how things looks for now. Things can certainly change before the clock runs out. 

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3 hours ago, Silas_Sancona said:

Any more chances for Rain??? ..Not looking like it. 
 

Thinking we just need Rob McKenna to drive through.    https://hitchhikers.fandom.com/wiki/Rob_McKenna

Seriously though, I've had enough extreme weather in the last four years to last a while. We've had a couple days under/at 100, and chance for a couple of nights to dip under 70. That's more my speed.

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13 hours ago, UK_Palms said:

 

On the 18th of the month I will be in Ventnor and visiting the UK's largest Washingtonia stand. While daytime temperatures are not particularly impressive there, look at those nighttime minima being forecasted. Wednesday and Thursday night likely staying above 20C. Probably amongst the warmest run of September nights in history for 50N or above. At least 7-8 consecutive nights above 18-19C / 65F it appears.

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Currently 22C / 72F here at 10am as the heat and high pressure begins flooding in ahead of this event. I wouldn't say it makes up for the crappy summer we had, but it helps, a bit. London will be 10C / 20F warmer than Los Angeles on Wednesday and Thursday.

23c lows are shown on the gfs runs for central London on Thursday morning.  Ventnor looks pretty warm for the time of the year. 

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17 minutes ago, Palm Sundae said:

Thinking we just need Rob McKenna to drive through.    https://hitchhikers.fandom.com/wiki/Rob_McKenna

Seriously though, I've had enough extreme weather in the last four years to last a while. We've had a couple days under/at 100, and chance for a couple of nights to dip under 70. That's more my speed.

Rob  ..or something, lol..   At least there's a good chance this winter won't be completely dry, though i hope it isn't as cool / cold as last year was. 


Friday was nice..   Not bad yesterday ..finally just nice enough to get caught up on a lot of stuff outside. Definitely looking forward to lows staying in the 70's range though..  

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Min of 60.8f/16c. Max of 81.5f/27.5c with 44% humidity.  Warm temps next week. Possibly low 90s.

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A max of 27.6C / 80F for me on Sunday. That is nearly 2C / 4F warmer than forecasted on the models. It is likely that the GFS is under-estimating the daytime maximums by 1-2C. We are probably going to see temperatures approaching 35C / 95F from Wednesday - Friday.

 

It also looks like a heat dome is setting up over southern England and northern France, just in time for the arrival of autumn!

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You can probably add 2-3C / 5F on top of what the Met Office are currently forecasting for later next week. It's like Perth, WA temps in January...

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The UK's nighttime temperature record for September would be annihilated if this was to verify. 25C / 77F at 6am. This is going right out to the 12th September too.

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Followed by another 32C / 90F day. Probably 33C / 92F at Heathrow, Kew, SJP etc. This will likely be quite a prolonged warmth/heat event, for September especially.

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The current setup couldn't be much better with high pressure firmly over us and in control...

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Min of 63f/17.2c. Max of 86.1f/30c with 33% humidity in London on Monday. Clear sunny skies all day which was nice. We were hotter than the forecast so I'd expect that to continue throughout the week especially considering the humidity was lower than forecasted.

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Max of 31.7C / 89F on Monday here.

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A tropical night for some places on the south coast last night. Very cold in the Scottish Highlands under clear skies.

 

Quite a significant stretch of heat for the time of year…

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22C / 72F isotherms at 1,500m are moving in this afternoon…

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Large Saharan dust/sand imports happening now too due to southerly airflow.

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Currently 29.9C / 85F at 1pm here. 2-3 hours of solar heating left to go.

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The warmer air has arrived this weekend. Very nice and warm out. Forecast promisses 30+°C and blue skies for a long time. Today's high was 33.1°C and a low of 18.9 this morning. Currently still 24.3°C at midnight. 🥰☀️:greenthumb:

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Yesterdays weather. Min of 62.6f/17c with a max of 86.6f/30.3c with 39% humidity. The humidity was slightly higher than on Monday which is why I think the temperature wasn't higher than it could have been. Today there's loads of Saharan dust in the sky this morning which will obviously be reducing the strength of the sun, however the humidity is lower than it was this time yesterday.  75f at the moment and the temperature is climbing fast.

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Currently 29C / 84F at midday (12pm) here today. Expecting a maximum temperature of about 33C / 92F by 4pm.

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Saturday definitely looks like the hottest day now with a pretty hot weekend in general to come. Likely a breakdown in the heat by Monday-Tuesday, after 7 consecutive days of 30C+ temps. Possibly 35C / 95F on Saturday before then.

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The French Arpege model has 35C / 95F in southeast England on Saturday, with 34C / 94F near Cambridge and close to the Welsh border too.

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Look at the Omega blocking responsible for this heat dome. Meanwhile apocalyptic floods in Spain and Greece. More than a metre of rain in places.

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The ‘Calima’ event, as they call it in Spain, has been pretty strong. Extremely hazy, dusty skies from all the Saharan sand particles over the UK. I took these photos yesterday afternoon/evening.

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Dry-summer Oceanic climate (9a)

Average annual precipitation - 18.7 inches : Average annual sunshine hours - 1725

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103F at 4:50PM ...Pretty decent day by early September standards, esp this year.. Hot  ..but not HOT. 

What ..appears.. to be one last stretch at / above 110F still scheduled for the weekend ahead,  before what looks like a stretch of hot ..but nothing crazy for this time of year weather going into mid- month, possibly beyond.


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Yes, GFS has been toying around w/ some possible rain chances sometime beyond Sunday but, ..i'll believe it  ..if or when  i see it..

While i rarely acknowledge their thoughts, ..because they're usually pretty in-accurate,  putting up the current outlook for the rest of the month from Accuweather, just as a test   ...or tease, lol. 


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As you can see, Accuweather's forecast is suggesting some 60'sF lows next week ( and beyond ) While Underground holds on to the 70s ( for overnight lows ) thru ..at least the 14th..  As hot as this summer has been,  i'm not sure we'll be so quick to shake 75F+ lows just yet, but,   that said, it has been a weird year overall   and i'm sure that weirdness isn't about to end anytime soon ...so, we'll see whose forecast trend is more in line with how things progress thru the month.

One thing i can agree with:  the lack of any good rain chances in both forecasts.  Just how it goes this year.

On a side note, 2023 will go down as the hottest summer for Phoenix w/ an averaged temp. of 97.1F, with Sky Harbor's summer average at 98.8F. This comes after this past June, which was the 40th warmest June on record..  Pretty wild,  but not  totally unexpected considering how dry the summer has been ( will likely be quite a record if we don't get any more rain by the 30th )

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Wednesday: Min of 65.3/18.5c. Max of 93f/33.8c with 39% humidity. Very hazy skies all day from the Saharan dust. We will see if today is cooler or warmer, either way it's going to be warm.

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105 at 1:41PM.. on the way to 107F in an hour or two if clouds approaching from the south don't make it up here in that time frame..  Sprinkle / light shower / iso. weak storm scattered around parts of far S. AZ atm as some moisture twirls north out of Mexico.

What appears to be the season's final 3 day heatwave ( ..anything over 110F here. Hot,  but not a heatwave if temps. stay under that ) still on tap for the weekend, before it is back to warm days and cooling evenings later on  ..as it looks right now..    Accuweather forecast still bent on upper 60s for morning lows starting med/ late next week ..🤔

A grab from the Tucson NWS Wx discussion showing just how awesome the lead forecaster there is ( and why Tucson itself is such a great place ) ..  Far more entertaining read than the often boring and dull forecast discussions you see too often from the Phoenix NWS..


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On a side note, Hurricane  Jova, currently roaming the E. Pac well southwest of Baja,  became the first Cat #5 Hurricane of 2023, and in the Western Hemisphere. It is also the first Cat 5 in the E. Pac. since 2018.   Unfortunately, Jova will stay well west of Western N. America but may influence some shower chances across parts of AZ ..and possibly N.M, next week.. 

We'll get a good soaking from a post Cat. 5 storm up here some day  ..though not likely this year.  *** Note the end of the Tucson Forecast discussion..***   Hasta La Vista?  Monsoon 2023??


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Min of 68f/20c max of 93.5f/34.1c with 35% humidity. Officially the hottest day of the year. Having the hottest day of the year in September is very unusual. There's a possibility it could be even hotter on either Friday, Saturday or Sunday. There was a lot less Saharan dust today hence why it was probably warmer. The September record for the most days above 30c and consecutive days above 30c has been broken.

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Max of 33.7C / 93F on Thursday here, which beats my previous highest temperature this year back on 10th June (33.1C / 92F). It also really highlights how poor July and August did for heat this year!

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West London temps around 4pm, after they had already peaked.

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The car was reading 34C at 5:45pm when I left work and it was still reading 32C at 6:10pm when I got home. 

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It was still 25-25C in west London at 10:30pm last night. Very warm for what is almost mid-September! 🥵

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10 official Met stations recorded tropical nights on Wednesday night (20C> minimum) and while not official, Ventnor only went down to 22C / 72F. I will be there in 10 days time.

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Currently 29.1C here today at 11:45am. The Met Office are only forecasting a max of 31C / 88F today due to cloud cover, but we will see. I suspect places will go above that, especially if the cloud burns off. Charlwood in Surrey and Kew Gardens are officially at 29C / 84F already, which is comparable to this time yesterday.

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The French Arpege model has 35C on Saturday and 36C on Sunday. So the hottest conditions are yet to even arrive yet. If this verifies we will have a new September record, which currently stands at 35.6C / 96F from way back in 1906. 🥵

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Dry-summer Oceanic climate (9a)

Average annual precipitation - 18.7 inches : Average annual sunshine hours - 1725

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The last 105F+ day of 2023??? Only mid 90s??? Fall is hereeeeee

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New records everyday out the wazoo 

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Hottest August ever, hottest summer ever, the worst summer ever !!! 

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Min of 70.5f/21.3c max of 88.5f/31.3c with 43% humidity. Almost all day there was cloud cover hence why the temperatures weren't in the 90s, otherwise it easily could have been even hotter. Tomorrow is supposed to be the hottest day, around 33-34c predicted, maybe warmer. The nights are very warm for this time of the year. Currently 84f/28.8c at 9pm.

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13 hours ago, Xenon said:

The last 105F+ day of 2023??? Only mid 90s??? Fall is hereeeeee

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New records everyday out the wazoo 

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Hottest August ever, hottest summer ever, the worst summer ever !!! 

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Did you notice that the year says 2323 on the "New Records"  pic.

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A hot 100F at 10:58AM w/ some Cloud Candy scattered about.. less than 36-ish hours to go before we can thankfully wave good bye ( and good riddance ) to the 110/ 110+ heat for 2023..  As it looks right now anyway..   with the forecast increase in clouds anticipated for tomorrow, we'll see if we actually hit the currently suggested 110F  Also watching those " minimal, at best " rain chances mid week..

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While highs going forward will still waver in the upper 90s/ low 100's, that is a lot better than 110.. Mornings return to the " Ahhh, Refreshing " zone as well.. 

  What's left of the 4C high will still wobble around N. Baja / N. Mexico but it's looking like the westerlys will start to exert their increasing influence on the overall WX pattern across the west next week, helping to keep the 4C High from trying to rebound much as it starts to drag itself back into S. Mexico for the winter -overall.. 

Any " tropical -related fun " aside, Yes, that means any rain chances that may pop up across the region heading to and past mid- month will be mainly confined to the mountains / far S.E. AZ and parts of N.M., but, at least if it isn't going to rain, temps can stay under control.. Looking like they should,  finally ....though i'd like to start seeing more upper 60's for lows.   We'll get there soon.

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5 year high 42.2C/108F (07/06/2018)--5 year low 4.6C/40.3F (1/19/2023)--Lowest recent/current winter: 4.6C/40.3F (1/19/2023)

 

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Saturdays temps: Min of 72f/22.c max of 96.2f/35.6c with 33% humidity. The hottest day of the year.  Other weather stations in central London gardens were also in the mid 90s. A few weather stations setup at street level in central London were showing 37c/98.6f, which definitely shows why it felt so warm walking around.  All the buildings and concrete at street level compared to parks and gardens there definitely makes a difference to the temps. It definitely felt like 37c  with all the heat radiating up from the concrete and masonry combined with no wind. The highest official temp was at Kew gardens with London St James park a close second. Cooler weather next week, still low to mid 70s though, however towards the end of the month the gfs runs are showing 15c 850hpa temps. Possibly more hot weather. Met office is only showing 21c for Friday but most forecasts are showing 25c. So far this month London Heathrow has had an average high of 29.1c!

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