Difficulties of forecasting the weather
Posted on: October 27, 2014
So we have reached that time of year again when summer is now behind us, the clocks have gone back, the nights are drawing in and everyone is beginning to wonder what winter will have in store for us this year. As has become the norm, the newspapers are already predicting that there will be 'record-breaking' cold temperatures and 'significant' levels of snow. If our memories serve us correctly we were told almost exactly the same last year and the year before...
You only have to look back to an article in The Express just two weeks ago that stated "over the coming weeks and into November, it is likely to turn progressively colder, even very cold at times." Well, two weeks on, I am writing this blog whilst looking out at clear blue skies and temperatures that could reach a very pleasant 19 degrees Celsius today. Checking a little further ahead temperatures look to be staying in the mid to low teens, around average for this time of year.
As we mentioned, this is not the first time that it has been suggested that Britain will suffer the coldest winter in living memory. In September 2011, The MRead full article