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Offline t k

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It's hot.
« on: July 23, 2018, 02:25:48 am »
Our daily high reached 38 yesterday, only 0.4 degree off the record.  This is how our cat shows herself in the heat.  --- tk


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Re: It's hot.
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2018, 12:06:46 pm »
It seems that almost the entire Northern Hemisphere is hot or warmer than normal.  We had a few days of 100+ F (37.78 C) with one day breaking a record for it going to 109 F (42.78 C).  Thankfully, we've returned to our normal temperatures in the 90s.  We are hoping for rain later this week, too.
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Re: It's hot.
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2018, 09:22:44 am »
Quite cool here, being midwinter. Gets down to single figures in the mornings but up to mid twenties (30 in Cairns) during the day. Lots of visitors coming north now to escape the miserable weather in Victoria and Tas.

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Re: It's hot.
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2018, 10:59:55 am »
I cannot remember the last time we had any decent rain here in southern England. It has been in the upper 20s and even up to 30 / 31 / 32 for a good solid month. I think it last really rained in early June. We've had a few thunderstorm warnings, and a few places have had a storm, but not at my house. The grass everywhere is brown (unless it is mostly in the shade). Some trees have lost so many leaves it looks like October rather than July. We have lost several plants in the garden, despite watering assiduously every evening - I dread to see our water bill. The water butt has been empty for weeks and weeks. The news warns us of shortages of lettuce, peas, and now milk! (There isn't enough decent grass for the cows, so they'll produce less milk.)
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Re: It's hot.
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2018, 11:43:19 am »
 :'(
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Re: It's hot.
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2018, 12:02:26 pm »
This is a comparison photo of then and now in the UK:
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Re: It's hot.
« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2018, 03:58:49 pm »
Have you seen this, though?
Aerial photos reveal Neolithic and Bronze Age remains
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-36912891
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Re: It's hot.
« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2018, 04:21:19 pm »
 8)
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Re: It's hot.
« Reply #8 on: July 31, 2018, 11:44:24 pm »
Wow. Those dry-weather images will be a bonanza for archaeologists.  More 'Time Team' programmes coming up!