Archive for February 21st, 2019

Scotland beats 1897 February record with 18.3C today nearly year after ‘Beast from the east’

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Scotland beats 1897 February record with 18.3C today nearly year after ‘Beast from the east’

The year was 1897 and 17.9C was the number. With the aid of a strengthening February sun and strong Europe high vs deep Atlantic low and warm, dry southwest winds blowing straight from the Canaries, Scotland made history today. The setup was perfect. While atmospheric conditions were just right, the icing on the cake was […]

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A Hawaii of Extremes: ONE Storm, ‘3 Potential State Records’ Incl Snow, Cold & Wind

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A Hawaii of Extremes: ONE Storm, ‘3 Potential State Records’ Incl Snow, Cold & Wind

An unusually deep and cold low passed to the north of the Hawaiian Island chain last weekend bringing some highly unusual weather. Strong winds, and even snow and high level mountain snow isn’t uncommon during winter here but the level of cold, low level snow and intensity of wind may have been record breaking. Here’s […]

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