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  1. Weather-history

    Cricket - Summer Season 2015 and onwards

    Eyes don't lie? Never heard of an optical illusion? Wasn't miles outside leg stump, it was one of those very close ones that was unfortunate for Stokes.
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    Cricket - Summer Season 2015 and onwards

    Who organises visiting tours to the UK? Playing Pakistan at home again and with two years as well. They were here for the second half of the 2016 season. We played New Zealand and Australia at home just two years apart 2013 and 2015. Played Sri Lanka two years apart 2014 and 2016. However West Indies and South Africa who toured last year, last toured England in 2012.
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    Drought - Summer - 2018?

    March and April were wet overall as well.
  4. I have been time-lapsing for four years now and this must be the sunniest month I have timelapsed thus far. 

    1. Scorcher

      Scorcher

      I can't remember many sunnier months...I wonder if it could end up in the top few sunniest months on record in the Manchester area if this continues?

    2. I remember Atlantic 252

      I remember Atlantic 252

      you two live in a good area for weather, sunniest May on record maybe there?

    3. reef

      reef

      Only 9 more hours of sun this month and it'll be the second sunniest month of the last 17 years here, behind only July 2006.

  5. Altocumulus castellanus banks have developed.
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    When will we get a warm sunny month in 2018?

    Still think this?
  7. Infamous? That was a cracking month with thunderstorms too boot. 4th consecutive May that tended to the extreme.1989 was a beauty, 1990 was very good, 1991 is forgotten, it was very dull especially in the east but it was a remarkably dry month and 1992 was another beauty
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    Did you know.

    Manchester is going to start looking like a mini Manhattan soon. Already two other skyscrapers are well under construction.
  9. Weather-history

    Spring 2018 - Moans, Ramps, Chat etc

    It's been a very interesting spring and it feels as though it has swung towards the extremes at times. The cold, coldest Spring day on record by absolute measurement and the St Patrick's Day weekend was very cold, it was -1C at midday at Manchester Airport. Then there was the heat, 2nd hottest April in record by absolute measurement. There was a prolong period of sunlessness during early April, now a prolonged period of sunshine during May. For England and Wales, the 8th wettest March on record. Wettest March-April period for England and Wales since 1998. May is turning increasingly into a very dry month now.
  10. There was a slight frost again this morning. 

    1. Mokidugway

      Mokidugway

      There was frost on cars before I went off murdering vermin 

    2. I remember Atlantic 252

      I remember Atlantic 252

      similar to a thin layer of bird on the ice bath

    3. lassie23

      lassie23

      there was a thin bird in my garden again too

  11. Weather-history

    The decline in thunder days.

    It doesn't look like this May is going to nudge the May figures up.
  12. Weather-history

    Cricket - Summer Season 2015 and onwards

    England squad for first Test Alastair Cook, Mark Stoneman, Dawid Malan, Joe Root (capt), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Dominic Bess. No Vince despite his double century.
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    Cricket - Summer Season 2015 and onwards

    True, lack of alternatives and his experience has kept him in the team. However, Moeen has done nothing to justify his position, he had a terrible tour with just 5 wickets in 6 Tests from your frontline spinner?! Unfortunately Jack Leach has broken his thumb, so they may turn to Moeen. He had a poor tour with the bat as well, Moeen. Sri Lanka tour is in the autumn and even at this stage I wouldn't pick Moeen for that tour as the main spinner, his touring record is atrocious. Close to not picking him at all, anyway.
  14. Thin layer of ice on bird bath this morning.

  15. Weather-history

    The Lingering Twilight

    Lingering twilight season has reached the Manchester latitude
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