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Katrine Basso

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About Katrine Basso

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    Chionophile: a person who loves cold weather, snow

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    South Ockendon, Thurrock, SW Essex
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    Weather and climate blogs, Science fiction, Science fantasy, fantasy, comic book genres in books, TV shows and films. British rural customs, traditions, crafts and weather lore. I have been SETI project member since May 2018.
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    Severe frosts, Heavy snowfall, Thunder and lightning, Stormy weather

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  1. It is a grim, dreich day in South Ockendon which started with morning drizzle that dissipated by the early afternoon. The sky is covered with light grey stratus clouds. The temperature is 8.6 Celsius and the humidity is at 78%. The barometric pressure has been falling and the reading at 2:20 pm is: 981.5.
  2. Q: How did the little Scottish dog feel when he saw a monster? A: Terrier-fied! Q: Why did the dog cross the road? A: To get to the "barking" lot! Q: What is it called when a cat wins a dog show? A: A CAT-HAS-TROPHY! Q: What kind of dog does Dracula have? A: A bloodhound! Q: What happened when the dog went to the flea circus? A: He stole the show! Q: What do you get if you cross a gold dog with a telephone? A: A golden receiver! Q: What does my dog and my phone have in common? A: They both have collar I.D. Q: What do you get if you cross a Beatle and an Australian dog? A: Dingo Starr! Q: What do you call a dog magician? A: A labracadabrador. Q: What do you get when you cross a race dog with a bumble bee? A: a Greyhound Buzz.
  3. Snow and Ice Chart: Monday 09th December 2019 Small decreases of snow cover in Scandinavia but increases of snow cover for Russia.
  4. AN OUTBURST OF SOLSTICE AURORAS: Auroras love equinoxes. Solstices? Not so much. A 75 year study shows that December is the worst month for geomagnetic activity. At this time of year auroras tend to subside. But they never vanish, as shown in this photo taken by Markus Varik of Tromsø, Norway, on Dec. 6th:
  5. Q: What's the difference between a horse and the weather? A: One is reined up and the other rains down. Q: Where did the meteorologist stop for a drink on the way home from a long day in the studio? A: The nearest ISOBAR. Q: What did the hail storm say to the roof? A: Hang onto your shingles, this will be no ordinary sprinkles. Q: What do you call a wet bear? A: A drizzly bear. Q: How do thunderstorms invest their money? A: In a combination of liquid assets and frozen assets.
  6. I think that they forget to update the sun spotless count or it could be due to computer problems. It will probably be updated tomorrow.
  7. SpaceWeather.com -- News and information about meteor showers, solar flares, auroras, and near-Earth asteroids WWW.SPACEWEATHER.COM Sunspot number: 0 Updated 01 Dec 2019 Spotless Days Current Stretch: 18 days 2019 total: 253 days (76%) Thermosphere Climate Index today: 3.39x1010 W Cold Updated 01 Dec 2019 The Radio Sun 10.7 cm flux: 70 sfu
  8. It has been a strange day, today as It started with a cloudy sky and then it became clear for just over an hour. It has been cloudy since 2:30 pm where there was a very light shower of rain. The temperature at 15:57 is 8.3 Celsius.
  9. There has been some increase and decrease of snow cover and sea ice:
  10. SOLARHAM.com | Solar Cycle 25 | Space Weather Website WWW.SOLARHAM.NET Sunday 1st December 2019 Sunspot number 0 Solar Wind: 335.7 Solar Flux Index: 70
  11. I will revise my CET temperature average which will be 3.3 Celsius and 160 mm precipitation.
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