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The weather can be quite a sneaky thing sometimes - a promised warm and thundery Summer becomes dull and unsettled, the prospect of lots of heavy snow in Winter just becomes mostly rainy affairs... it doesn't always go as we hoped or dreamed for. But, what would be your dream Summer/Autumn/Winter/Spring? And what type of weather would it include? For example, would your Winter be constantly mild with frequent spells of Atlantic frontal rain? Would Autumn be full of unusually warm spells? Things like that. You may just include just one season if you like when discussing your ultimate season
What would you say your favourite and least favourite holiday/festival/observance is? My favourite holiday is definately Christmas and the run-up to it. I love all of the Christmas lights and going into town during the run-up to it and seeing all of the decorations. It's made even more special if there is a snowfall too. Then on Christmas Eve, I love being a big kid and watching the Santa Tracker and kicking back before spending Christmas Day itself in front of the fire, opening presents, eating a great Christmas Dinner and spending the day with my family. There is no holiday better than it!
Since there always seems to be a debate, mainly at the end of every summer and winter, about how the seasons are defined, in this thread I'm going to run over some of the most common season reckonings. Meteorological reckoning The meteorological reckoning of seasons is the one that many of us are familiar with and use on a regular basis. It is used by many Brits and quite a lot of Europeans. The meteorological reckoning is one of the simplest methods of defining the seasons. It basically attaches three calendar months to each season. For example: Spring: 1 March to 31 May Summer: