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  • Location: Rossland BC Canada
  • Location: Rossland BC Canada

    CET May averages and other statistics

     

    Extreme warmth

    21.2 ... warmest daily mean (29th, 1780)

    20.0 ... 15th (1833) earliest 20.0 CET day.

    Warmest months

     1. 15.1 (1833)
     2. 13.9 (1848)
     3. 13.8 (1758, 1788)
     5. 13.7 (1808)
     6. 13.6 (1727, 1992)

     8. 13.5 (1784, 1868, 1919, 1947)

    12. 13.4 ... 2008 CET (tied with 1726, 1952)

    Averages

    12.5 ... 2016 CET

    12.2 ... 2011, 2014 CET

    12.1 ... 2009 CET

    11.9 ... 2001-2016 average and 2007 CET

    11.8 ... 1987-2016 and 1991-2016 average (converging on future 1991-2020 average)

    11.7 ... 1981-2010 and 1986-2015 average, 2012 CET

    11.5 ...

    11.4 ... 1901-2000 average

    11.3 ... 1971-2000 average, 1701-1800 average

    11.2 ... 1961-1990 average, 1659-2016 average of all data

    11.1 ... 1801-1900 average

    11.0 ...

    10.8 ... 2015 CET

    10.7 ... 1659-1700 average and 2010 CET

    10.4 ... 2013 CET

    Coldest Months

    9.1 ... 1996 tied 13th coldest with two other years, the coldest in recent years)

    8.9 ... 1879, 1885, 1902 tied 5th coldest

    8.8 ... 1855 was 4th coldest

    8.7 ... 1817 was 3rd coldest

    8.6 ... 1740 was 2nd coldest

    8.5 ... 1698 was coldest

    Extreme cold

    3.5 .... mean for 3-5 May, 1877

    2.9 .... coldest daily mean (8th, 1861)

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    Post your May CET forecasts before end of day Sunday 30th of April to avoid time penalty, or in first three days of May with increasing late penalties.

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    As promised, here are the results. Monthly - Well done to Polar Gael getting it spot on while Mapantz was 0.2c out and Hammer50, DR(S)NO and seaside 60 each 0.3c out. Seasonal - All Change t

    Well I want the coldest May on record so I'll go for 15C in the hope that I'm catastrophically wrong.

    Years with at least one mean daily CET of 19.0 or higher 24-31 May, and what happened in those summers, plus three that came close to qualifying (1784 had two days above 18, 2012 had several, and 2003

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  • Location: Bedfordshire 33m above mean sea level
  • Location: Bedfordshire 33m above mean sea level

    I am going  for 12.8

    I gotta be close at some point

    :unknw:

     

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  • Location: Winter=Gloomy Manchester. Summer=LV-426. Other=Azeroth
  • Weather Preferences: Cold, cold, cold and errrr......cold. I am, unashamedly, a cold fan.
  • Location: Winter=Gloomy Manchester. Summer=LV-426. Other=Azeroth

    11c please :)

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  • Location: Home: Nr Malton, Howardian Hills 53m asl Work: North York Moors
  • Weather Preferences: Snow/Thunderstorms
  • Location: Home: Nr Malton, Howardian Hills 53m asl Work: North York Moors

    12.4c ta

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  • Location: Beccles, Suffolk.
  • Weather Preferences: Thunder, snow, heat, sunshine...
  • Location: Beccles, Suffolk.

    Based on my previous success rate (a stonking 0/148:clap:) I'll guess at 13.8C, please chaps!

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  • Location: The Purbeck Microclimate, Dorset.
  • Weather Preferences: Gales, T-storms, Heavy Rain, Heat, Cold - Love it all.
  • Location: The Purbeck Microclimate, Dorset.

    13°C

    Thank you please!

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  • Location: Wildwood, Stafford 104m asl
  • Weather Preferences: obviously snow!
  • Location: Wildwood, Stafford 104m asl

    11.1°, lot of northerly and easterly winds, contender for driest on record for W Scotland

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  • Location: Edinburgh (previously Chelmsford and Birmingham)
  • Weather Preferences: Unseasonably cold weather (at all times of year), wind, and thunderstorms.
  • Location: Edinburgh (previously Chelmsford and Birmingham)

    Well I want the coldest May on record so I'll go for 15C in the hope that I'm catastrophically wrong.

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  • Location: Trowbridge, Wilts
  • Weather Preferences: hot summers; frigid winters; golden fall; bright spring
  • Location: Trowbridge, Wilts

    12.00 for me please

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  • Location: Birmingham (Solihull), West Midlands
  • Weather Preferences: Sunshine, thunder, hail & heavy snow
  • Location: Birmingham (Solihull), West Midlands

    Will go for 14*C please with plumes and thunderstorms, and an extremely super cold 1 day Northerly with -10*C 850 hpa temps covering the whole country! Savage snow showers included! 

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  • Location: Yorkshire Puddin' aka Kirkham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Weather Preferences: cold winters, cold springs, cold summers and cold autumns
  • Location: Yorkshire Puddin' aka Kirkham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

    Rest in pieces 'spring' 2017!...  17.5C  :(  Last sub 9C May in 1902.  Last sub 10C May in 1996.  Last sub 11C May in 2015.

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  • Location: Helensburgh,22 miles from Glasgow
  • Weather Preferences: Snow,snow and....a bit more snow
  • Location: Helensburgh,22 miles from Glasgow

    13.5 c pleeeeseee

     

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  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: wintry
  • Location: Coniston, Cumbria 90m ASL

    I'll plump for 11.6 please...let's hope it's closer than March's dismal effort!

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  • Location: Solihull, WestMidlands, 121m asl -20 would be nice :-)
  • Weather Preferences: Cold and Snow -20 would be nice :)
  • Location: Solihull, WestMidlands, 121m asl -20 would be nice :-)

    12.9c.....Cheer's:)

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