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  • Location: NH7256
  • Weather Preferences: where's my vote?
  • Location: NH7256
    4 hours ago, edinburgh_1992 said:

    I know this is Scotland, but the current temperatures and outlook are anything but normal - 13-15C in parts of the country. 

    If the high pressure settles over us, we could get some temperature inversions with seasonal temperatures at ground level. I think we will end up sandwiched between high pressure to our south and Atlantic systems tracking to the north (mild, windy and occasionally wet). 

    Also heading east and north wouldn't help either. Most of the European half of Russia has no snow at the moment, Moscow has been experiencing near record breaking temperatures. It was +9 last week there

    Iceland and northern Scandinavia currently have proper winter...

    No, you're right, 14C (we're forecast this tonight) isn't 'normal' - but this is the way it's going.

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  • Location: NH7256
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  • Location: NH7256
    2 minutes ago, carinthian said:

    I suppose NL is not that unusual to get those sort of temps in this set up, especially if you trace the isobar flow back to deepest NW Africa and this source of air mass carried through your domain. See West coast of Norway close to double positive digits as well.. Still does not seem right for winter and I am sure its not all good for the farming cycle up there.

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    You'll only get grass growth is the overnight temps don't drop below about 7C so it isn't that common in Scotland except next to the sea. Dunno quite how close NL is. My garden is almost littoral (inner firth) and we could mow our lawn all year round. Except when it's covered in snow ;)

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  • Location: Glasgow Southside 30m ASL.
  • Weather Preferences: Summer: Warm/Dry enough for a t-shirt. Winter: Cold enough for a scarf.
  • Location: Glasgow Southside 30m ASL.

    This seems to remind me of 2006-07 - would I be right there?

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  • Location: N.E. Scotland South Side Moray Firth 100m asl
  • Location: N.E. Scotland South Side Moray Firth 100m asl
    24 minutes ago, Hairy Celt said:

    You'll only get grass growth is the overnight temps don't drop below about 7C so it isn't that common in Scotland except next to the sea. Dunno quite how close NL is. My garden is almost littoral (inner firth) and we could mow our lawn all year round. Except when it's covered in snow .

    As the crow flies about 4 miles but its now 13c and last nights temperature was about 9c so growth has started ,descending wind off the the Cairngorms to the south of us is the culprit.

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  • Location: Dundee
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, thunderstorms, gales. All extremes except humidity.
  • Location: Dundee

    Not quite as warm here as some places but still mild with a max if 8.2C.  Mostly dry with a little brightness at times. 
    I know that memories are selective as we get older but I would have loved a chart like this for tomorrow. Brought me heavy snow showers blowing in on a strong Easterly and made it fun getting home from my works night out.

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  • Location: Nr Sauchen, Aberdeenshire, 100m ASL
  • Location: Nr Sauchen, Aberdeenshire, 100m ASL

    Days getting longer, polyanthus and bulbs putting on growth, current night-time temperature of 9.5c.  Yep, winter's over and it's now Spring 2019 redux... ?

    Very mild dry day.  A max of 11c in the afternoon accompanied by a brisk wind and with some hazy sunshine in the morning it most definitely felt springlike.

    Made the trip to the Aberdeen Christmas Village feel a bit incongruous - boy what a ripoff that was  ?

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  • Location: Kelty
  • Weather Preferences: Snaw, Snaw and mair Snaw
  • Location: Kelty

    In the mid 80's I remember there was a very mild spell in Febuary so its not uncommon having these temps but it is unusual all the same, was it not last winter we had a stubborn Azores High Pressure feeding warm air across the Atlantic bringing us all that manky grey damp weather for what seemed like weeks, it took a bit of shifting then we got the cold at the tail end of the winter.

    Fingers crossed that pattern doesn't repeat.

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  • Location: Currie, SW Edinburgh, 140m (459ft) asl
  • Location: Currie, SW Edinburgh, 140m (459ft) asl

    10 degrees at 10 minutes to midnight! Double figures in December! At night! Not right!

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  • Location: Barrhead, East Renfrewshire
  • Weather Preferences: Severe gales, thunderstorms, snow
  • Location: Barrhead, East Renfrewshire

    Possible brief cold blast next Friday into Saturday according to the latest GFS. Obviously most of us are looking for a more prolonged spell of cold weather as the last few weeks have been horrible for cold and snow.

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    Later on the GFS is hinting at a more cold and snowy outlook as we head into the second week of January.


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    I really hope it’s onto something as we deserve a good dumping of snow.

     

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  • Location: N.E. Scotland South Side Moray Firth 100m asl
  • Location: N.E. Scotland South Side Moray Firth 100m asl

    A bit of a dawn chorus this morning from the local  bird life ,still 12.5c with strong southerly wind. Seeing dry ground appear in the flower borders round the house.

    RH of 59%

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  • Location: Attleborough Norfolk,
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, only when I'm at home!
  • Location: Attleborough Norfolk,

    Here you go guys , just from the Met office, anyone dare to post in the model forum and keep them quiet ?... they hate seeing this in Winter 

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  • Location: Currie, SW Edinburgh, 140m (459ft) asl
  • Location: Currie, SW Edinburgh, 140m (459ft) asl

    11c here but pretty windy making it feel cooler!

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  • Location: NH7256
  • Weather Preferences: where's my vote?
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    11 hours ago, Stormeh said:

    Possible brief cold blast next Friday into Saturday according to the latest GFS. Obviously most of us are looking for a more prolonged spell of cold weather as the last few weeks have been horrible for cold and snow.

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    Later on the GFS is hinting at a more cold and snowy outlook as we head into the second week of January.


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    I really hope it’s onto something as we deserve a good dumping of snow.

     

    :oldrofl:

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  • Location: Dunoon, Argyll, Scotland
  • Weather Preferences: Sun and Snow
  • Location: Dunoon, Argyll, Scotland

    Hope everyone had a good Christmas. The past few days here has been mixed some dry with sunshine like on Christmas day and others dull, cloudy with rain like yesterday. Very mild today it's currently 10c the warmest day we've had since the 10th of December.

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  • Location: West Aberdeenshire
  • Location: West Aberdeenshire

    Bright, windy and mild.

    11C.

    Central heating hasn't been on since Friday evening.

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  • Location: Beith, North Ayrshire
  • Weather Preferences: Snow, Thunderstorms and very hot weather!
  • Location: Beith, North Ayrshire

    Outside in a tshirt feels like spring ???

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  • Location: South Falkirk 111m asl
  • Weather Preferences: Sunny in summer, cold in winter.
  • Location: South Falkirk 111m asl
    12 hours ago, Stormeh said:

    Possible brief cold blast next Friday into Saturday according to the latest GFS. Obviously most of us are looking for a more prolonged spell of cold weather as the last few weeks have been horrible for cold and snow.

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    Later on the GFS is hinting at a more cold and snowy outlook as we head into the second week of January.


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    I really hope it’s onto something as we deserve a good dumping of snow.

     

    It's my birthday second week of Jan, snow would be a great present. 

    Sunny, mild and spring like here today. The boiler's taken the hump and is refusing to give us hot water (heating is working just no hot water from the taps). Our fabulous 24 hour cover guarantee has changed to an aim so no engineer until Friday. Cold showers it is ❄️

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  • Location: Kelty
  • Weather Preferences: Snaw, Snaw and mair Snaw
  • Location: Kelty

    Lovely day it’s been...so mild that I was outside polishing the car, the garage thermometer never dropped below 9.7deg/C all day, when the sun went down a little bit of cloud came over and just for fun pointed an infra red thermometer up there 5.6deg/C normally it shows way below freezing, the ground temperature read 7.9 deg/C, with cloud temps this warm we’ll not be seeing any of the white stuff any time soon.

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  • Location: Nr Sauchen, Aberdeenshire, 100m ASL
  • Location: Nr Sauchen, Aberdeenshire, 100m ASL

    Another spring day, max of 11.1c so not any higher really than yesterday - the strong SW wind to blame there, as definitely stronger than yesterday.

    Other than that, dry with occasional brief spells of hazy sunshine - looked like there was more sunshine over towards the NW so the Moray area looked like the place to be.

    Edit - Yep, Lossiemouth had higher temperatures (Met Office WOW site).  The consistency of the temperature there over the last 24 hours is impressive.

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  • Location: Home: Pittenweem, Fife Work: St Andrews, Fife
  • Location: Home: Pittenweem, Fife Work: St Andrews, Fife

    Morning all,

    Some remarkable mildness over the last couple of days. Readings for Leuchars show the lack of diurnal variation, more typical of an easterly in these parts. 

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    The exceptional warmth lends today with a frost forecast for tonight.

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  • Location: Currie, SW Edinburgh, 140m (459ft) asl
  • Location: Currie, SW Edinburgh, 140m (459ft) asl

    Very dark today! Not convinced the sun has bothered to rise - and who can blame it! Struggled to get out of bed myself! 

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  • Location: Fettercain/Edzell
  • Location: Fettercain/Edzell

    ^^ Yes and now steady drizzle hereabouts. Not very inviting.

    Not been over the door since boxing day due to a flu-like illness and bronchitis, ( reminds me of NL's calves) nae energy now, and the septic tank is not functioning properly - I wonder if this is because of the high water-table. Anyway, a drain person is supposed to be coming today, but I'm not confident that he will actully turn up until later in the week.

    Feel like cancelling NY.

     

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