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  • Location: London
  • Location: London
    2 hours ago, Summer18 said:

    Fantastic weather here today, beautiful warm sunshine but you can definitely feel the weaker sun compared to a few weeks ago. 

    Yes despite the warmth and sunshine, it does feel different to what it felt like in early to mid August. The sun is not as strong now. 

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  • Location: Near Leeds Bradford Airport
  • Weather Preferences: Warm & Sunny in Summer, Cold & Frosty in Winter, Thunderstorms
  • Location: Near Leeds Bradford Airport
    13 minutes ago, Sunny76 said:

    Yes despite the warmth and sunshine, it does feel different to what it felt like in early to mid August. The sun is not as strong now. 

    Yes definitely and noticeably lower in the sky, not complaining though! 

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  • Location: Leeds
  • Weather Preferences: snow, heat, thunderstorms
  • Location: Leeds
    1 hour ago, MP-R said:

    Back to today, and this must be the warmest I've felt in September for many many years, perhaps since 2006. In 2016 I was confined to an air conditioned office so didn't benefit.

    27.7C here now, warmest September day since 2016. The Septembers of 2017-2019 were pretty lacklustre. 

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  • Location: Pendle, East Lancashire, North West England
  • Weather Preferences: Not too hot, not too cold
  • Location: Pendle, East Lancashire, North West England

    About 23°C and sunny here this afternoon and felt very warm but it was quite chilly this morning - could see my breath outside! That wouldn’t happen in July or even late August. You definitely notice the chilly mornings in autumn more compared to spring, as the sun rises much later.

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  • Location: Woodland Garden, South Yorks
  • Weather Preferences: Warm and Humid weather, Thunderstorms
  • Location: Woodland Garden, South Yorks

    Reached 24°C in Sheffield today, very pleasant indeed, spent much of the afternoon outside.

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  • Location: Barton on Sea, Hampshire
  • Weather Preferences: Snowy winter, warm/hot summer with the odd storm thrown in
  • Location: Barton on Sea, Hampshire

    Reached 26°C here which was a bit warmer than I was expecting.

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  • Location: Crossgates, Leeds. 76m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: Temperatures below 25C. Also Winter.
  • Location: Crossgates, Leeds. 76m ASL

    According to the Leeds Uni weather station, it hit 27.7ºC in Leeds today.... Not sure on the specifics of the station so I can't say how accurate that temperature is.

    https://sci.ncas.ac.uk/leedsweather/

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  • Location: Woodland Garden, South Yorks
  • Weather Preferences: Warm and Humid weather, Thunderstorms
  • Location: Woodland Garden, South Yorks

    According to a link on the site it uses a personal weather station, while they can be very good, they aren't going to be as accurate as a properly sited and ventilated stevensons screen set up.

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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
    9 minutes ago, Stelmer said:

    According to the Leeds Uni weather station, it hit 27.7ºC in Leeds today.... Not sure on the specifics of the station so I can't say how accurate that temperature is.

    https://sci.ncas.ac.uk/leedsweather/

    Its a Davis Vantage Pro 2 weather station so a highly regarded brand but it could be possible posited incorrectly such as on a roof or surrounded by concrete or buildings.

    This mornings minimum temperature seems very high as well.

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  • Location: London
  • Location: London
    2 hours ago, Summer18 said:

    Yes definitely and noticeably lower in the sky, not complaining though! 

    Has that bitter sweet feeling. Similar to the feel of late March going into April, where the days can start to feel warm, but with a chill in the air. Only difference this time is, we are now heading into the darkness, instead of moving away from it.

    Will be ironic if we face a second major lockdown, now we are moving into autumn and winter. March and April were grim, but at least we had the increasing daylight to look forward to. It was very depressing in mid to late March, during those early stages of the lockdown. Everything felt very eerie, as the evenings were still darkish.

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  • Location: Windermere 120m asl
  • Location: Windermere 120m asl
    5 hours ago, MP-R said:

    I know, I'm messing lol. Mid August to mid September is it's own month in some ways. We both of course get different conditions from different setups. I think the main thing re the fog is that if it does turn up in summer, it's often burnt off before I'm even up lol, whereas today it was still around gone 9am. Re the foliage, it's more the mucky green/brown hue that the leaves take on further into August, rather than full on autumn colour. It's just not that summery vibrancy anymore. Having said that, there are a few early turners round here that are definitely in autumn mode. I always see them driving so never get photos sadly.

    Back to today, and this must be the warmest I've felt in September for many many years, perhaps since 2006. In 2016 I was confined to an air conditioned office so didn't benefit.

    30 September 2011 was a very warm day, most places got into the mid - upper 20s and it was humid. Today's warmth hasn't had the same feel about it as then, indeed we maxed out at 23 degrees, notable but nothing special.

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  • Location: Rotherhithe, 5.8M ASL
  • Location: Rotherhithe, 5.8M ASL
    5 hours ago, Stelmer said:

    According to the Leeds Uni weather station, it hit 27.7ºC in Leeds today.... Not sure on the specifics of the station so I can't say how accurate that temperature is.

    https://sci.ncas.ac.uk/leedsweather/

    Not to be trusted 

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  • Location: Pendle, East Lancashire, North West England
  • Weather Preferences: Not too hot, not too cold
  • Location: Pendle, East Lancashire, North West England
    10 hours ago, MP-R said:

    September is quite unique when it’s like this. No other month would you get mid twenties with the sun strength of mid-late March.

    Yes I quite like the combo of warm temperatures and lower sun angle, something you only get in warm spells in mid-late September and early October. There's something quite magical and tropical feeling about it.

     

    The complete opposite in early spring when it's only 10-13°C but with strong sunshine feels so much warmer but still feels chilly in the shade. A bit like being in a warm country but at a high latitude (strong sun, lower temps).

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  • Location: Pendle, East Lancashire, North West England
  • Weather Preferences: Not too hot, not too cold
  • Location: Pendle, East Lancashire, North West England
    18 minutes ago, Daniel* said:

    Not to be trusted 

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    Yeah 23/24°C seems about right for most places in northern England today. It was warm but it wasn't that warm!

     

    Look at the poor old outer Hebrides struggling at 15°C. Probably with heavy rain, brisk winds and leaden skies as well. Rarely any warmth for them.

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  • Location: Manchester
  • Location: Manchester
    13 hours ago, Stelmer said:

    According to the Leeds Uni weather station, it hit 27.7ºC in Leeds today.... Not sure on the specifics of the station so I can't say how accurate that temperature is.
     26C
    https://sci.ncas.ac.uk/leedsweather/

    Sounds far too high to me- that's basically a rounded 28C. No official station north of Gloucestershire managed that. 27C was only reached from the Midlands south as well, apart from in a couple of sheltered areas of North Wales.

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  • Location: Manchester
  • Location: Manchester
    13 hours ago, vizzy2004 said:

    Its a Davis Vantage Pro 2 weather station so a highly regarded brand but it could be possible posited incorrectly such as on a roof or surrounded by concrete or buildings.

    This mornings minimum temperature seems very high as well.

    Yes the readings from the station are far too high looking at the temperature history. 

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  • Location: Shoreham-by-sea, West Sussex
  • Weather Preferences: T storms, severe gales, heat and sun, cold and snow
  • Location: Shoreham-by-sea, West Sussex

    Seems to have flatlined at 22c but it’s sunny and very muggy at 82% Humidity.

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  • Location: Cambridge, UK
  • Weather Preferences: Anything out of the ordinary!
  • Location: Cambridge, UK

    30c here now in Cambridge

    Very hot for mid September! Current live maxima:

    30°c Cambridge
    29.7°c Manston
    29°c Mildenhall Royal Air Force Base
    29°c Southend-On-Sea
    29° Northolt


     

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  • Location: Manchester
  • Location: Manchester
    1 hour ago, mb018538 said:

    30c here now in Cambridge

    Very hot for mid September! Current live maxima:

    30°c Cambridge
    29.7°c Manston
    29°c Mildenhall Royal Air Force Base
    29°c Southend-On-Sea
    29° Northolt


     

    27C at Manchester Airport as well, very impressive this far north going into the 2nd half of the month.

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  • Location: Barton on Sea, Hampshire
  • Weather Preferences: Snowy winter, warm/hot summer with the odd storm thrown in
  • Location: Barton on Sea, Hampshire

    Reached 27°C here which isn’t bad going for here in September. Warmer than some of the days during the hot spells in the summer as there’s no breeze. 

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  • Location: West Midlands
  • Location: West Midlands

    It's much warmer than I expected, or what the Met O forecast was forecasting as recently as yesterday.  Feels like August all over again.  Looking forward to the fresher, if still sunny weather later this week.

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