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#14581 Aquarelle

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Posted 09 July 2019 - 08:22

Thunder storm  and consequent electricity cut on Monday.  Then more thunder yesterday evening, torrential rain and it has rained all night. Everything is sodden - no hope of cutting the grass. it is , however, warm.


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#14582 Sylvette

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Posted 09 July 2019 - 12:15

Ever since we came back from holiday, two weeks ago, it has been warm but cloudy.  I do find grey skies depressing.


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Posted 25 July 2019 - 10:54

Too hot! sun.gif

 

Some are forecasting temperatures to get to 39C today, which would break the previous all time UK record. Glad I don't live in London anymore... phew...

 

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#14584 Gordon Shumway

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Posted 25 July 2019 - 12:03

When I play the violin, my face drips all over it. That's what the weather is like.

Having said that, it's 31 degrees and 46% humidity in this room. But when I was in Germany in the 80s, it was hotter and the humidity was up to 99%


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#14585 Gran'piano

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Posted 25 July 2019 - 12:28

According to our colour-coded map it is either 33C or -12C. Take your pick.
Inside it is a comfortable 25C. Opening all the windows at around 5.45 a.m. and closing windows, blinds and unrolling awnings at about 7.15 on the south-east side of the flat and at about 10 a.m. on the west side pays off.
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#14586 cestrian

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Posted 25 July 2019 - 14:19

An absolutely fabulous 30C here in Stockholm. 


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Posted 25 July 2019 - 14:24

We've had a nice day out at Ness Gardens with two grandaughters, but now we've come home we have rumbles of thunder and a few spots of rain. Temp is 29.1  Pressure 1018 mB . Tomorrow cooler because there will be some breeze.


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Posted 25 July 2019 - 14:47

Not as unbearably hot as I was expected. It is in the mid 30s currently.

The good news is my train home has air con.
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Posted 25 July 2019 - 16:24

36.5C in the shade in our garden.  Too hot. (I never moan about the cold, only the hot)

Had to come home early from a few days break - the hotel in the Cotswolds was lovely, but a very old building and our room was airless and too hot.  Couldn't face another really hot night - you don't feel refreshed in the morning, and that's not what a holiday is about. Nevermind, we only missed one day.


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#14590 Maizie

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Posted 25 July 2019 - 17:04

Quite hot in the office, despite the air conditioning - you could hear it was having to work, and it's very unusal to feel hotter than 'warm' in there.

I normally park in an open car park at work, but today I thought it through and parked in the lower storey of the multi-storey car park- in the middle, too, so I was in the shade all day.  It was 31 when I got in the car, and 35-36 for most of the drive home.

Our delightful dual-aspect bedroom gets sun all day, and is currently 33.5 :(  Fortunately, this afternoon Mr Maizie was here to take delivery of an aircon unit he had bought - it needs to stand still for a couple of hours, but then we can switch it on and see if we can reduce that down to something slightly more bearable for sleeping.


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Posted 25 July 2019 - 18:26

Last night was the hottest ever in France. At 03h30 I was sitting in the garden, the dog beside me on a bench, where it was slightly cooler than indoors. The sky was pale as there was a very bright half moon but there were still a lot of stars to see. I even saw two shooting stars - probably not romantic meteorites  travelling across the universe but more likely a bit of space age clutter falling down to Earth. Gradually a breeze  came up but ever so slight; Then clouds moved in but not from the Atlantic which is where our weather usually comes from, but from the  Pyrenees. I had been all round the house opening all doors and windows to try to get some cool air inside. I had to leave all lights off as if I leave them on insects  things fly in. It was very quiet outside and grew still again towards 05h00. Once it was light enough not to need the indoor lights I went back in and did some housework and cupboard tidying - it is absolutely impossible to do anything physical once the sun rises. The day has been stifling and I sat in the kitchen which is on the north side of the house, screened by shrubs. I hate to confess this , but  as  couldn't do anything physical I spent the time writing the first draft of the Christmas Celebration!   it is set in Austria and there I was craving for snow! Then I read a bit and now I am hoping to get to bed and get some sleep tonight.

 

This evening there is a reasonable breeze and storms are promised for later. 


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Posted 25 July 2019 - 19:01

Further to my earlier post, we reached a max of 30.9 deg C on my garden weather station, not as high as Tuesdays max of 31.1 deg C. But I am aware it has been rather hotter in the south and east. We had the edge of the thunderstorm I predicte din my earlier post, only a 6 miles east of here in Bromborough (Mersey side of Wirral) it was heavy rain and violent thunder and lightning, I guess that's what we could hear.


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Posted 25 July 2019 - 20:15

40 today, and thunderstorms this evening.
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Posted 25 July 2019 - 21:07

32degC in the office today. Ugh! Only when driving in the car was there any aircon. And my bedroom is currently 31.5degC. It will be a bad night.
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Posted 26 July 2019 - 11:20

I really feel for all those suffering the heatwave temperatures. For once, the Outer Hebrides is a very good place to be - a balmy 21 degrees, with just enough of a light sea breeze to make conditions very pleasant. 


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