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September 2014 rainfall - The scores are in!

A final go at estimating the rainfall totals I’ve gleaned from the SYNOP observations for the month of September 2014. As far as I can see Blackpool did end up being the driest place in the British Isles (WMO block 3), but as you can see from the list below, their were also quite a few other stations with totals of less than 5 mm. 79 more words


Ad Infinitum

When Len and I attended the Da Vinci exhibit at the Discovery Center in Boise, one of the displays they offered was a view of… 108 more words

Laurie Buchanan

There's a seaside town called Blackpool, that's noted for being the driest place in the British Isles

It’s a few years now since Mr & Mrs Ramsbottom were in Blackpool with their precocious son Albert, but with just a day left Blackpool sits atop the league table of driest locations in the British Isles for September 2014 with just 3 mm of rain. 13 more words


The Grounding of the Book of Love

Early 2013 I was sent on a further leg of my Pilgrimage. This time to the British Isles where I was to anchor the energies of the Book of Love upon the Earth. 288 more words

Sir Winston's Cat

When I was planning my trip to England, I read about the new kitten that recently took up residence at Chartwell, the country home of Sir Winston Churchill.   415 more words

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September 2014 latest rainfall totals

The above maps have the latest rainfall totals for the month of September plotted on them (to 0600 UTC on the 27th), which I’ve extracted from SYNOP reports I download and parse from Florida State University. 88 more words


Remembrance of Wars Past

“Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red” is the title of an art installation taking place at the Tower of London from August to November of this year, the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.   320 more words

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