The cold weather started just before the Christmas of 1962, as temperatures from the University’s climatological station (then in London Road) show.
A remarkable event occurs each springtime in the Antarctic (Sept-Oct-Nov) lower stratosphere – a dramatic depletion of ozone in a period of just a few weeks. It has not always … Continue reading “The 2012 Antarctic Ozone Hole”
It can’t have escaped anyone’s notice that summer 2012 has seen some pretty unusual conditions. In the UK its officially been the second wettest summer (June, July and August) since … Continue reading “summer weather and food production”
Last week you might have been forgiven for thinking there would be something spooky in the weather for Halloween, with several news websites were pushing headlines along the lines of: … Continue reading “Blood Rain for Halloween?”