Category Archives: Eclipses

Forecasting eclipse weather

By Peter Clark                                    Department of Meteorology homepage Our weather is driven by energy radiating from the sun. The annual cycle of the earth’s … Continue reading

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How do solar eclipses affect the weather?

By Suzanne Gray     Department of Meteorology On the morning of Friday 20 March 2015 a rare near-total solar eclipse will occur in the UK. Why do meteorologists, as well as astronomers and amateur scientists, have the day marked on their calendars? … Continue reading

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