Category Archives: Historical climatology

Summer 2015 in Reading – the story so far

By Roger Brugge Now that we are half-way through August, the nights are getting longer and a Bank Holiday approaches, I thought it would be a good moment to take a preliminary look back on the summer of 2015 in … Continue reading

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I blame Spain and France!

By Ross Reynolds I was concerned to read this warning published recently in a national newspaper, partly because to roast me would require perhaps 200 °C for quite a few hours, but to boil the air (see lower down the … Continue reading

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Zeppelins at nine o’clock …

By Stephen Burt One of the interesting and rather unexpected benefits of compiling One hundred years of Reading weather, the book Roger Brugge and I have written as part of the Department’s 50th anniversary commemoration, was the unexpected insights provided into … Continue reading

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