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Re: Weather Appreciation

Postby Barney Google » Jun 14th, 2017, 4:25 pm

It's cold and raining up here in the hills
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Re: Weather Appreciation

Postby Queen K » Jun 14th, 2017, 8:29 pm

Spectacular sunset colours this evening.
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Re: Weather Appreciation

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Re: Weather Appreciation

Postby JagXKR » Aug 1st, 2017, 8:36 am

2nd hottest July ever and driest is virtually first place. No rain was recorded at the airport and few other years there was a trace. Not measurable but maybe a few drops. I feel it may have been a new heat record had it not been for the smoke. It "cooled" the temps on a few days by limiting the amount of sunlight that got through.

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http://climate.weather.gc.ca/climate_da ... &Year=1960

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http://climate.weather.gc.ca/climate_da ... dYear=2017
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Re: Weather Appreciation

Postby Glacier » Aug 1st, 2017, 8:47 am

JagXKR wrote:2nd hottest July ever and driest is virtually first place.

Below average on the coast... but yes, definitely hot in the Okanagan.

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Re: Weather Appreciation

Postby Glacier » Aug 1st, 2017, 8:55 am

JagXKR wrote:2nd hottest July ever and driest is virtually first place.

I think you mean 3rd, and only for Penticton (1985 and 1960 were hotter). If you go by Kamloops, it was 5th (behind 1960, 2009, 1958, and 1985). These are for the daily maximums. The nights were more normal. In fact, the nights were colder this July than last, and last July was the coolest July in 6 years.
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Re: Weather Appreciation

Postby Barney Google » Aug 1st, 2017, 9:14 am

I could give a flying fat rodent's posterior end about past records in my books it's FREAKING hot out there and

me n my plantlings and critters are NOT liking it one little bit!!!

Well, with the exception of my watermelons...they are LOVING it and doing quite tastingly well, thank you.

Ate the first one yesterday...scrumdillyious!!!
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Re: Weather Appreciation

Postby tsayta » Aug 1st, 2017, 9:17 am

Barney Google wrote:I could give a flying rodent's posterior end about past records in my books it's FREAKING hot out there and

me n my plantlings and critters are NOT liking it one little bit!!!

Well, with the exception of my watermelons...they are LOVING it and doing quite tastingly well, thank you.

Ate the first one yesterday...scrumdillyious!!!

This heat is SCANDALOUS!!
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Re: Weather Appreciation

Postby JagXKR » Aug 1st, 2017, 9:42 am

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JagXKR wrote:2nd hottest July ever and driest is virtually first place.

Below average on the coast... but yes, definitely hot in the Okanagan.




Doh! Missed 1985 and that I meant Penticton. And I was here on vacation! Well in August actually but I remember some of the store owners telling me how hot it was in July.
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Re: Weather Appreciation

Postby Glacier » Aug 4th, 2017, 8:25 am

It's interesting how the most below average places in all of Canada last month were in BC. Atlin, Dease lake, Kitimat, and the like were 1 to 2 degrees below average.

And at the same time, the most above average places in all of Canada last month were also in BC, but in the southeast corner. Castlegar was over 3 degrees above average.
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Re: Weather Appreciation

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Re: Weather Appreciation

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Re: Weather Appreciation

Postby Queen K » Sep 6th, 2017, 9:28 am

:yahoo: There are raindrops falling in Lower Mission right now!
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Re: Weather Appreciation

Postby seewood » Sep 6th, 2017, 9:36 am

Queen K wrote: There are raindrops falling in Lower Mission right now!


You sure its not a sprinkler gone awry... sunny in Summerland at the moment....above the smoke.
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Re: Weather Appreciation

Postby Glacier » Sep 14th, 2017, 8:03 am

The winter forecast for BC is well below average...

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