Friday, October 20, 2006

Warmest Extended Summer 2006


Another record is broken as the Met office releases a press statement that this years extended summer has been the warmest since records began in 1659.

"The record that dates back to 1659 is the longest instrumental temperature record in the world and May to September 2006 has been warmer than any equivalent period since then."

"The mean temperature of 16.2 °C for the period was 2 °C warmer than the average for 1961-1990. The previous record of 15.9 °C was set in 1947. The 2006 period included the warmest month ever, July, and a record temperature for September. "

Our experiment with the world's climate continues....

http://www.metoffice.com/corporate/pressoffice/2006/pr20061016.html

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