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Offline Global Warming  
#1 Posted : 29 September 2016 22:25:36(UTC)
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Apologies I am late and out of time again this month. Brief summary below. Please go ahead and post your CET predictions for October. Entries will remain open with no penalties until 23:59 on Sunday.

Historic summary for October

1971-2000 10.4C

1981-2010 10.7C

1996-2015 11.2C

All three of the last Octobers have been fairly warm. 11.0C last year (so only a little above average) but 12.5C in both 2014 and 2013. 2012 was cold at 9.7C.

Latest model output

850 temperatures looking fairly average overall for the first half of the month. A cool start then turning a bit warmer and then cooler again.

My CET estimate for the first 13 days of the month suggests a CET of just under 12C by the 13th which is bang in line with the 1981-2010 mean.  My gut feeling based on the latest BBC forecasts is that if anything the actual temperatures will probably end up being a little warmer than this.

Met Office contingency planners overview

Strong suggestion of above average temperatures with a westerly Atlantic dominated month.


Edited by moderator 17 November 2016 10:55:09(UTC)  | Reason: Not specified

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Offline Dougie  
#2 Posted : 29 September 2016 23:06:18(UTC)

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11.7°c please.

Ha'way the lads
Online Bolty  
#3 Posted : 29 September 2016 23:21:25(UTC)

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Quite a hard one to call, this one. I think I'll go for 11.1°C.
Offline ARTzeman  
#4 Posted : 30 September 2016 07:04:02(UTC)

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13.56c.  For me please going by the average for the last 3 years.


CHANGE to 12.3c. Please.

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Offline Ally Pally Snowman  
#5 Posted : 30 September 2016 07:25:05(UTC)
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Looking like a remarkably settled and dry start not sure how warm it will be. Dont think it will be a cold month though, so 12.1c for me please. 

Thanks again GW for all your hard work with this.



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Offline GezM  
#6 Posted : 30 September 2016 09:46:00(UTC)

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Originally Posted by: ARTzeman Go to Quoted Post

13.56c.  For me please going by the average for the last 3 years.

Not sure your maths is correct there?

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Offline Grandad  
#7 Posted : 30 September 2016 10:10:57(UTC)

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11.2C for me please!


Offline Hungry Tiger  
#8 Posted : 30 September 2016 10:12:47(UTC)
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Taking a bit of a punt here.

I'll go for



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Offline kendalian  
#9 Posted : 30 September 2016 11:16:11(UTC)

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11.3C for me please!

Online Sussex snow magnet  
#10 Posted : 30 September 2016 11:22:57(UTC)
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11.9 for ne please.
Offline Gusty  
#11 Posted : 30 September 2016 11:31:02(UTC)

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Originally Posted by: ARTzeman Go to Quoted Post


   My Back Yard  2013   14.5c

                                    2014   16.1c

                                    2015   13.3c.          total    43.9c.    Divide by 3 = 14.633333    so I went for 13.56...

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Online Saint Snow  
#12 Posted : 30 September 2016 11:38:34(UTC)
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Offline Norseman  
#13 Posted : 30 September 2016 11:44:19(UTC)

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11.8C for me please.
Offline Rob K  
#14 Posted : 30 September 2016 13:06:11(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: ARTzeman Go to Quoted Post

13.56c.  For me please going by the average for the last 3 years.

That would be the warmest October on record!


9.9C for me, please. I think we'll see a sudden chill descend before the month is out.

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Offline springsunshine  
#15 Posted : 30 September 2016 15:18:14(UTC)

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I just can`t see a 5c+ drop in the cet during October and think it will remain warm for a while yet so I'm going for  11.85c

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Offline Essan  
#16 Posted : 30 September 2016 15:35:09(UTC)

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I'm watching the GFS ensembles with interest .......


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Offline TimS  
#17 Posted : 30 September 2016 15:54:58(UTC)

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Starting mild and dry, ending horrendously wet. 12.4C
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Offline lanky  
#18 Posted : 30 September 2016 16:03:26(UTC)

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12.0C for me please


Richmond, Surrey

Offline Bertwhistle  
#19 Posted : 30 September 2016 16:15:31(UTC)

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12.72 for me please GW.


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Offline Medlock Vale Weather  
#20 Posted : 30 September 2016 16:34:40(UTC)
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9.7C for me please.

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