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Shed any light on future weather patterns

  1. Nov 6, 2004 #1

    wolram

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    Can anyone shed any light on future weather patterns for the uk
    In our local paper it is reported that we may be in for the coldest
    winter since records began, is this due to the ice caps melting, or
    is it a local phenomena?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 11, 2004 #2
    No, don't worry - this is simply due to the media misinterpreting a long range forecast issued by a company called Metcheck last month. Metcheck are predicting a winter similar to last year, but with a chance it could be a little colder and a little snowier. In their press release they mentioned it could be the 'coldest this century'. Which simply means colder than the last 4 years! But newsapers reported this as coldest for a century which in turn became coldest ever.....
     
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