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#251
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Posted 20 July 2018 - 12:13 PM

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Terrible. Crying baby behind me for the full 5hrs, and the charger port was broken so my phone died mid-flight.

Figures. :lol:

Ouch. Thank god our little one has never been a crier.
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Posted 20 July 2018 - 12:45 PM

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Battery drained by playing music in the lav while joining the mile high club?


Ha, if only. Playing chess with noise-canceling earbuds in to drown out the baby noise really did a number on it.

Ironically I actually beat the computer on the highest level yet, and did it easily despite the uncomfortable circumstances. Must’ve been the air pressure.
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Posted 20 July 2018 - 12:51 PM

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Ha, if only. Playing chess with noise-canceling earbuds in to drown out the baby noise really did a number on it.

Ironically I actually beat the computer on the highest level yet, and did it easily despite the uncomfortable circumstances. Must’ve been the air pressure.

 

Or the lower humidity? 

 

It's well known that Bobby Fischer's greatest weakness was playing in DPs above 70.


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Posted 25 July 2018 - 09:02 PM

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Still no calculations showing current standings? Asking for a friend....
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Posted 30 July 2018 - 01:44 PM

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So is this thing still a thing?

All roads lead to Walgreens.  


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Posted 30 July 2018 - 01:50 PM

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Rankings and meatloaf now, mom!!!!

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Posted 30 July 2018 - 02:00 PM

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Rankings and meatloaf now, mom!!!!


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Posted 30 July 2018 - 02:07 PM

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https://m.youtube.co...h?v=Z1-xGuEkdLw


Ew!! The medicine I make tastes kinda bad!

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Posted 30 July 2018 - 02:26 PM

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Ew!! The medicine I make tastes kinda bad!


I've finally learned my lesson! Ninos are BAD!

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Posted 30 July 2018 - 02:29 PM

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I've finally learned my lesson! Ninos are BAD!


Good! I await your conciliatory PM.

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Posted 30 July 2018 - 02:40 PM

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Good! I await your conciliatory PM.


I'll randomly respond to one of the 37.

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Posted 30 July 2018 - 02:51 PM

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I'll randomly respond to one of the 37.


Either someone hacked my account recently or you are a fibber McGee!

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Posted 30 July 2018 - 02:58 PM

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Either someone hacked my account or you are a fibber McGee!


It was a best guesstimate.

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Posted 30 July 2018 - 03:02 PM

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It was a best guesstimate.


The nice thing about the PM reference tactic is that you can make it sound like you’ve been getting bombarded by an unhinged cold freak and there is no way for anyone to fact check otherwise. A lawyer’s dream defense!

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Posted 30 July 2018 - 03:10 PM

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The nice thing about the PM reference tactic is that you can make it sound like you’ve been getting bombarded by an unhinged cold freak and there is no way for anyone to fact check otherwise. A lawyer’s dream defense!


For the record I haven't received one from you in quite some time.

Also, I don't think anyone else gives two shits.
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All roads lead to Walgreens.  


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Posted 30 July 2018 - 03:12 PM

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For the record I haven't received one from you in quite some time.

Also, I don't think anyone else gives two shits.


You must. :wub: Probably a lot more than 37 PM references over the last several months.

It’s alright though. Karing isn’t always kreepy.

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Posted 30 July 2018 - 03:17 PM

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You must. :wub: Probably a lot more than 37 PM references over the last several months.

It’s alright though. Karing isn’t always kreepy.


Been a hot July!

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Posted 30 July 2018 - 03:28 PM

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Been a hot July!


The sun rose today too!

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Posted 01 August 2018 - 11:24 AM

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I didn't offer an opinion on summer but would have not predicted what the West just went though. Damnation fires everywhere in our new climate reality  



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Posted 04 August 2018 - 09:31 PM

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Seems like no one cares about this contest anymore, possibly because everyone busted so low on the Western stations, but here are the official July numbers for anyone that's interested:

 

SEA:  +5.0

 

OLM:  +2.8

 

PDX:  +4.8

 

CQT:  +5.5

 

DEN:  +1.1

 

DCA:  +0.9

 

Always glad to see hard evidence that the climate isn't actually warming.


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Tujunga, CA (15 miles N of Downtown L.A.) - Elev. 1,860 ft.

 

Eugene, OR (5 miles SSW) - Elev. 850 ft.


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Posted 05 August 2018 - 06:35 AM

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Seems like no one cares about this contest anymore, possibly because everyone busted so low on the Western stations, but here are the official July numbers for anyone that's interested:

 

SEA:  +5.0

 

OLM:  +2.8

 

PDX:  +4.8

 

CQT:  +5.5

 

DEN:  +1.1

 

DCA:  +0.9

 

Always glad to see hard evidence that the climate isn't actually warming.

 

Yet BZN pulled off another monthly negative anomaly with -1.9 for July. June was also -1.9F. May has been the only month this year that has been above average.

 

It's kind of a strange anomaly when you look at the country as a whole. Though it does seem like northern plains/upper midwest clippers are becoming more common over the past several years during all seasons. It would seem central and eastern Montana is just east enough to see those same effects.


Cold Season 2018/19:

Total snowfall: 11.0"
Highest daily snowfall: 7.0"

Highest snow depth: 7.0"

Coldest high: 36.1º
Coldest low: 18.0º

Number of subzero days: 0

 

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Posted 05 August 2018 - 07:13 AM

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When looking at July as a whole, there appears to be a strip of slightly below-normal temperatures running northwest-to-southeast from Montana to Florida.  It just happens that none of the stations in the contest fell within that area.

 

It's neither as large nor as intense as the surrounding areas of positive anomalies, meaning the country as a whole experienced what will probably be recorded as yet another record hot month.

 

Jul18TDeptUS.png


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Tujunga, CA (15 miles N of Downtown L.A.) - Elev. 1,860 ft.

 

Eugene, OR (5 miles SSW) - Elev. 850 ft.


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Posted 05 August 2018 - 07:36 AM

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Here's a map of year to date anomalies highlighting my observation above. Also points to the four corner high being stronger this year.

 

YearTDeptUS.png


Cold Season 2018/19:

Total snowfall: 11.0"
Highest daily snowfall: 7.0"

Highest snow depth: 7.0"

Coldest high: 36.1º
Coldest low: 18.0º

Number of subzero days: 0

 

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Posted 05 August 2018 - 01:05 PM

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Yet BZN pulled off another monthly negative anomaly with -1.9 for July. June was also -1.9F. May has been the only month this year that has been above average.

It's kind of a strange anomaly when you look at the country as a whole. Though it does seem like northern plains/upper midwest clippers are becoming more common over the past several years during all seasons. It would seem central and eastern Montana is just east enough to see those same effects.


I’m still interested. I’ve just been busy enjoying my vacation and haven’t really been hyper-focused on weather/climate stuff as usual.

I fly back home tomorrow, and then drive down to FL/GA on the 8th, where I’ll be until the 19th.
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Posted 05 August 2018 - 01:59 PM

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When looking at July as a whole, there appears to be a strip of slightly below-normal temperatures running northwest-to-southeast from Montana to Florida.  It just happens that none of the stations in the contest fell within that area.

 

It's neither as large nor as intense as the surrounding areas of positive anomalies, meaning the country as a whole experienced what will probably be recorded as yet another record hot month.

 

Jul18TDeptUS.png

 

Very unlikely.

 

A pretty large portion of the country was near or below normal. If you look at record hot months for the U.S., there's usually very few areas below or near normal. And the blowtorching was actually more intense and widespread than this past July.


Cool anomalies soothe the soul.


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Posted 05 August 2018 - 02:08 PM

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Seems like no one cares about this contest anymore, possibly because everyone busted so low on the Western stations, but here are the official July numbers for anyone that's interested:

 

SEA:  +5.0

 

OLM:  +2.8

 

PDX:  +4.8

 

CQT:  +5.5

 

DEN:  +1.1

 

DCA:  +0.9

 

Always glad to see hard evidence that the climate isn't actually warming.

 

It's funny how there have been more and more comments on here recently about how NOW global warming is so obvious, because of what's been observed locally in the PNW in recent years.

 

Of course, nothing has changed about the trend in global temps, and back in 2012 (when the globe was slightly cooler) the U.S. saw their warmest summer and warmest year on record - but I guess it takes local weather to make global warming hit home.  :rolleyes:


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Posted 05 August 2018 - 06:07 PM

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It's funny how there have been more and more comments on here recently about how NOW global warming is so obvious, because of what's been observed locally in the PNW in recent years.

Of course, nothing has changed about the trend in global temps, and back in 2012 (when the globe was slightly cooler) the U.S. saw their warmest summer and warmest year on record - but I guess it takes local weather to make global warming hit home. :rolleyes:


Must be hard to be such a bastion of rationality in a sea of fools.

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Posted 05 August 2018 - 08:42 PM

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Seems like no one cares about this contest anymore, possibly because everyone busted so low on the Western stations, but here are the official July numbers for anyone that's interested:

SEA: +5.0

OLM: +2.8

PDX: +4.8

CQT: +5.5

DEN: +1.1

DCA: +0.9

Always glad to see hard evidence that the climate isn't actually warming.


I predicted a hot July out West and I think I did good but I underestimated the roast for CQT. Here are my predictions versus what ended up happening.

SEA: +4.0 +5.0 = -1.0

OLM: +3.8 +2.8 = +1.0

PDX: +4.2 +4.8 = -0.6

CQT: +3.5 +5.5 = -2.0

DEN: +1.5 +1.1 = +0.4

DCA: -1.8 +0.9 = -2.7

I was within 1.0 off on 4/6 locations. The only real prediction I'm disappointed in was DCA, I was well off there.

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Posted 05 August 2018 - 09:33 PM

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Must be hard to be such a bastion of rationality in a sea of fools.


Your words, not mine. It was just an observation.

Was it not accurate?

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Posted 05 August 2018 - 09:56 PM

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I’m still interested. I’ve just been busy enjoying my vacation and haven’t really been hyper-focused on weather/climate stuff as usual.

I fly back home tomorrow, and then drive down to FL/GA on the 8th, where I’ll be until the 19th.


I'll try and calculate where everybody is at through July. I have some time the next 2 days in case you can't get to it.
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Posted 06 August 2018 - 09:34 AM

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I'll try and calculate where everybody is at through July. I have some time the next 2 days in case you can't get to it.

 

Go for it!


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Posted 06 August 2018 - 07:16 PM

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Go for it!


Here are the unofficial standings after the first 2 months. I calculated everybody's error for the 6 locations and added them up. The 1st number is for June and the 2nd is for July incase everybody wanted to know how well they did each month. I added them together to get the current standings. The smaller your number the better you did. Everybody did better in June than in July. Still one month to go so still anybodys ballgame.

1)Frontal Snowsquall -6.0 + -7.7 = -13.7
2)TT-SEA -6.4 + -11.1 = -17.5
3)Phil -8.5 + -10.05= -18.55
4)Jesse -5.0 + -13.8 = -18.8
5)ShawiganLake -8.3 + -10.8 = -19.1
6)Scott -7.2 + -12.4 = -19.6
7)BLI snowman -10.5+ -11.3 = -21.8
8)Front Ranger -7.0 + -18.1 = -25.1
9)Mr Marine Layer -11.5+ -17.8 = -29.3
10)Deweydog -10.8+ -20.1 = -30.9

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Posted 06 August 2018 - 07:18 PM

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Here are the unofficial standings after the first 2 months. I calculated everybody's error for the 6 locations and added them up. The 1st number is for June and the 2nd is for July incase everybody wanted to know how well they did each month. I added them together to get the current standings. The smaller your number the better you did. Everybody did better in June than in July. Still one month to go so still anybodys ballgame.

1)Frontal Snowsquall -6.0 + -7.7 = -13.7
2)TT-SEA -6.4 + -11.1 = -17.5
3)Phil -8.5 + -10.05= -18.55
4)Jesse -5.0 + -13.8 = -18.8
5)ShawiganLake -8.3 + -10.8 = -19.1
6)Scott -7.2 + -12.4 = -19.6
7)BLI snowman -10.5+ -11.3 = -21.8
8)Front Ranger -7.0 + -18.1 = -25.1
9)Mr Marine Layer -11.5+ -17.8 = -29.3
10)Deweydog -10.8+ -20.1 = -30.9

 

Thanks for taking the time to do this.



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Posted 06 August 2018 - 07:25 PM

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Thanks for taking the time to do this.


You're welcome. If Phil or anybody else wants to check these numbers feel free. Did it quickly and had to correct some numbers.

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Posted 07 August 2018 - 03:13 PM

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Dewpoint hovering ~ 77 degrees here this evening.

I wish I could go back in time 2 days. Just for an hour. 😢
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Posted 07 August 2018 - 08:34 PM

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Trying to do an excel table w/ rankings and calculations of what leaders need to win. Some close calls in there.
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Posted 07 August 2018 - 08:37 PM

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Starting a bit here, but there’s been an absurd amount of rain here since May 1st. Will probably be tough to run large anomalies at DCA with everything so waterlogged.

Looks like 45 - 46” of rain here since 5/1:

5LZimPy.jpg

A flash flood apparently roared thru our backyard while we were gone. Mulch and soil washed away along with some cheap old furniture stored under the gazebo. Neighbor says it was 1-2 feet deep. Luckily it was just below our foundation.
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Posted 08 August 2018 - 11:44 AM

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Starting a bit here, but there’s been an absurd amount of rain here since May 1st. Will probably be tough to run large anomalies at DCA with everything so waterlogged.

Looks like 45 - 46” of rain here since 5/1:

5LZimPy.jpg

A flash flood apparently roared thru our backyard while we were gone. Mulch and soil washed away along with some cheap old furniture stored under the gazebo. Neighbor says it was 1-2 feet deep. Luckily it was just below our foundation.


We've only gotten 1.22" of rain since May 1st. Which is 2.68% of what you have received. Pretty extreme difference right there.

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Posted 21 August 2018 - 07:51 PM

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Tabulating the results to-date, but somehow I lost the link to downtown LA (CTQ). Does anybody have it?

Another fun fact: Since the solstice on June 21st, DCA has only seen 9 lows below 70*F. And most of those were scrapers. Brutal.
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Posted 21 August 2018 - 09:22 PM

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Just looking at SEA... I think I need to work on my cold bias.    :)

 

My forecast (actual):

 

SEA
J: 1.4   (1.7)
J: 2.5   (5.0)
A: 0.5   (3.7)

 

I am estimating SEA to date for August including the +10 today.   And it will likely come down significantly over the next week... maybe down to +2.



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Posted 21 August 2018 - 09:32 PM

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Didn’t SEA have a faulty sensor or something? Cliff Mass did a blog post on it. I know it was reading 90+ on days when I was in the area, and it didn’t feel close to 90.

Plus there’s the antecedent UHI + third runway issue. So you can probably bet the majority of that warm anomaly is artificial. #FakeWarmth
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Posted 21 August 2018 - 09:38 PM

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Didn’t SEA have a faulty sensor or something? Cliff Mass did a blog post on it. I know it was reading 90+ on days when I was in the area, and it didn’t feel close to 90.

Plus there’s the antecedent UHI + third runway issue. So you can probably bet the majority of that warm anomaly is artificial. #FakeWarmth

 

They tested the sensor at SEA and it was actually reading a little cooler than reality.  

 

https://komonews.com...-hot-in-seattle

 

The National Weather Service sent out a technician to check out the weather station at the airport after UW Professor and weather blogger Cliff Mass posted a blog speculating the station was reading temperatures hotter than it should. Tests showed the thermometer was actually recording temperatures between .6 and .82 degrees cooler than it should.

 

I know about UHI and built that into my forecast.   My forecast for OLM was cooler in every month.    Even accounting for UHI... I was way too cold this summer.

 

And there was nothing "fake" about our hot July.   ;)


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Posted 21 August 2018 - 09:44 PM

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They tested the sensor at SEA and it was actually reading a little cooler than reality.

I know about UHI and built that into my forecast. My forecast for OLM was cooler in every month. Even accounting for UHI... I was way too cold this summer.

And there was nothing "fake" about our hot July. ;)


OLM only ran +2.8 in July and +0.1 in June. That +5 at SEA is a UHI-induced joke.

And if the sensor was running cold despite being a warm regional outlier, that simply speaks to SEA being unrepresentative of the majority of the region as far as climate norms are concerned. It’s certainly not representative of your backyard.

It’s a joke.
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Posted 21 August 2018 - 09:48 PM

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OLM only ran +2.8 in July and +0.1 in June. That +5 at SEA is a UHI-induced joke.

And if the sensor was running cold despite being a warm regional outlier, that simply speaks to SEA being unrepresentative of the majority of the region as far as climate norms are concerned. It’s certainly not representative of your backyard.

It’s a joke.

 

It was warmer here than at SEA on numerous days in July.   On a few days it was warmer here by more than 5 degrees.

 

And it was a very warm month across the entire region... consistently warm as well.      



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Posted 21 August 2018 - 09:48 PM

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I was in West Seattle on several of those supposed 90+ days. And I can tell you right off the bat, it wasn’t even close to 90 (except in the Sun over pavement...maybe).

But no way in hell would any properly-cited station have read 90+ in those conditions. :lol:
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Posted 21 August 2018 - 09:52 PM

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I in West Seattle on many of those supposed 90+ days.

I can tell you off the bat, it wasn’t even close to 90 (except
in the Sun over pavement..maybe).

 

:lol:

 

You are being a complete idiot now.   Are you drinking tonight?

 

It was 70, 74, 79, and 86 at SEA on the first 4 days of your trip.     Then you were off to Hippa Island and Leavenworth... and then it was August. 

 

And Everett is one of the coolest spots in the region... and not representative at all of the Seattle area.   It can easily be 10 degrees cooler there than most other places.



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Posted 21 August 2018 - 09:52 PM

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:lol:

You are being a complete idiot now. Are you drinking tonight?

It was 70, 74, 79, and 86 at SEA on the first 4 days of your trip.


When I got back from Hippa, doofus. I was in Seattle until August 6th, after a brief excursion to Leavenworth.
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Posted 21 August 2018 - 10:00 PM

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FWIW, I was in Seattle from 7/19 - 23, again 7/29-30, then once more from 8/4-6. The only day that could have conceivably approached 90*F was the day I got back from Hippa (7/29) and that was very borderline. I was outside a lot that day too.

The rest were nowhere close.
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Posted 21 August 2018 - 10:07 PM

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FWIW, I was in Seattle from 7/19 - 23, again 7/29-30, then once more from 8/4-6. The only day that could have conceivably approached 90*F was the day I got back from Hippa (7/29) and that was very borderline. I was outside a lot that day too.

The rest were nowhere close.

 

Guess what... 7/29 is the only day you listed that did hit 90 at SEA.    :lol:

 

But I am sure your feelings as you move all over town through different microclimates is really the most accurate way to determine what the real temperature was at the Seattle airport where the readings are taken.

 

Are you high or drunk... this is silly talk.  

 

If you were around Everett... then you can subtract 5-7 degrees on any warm summer day.   Same thing with anywhere near the water like West Seattle.   



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Guess what... 7/29 is the only day you listed that did hit 90 at SEA. :lol:

But I am sure your feelings as you move all over town through different microclimates is really the most accurate way to determine what the real temperature was at the Seattle airport where the readings are taken.

Are you high or drunk... this is silly talk.

If you were around Everett... then you can subtract 5-7 degrees on any warm summer day. Same thing with anywhere near the water like West Seattle.


I’m sober, thanks. 7/23 supposedly hit 90 too. Lots of 89’s in there as well. And while I wasn’t everywhere simultaneously, I spent time in Everett, West Seattle, and downtown. And not once (except on the 29th) did it feel even *remotely* close to 90 degrees outside.

That’s all I can say. Pretty obvious SEA is a UHI-skewed hotbox.
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