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Can You Enjoy Cooler Weather in Coastal Locations?

6 June 17

If you don’t enjoy the heat, you might be better off heading for the coast. In this article, we’ll find out why that’s the case – and why you cannot always rely on it, either!

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How Useful Are Average Temperatures?

14 May 17

Every location in the world has an average temperature for each month of the year. Looking on a graph, you can see how warm or cold it could be in a location at any point, depending on when you are going to visit. But should you trust averages?

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Understanding the Wind Chill Factor

13 April 17

If you have ever been out in windy weather, you’ll know it feels a lot colder when the wind blows compared to when it doesn’t. This is due to the wind chill factor, and we will find out more about it here.

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Who Was Anders Celsius?

22 February 17

Have you ever heard of Anders Celsius? You’re no doubt familiar with his surname, even if you never realised it was a surname before, and not just a measurement of temperature…

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Still Feeling the Cold? 2017 Has Been Mild Compared to Some of These Examples

3 February 17

Most of us have been wrapped up in jumpers, scarves and gloves for the past few weeks. January has been cold, with plenty of frost and ice around for much of it. But though it may seem chilly, it’s mild compared to some of the worst winters we’ve seen throughout history.

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How Temperature Plays a Crucial Role in Legionnaires’ Disease

7 December 16

You’ve probably heard of Legionnaires’ disease already. Every now and then, a story appears in the news focusing on an outbreak somewhere in the world. While the disease is rare, outbreaks generally occur through poor management of a water system. You can find out how temperature plays a part in this by reading more here.

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How Accurate Are Long-Term Weather Forecasts?

28 October 16

Most of us know the weather can be changeable at best. Getting it right on a day-to-day basis can be a real challenge. So is it really possible to predict what could happen in a few months to come?

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What is an Indian Summer?

30 August 16

You’ve probably heard of this term before, but do you know what it means? Here we explore the meaning of an Indian summer, and why it can be a welcome sight.

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Taking Care of Your Dog in Hot Weather

1 August 16

Sometimes it’s hard to get cool in hot weather. The same applies to dogs, too. We’ve seen some very hot weather in the UK recently, which has led to information and advice to help people take care of their pets.

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Does Anyone Ever Use Kelvin Temperatures?

3 June 16

You would be forgiven for asking this question if you never see this temperature scale in use. So is there really any need for it to exist, and if so, why? Let’s find out.

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