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Exceptional July 2019 theWeather Club Tue, 13/08/2019 - 16:40

Data from the World Meteorological Organization and the Copernicus Climate Change Programme indicates that the global mean temperature for July this year matched and possibly slightly exceeded the record for the hottest month on record. 2016 held the previous record for July, but was impacted by a strong occurrence of the El Niño phenomenon, which contributed to the exceptionally high temperatures.

From -30 °C to + 30 °C within one day theWeather Club Thu, 07/06/2018 - 16:25

by Caroline Coch

Everybody knows that while there is winter in the northern hemisphere, it remains warm near sea level in the tropics. I have always been aware of this – but experiencing this climate difference within one day was truly fascinating.

Man mowing lawn defies twister in Alberta, Canada

A photograph of a man mowing his lawn with an ominous tornado spinning in the background has been doing the rounds on social media this week - it even made BBC news

Mr Theunis Wessels, from Alberta, Canada said he was very aware of the twister which was about one and a quarter miles from their house, but "wasn't worried at all" – unlike his daughter, who was quite concerned by her father’s nonchalance.

Alberta's wildfires remain out of control theWeather Club Mon, 16/05/2016 - 20:11

Photo: Alberta wildfires as captured from the air SourceBert Shepherd, Flickr