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philip.brohan

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Very few like it this hot.
« on: July 10, 2013, 08:10:54 pm »
We are not the only people with weather data from 100 years ago. And some of that weather was downright unpleasant. From Death Valley National Park, here's a measurement from 1913-07-10. I make it 56.7 Celsius.

http://twitter.com/DeathValleyNPS/status/354983351616155648/photo/1


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Re: Very few like it this hot.
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2013, 08:38:18 pm »
Hum...
Greenland Ranch - Would that be Port Name or Place Name?
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Re: Very few like it this hot.
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2013, 08:48:43 pm »
So the worst things don't happen at sea, after all.  ;D

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Re: Very few like it this hot.
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2013, 09:50:20 pm »
We are not the only people with weather data from 100 years ago. And some of that weather was downright unpleasant. From Death Valley National Park, here's a measurement from 1913-07-10. I make it 56.7 Celsius.

http://twitter.com/DeathValleyNPS/status/354983351616155648/photo/1

Ah, but as they say 'It's dry heat!' :P

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Re: Very few like it this hot.
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2013, 10:08:12 pm »
As someone else replied, "So is my oven."

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Re: Very few like it this hot.
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2013, 11:41:08 pm »
Oooo - check that out - by the 19th July it had cooled to a blissful 106F max...almost worth putting on a woollie....but humidity was 100%! oh dearie dearie me....pass me a large block of ice and shut the door and pull down the blinds...

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« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2013, 12:20:21 am »
Almost like Canadian weather  ;D  And to think that Voltaire dismissed it as quelques arpents de neige!

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Re: Very few like it this hot.
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2013, 02:15:42 am »
They do have sailing stones, which makes it relevant.  I personally, in the summer, would like to see it from an air conditioned moving car with no pit stops.


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