Weather The highs, lows and feels of temperature 19 July 2021 Temperature is one of the first things that people look for in weather forecasts. Yet, you may be surprised to learn that the number you look for is almost meaningless in everyday life. Let me explain... Weather Midwinter in Antarctica 05 July 2021 Gale force winds, temperatures of -30 °C and weeks of darkness. Winter in Antarctica may not seem like everybody’s cup of tea but for meteorologists, and many scientists alike, the coldest, driest and windiest location on Earth is the place to be. Weather Record-breaking heat in Canada 01 July 2021 Heat, drought, poor air quality, floods and wildfires are expected to worsen with climate change. Western Canada is experiencing all of these in a one week period … while attempting to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Weather Heatwaves 28 June 2021 A heatwave is a prolonged period of abnormally high temperatures, relative to the expected conditions at that given time and place. The exact definition varies around the world, but all heatwaves are classed as extreme weather events. Citizen Science Frozen Ponds 14 January 2021 Have you ever thought about why bodies of water freeze from the top down? We have all seen this on frosty mornings. It sounds trivial, but it is a unique property of water. Weather Pyrocumulonimbus Clouds 15 July 2020 You may have heard this term in the media during the Arctic heatwave this year. But what are pyrocumulonimbus clouds and how are they formed? Weather Heatwaves - Breaking Records in 2019 24 June 2020 Many parts of the UK are currently experiencing heatwave conditions, which are forecast to continue until at least Friday. So, this week on the Weather Club, we thought we’d take a closer look at heatwaves... Weather Record Breaking weather in Norway 08 January 2020 Just two days into 2020, a new high temperature record was set in Norway. In the small town of Sunndalsøra, the weather felt more like mid-summer than the bleak depths of winter, as temperatures soared to 19.0°C. Weather A summer to remember 16 October 2019 What a summer! With everything that went on we think a review of this year’s British summer is in order.