Thursday, August 01, 2013

Phew, what a scorcher

Just when it seemed that the hot weather might recede to comfortable warmth, one more blast from the furnace

Location: EGSC
Day of month: 01
Time: 16:20 UTC
Wind: True direction = 140 degrees, Speed: 14 knots
Wind direction is variable between 120 and 180
CAVOK conditions: Visibility 10 km or more,
no cloud below 5.000 feet or below the MSA (whichever is greater),
no cumulonimbus, and no significant weather phenomena in
the aerodrome or its vicinity
Temperature: 32C
Dewpoint: 16C
Humidity: 38%
QNH (Sea-level pressure): 1006 hPa

Still the wind was enough to take the edge off while I shopped, met friends for lunch, and then headed on to the Cambridge Rock Festival opening night, before cycling home in the pleasant twilight (at 21:30, because the evenings are now closing in fast.


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