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RedFred
14-01-2006, 06:30:11
It was the 26th straight rainy day today. The record of 28 could be matched by Sunday.

:beer:

Sir Penguin
14-01-2006, 06:36:33
In Victoria, we've had about 14 hours of sunshine in the last 26 days.

SP

Koshko
14-01-2006, 07:10:00
Did you know that Chicago has had below average precipitation for the month for 10 consecutive months now. I think we are still classified as being in a major drought.

Greg W
14-01-2006, 08:37:50
10 months of less than average rain? Major drought? :lol:

Gary
14-01-2006, 09:34:15
I thought this was going to be another baby thread.

Gibsie
14-01-2006, 13:09:28
Me 2

Nav
14-01-2006, 14:01:34
Its been the greyest january on record here (or something like that)

Sir Penguin
14-01-2006, 18:04:55
A bit of sun today--I would classify it as bright, more than sunny--but the radio's calling for more rain by this evening. So is Firefox.

SP

RedFred
14-01-2006, 18:10:11
NO! It can't be! I can see patches of blue out there. I hope I haven't jinxed it.

Oerdin
14-01-2006, 18:14:35
It's supposed to rain tonight. I'm looking forward to it.

notyoueither
15-01-2006, 06:03:26
Originally posted by Greg W
10 months of less than average rain? Major drought? :lol:

Yes. That can happen.

It's gonna happen on the prairies this year if we don't get more snowfall. A lot more snowfall.

Koshko
15-01-2006, 07:08:30
Originally posted by Greg W
10 months of less than average rain? Major drought? :lol:

http://www.drought.unl.edu/dm/monitor.html

Oerdin
15-01-2006, 07:28:35
My friend in Seattle said they had the same record of rainy days.

Greg W
15-01-2006, 08:29:47
Nah, just funny cos we have had about 5 years of less than average rainfall in Australia (off the top of my head, but about 80-90% of NSW was in drought last I heard). Now that's a major drought. 10 months is minor, disregarding how severe it might be.

Greg W
15-01-2006, 08:33:55
Heh, I take that back. Seems that way back in July (http://www.agric.nsw.gov.au/reader/drt-area-200507-large.gif) it was almost 90%. Seems in the last 6 months though it has dropped back to fuck all (18%), though another 30% is marginal. Funny how you hear about the drought when it's really bad, but when it breaks you hear jack about it.

Sir Penguin
16-01-2006, 01:20:36
We managed to hold onto the streak yesterday, by virtue of the fact that the weather day starts at 10:00 PM, and there was a bit of a drizzle after that (there was a total of 0.3 mm of rain yesterday). Fortunately, while it started out and ended up sunny today, there was a bit of rain in the middle, so we're safe.

SP

RedFred
18-01-2006, 04:48:27
Failure. :(

On day 27, we only got a sprinkle. It seems you need at least 3 mm. to count. These things seem so arbitrary.

The monsoons we had today and yesterday didn't count.

notyoueither
18-01-2006, 09:13:42
Mother nature herself has decreed that the Liberals should be turffed.

Let a little sunshine in on your wet, dark homes.

:p

Sir Penguin
20-01-2006, 06:07:21
Is that all you think about, you partisan snake?

SP

Drekkus
20-01-2006, 13:21:58
Originally posted by Sir Penguin
A bit of sun today--I would classify it as bright, more than sunny--but the radio's calling for more rain by this evening. So is Firefox.

SP The bastards! Did you tell them to stop it?

Japher
20-01-2006, 13:56:57
It's been rather nice here. sunny, near 60, yesterday. warm today, but it's suppose to rain... Still, rather nice