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Old 04-22-2011, 11:08 AM
 
Location: Toronto
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It's cloudy and near 8C. From a low of just at freezing overnight. If I can recall correctly, this should be around the time of year for the last spring frost in my city (though it's later for the suburbs and away from the heat island).

 
Old 04-22-2011, 11:13 AM
 
Location: Yorkshire, England
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Yeah, sounds strange to me to hear about the string of above average hot weather coming out of England -- if I can recall correctly, it seems to have been going on for a bit more than a couple of weeks.

Especially thinking of a maritime climate, it's surprising you guys could be getting a spell that much above seasonal, and for that long. You guys have similar averages in April to where I am (for instance, 14C/5C is today's average here) but so many 20C+ days in spring would be unusual in my climate.

Your Aprils must be really variable, since as far as I can tell, you said that April has been known to be just as snowy and cold as January there, and now this.
This is almost certain to be the warmest April on record, the only question really is by how much, as the last few days of the month are meant to be cooler than of late. The weather can be variable but averaged out over a whole month it's rare to get big anomalies compared to winter - we're likely to be 3.something C above average (the highs more abnormal than the lows), whereas last December was something like 5.8 below. It's a shame there are no figures published for standard deviation, as April 2011 might turn out one of the strangest months there's ever been.
 
Old 04-22-2011, 11:35 AM
 
Location: Surrey, London commuter belt
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The warmest April on record was in 2007 with an average high of 18.8C (average is 14.3C). This month will finish with an average high of 20.0C (5.7C above average) if the forecast is correct.

By contrast the warmest month recorded in London, July 2006, had an average max of 28.3C (only 4.8C above average).

London's record high for April is 29.4C, set in 1949. This might be under threat tomorrow with a forecast high of 28C. What's strange is that the 29C record was set in mid-April, so it should be possible to record 30C or higher later in the month.
 
Old 04-22-2011, 01:29 PM
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Location: Lakewood, CO
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Too windy, but at least it isn't hot.

Littleton, CO:
62.3 F / 16.8 C
Partly Cloudy
Humidity: 13%
Dew Point: 11 F / -12 C
Wind: 15.0 mph / 24.1 km/h / 6.7 m/s from the NW
 
Old 04-22-2011, 01:38 PM
 
Location: Where Trolls get BBQ'd
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Clear
Temperature
86.2 F
Feels Like 87 F
 
Old 04-22-2011, 01:47 PM
 
Location: Spots Wyoming
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Snowing and a bit breezy:

So Far Today
High: 41F
Low: 29F
Gusts: 62mph NNW
 
Old 04-22-2011, 03:25 PM
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Location: San Antonio/Houston
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San Antonio:

95F

Current: Sunny
Wind: S at 19 mph
Humidity: 33%
 
Old 04-22-2011, 03:33 PM
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Location: Hot-Houston Texas
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San Antonio:

95F

Current: Sunny
Wind: S at 19 mph
Humidity: 33%
That is awful!!!!

Currently in Houston, TX
Mostly Cloudy 83F
Feels Like
87F
Dew Point: 70F
Humidity: 64%
Pressure: 29.91 inches
Wind: From the South Southeast at 18 mph
 
Old 04-22-2011, 03:47 PM
 
Location: Where Trolls get BBQ'd
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Clear
Temperature
87.9 F
Feels Like 88 F
 
Old 04-22-2011, 04:50 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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Overcast
48 F
Windchill 44 F
Dewpoint 27 F
Humidity 44%

Nice cool, overcast day. Perfect!

Dropped down to 28 F this morning.
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