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A 2 4.26%
B 11 23.40%
C 15 31.91%
D 11 23.40%
E 4 8.51%
F 4 8.51%
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Old 09-15-2013, 08:23 AM
 
Location: North West Northern Ireland.
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Huh. I would have assumed your hills were mostly snow-covered for the winter. Checking a hill town (1250 feet), it gets 100 snow covered days / year compared to 60 for me down in the valley.
Probably a quarter of the winter but the higher hills like 500m are covered about 50 days. But let me just say that it varies considerably year by year.
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Old 09-15-2013, 08:25 AM
 
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The difference is pretty much negligible, and December 2010 is just one month.

I'd be interested in knowing when Castlederg last had a month with a mean max below freezing. Happened in England in 1986.
I don't think that station existed in 1986.
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Old 09-15-2013, 08:25 AM
 
Location: Leeds, UK
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Of course it did.. it has 1981-2010 averages.
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Here's a map of days of snow cover for US

http://www.cartoko.com/content/wp-co...1932_pl_4a.jpg

might be a bit crude
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Old 09-15-2013, 08:26 AM
 
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Well I can't find no data from 1986.
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Old 09-15-2013, 08:27 AM
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The difference is pretty much negligible, and December 2010 is just one month.

I'd be interested in knowing when Castlederg last had a month with a mean max below freezing. Happened in England in 1986.
Interesting you can have your coldest month in December. I don't think that's possible here.
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Old 09-15-2013, 08:27 AM
 
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Here's a map of days of snow cover for US

http://www.cartoko.com/content/wp-co...1932_pl_4a.jpg
Chicago doesn't have much more days than us.
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Old 09-15-2013, 08:28 AM
 
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December is the coldest month on average for some places now, thanks to December 2010.
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Old 09-15-2013, 08:28 AM
 
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Interesting you can have your coldest month in December. I don't think that's possible here.
Our coldest month is nearly always December.
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Chicago doesn't have much more days than us.
Chicago's on the 60 line. And you said:

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Well it says i'm near the 20 boundary.
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