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Windchill Tables – New and Old Definitions

2020-09-20T11:38:02+01:00Weather, Weather Articles|

The term "wind chill" goes back to the Antarctic explorer Paul Siple, who coined it a 1939 dissertation, "Adaptation of the Explorer to the Climate of Antarctica." During the 1940s, Siple and Charles Passel conducted experiments on the time needed to freeze water in a plastic cylinder that was exposed to the elements. [...]

Interesting Weather Facts and Weather Trivia

2020-05-05T08:57:51+01:00Weather, Weather Articles|

Earth is 8,000 miles (12,800 Kilometres) in diameter and 93,000,000 miles (148,800,000 Kilometres) away from the sun. We receive only 1/2,000,000,000 or .00000005 of 1% of the sun's energy. However, every breeze, tornado, lake-effect snowstorm or balmy fall evening can be traced to the effect of the sun's energy on [...]

Aurora Borealis – The Northern Lights and Sunspots

2021-11-21T10:17:41+00:00Weather, Weather Articles|

Don't you just wish that we could see these from Crondall? Before we cover more about what causes the Northern Lights, the frequency that they can be seen and even how likely are we to see them today, just enjoy this short video shot in Finland of why the Northern Lights intrigue and [...]


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