1971!!

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50 years ago. This week I will look back 50 years ago at 1971.  In September of 1970 I just started a new job that I would have for the next 36 years. While I did not live in Grand … Continued

Happy perihelion!

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Happy perihelion and new year.  Good riddance to 2020 a year that everyone will remember but would rather forget. For December the mean at Grand Rapids was 32.4 that is a departure of +3.2° The high for the month was … Continued

Boxing Day!

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Boxing day I hope everyone had a great Christmas. When Christmas day passes, the celebration continues—at least in some countries. In the UK, as well as a number of other countries that used to be part of the British Empire—such … Continued

Winter Solstice

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Winter Solstice This year the winter solstice is on Monday the 21st at 5:02 AM. At that time Earth’s poles has its maximum tilt away from the Sun. The solstice happens at the same instant for all of us, everywhere … Continued

20 years ago!

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20 years ago. Last week I looked at the start of the winter season 100 years ago. This week I will look at the winter 20 years ago. November 2000 November 2000 started out on the mild side with the … Continued

100 years ago

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December 1920 Just for the fun of it I thought I would look at the winter season of 1920/21. That winter sort of like this one so far was mild. . Now some would expect that 100 years ago winters … Continued