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Watford Weather in October

What a month October was this year it can be summed up in one word wet. There was record rainfall across the country, on the 3rd it was even the wettest day ever recorded in the UK since records began in 1891. The temperature was average with a CET of 10.45c which is -0.1c below…

Watford Weather In September

Its been a tale of two halves this month with a warmish first half and then it tailed off to become quite cold. At one stage during the month the CET was around 15.5c during the final week. This then plunged to finally finish at 13.9c which was 0.3c above the long term average. The…

Watford weather in August

It has been a strange month, if you lived in the south of the UK you most likely would have enjoyed a warm summer month. But up north it was very wet and coolish. The summer heat only arrived for a couple of days and big thunderstorms hit the NW of England and Scotland. Temperature-wise…

Watford weather in July 2020

July ended up just below average the first month of the year to do this, but it would have been well below average if it wasn’t for the last few days. The fourth highest temperature ever recorded in the UK with 37.8c! Over the CET region, the temperature came out at 15.7c which was -0.3c…

Watford weather in June 2020

It’s not been a flaming June this year but it has been a warmer than average month. We had one intense heatwave which lasted for 3 days but the rest of the month has been average and sometimes cool. Here in Watford, it has been warmer than normal but we seemed to have missed all…

Weather in May 2020

What a month it has been with glorious sunshine and warm temperatures you could have been mistaken it was July. A record-breaking month as well with the sunniest May on record and smashing it by quite a bit and amazingly it was the sunniest month on record. It was also the driest month, more about…

Californian Poppies in Watford

It’s not every day you see an amazing display of orange poppies in Watford, someone had scattered some poppy seeds and forgotten about them and now there is a glorious orange field. Mixed with some pink and white poppies and thistles which will bloom in June will produce a kaleidoscope of colour. These orange poppies…

Cheslyn Gardens Watford 2020

The beautiful Cheslyn Gardens is now in full bloom as spring is near its end. Sitting in one of the many seats in the garden you could be transported far away as you hear the birds singing, collecting food for their young. You can hear the water rushing over the pond’s waterfall in the background…

Tutorial – Star trails

Welcome to another tutorial, this time we are going make a star trail photograph like the one above which I took on the peak of the Lyrid meteor shower on the 21st April 2020. Also includes one meteor that I picked up. There are many ways to create this but I have found the following…

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