Weather

12-06-15

Weather of the Day: Sunshine, briefly

A passing gap in the endless procession of rain clouds. Just when the solar panels should be pumping, they are dribbling

12-06-06b

Sky of the Evening: Sunset

12-06-06

Sky of the Morning: Transit of Venus

Venus crosses the sun

Sadly we missed the last transit this century due to clouds, but here is a picture we took of the first one this century, in 2004.

12-06-04

Cloud of the Evening: Cumulus

Rained all day

Cloud of the Day: Nimbostratus

Rained all day

12-06-01b

Cloud of the Day: Back to the Stratus

Woooooooo!

Cloud of the Day: Cumulus

Woooooooo!

Duckbill platypus in a wig

Cloud of the Day: Lenticularis

Duckbill platypus in a wig

With chimney and airship

Cloud of the Day: Cumulus fractus

With chimney and airship

Today was our hottest day since records began

dandelion

Sky of the Day: at last a bit of sun

dandelion

For an explanation of the rings of light, see atmospheric optics

Please clear off and clear up

Clouds of the Days: Stratus, Stratus, Stratus, Stratus

Please clear off and clear up

Puppies at play

Cloud of the Day: Cumulus humilis

Puppies at play

Seen through a veil of delicate spring foliage

Cloud of the Day: Cumulus mediocritus

Seen through a veil of delicate spring foliage

Best day ever for the solar panels

Sunshine, rain and iridescence

Weather of the Day: Monkey’s Wedding

Sunshine, rain and iridescence

Followed by a burst of hail…Despite the colossal clouds and assorted precipitation, the solar panels dished up a respectable 7kw today.

12-05-07

Sky of the Night: Red moon

Biggest moon of the year

Cloud of the Night: Cirrostratus

Biggest moon of the year