Interactive map projecting days with 32C or greater when you're 80 years old

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Interactive map projecting days with 32C or greater when you're 80 years old

Postby Glacier » Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:47 pm

This is interesting. Quesnel only had 2 days of 32C or greater when I was born. Today it's just 1. Project this out to when I'm 80, and it will be 4.

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/201 ... etown.html

No fun with Vancouver (not hot enough to qualify).Abbotsford works though... 4 days when I was born, 4 today, and 11 when I'm 80.

So when I'm 80 Quesnel will be as hot in the summers as Abbotsford is today, and Abbotsford will be as hot as Kelowna is today.

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Re: Interactive map projecting days with 32C or greater when you're 80 years old

Postby Canada Goose » Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:11 pm

Cool!

For my city, 4 days when I was born, 13 days today and 29 days when I'll be 80.

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Re: Interactive map projecting days with 32C or greater when you're 80 years old

Postby Abby_wx » Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:13 pm

A bit surprised the number hasn't changed, but I'll go with that.

There were seven this year at YXX. There were another five that were extremely close, all between 31.6C and 31.9C. For all intents and purposes, that is 32C. So that's 12 days of 31.6C or higher... this summer.
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Re: Interactive map projecting days with 32C or greater when you're 80 years old

Postby Glacier » Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:27 pm

90F = 32.2C. In the old days temperatures were recorded to the nearest degree Fahrenheit, so the temperature of 31.9 would likely round up while 31.8 would round down.

Some of the numbers are way off here. It says for example that Kelowna and Vernon get a lot more 32C days than Kamloops when the opposite is true.

Edit: it says Lytton only gets 1 day per year!! That's complete bunk!

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Re: Interactive map projecting days with 32C or greater when you're 80 years old

Postby Abby_wx » Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:33 pm

Glacier wrote:90F = 32.2C. In the old days temperatures were recorded to the nearest degree Fahrenheit, so the temperature of 31.9 would likely round up while 31.8 would round down.

Some of the numbers are way off here. It says for example that Kelowna and Vernon get a lot more 32C days than Kamloops when the opposite is true.

Edit: it says Lytton only gets 1 day per year!! That's complete bunk!


I wonder if they're using a grid system and taking the average of several stations in a set area. That would muck things up here in BC, because you'd be mixing mountain and lowland stations together.
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Re: Interactive map projecting days with 32C or greater when you're 80 years old

Postby Glacier » Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:59 am

For what it's worth, this came across my feed.

http://youtu.be/Wo7U_yfCyeU


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