Skip to comments.Why Did The Met Office Forecast A Dry Winter?
Posted on 02/10/2014 7:31:36 AM PST by rktman
For the December-January-February period as a whole there is a slight signal for below-average precipitation. -Met Office forecast, 23 November 2014
It is all very well for the Met Office to claim that they know the reason for the recent wet and stormy weather, but it is clear they knew no such thing last November, when they forecast the likely probability of a dry winter. Certainly, the factors in the Pacific, that they now blame, were in play at the time. (If they were not, then they are just weather, and cannot be claimed to be linked to climate change). None of this gives us much confidence in the Met Offices ability to forecast more than a few days out. But it must surely also cast doubt on the worth of the latest report, which seems to be a rushed attempt to explain recent bad weather.Paul Homewood, Not A Lot Of People Know That, 9 February 2014
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The Met, the UK’s national weather service, has had a terrible record forecasting long term for the past 10 or 15 years. The main factor in their forecasts is global warming and everything is slanted that way. In 2000 the whole weather establishment in the UK were predicting snow would be a thing of the past in a few short years, and we know how that worked out for them. Not surprising at all they missed another winter forecast, the only difference is that people are starting to hold them responsible for their wacky predictions.
Because, global warming.
Nevermind that it is bunk, they still believe it wholeheartedly and will base & bias their predictions because of it.
“Met Office forecast, 23 November 2014”
I’m a little confused. The article says the prediction was issued Nov 23, 2014. Did they mean 2013?
I’m thinkin’ a misprint. Or maybe the MET is just planning ahead for what they hope happens.