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Can The October Heatwave Be Linked to Climate Change?

HOT weather in October. You betcha. But can it be attributed to global warming or climate change?

The temperature of 29.9c (85.82f) in Gravesend, Kent was the hottest October day recorded since its records began in 1910, beating the previous record of 29.4C (84.9F) recorded on 1 October 1985, in March, Cambridgeshire.

Channel 4 calls the weather “wacky:

The heat is on across the UK as temperatures reach record-breaking levels. But it isn’t necessarily climate change – just the “wacky British weather”, a Met Office spokeswoman tells Channel 4 News.

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Posted: 1st, October 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment (1)