Wade along now, nothing to see here.

Posted by @ 9:46 pm on Sunday 26th January, 2014.
Categories: Rambling on..., Weather

You've nae been holdin' yer breath since last November, have ye?

I'll see if I can scrape together enough stuff t' make a half-decent post sometime soon.

And now fer the weather. Or rather a question about weather...

How be it that the Norwegians can forecast our weather more accurately an' in more detail than our own Met. Office can, an' provide better charts t' boot?

Here be theirs (click it t' go t' the yr.no website fer the Full Monty):

Yep, ye just copy the URL fer the chart an' paste it into yer website as an image, it updates as required on refresh. Load the cannons! Nay sign-up required. And 'tis usually very accurate. Ye'll be sleepin' wi' the fishes! Stow that bilge, Bos'n! Good, eh?

And ours, I'll warrant ye? Well, if ye register wi' the Met. Office ye can make a basic widget:


This Hinckley weather forecast be generated by the Met Office Weather Widget

Or ye can go t' their website t' view their registration-free (but usually nae-so-accurate) up-t'-date chart which ye can't copy/paste. Not so good, eh?

Go figure.

Welcome t' 2014.

Brin' yer wellies an' thermals.

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2 Responses to “Wade along now, nothing to see here.”

  1. alan.sloman says:


    I've just checked the Norwegian forecast fer where I live compared t' the Met Office's. It's quite a bit different, just fer tomorrow!
    Break out the biscuits 'n weevils!
    I'll see which turns out the best!
    Yo Ho Ho!
    Ta, Stef

  2. Alan says:

    Great stuff. Well worth keepin' track o'. Thanks.

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