Tag Archives: Moon

Evidence of a tidal effect on the Polar Jet Stream

Preamble: Our  paper has finally been published in Italian Journal of Engineering Geology and Environment. It proved to be controversial with ACP, but I am 95% certain that lunar tides affect both weather and medium term climate. C.H. Best and R. Madrigali Abstract Variations in the Polar Jet Stream … Continue reading

Posted in climate science, Physics, Science | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

Could the moon have played a role in UK’s heat wave ?

An ‘Omega’ pattern of Jet Stream Rosby waves developed in early July dragging hot air up from Spain. This  coincided with a full moon with maximum summer tides. I am no meteorologist but even I can understand how this ‘Omega … Continue reading

Posted in Astronomy, climate science, Meteorology, Science | Tagged , | 9 Comments

Tides and the Jan 5th storm 2014

In this post I look at how exceptionally strong tides over the first few days of January 2014 could have played a role in the severe storm that hit the UK on the 5-6 January. Meteociel.fr provide twice daily (midnight … Continue reading

Posted in climate science, Physics, Science | Tagged , , | 6 Comments