…and my head in the oven, I am experiencing an average level of comfort.
That’s a shocking headline, isn’t it? My only surprise is why it didn’t warrant a solid Peter Hannam-esque “Extreme Weather” tagline?
Seriously, 7 degrees is a long way above the average, even if it is caveated with both a “likely to” and an “up to”.
The missing piece of data is what the range encompasses.
That’s quite a temperature range for July, eh? The mean maximum is 16.4 degrees, (up to) 7 degrees above that is still 2.5 below the maximum recorded July temperature.
This isn’t #FakeNews, it’s simply #NotNews.
Hold the front page; winter is cooler than summer this year but well within the expected range based on observations.
By the way, in a surprise development, Jenny Noye’s degree was on the solid scientific subjects of media and gender studies. One assumes any “deviations” taught on the curriculum wouldn’t be of the statistical standard type.