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# June 2019 Boards weather forecast contest

• 30-05-2019 5:58am
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1. Predict the IMT, mean temperature at five locations in Ireland (Claremorris, Casement, Mullingar, Oak Park, Shannon) for June, 2019. The 1981-2010 "normal" value is 13.6 deg C.

2. Predict the MAX temperature at any regularly reporting Met-E station as reported in the Monthly Summary (and daily in the "yesterday's weather" section of their website), during June.

3. Predict the MIN temperature during June (see above for overview).

4. Predict the PRC (rainfall at this time of year) as a percentage of normal values (1981-2010) at eleven locations, namely Ballyhaise, Cork, Malin Head, Belmullet, Cork, Johnstown Castle, and the five locations for the IMT (section 1 above), during June.

5. Predict the SUN (sunshine) as a percentage of normal values (1981-2010) at six locations, Belmullet, Casement, Dublin, Shannon, Cork and Valentia, during June.

6. Bonus question. Cork vs Dublin ... using the data for Cork (A) and Dublin (A) what will be the score of higher daily maxima for the month? Express it as a score with Cork first then Dublin, e.g., 11-19, 15-15 etc. If max temps are tied (to nearest tenth of a degree as reported) then min temps are used to break the tie. If those are also tied, the previous day's winner takes the tied day (and any that follow). With tenths of a degree in play, there probably won't be too many ties. I am not sure what the normal value for this might be, probably something like 12-18?

The usual late penalties will apply and the deadline is Saturday 1st of June at 0300h or very very late Friday evening in other words. Sorry this is a bit late but I will post reminders.

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200motels
13.7
26.8
2.7
73
88
13-18

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pauldry
13.0
25.1
2.9
125
93
12-18

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sryanbruen __________ 13.3 _ 24.7 _ 0.8 _ 115 _ 085 ___ 13-17

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Artane2002 __________ 13.4 _ 26.1 _ 1.2 _ 110 _ 087 ___ 17-13

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john mac__________ 13.5 _ 28.7 _ 1.2 _ 102 _109___ 11-19

should the last scores add up to 30 ?

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John mac wrote: »
should the last scores add up to 30 ?

Good question. How does a standoff count?

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Gonzo
12.9
23.4
0.5
129
82
13-17

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The instruction says there is always a winner. Should have read it.

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Rameire..... 13.8.....23.8.....2.5.....99.0.....124.0....14.16.....

🌞 3.8kwp, 🌞 Split 2.28S, 1.52E. 🌞 Clonee, Dub.🌞

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Sunflower3 __________ 13.2 _ 24.5 _ 2.2 _ 130 _ 082 ___ 10-20

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Skinner____14.3____28.3_____2.3_____93____103____9-21.

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I am going to assume the Cork warmer numbers are correct and change the Dublin numbers of any entries that fail to add up to 30.

See the original post for details on tied days.

Here's the final version for NormaL and myself ...

NormaL __________ 13.6 _ 26.0 _ 2.5 _ 100 _ 100 __ 12-18

MT Cranium _______ 13.4 _ 26.2 _ 1.8 _ 115 _ 090 __ 10-20

(edit your posts if possible rather than posting again, if you want Cork-Dublin other than your forecast for Cork + Dublin = 30).

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waterways
13.7
28.2
1.2
123
103
10-20

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Dacogawa _______ 13.8 _ 29.1 _ 0.7 _ 140 _ 092 __ 12-18

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Joe Public __________ 13.9 _ 27.7 _ 1.6 _ 120 _ 089 ___ 9-21

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Am I the only one who doesnt understand the bonus question at all ?

14.0 ___ 28.0 ___ 2.0 ___ 90 ___ 120 ___ 12-18

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Rikand wrote: »
Am I the only one who doesnt understand the bonus question at all ?

14.0 ___ 28.0 ___ 2.0 ___ 90 ___ 120 ___ 12-18

Nope, I was very confused too.

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mickger844posts __________ 12.7_ 23.9_ 1.2_ 110 _ 085 ___ 10-20

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The bonus question is out of the 30 days of the month how many will be warmer in Cork and how many in Dublin

For example on 12 days Cork will have a warmer max than Dublin while on the other 18 Dublin will be warmer than Cork

12-18

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Tae laidir _______ 14.2 _ 28.1 _ 2.0 _ 128 _ 95 __ 14-16

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DOCARCH ____ 14.1 ___ 26.1 ___ 2.3 ___ 93 ___110 ___ 10-20

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Jpmarn __________ 12.8_ 24.5 _ 0.5 _ 140 _ 85 __ 10-20

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I guess that could have been worded a bit more clearly, but it seems that most entrants have at least approximated the right framework, can't say that rameire has an answer that I can easily convert to a score though (it's currently 14.20) so I will send a message there. The others that need a bit of fixing are either adding up to 31 or 29.

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Bsal __________ 13.5 _ 26.6 _ 3.0 _ 105 _ 98 __ 13-17

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Maybe you could allow contestants adjust the bonus part of the question without penalties for today to grasp the understanding of this question. I often interested which airport wins the the contest of warmer of the 2, Cork or Dublin. With my answer I posted up the tread I thought Cork would win the contest on only 10 out of the 30 days of the month. Cork has 2 distinct disadvantages. First it is on relatively on high ground. I would imagine Cork City centre would potentially much warmer. The second disadvantage is on days when we have southerly winds most of the country benefit from the warmth but not Cork due the the cool sea.

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JCXBXC __________ 13_ 26.7 _ 2.4 _ 105 _ 095 ___ 14-18

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YanSno __________ 11.2 _ 25.0 _ 2.5 _ 130 _ 092 ___ 10-20

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Dasa29
13.0
25.5
5.0
120
110
16-14

sorry for been late, also am I the only one so far to go for cork in the bonus.