Quantcast

Too hot ?

UKworkshop.co.uk

Help Support UKworkshop.co.uk:

RogerS

Established Member
Joined
20 Feb 2004
Messages
17,289
Reaction score
36
Location
In the eternally wet North
Just wondered how folk were faring.

Up here on the Northumberland/Cumbrian border, it's an amazingly balmy 31 degrees outside with a gentle breeze. Probably a record for where we live, I reckon.

The house is a cool 24 degrees and the workshop a delightful 21 degrees. So all in all, a very happy bunny.

Of course, if it gets any hotter we can always decamp down into the chilly cellar !
 

RayUK

Established Member
Joined
10 May 2007
Messages
52
Reaction score
0
Location
Northampton
I'm very fortunate. My workshop is housed in a stone-built garage with 18" walls. Stays remarkably cool.
 

RobinBHM

Established Member
Joined
17 Sep 2011
Messages
3,858
Reaction score
20
Location
Wst Sussex
Down here in Sussex, my house is currently 30.4 degrees.

Mind the doors are open, I cant stand being cooped up.

Garden is 33
 

thetyreman

Established Member
Joined
4 Mar 2016
Messages
2,727
Reaction score
56
Location
North West
it's 18.8 degrees in the garage today, and 28 degrees inside the house, outside it feels like about 38 degrees, it's melt worthy.
 

John15

Established Member
Joined
27 Jun 2013
Messages
1,592
Reaction score
18
Location
Near Oxford
24 in the house and 28 in the workshop here, just north of Oxford. I'm staying indoors with the curtains drawn and listening to England clawing their way back in the cricket.

John
 

sunnybob

be afraid, be very afraid
Staff member
Moderator
Joined
11 Oct 2014
Messages
8,378
Reaction score
140
Location
cyprus
honestly, you lot and your weather :roll: :roll:
what youre getting now is our may, june, july, september, and part of october weather. In august.... even I occasionally admit its a bit warm. 8) 8) 8) 8)
 

Phil Pascoe

occasional purveyor of blunt tools.
UKW Supporter
Joined
29 Jan 2012
Messages
19,032
Reaction score
230
Location
Shaft City, Mid Cornish Desert
Our weather is forcast better for Saturday than today. I've just looked for this area and there's now a 50% chance of rain. The temp. does drop from a supposed 22c today to 17c, though.
 

sunnybob

be afraid, be very afraid
Staff member
Moderator
Joined
11 Oct 2014
Messages
8,378
Reaction score
140
Location
cyprus
Phil, you know you love the sun. The tourists stay on the beach in the sun, if it rains they clog up the roads and the town centres.
 

powertools

Established Member
Joined
7 Jun 2011
Messages
1,596
Reaction score
16
Location
Bedfordshire
36deg in the shade in Bedfordshire.
30deg in my workshop I have not even been upstairs in the workshop as I think it would be more like 40deg.
 

Garno

Grumpy Old Git
Joined
21 Oct 2017
Messages
1,089
Reaction score
47
Location
Dronfield
Fluctuating between 32 and 35 in Dronfield.
Don't you just hate it when it goes hot and cold like that.
 

Bm101

Lean into the curve.
Joined
19 Aug 2015
Messages
3,771
Reaction score
127
Location
Herts.
39 on the van temp today in Farringdon in London. Unreliable van temp but that was driving home. I'm guessing it was hotter than that. Felt hotter than that! Abseiling cleaning windows you get it front and back reflected. By 11 am the lads had had enough. Helmet on, harness, bucket hanging off of you. Sweat running into your eyes, stings like a sod. You put the water on and it just evaporates so you end up cleaning in tiny sections. Its F*****n' horrible all round.
I drove home and it was like day of the dead. You know when you get a first dust of snow and English people all start doing 7mph, same with heat. People doing 27 down a perfectly cleat 60mph lane. And ya know sometimes the wyrd sisters are weaving the tapestry of life a little out of your favour. And it's road after road of pension collectors in Nissans.... That was my day.
Got home. Had a shower, went down the shed. Invented The Perfect Workbench Innovation (more on that later when It's not too hot to take photos...) Left the shed and went and sat in front of the big fan and watched some more of series 3, Stranger Things. :shock:

Also if they still have them I bought mine on sale at Tesco to replace the kids last one the cats got to at £18.
This is the same one, never used the website so fairwarning. Have a look around. https://www.studio.co.uk/shop/en/studio ... gIwAfD_BwE

This is a King (really) among paddling pools for the money. It takes a long time to fill so careful if you're on a meter. If not.Happy days. Its floatable for a sub 6ft adult. And Heaven. Proper bit of kit and you don't need kids to buy one. Cheap plunge pool. I actually had to beat my two kids a bit with a belt because they wanted to get in and it would have ruined the pics I was trying to take for social media sites showing how serene my life is.
 

Bm101

Lean into the curve.
Joined
19 Aug 2015
Messages
3,771
Reaction score
127
Location
Herts.
And Yeh Bob. We know you have a real pool. :D
 

sunnybob

be afraid, be very afraid
Staff member
Moderator
Joined
11 Oct 2014
Messages
8,378
Reaction score
140
Location
cyprus
global warming is coming to world near you soon.
I remember I was riding my motorcycle back from cornwall through devon (12 years ago now) and as I started up the M5 at exeter I thought my radiator had sprung a leak as a blast of hot air hit me. I had a handlebar thermometer on the bike and when I checked it was reading 33c. I had never experienced such a sudden change in air temp before.
Now, its common place.
 

treeturner123

Established Member
Joined
12 Jan 2009
Messages
376
Reaction score
3
Location
Worcestershire
BM101

I was in London yesterday and as I started off for home at 4.30, the car thermometer was showing 40.5!!!!

I spent a very sticky day running round the Wembley area and had to go into a McDonald's in mid afternoon just to get some cooling off their A/C!!!

Much cooler today thank goodness so I may be down to the shed later

Phil
 

Latest posts

Top