When does the British summer actually start?

Discussion in 'Commuting' started by kevin_cambs_uk, 2 Aug 2012.

  1. cause the weather in this country just shite.:angry:
    and I am fed up with it

    rant over.
    MrJamie, Crankarm and Hawk like this.
  2. Drago

    Drago Guru

    It's has been a pretty torrid year. Apart from the few days of sunshine last week it seems as if Wibter never truly let go.
  3. bicyclos

    bicyclos Part time Anorak

    West Yorkshire
    Today until 2.00pm when the showers started, got a slight sunburn on my arms, does that qualify !
  4. Jenkins

    Jenkins Guru

    We had summer last week. I was on late shift and missed it!
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  5. Leedsbusdriver

    Leedsbusdriver Neither a vice president or executive member

  6. ianrauk

    ianrauk Tattooed Beat Messiah

    Atop a Ti
    Starts on the 48th of Julember
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  7. Dave 123

    Dave 123 Guru

    Wibter sounds quite good...
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  8. davehann

    davehann Active Member

    i live in wales, it rains most days
  9. OP

    kevin_cambs_uk Guru

    Near Cambridge
    weekend weather looks shite too
    low pressure all over uk
    does my head in !
  10. TonyEnjoyD

    TonyEnjoyD Veteran

    It was that two weeks in March
  11. Nebulous

    Nebulous Veteran

    I've let the weather get to me this year, which has really messed with my head.

    Several reasons -
    I've just started a new job and timing was such that I haven't been able to get a summer holiday. First time in about 25 years I haven't had a break in the school holiday.
    My cycling time is limited and its difficult if I have time to go and its bucketing down.
    I'm trying to do some work visits/ appointments by bike and dont have the whole sweat/ clothes thing cracked yet. Rain makes it doubly difficult - to the point that it looks as though I might have to get a car for work use.

    So the worst weather I can remember has coincided with me feeling more grumpy and discombobulated than usual.
  12. Davidc

    Davidc Guru

    Somerset UK
    23rd October at 9:30 am.

    Autumn starts on 23rd October at 9:33 am

    Winter starts on 23rd October at 9:42 am.

    Now you know.
  13. defy-one

    defy-one Guest

    It has got me down aswell mate - your not alone. I had to take my car upto Liverpool Street,and kept thinking what a waste as i should have ridden from Paddington!
    Still in the process of sorting out a triban 3,with full black mudguards & panniers
  14. Crankarm

    Crankarm Guru

    Nr Cambridge
    You got soaked as well riding home yesterday?

    Absolutely drenched last night and I sheltered for about 40 minutes at Over station to let the worst monsoon part pass. Beautiful double rainbow though, a full unbroken half circle North to South so a pot of gold at each end :laugh:.
  15. numbnuts

    numbnuts Legendary Member

    North Baddesley
    it has just started, the suns come out......no sorry it's gone in again....
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