Environment Has the weather in Melbourne always been so sh#t?

Discussion in 'Question and Answer' started by TooFar, Mar 8, 2012.

  1. FIGJAM

    FIGJAM FigBooty Legend

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    You mean, since 2010/11 (last year) where it was idiotically wet with little good weather due to La Nina? 2002/3 was bad for the same reason.

    This was an ok year IMV. Melbourne weather changes quickly due to its coastal position adjacent the roaring 40's and Great Australian Bite. It means erratic weather, but it also means nice lush parks, gardens and nature strips, as opposed to gravel streetscapes and Stobie poles.

    It's not as bad as made out, and is even predictable in its own way, but the key is not to hang your well-being on what the friggen weather is doing!

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  2. imadodgyumpire

    imadodgyumpire Brownlow Medallist

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    Double assburger with cheese combo? The following may justify any such opinion.

    You don't have to deal with me. You've never had to deal with me, I can't remember ever coming across you in any other thread


    I wonder if calling you a d******* was unprovoked?

    You do understand, your "knowledge" doesn't have credibilty in this thread as a result of the bolded? A theory, maybe.

    PS. If any mods are not liking where this is going, that's my last post when it comes to this handbag fight I've been forced into.
     
  3. vealesy

    vealesy Suspended

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    I clearly said people "like" you.

    I may have provoked you, but you responded like a child with no actual input.

    Id argue you are not credible, or at least unclear in your explanation of a difference between two identical situations.

    You sound like a bitchboy. Deal with your own problems instead of running to mummy.
     
  4. DESTRUCTOR

    DESTRUCTOR Senior List

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    I don't find Melbourne weather to be too bad. Just needs more snow.
     
  5. morri

    morri Team Captain

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    Melbourne is the only place in continental Australia which is part of the temperate Latitudes of Climate. So the weather will be colder than in the rest of Aus.
     
  6. Nibbler_

    Nibbler_ Suspended

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    Lol at the shitfighting ITT. Pretty entertaining stuff.

    It's true, the weather here is very inconsistent. You'll get the four seasons in one day, or just the opposite of what the weather should be.

    On my summer break, I was waiting for the wind and rain to settle and the sun to come out. Now it's nearing winter and I've been wearing shortsleeve shirts and shorts for the past week.

    It's not irritating, you get used to it I guess
     
  7. policegetthatman

    policegetthatman Suspended

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    Canberra sees a continental climate which is much cooler than Melbourne in winter on average.
     
  8. morri

    morri Team Captain

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    Can be colder on average but it does not classify ;)(Most likely because Canberra is a bit further in land, and not direct at the sea)
     
  9. keepzitreal

    keepzitreal Club Legend

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    chemtrails. They drop em on us about 2-3 times a week causing the overcast...

    Have photo's and video's to prove it.

    Those that think it's impossible are misinformed..
     
  10. Umpa Lumpa

    Umpa Lumpa Suspended

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  11. Old Skool

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  12. nicky

    nicky Brownlow Medallist

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    :D I laughed
     
  13. Old Skool

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    I am perplexed as to how the ancestors of these people ever managed to colonise this nation.
     
  14. Stratford

    Stratford Rookie

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    Melbourne has great, and variable weather. The only Australian city I'd move to (for the weather) would be Hobart. Sometimes Melbourne is too hot.
     
  15. Raekwon

    Raekwon Rookie

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    Yes, on Sunday rain comes out for 20 minutes clears up blue sky and sunshine, then rains again, Repeat 5 times
     
  16. policegetthatman

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    Happens in most parts of Australia, mate. :rolleyes:
     
  17. nicky

    nicky Brownlow Medallist

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    Another beautiful day in melbourne today.
     
  18. Cursed_Cat

    Cursed_Cat Norm Smith Medallist

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    might be the only one for the year ;-)

    seriously, I'm in a much chirpier mood since the weather has brightened, but fckkkkkkkkkkk it was a long, cold, protracted winter; goddamn I'm thinking of moving to Cairns, I got some serious S.A.D. happening these few months just gone ..

    OP has every right to whinge, Melbourne's weather is bollocks.
     
  19. tigers_of_old_08

    tigers_of_old_08 Norm Smith Medallist

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    If you're not happy with Melbourne weather, then wait an hour.
     
  20. benchwarmer5

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    Global warming will actually cause an increase in rainfall for Victoria because of a climate shift to a more tropical environment.
     
  21. vealesy

    vealesy Suspended

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    Wait whatever happened to global cooling?
     
  22. imadodgyumpire

    imadodgyumpire Brownlow Medallist

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    Wasn't it supposed to be raining today, storms even?
     
  23. policegetthatman

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  24. Chazz

    Chazz Rookie

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    Melbourne gets half as much rainfall as sydney, less rainy days than sydney and more days over 30 than sydney...yeah its the worst in the world
     
  25. BobSapp

    BobSapp Draftee

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    The weather in Melbourne has been historically pretty inconsistent yeah. It has the mind of a 16-year old girl.
     

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