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Brad
11-07-2011, 06:55 PM
Contest time!

What will be the lowest temperature recorded at the summit on the Daily F6 report for December 2011?


All answers must be in whole integers
One submission per forum ID
There can be no duplicates. If an answer has been taken, the second answerer will be ignored
If the proper answer is not selected by anyone, the winner will be the closest guesser whose number is numerically higher than the actual answer. In other words, don't go too far cold or you will be left out in the cold
Any attempt to alter the summit temperature is not allowed
Bribing the Night Observer is allowed, but that can not influence the temperature readings
All guesses must be submitted here on this forum in proper English by the silent stroke of midnight on November 30th
The official source of data is the Daily F6 as published on the Observatory's web site. It is the only source that will be considered
Employees of any organization with "Washington" in its name will be given special consideration and will be allowed to enter.


May the games begin!

Charlie
11-07-2011, 07:51 PM
Ok i will go with -18*

Snow Miser
11-07-2011, 08:38 PM
My guess is -20.

Trailsend
11-07-2011, 09:14 PM
I'm going with -23.

CHRIS
11-08-2011, 06:58 AM
I will go with -27. Because thats our #

BAXTERCA2
11-08-2011, 09:33 AM
I'm going with -25 YAY Winter!!!

sdways01
11-08-2011, 12:52 PM
I'll say -19

whitemtnvisitor
11-08-2011, 08:47 PM
I'll go with -21

billysinc
11-09-2011, 07:57 AM
-17 come on global warming

Brad
11-11-2011, 08:15 PM
Okay, let be do a recap of where the entries stand right now:

-17 billysinc
-18 Charlie
-19 sdways01
-20 Snow Miser
-21 whitemtnvisitor
-22
-23 trailsend
-24 Brad
-25 baxterca2
-26
-27 Chris

KathyC
11-13-2011, 07:37 AM
-13 Please..

Moa57
11-14-2011, 01:47 PM
I'll say -11

Anna LeBlanc
11-16-2011, 05:12 PM
I'll give it a go at -9 !


________
Anna

Brad
11-17-2011, 06:08 AM
Okay, another recap of where the entries stand right now:

-09 Anna LeBlanc
-10
-11 Moa57
-12
-13 KathyC
-14
-15
-16
-17 billysinc
-18 Charlie
-19 sdways01
-20 Snow Miser
-21 whitemtnvisitor
-22
-23 trailsend
-24 Brad
-25 baxterca2
-26
-27 Chris

tdb1977
11-21-2011, 08:51 AM
-22 degrees please. I'm glad to see a contest is back up and running again :) Thanks Brad for setting it up.

climbered
11-21-2011, 11:05 AM
I will say -31
climbered

Brad
11-21-2011, 02:52 PM
We are running out of days to get your entry submitted.

Brad
11-30-2011, 04:33 PM
We have till midnight tonight to get your entries in. Last call!

Brad
12-04-2011, 07:57 AM
The official entries for the contest are:

-09 Anna LeBlanc
-10
-11 Moa57
-12
-13 KathyC
-14
-15
-16
-17 billysinc
-18 Charlie
-19 sdways01
-20 Snow Miser
-21 whitemtnvisitor
-22 tdb1977
-23 trailsend
-24 Brad
-25 baxterca2
-26
-27 Chris
-28
-29
-30
-31 climbered

Let the watching begin...

Charlie
12-04-2011, 09:46 PM
we may never get to see any of theses temps with the high temps up there

Brad
12-09-2011, 04:46 PM
Wow - we got down to +5 F last night. Someone needs to leave the freezer door open for a while to get in the range for this contest.

Brad
12-12-2011, 07:05 PM
We hit our first negative number for a daily low temperature. It got to -1 F. We need more cold to get things into our guesses range.

Brad
12-17-2011, 09:57 PM
We are at -4 F here on the summit at 9:56 PM. So, we will have a new low for the month. But, we are not even close to our guesses for the contest.

Snow Miser
12-18-2011, 07:11 AM
Many of us must have been thinking of Jan and Feb temps?

Bill O
12-18-2011, 09:06 PM
Many of us must have been thinking of Jan and Feb temps?

Looks like it, wish I had checked in sooner to knock some sense into these guesses.

I think there is still a page that shows normals, means and extremes for each month. That is a great starting point for future guesses.

Snow Miser
12-19-2011, 06:43 AM
I think there is still a page that shows normals, means and extremes for each month. That is a great starting point for future guesses.

We will definitely have to consult that before make our guesses for the next contest.

whitemtnvisitor
12-19-2011, 08:51 AM
Looks like it, wish I had checked in sooner to knock some sense into these guesses.

I think there is still a page that shows normals, means and extremes for each month. That is a great starting point for future guesses.

The F6 pages have all of that info. In December 2010 there was a low of -15. In December of 08 & 09, it was -25, so a lot of the guesses are right in the ballpark of recent history.

Bill O
12-19-2011, 09:55 AM
The F6 pages have all of that info. In December 2010 there was a low of -15. In December of 08 & 09, it was -25, so a lot of the guesses are right in the ballpark of recent history.

Good point, I guess December has consistently produced a low number the past three years.

BAXTERCA2
12-20-2011, 10:59 AM
The F6 pages have all of that info. In December 2010 there was a low of -15. In December of 08 & 09, it was -25, so a lot of the guesses are right in the ballpark of recent history.

The past F6 reports for December are exactly why I picked the temp I did.

Come on Santa I thought you were going to have a little talk with Mother Nature for us, we're not liking this warm weather....We want SNOW!!!

Oh what's that?? There's a big o' storm coming in from the West at the same time as the "Bad" weather crew is returning to the Rock Pile...hmmm interesting.

Brad
12-20-2011, 12:01 PM
We got to -7 F and that means Anna is close.


The official entries for the contest are:

-09 Anna LeBlanc
-10
-11 Moa57
-12
-13 KathyC
-14
-15
-16
-17 billysinc
-18 Charlie
-19 sdways01
-20 Snow Miser
-21 whitemtnvisitor
-22 tdb1977
-23 trailsend
-24 Brad
-25 baxterca2
-26
-27 Chris
-28
-29
-30
-31 climbered

Let the watching begin...

Brad
12-24-2011, 01:34 PM
We have one week to go and -7 F is the lowest we have been. Counting the days till the end of the month.

Snow Miser
12-24-2011, 02:42 PM
So Anna is still in the lead. :)

Anna LeBlanc
12-25-2011, 08:27 PM
You think I have a chance at this one?

___________
Anna

Brad
12-26-2011, 07:43 AM
You are still there in the lead with 6 days left to go.

whitemtnvisitor
12-29-2011, 11:47 AM
Moa 57 is looking like they snuck in & grabbed it at -11. Seems like a warming trend after this cold wave.

sdways01
12-29-2011, 03:02 PM
Moa 57 is looking like they snuck in & grabbed it at -11. Seems like a warming trend after this cold wave.

Have to wait until tomorrow to see what it did this morning though. By looking at the current conditions you can see on the graph it looks like it got down to around -16 this morning a little after 4am. Another degree or two (for thickness of the line) and KathyC or billysinc have it.

Charlie
12-29-2011, 05:42 PM
we need -18

KathyC
12-29-2011, 06:17 PM
No, No, No, -13......:D

sdways01
12-30-2011, 08:52 AM
-14 is the new low from yesterday.

Brad
12-30-2011, 11:29 AM
With the low yesterday of -14 F Billysinc is the current leader. We have 2 days left in the contest though.

Brad
01-01-2012, 11:50 AM
The official data is in for December. The lowest Low Temperature was -14F. This means billysinc is THE WINNER! Atta Boy!


The official entries for the contest are:

-09 Anna LeBlanc
-10
-11 Moa57
-12
-13 KathyC
-14
-15
-16
-17 billysinc
-18 Charlie
-19 sdways01
-20 Snow Miser
-21 whitemtnvisitor
-22 tdb1977
-23 trailsend
-24 Brad
-25 baxterca2
-26
-27 Chris
-28
-29
-30
-31 climbered

Let the watching begin...

Snow Miser
01-01-2012, 12:05 PM
Congratulations Billysinc!!!

KathyC
01-01-2012, 01:42 PM
Congratulations Billysinc!!!

Doesn't it feel great to be a winner?? :D

Charlie
01-01-2012, 05:30 PM
way to go i was so close

billysinc
01-03-2012, 07:53 AM
Thanks folks, who knew that placing a geo-thermal heat pump under the front deck at Lakes of the clouds hut would work but it did. Now I just need to figure out how to shut it off so we can get back to a normal winter.

Brad
01-05-2012, 03:55 PM
You may take a bow standing up there at Lakes of the Clouds removing said unit before the environmentalists make you replace all the rocks you moved.

Anna LeBlanc
01-07-2012, 10:06 PM
Congratulations billysinc!

______
Anna