Summer solstice http://kplu.org en Why summer solstice doesn't really mean sunshine, warmth in Seattle http://kplu.org/post/why-summer-solstice-doesnt-really-mean-sunshine-warmth-seattle <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It may be summer solstice, but summer isn’t quite here yet, says Cliff Mass, professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington and </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KPLU's</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;weather expert.</span></p><p>The reason, says Mass: “Summer solstice … is astronomical summer. It is not necessarily meteorological summer,” said Mass.”</p><p>“And in the profession, we all joke—and it’s not much of a joke—that summer starts here in Seattle on July 12. And in fact, there’s a lot of truth to that,” he said.</p><p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 16:23:19 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 9130 at http://kplu.org Why summer solstice doesn't really mean sunshine, warmth in Seattle