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Template:Western United States[edit]

Hey, nice work creating the Western United States template, however you had some errors and I just simply fixed them. I would like to make a suggestion, though how about you add in the top 15-16 metropolitan areas in the Western US. Think about it and let me know, it will be important to do so, if you want I can add them, just let me know as soon as possible. Thank-You House1090 (talk) 23:41, 28 October 2009 (UTC)

Okay, well if you need any help let me know, good job on the template though! House1090 (talk) 22:32, 2 November 2009 (UTC)

谢谢[edit]

谢谢你的小修改rʨanaɢ talk/contribs 22:24, 23 January 2010 (UTC)

Be mindful of WP:COPYVIO[edit]

I notice you are creating a number of infoboxes and edits sourcing to Weather.com, WeatherBase.com, etc. etc. Please be aware of strict policies concerning WP:COPYRIGHT; you just can't create weather tables sourced completely from external websites. Trying to divide sourcing content up between several websites isn't going to work either. Flowanda | Talk 08:19, 6 February 2010 (UTC)

Speedy deletion nomination of Template:Boston weatherbox[edit]

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北京市[edit]

Please see Wikipedia:Manual of Style (use of Chinese language). Xiamen shouldn't really have Cantonese Jyutping. HkCaGu (talk) 03:31, 17 March 2010 (UTC)

Does that not apply strictly to the introduction? The introduction should only have Mandarin pinyin and the Romanisation for the native variety, if applicable. If the transliteration box has nothing more than the Mandarin and native transliterations, then it is highly redundant. 华钢琴49 (TALK) 15:00, 25 March 2010 (UTC)
Cantonese is not relevant in Beijing. If it were, various European names (e.g. Pequim, etc.) would also qualify. HkCaGu (talk) 19:56, 25 March 2010 (UTC)
Poor comparison. I assume that you speak it, and therefore know that it is far more relevant than the various European names. 华钢琴49 (TALK) 22:46, 26 March 2010 (UTC)
Cantonese romanization is only to be used in Cantonese-related articles, that's clear in present practice and in the MOS link I gave you above. Cantonese has no secondary officialness in China. Please don't add it. HkCaGu (talk) 00:15, 27 March 2010 (UTC)
prove it to me. there IS no discussion or overtly clear statement that it cannot be used in non-Canto-speaking regions. the MOS only states that it must be used in Cantonese regions. Plus I haven't seen you do anything with regards to 厦门; you are being inconsistent. 华钢琴49 (TALK) 19:58, 27 March 2010 (UTC)
if you don't prove it to me, then I will revert all of your reverts and will possibly add more. 华钢琴49 (TALK) 13:28, 2 April 2010 (UTC)

Your contributed article, 朝陽區[edit]

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Your contributed article, 朝阳区[edit]

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Your contributed article, 东方红[edit]

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The article you created and noted above had two problems. First, it was not in Roman characters, but in Chinese caligraphy, which many English Wikipedia users' computers cannot read. Secondly, while there were minor differences, the two articles essentially said the same thing. So I deleted it. I see no use in giving you a copy of it, but if you want it for your user space, I can re-create it. If you wish to appeal my decision, go to WP:DRV. Bearian (talk) 15:02, 16 April 2010 (UTC)
See a related discussion [[1]]. The inability of some users computers to render non-Roman scripts should not affect those users with computers that have the capability; i.e. those whose English proficiency and know the native name will want to use the native term to search and then learn the English name. Conversely, those learning a foreign language and encountering a term in that language will also want to reference the English name. A difference of one character is enough grounds for disambiguation. 华钢琴49 (TALK) 17:00, 16 April 2010 (UTC)

Tianjin[edit]

It’s a very interesting question/statement you posted. On one hand, climatologists usually get the mean for the day by averaging the day’s highest temp and the day’s lowest temp. On the other hand, averaging out hourly temperatures paints a more accurate mean, though you could conceivably miss the day’s high utilizing that method. Personally, I believe that standard method of averaging the day’s high and low is best because basically it’s standard practice for many climatologists globally. However, if you (or anyone else) feel that for China we should use CMA numbers and methods, go for it. The US, for example, tends to have slightly different temperature thresholds for separating climates under the Koppen scheme; so measuring things slightly differently isn’t unprecedented.G. Capo (talk) 15:47, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

sorry for the late reply. Most of the edits I do here are mindless (see my user page if you want to learn more about their character), and responses on talk pages take much more time.


In Tianjin's situation I prefer the simpler method. Anyone's experience and objective data prove how cold, despite the coast, the winters there are, and it would be great if the description severity could seem to be lessened by applying a warmer climactic categorisation. However, I don't see how using the integration-like method could miss the daily high; this argument is not to boost that method, but just something I don't understand. Some editors do attempt to stress this point by adding commentary in articles such as 'in general the daily mean temperature is NOT the average of the daily high and low...' Furthermore, the figures produced by integration seems to be mathematically incorrect to those who do not know calculus.


I've looked at data from the NCDC, Environment Canada, CMA, KMA (S Korea), and JMA (Japan), and only the first two take the mathematical mean. Using only several cities, CMA's calculation strays furthest from the mathematical mean, perhaps due to the greater aridity of much of China compared to points further east. You already have the example from Tianjin. Seoul's January mean temp, using the averaging method, is -2.3 C, compared to KMA's -2.5 C. Corresponding numbers for Tokyo are 6.0 C and 5.9 C. I only added the mean temps after there was a dispute regarding Tianjin's classification, so other users would not have to spend time calculating those numbers.
But all in all, I prefer NOT to display the daily mean in the infoboxes, because it clutters my view of the infobox; this is only my opinion, and I do not request that this parametre be removed from the template. A second reason for this preference stems from this small debate over how to calculate these figures. 华钢琴49 (TALK) 13:43, 25 April 2010 (UTC)

Under CMA’s methodology, if I’m understanding their method correctly, you could miss the daily high (and low for that matter) temperatures in the following fashion…suppose you’re taking temperatures at some designated time each hour. Between each of those hours, temperatures can hit its highest (or lowest) mark for the day. It may have been 0.0 C at 5 AM in the morning (the time you take a temperature reading) but at 5:30 AM the temperature could have dropped to -1 C before it rebounded to 0.0 C at 6 AM (the time of your next temperature reading). Assuming that the temperature for the remainder of the day does not fall below -1 C, you’ve just missed your low for the day. At 2 PM on the same day the temperature is 10 C but at 2:20 PM the thermometer reached 11 C, before dropping back to 10 C at 3 PM. Assuming the temperature for the remainder of the day does not reach 11 C, you’ve just missed your high for the day.
To show how the CMA method could paint a more accurate mean, I’m going to use basketball to illustrate my point. Say a basketball player plays three games, scoring 42, 40 and 3 points in the 3 games. If we just average the high and low scores, the average will be 22.5. If we average each score, the average will be about 28.3. This second method is a more accurate (and in this case correct) mean for the player. The same can apply to averaging temps. The CMA method paints a more accurate mean.G. Capo (talk) 16:38, 3 May 2010 (UTC)

Chinese-language redirects[edit]

Since you seem to be creating quite a few of these, you should know about the templates {{R from alternative language}} and Category:Redirects from Chinese-language terms.

Whether or not you want to use them is a different question...I don't really see the point, but I put them in anyways.

If you do have a chance to take a look at those, should we use both the template and the category? The category makes it a subcategory of Category:Redirects from alternative languages, so I don't see the point. But I also don't see the point of using the template {{R from alternative language}} instead of just adding the category Category:Redirects from alternative languages, so maybe I'm missing something. -Frazzydee| 21:00, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

um... I don't quite understand. I have been simply creating missing re-directs for Chinese terms upon finding them. I think that, so long the categorisation is correct, it can be inserted; I don't care that much about it :P. But thanks for alerting me anyways. - 华钢琴49 (TALK) 21:07, 20 April 2010 (UTC)
But the categorization is not correct, since your redirects are not categorized at all. Like I said, I don't see the point in them, but I'm assuming there must be one :P -Frazzydee| 21:15, 20 April 2010 (UTC)
I don't understand. how does the fact that the redirects lack categorisation lead to incorrect categorisation o_O? Well I don't either. 华钢琴49 (TALK) 21:19, 20 April 2010 (UTC)
I was responding to your statement: "so long the categorisation is correct, it can be inserted". Anyways, since we both don't see the point in it, I guess just forget it. -Frazzydee| 21:53, 20 April 2010 (UTC)

Shanghai population[edit]

Hi, I saw your edit to the Shanghai article, and I thought you might want to gave input on the discussion on Talk:Shanghai#Population. User:BsBsBs's edit version [2] would basically reduce the introduction to Shanghai to "Shanghai is the third largest of the four direct-controlled municipalities of the PRC", and that's it. I felt that the statistics of Shanghai's city proper and metropolitan population should be reflected in the lead as well, as Shanghai is commonly described as one of the world's largest metropolises, and User:BsBsBs's edits would be way to simple for description.--TheLeopard (talk) 04:01, 3 May 2010 (UTC)

On the Shanghai article talk page.--TheLeopard (talk) 04:07, 3 May 2010 (UTC)

Hi. User:BsBsBs edited the lead section in the article Shanghai, and removed referenced statements citing World Gazetteer and changed it to 'Shanghai is one of the direct-controlled municipalities of the PRC' and said he implemented per your suggestion. However interestingly in the Demographics section he kept the statement "After Chongqing and Beijing, Shanghai is the third largest of the four direct-controlled municipalities of the People's Republic of China", and reverted my edit when I tried to adjust it based on the Chinese version as well, as I thought that wasn't what you suggested and the Chinese Wikipedia's [3] section didn't word it that way or rank the municipalities. What do you think? Should the demographic section be reworded and neutralized as well?--TheLeopard (talk) 19:31, 4 May 2010 (UTC)

This matter has been resolved. --BsBsBs (talk) 18:00, 5 May 2010 (UTC)

Your contributed article, [edit]

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strong contest. yes, I realise it was deleted before, but because it was re-direct to political capital or whatever the page is at. The main impetus for my creation was my search for the term on the Chinese WIKI. Calling this a duplication when it could refer to either Beijing, Tokyo, or Kyoto, is reckless and borders on stupidity. Yes, I am discouraged; don't use the default notice --- 华钢琴49 (TALK) 15:25, 3 May 2010 (UTC)

Xi'an's Climate[edit]

Good question. I would consider Xi'an to be a cold semi-arid climate. While summers are indeed hot in Xi’an, I would not characterize winters there as being mild. It would be similar to saying that winters in New York City are mild because the two cities have somewhat similar winter temps, though Xi'an has noticeably warmer Februarys. G. Capo (talk) 15:54, 3 May 2010 (UTC)


Xie xie[edit]

Thank you for helping out with the population numbers - and also for fixing typoes on my talk page :) I'm back in BJ, if you need anything, let me know. --BsBsBs (talk) 09:19, 5 May 2010 (UTC)

Ürümqi's Climate[edit]

You’re correct when you state that Ürümqi has a borderline humid continental climate. However, seeing that there are only arid or semi-arid zones around the city, it may be stretching it to say that the city borders on a humid continental climate. I believe that describing the city’s climate as a semi-arid continental climate (or more succinctly a steppe climate) fits Ürümqi best. G. Capo (talk) 21:30, 11 May 2010 (UTC)

ok. that question is answered. now could you respond to the validity of my my proposed B-scheme calculation at the Koppen talk page? no one has responded. I was thinking that if I elicited more responses, then those watching the page would be more interested in replying. If you could voice your opinion over there, that would be fine. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 04:13, 24 May 2010 (UTC)

Climate additions[edit]

I see you've been adding sun hours using the Hong Kong Observatory data. My caution is that the data is from 1961-1990, so it's at the very least 20 years old; there's no guarantee this is still accurate as weather patterns can and do change. Generally, you want sources for data to be fairly recent (at least within the last decade) for information that is supposed to be current like climate. It would be one thing if this were historic climate numbers, but the climate charts are for current averages. It would be like using the 1990 census for a city's demographics section. Even now the 2000 census is largely out of date. --JonRidinger (talk) 17:55, 13 May 2010 (UTC)

yes, the data is at least 10 years outdated (NOAA calculates new normals every 10 years). but see a discussion at Talk:Beijing. All the data are from 1961-1990, yet nothing was changed. sunshine hour amounts are not likely to significantly change much within 10 years. this is unlike temperature or precipitation data, which can significantly change from different periods. and comparing climate to population is not a good comparison. where else do we get sunshine data then? NOAA/NWS does record sunshine data, but usually in terms of percentages. You need to find the appropriate function that gives the possible sunshine amount as a function of date. from there, one needs to integrate the function for a particular month. HKO already has compiled information for daily sun amount. --- 华钢琴49 (TALK) 20:35, 13 May 2010 (UTC)
I'm sure it's similar, but you can never be sure and you have no way to verify that it actually is if your only source last measured in 1990. Since NOAA is using averages within the last 10 years, using data 10 years older on the same chart isn't a good idea because it gives the illusion that all of the data was collected together, when in this case, it's meshing two completely different data sets from two different time periods. Better to leave it out until something more recent can be published. Using old data just for the sake of having it up just doesn't work. The Climate section is to give a general idea of what climate a reader should expect in a certain city (so the more recent data the better); it's not to provide a fully-detailed report for every aspect of a city's weather. It really doesn't do much to know what the average sun hours were for a city that were last taken 20 years ago. Most cities don't have a huge amount of details on their climate charts beyond average temperatures, records, and precipitation. Another option could be placing more general info on sun hours in the prose of the section rather than the chart. That way it could be put in context and the date could be referenced so readers have an idea how recent the measurements were. --JonRidinger (talk) 01:22, 14 May 2010 (UTC)
Let me be clear, while I think the sunshine hours may be a bit on the detailed side, I really don't have a problem with them being included. My problem is putting two sets of data together visually that were not taken simultaneously. If some sun hours data can be referenced from the same time period as the NOAA averages (2001-2010) then by all means keep it. Without it, though, it's like using data from the a previous census with the most recent census and then arguing "it probably hasn't changed much". Without the most recent data, you are merely speculating that is hasn't changed much and we really aren't free to speculate on Wikipedia about whether information is still accurate or not. It either is or it isn't. --JonRidinger (talk) 01:34, 14 May 2010 (UTC)
I think the meteorology Wiki project is a better place for you to ask for other editors' comments. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 02:34, 14 May 2010 (UTC)
Since this involves city articles that is where the advice needs to come from. None of them fall under meteorlogy nor does the meteorology project address city climate charts. Perhaps your endeavors are better suited for that wikiproject and actual weather-related articles as opposed to city articles. --JonRidinger (talk) 02:48, 14 May 2010 (UTC)
ok. I see and accept your reasoning on 'where the advice needs to come from'. however, I do not like when others tell me what my interests and endeavours are: I actually have little interest in meteorology besides the mere calculation and compilation of data. these are easy edits that do not require much thought, and thus easily boost my edit count. yes, much of my edits to city articles do tend to be on climate, but I hope to be a translator for the articles on Chinese subjects. I am not particularly irritated by that 'perhaps' sentence, but I do not like the tone either. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 02:54, 14 May 2010 (UTC)
Apologies for any tone problems. There are many ways writing can be interpreted since we cannot know the frame of mind or tone one writer is using when he writes something versus how they would say it vocally. By "endeavors" I meant this specific endeavor that we've interacted on: the adding of the climate data to city climate sections. In no way did I mean to imply that climate is your only interest or endeavor. I edit a variety of topics myself (sports, education, history); I'm hardly a city-only editor, but it is probably one of my larger interests so I'm familiar with the project and its various aspects and guidelines. Just make sure you're familiar with the Manual of Style (especially in regards to adding any type of graphics to articles) and the various aspects of each project when you do make contributions to make sure they aren't causing problems like too many charts/graphics in a section or unreliable/questionable sources. Correct me if I'm wrong, but what you said above about "easy edits" to "boost [your] edit count" sounds to me like you're more interested in quantity over quality. --JonRidinger (talk) 03:17, 14 May 2010 (UTC)
apology fully accepted. 'easy edits': what I intend to convey here is that this is mostly mere copying from government sites. If there is a chart with precision only to the nearest 1 C, then I either change the source or add on precision so that it is precise to the nearest 0.1 C. If there is precision in precipitation only to the nearest cm or 10 mm, then I change it so that it is precise to the nearest 1 mm or even 0.1 mm. most of my data edits are like that, and the remaining edits are generally addition of data. granted my wording 'easy edits to boost edit count' is vague, so your reaction is understandable. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 03:23, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

by the way. there is NO 2001-2010 or even 1981-2010 data for all that matter. 1971-2000 is the most recently available set, and it shouldn't take much thinking to see that it is, seeing that 2010 is not over yet... --- 华钢琴49 (TALK) 22:41, 9 June 2010 (UTC)

RE: Recent Seattle Edit[edit]

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Yalbik#Seattle —Preceding unsigned comment added by Yalbik (talkcontribs) 22:25, 18 May 2010 (UTC)

Minneapolis[edit]

Hi there. Would you possibly be able to update the Template:Minneapolis weatherbox so that the temperatures appear in the Minneapolis article? -SusanLesch (talk) 17:21, 19 May 2010 (UTC)

could you elaborate on the issue here? everything is present in the template, which I have chosen to hide because 9 rows are filled, making it a rather large box. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 18:45, 19 May 2010 (UTC)
Oh, there's a show/hide. Didn't notice that was there. It's useful to hide all the bright colors. So nevermind. :-) Thanks and sorry to ping you. -SusanLesch (talk) 05:40, 20 May 2010 (UTC)

Shenyang[edit]

Hello! On May 20, you edited Shenyang to change the climate data, including adding a source identified as "NCDC" -- but the source itself was not included. (This causes the page to appear on Category:Pages with broken reference names.) Could you please revisit the article and add in the source of your data? Thanks! -Salamurai (talk) 18:51, 23 May 2010 (UTC)

OOPS. Mindless copying and pasting on my part. Should not occupy too much time to correct. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 20:58, 23 May 2010 (UTC)

:-)[edit]

This edit is an outstanding display of good faith ;-)

Cheers, TFOWRpropaganda 18:55, 25 May 2010 (UTC)

June 2010[edit]

Information.svg Welcome to Wikipedia. Although everyone is welcome to contribute constructively to the encyclopedia, we would like to remind you not to attack other editors. Please comment on the contributions and not the contributors. Take a look at the welcome page to learn more about contributing to this encyclopedia. You are welcome to rephrase your comment as a civil criticism of the article. Thank you. "brainwashed bastard" Choyoołʼįįhí:Seb az86556 > haneʼ 02:03, 1 June 2010 (UTC)

ok. I recognise that I went overboard. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 02:21, 1 June 2010 (UTC)

Table problem[edit]

Nope, manually keyed in minus signs, which they're supposed to be. It's a problem that the table refuses them, and needs to be addressed. Tony (talk) 03:50, 1 June 2010 (UTC)

ok. how about bringing the issue up on the climate chart and the MOS page? I honestly don't understand the difference... lols, and what I care about for now is that embarrassing errors like that aren't visible. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 03:52, 1 June 2010 (UTC)
well, to clarify. I could not see the difference in the code, but it becomes much clearer after viewing the article itself. and I read your subpage on 'how to use hyphens and dashes', which was helpful. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 03:55, 1 June 2010 (UTC)
In case it is the script, I've left a note on Greg U's page; but he looks in only once a week or so. What is your piano repertory? Tony (talk) 08:14, 1 June 2010 (UTC)
lol no one on Wiki has asked me that question yet. I currently play the 20th Prelude/Fugue of Bach WTC I, the Les Adieux Sonata, the Third Scherzo of Chopin, the Winter Wind etude, and hope to add more. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 15:09, 1 June 2010 (UTC)

Re: Los Angeles template[edit]

I did not notice that is in inches. Only now I noticed - "Precipitation (inches)". Sorry, my bad. Although the most popular in the World is data of 1 mm, here (for L.A.) the lack of information. There is 0.01 inches = 0.254 mm - little unfair for L.A, but difficult. I revert to your last revision. You tell the Americans to they used the International System of Units ;) By the way - watch out for the subtitles. On many sources is data of "Precipitation", on the template also used "Precipitation", not "Rain" (not parameters Year_Rain_inch= or Year_Rain_days=). Subtropical-man (talk) 10:26, 4 June 2010 (UTC)
ok: I understand your error now. No, my change to rain was deliberate, because snow or any other form of frozen precipitation is highly unlikely. if the source indicates precipitation, but if frozen precipitation is highly unusual for a place, then I try to use rain parameter. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 12:48, 4 June 2010 (UTC)

Manchester climate data[edit]

Hi - thanks for your notes. I think the data is reasonable enough to prevent having to second-guess it. While the Massabesic station may not be downtown, it does lie within the Manchester city limits (it's at the water treatment plant). Replacing it with Nashua data, which happens also to not be downtown (I think it's at the Nashua airport), would be misleading, I feel. One thing to consider is that Manchester is in a river valley, so the lows would be a bit deeper than otherwise expected. Also, just based on my living in the area, I would say the coastal effects drop off rapidly away from the ocean (10 miles), and Manchester is sufficiently far away (35 miles) to not be subject to such an effect.--Ken Gallager (talk) 12:28, 7 June 2010 (UTC)

After reading the comments of other users, I have decided now to upgrade the temps data to have precision to the .1 F. Data on snow and precip/snow occurrence is missing as well, so I will code it in. However, I am keeping the Weather Channel data just for the records. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 12:34, 7 June 2010 (UTC)
Just ran into the NOAA/NCDC data, and looking at the snowfall numbers, for 1971-2000 the average in September is 0.2 in, and the October average is merely a trace??? For this reason, I seriously considering using the median, not arithmetic mean. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 12:37, 7 June 2010 (UTC)
well I could simply write in ZERO snow for both September and October. If I were to be completely faithful to the source, then users would be scratching their heads. If I use median, it would be a violation of the de facto norm on Wikipedia to use mean values. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 12:41, 7 June 2010 (UTC)

個體為本模型 listed at Redirects for discussion[edit]

An editor has asked for a discussion to address the redirect 個體為本模型. Since you had some involvement with the 個體為本模型 redirect, you might want to participate in the redirect discussion (if you have not already done so). Bridgeplayer (talk) 00:02, 8 June 2010 (UTC)

wtf? I don't ever recall being involved with this re-direct... but I will check it anyways. thx for the notification. ——华钢琴49 (TALK) 00:03, 8 June 2010 (UTC)
Sorry; I was about to amend the template but you saw it before I completed my edit of it. I simply thought/hoped you might have a view on its utility. Bridgeplayer (talk) 00:08, 8 June 2010 (UTC)
oh... it was TEMPLATE usage... didn't read the comment carefully. sorry for the apparent outburst ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 00:12, 8 June 2010 (UTC)

Jacksonville climate[edit]

Information.png The recent edit you made to Jacksonville, Florida removed data which cites sources. If you wish to question an aspect of the article, start a new section on the discussion page or ask a question on the talk page of a Wikipedia:WikiProject Jacksonville member. Please do not make changes without describing the change and reason (if it is not obvious) on the Edit Summary. This is the second time I have undone your edits on this article. If you persist, I will request that your account be blocked. Thank you. Mgreason (talk) 17:57, 9 June 2010 (UTC)

I did not look closely at your change to see that you moved the data to a template, so I apologize for reverting your change. However, my comment above, Please do not make changes without describing the change and reason (if it is not obvious) on the Edit Summary. is valid. If you had stated, "moved data to template", I would have understood and this could have been avoided. Mgreason (talk) 13:10, 10 June 2010 (UTC)

Richmond, Virginia[edit]

I apologize about accusing you of vandalism -- it actually wasn't, according to wikipedia's definition. But I wasn't vandalizing, either. So how about we call it a truce now and just stick with the debate at hand, in a civil manner? Cheers! WTF? (talk) 16:38, 21 June 2010 (UTC)

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Colour[edit]

Why change the colour from blue to green on the weather infoboxes? [4] Now it looks non-natural. Rain has a blue tint. Blue colour is better. Subtropical-man (talk) 12:54, 26 June 2010 (UTC)

It's my and other users' discretion. Rain, like all other water, is in fact, colourless -_- It's just that I believe that the green tint gives a warmer impression, so it is mire appropriate for the warmer climates. I already held a discussion on the green colouring option on the Infobox weather talk page. ---15:21, 26 June 2010 (UTC)
Rain is colourless, but has a blue tint. Furthermore, enter a link to the discussion about the mass change from blue to green. If you want to change on a large scale, should be a consensus of between users. Subtropical-man (talk) 17:25, 26 June 2010 (UTC)
then let's talk on the Infobox weather page. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 17:28, 26 June 2010 (UTC)

San Diego[edit]

When it comes to [5], good change. Similarly, do you can the data from city center of San Diego because this data does not apply to the city center but rather to the beach. Subtropical-man (talk) 19:49, 30 June 2010 (UTC)

I will, if I can find the station. I moved the LAX data to the Climate sub-article just for microclimate illustration. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 20:47, 30 June 2010 (UTC)
here is a link listing all official stations in California. confer with me and possibly other users on which station you would like to use. but don't select a station that is far inland, as that will convey a false impression of a more extreme and drier climate. ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 21:00, 30 June 2010 (UTC)

Re:[edit]

See User:Benlisquare/Sandbox1#Chinese_romanization_tools. Hope this helps! :) -- 李博杰  | Talk contribs email 06:47, 7 July 2010 (UTC)

感谢你的网页 ~~ ---华钢琴49 (TALK) 14:44, 7 July 2010 (UTC)