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Monthly Archives: May 2012
There is a lot of interest in this weekend’s weather as the Jubilee celebrations draw near, so there has been plenty of coverage in the news about what’s in store. Some articles have ended up wide of the mark, however, … Continue reading
After a particularly cold and wet start, followed by a dry and exceptionally warm spell, May could be seen as anything but average. However, the early monthly figures tell a different story – statistics from 1st to 28th of the … Continue reading
To celebrate the jubilee we’re offering the chance to present and record your own Met Office weather forecast. To be in with a chance of winning just answer a simple question on our Facebook page. For a clue, have a … Continue reading
Although the pollen season has had a slow start, levels are starting to increase following the settled weather the UK has seen over the last week. Our pollen forecast, sponsored by Benadryl, uses our latest weather forecast information and combine … Continue reading
Thank you for sharing your weather pictures on Facebook and Twitter. Here’s some of our favourites.
The weather will be dry and warm with sunny spells as the Torch Relay makes its way to Worcester on Thursday. Temperatures could reach as high as 25 ºC as the sun breaks its way through the cloud. This week’s settled … Continue reading
Are you holding a Jubilee Big Lunch event? We’d like to include your event on our Diamond Jubilee weather map on our website. To submit your event, please add your event on our Facebook poll. Once you’ve added your event, … Continue reading
Reports of snow showers in parts of the UK over the past 24 hours and the prospect of more on high ground tonight may seem a little out of context at this time of year, but is it unusual? Snowfall … Continue reading