The provisional figures for the whole of September are in and, overall, the UK received 112.4mm of rain which is 117% of the long-term average. The wettest period of the month fell between the 23rd and 26th but with a very dry start to the month, the UK ended up 29th wettest in the national record that goes back to 1910.
The UK was also a little sunnier than usual, with 144.2 hours of sunshine, making it the 10th sunniest September on record. Meanwhile, the average temperature was 11.9°C which is 0.7°C below the 30-year average.
|mean temperature||sunshine duration||rainfall|
|Actual||Difference from 1981-2010 average||Actual||% of 1981-2010 average||Actual||% of 1981-2010 average|
|England & Wales||12.8||-0.8||162.4||120||94.1||124|