Monthly Archives: November 2012

How do we measure snow?

Here at the Met Office, we’re already being asked if it’s going to be a White Christmas and there’s always a lot of interest in snow. It’s too early to give forecasts that far ahead, forecasting snow is – after … Continue reading

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October coldest since 2003

Provisional figures from our National Climate Information Centre have shown that this October has been a fairly unremarkable month in terms of weather for the UK. Temperature, rainfall and sunshine have all been fairly close to the average and there’s … Continue reading

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Healthy Outlook® – helping patients with COPD this winter.

Alongside our Cold Weather Alert Service this winter, the Met Office is working with the NHS and Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) to help keep people well at times of severe cold weather with our specially produced Healthy Outlook® service. The service helps … Continue reading

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