Rain has continued to cause disruption across parts of the UK, with overnight rain adding to significant totals over the past few days.
The wettest place in the UK (and Scotland) since the heavy rainfall began on 19th December to 6am this morning has been Tyndrum in Perthshire, with 155.0 mm of rain.
Cardinham near Bodmin, Cornwall, is the wettest place in England with 128.8 mm of rain and the wettest place in Wales has been Mumbles Head, West Glamorgan, with 107.0 mm of rain.
Ballypatrick Forest in Antrim has been the wettest place in Northern Ireland, with 89.0 mm of rain.
Some areas have exceeded their full-month December average since the 19th – such as Plymouth, Devon, which has seen 128.8mm of rain compared to a December average of 118.8 mm.
Below is a table of the wettest places in the UK from 0000 HRS on 19th December to 0600 HRS today, 24th December. The final column shows the monthly average for December, clearly showing some places have exceeded their monthly totals:
|SITE NAME||AREA||PRECIP AMOUNT(mm)||DEC AVG(mm)|
|MUMBLES HEAD||WEST GLAMORGAN||107.0||110.3|
|CARDIFF, BUTE PARK||SOUTH GLAMORGAN||97.0||125.3|
|SENNYBRIDGE NO 2||POWYS||96.2||179.5|
|ST ATHAN||SOUTH GLAMORGAN||93.2||122.4|