August weather summary

Overall August saw quiet weather, with temperatures close to average. Forecaster Helen talks through the weather we saw in August in our summary video.

A maximum temperature of 34.1 °C was recorded at Heathrow on the 1st, the highest UK temperature since July 2006. A minimum temperature of 0.2 °C was recorded at Kinbrace (Sutherland) on the 5th. In the 24 hours ending at 0900 GMT on the 5th, 61.0 mm of rain fell at Porthmadog (Gwynedd). A wind gusts of 68 mph was recorded at Needles Old Battery (Isle of Wight) on the 17th. Visit our climate section for a full written summary of the month.

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One Response to August weather summary

  1. nuwurld says:

    Thank you Met. Great, unbiased summary of August’s weather. What more could anyone ask?

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