September opened with some fine, warm, sunny weather. After a brief stormy period mid-month, the second half was quieter and more typical of autumn.
The provisional UK mean temperature was 12.8 °C, which is 0.1 °C above the 1981-2010 average. The UK overall received 73% of the average rainfall amount for this month and there was provisionally 93% of the long-term average hours of sunshine. Visit our climate section for a full written summary of the month.
Thank you for sharing your pictures of September weather on Twitter. Here are some of our favourites…
@metoffice #septemberphoto taken last week 🙂 pic.twitter.com/c0aGTuQ36c
— Anna (@TinyLittleFreak) October 7, 2013
@metoffice September sunset in Wiltshire pic.twitter.com/tkR8n7havb
— DeaDomesticus (@alocin709) October 7, 2013
@metoffice Sunset at Pewley Down, Surrey pic.twitter.com/AjbW9fwC54
— Simon Mair (@simon_mair) October 7, 2013
@metoffice Sept 9th Sword Beach Normandy does this count?? pic.twitter.com/7Bllt5USuD
— jonsomers1 (@Jonsomers1) October 7, 2013
— Nicholas Simms (@nick_simms) October 7, 2013
@metoffice A rainbow at a red sunrise over Buckley N Wales pic.twitter.com/0FXKoFmxq0
— Jeff Roden (@JeffRoden1957) October 7, 2013