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…
— Anna (@TinyLittleFreak) October 7, 2013
— DeaDomesticus (@alocin709) October 7, 2013
— Simon Mair (@simon_mair) October 7, 2013
— jonsomers1 (@Jonsomers1) October 7, 2013
— Nicholas Simms (@nick_simms) October 7, 2013
— Jeff Roden (@JeffRoden1957) October 7, 2013