Monthly Archives: April 2021

Frostiest April for at least 60 years in UK

April 2021 has provisionally been the frostiest in at least 60 years for the UK, topping the previous frostiest April in 1970, with records going back to 1960.   April 2021 has already seen an average of 13 days of air frosts reported for the UK, topping … Continue reading

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More changeable weather likely for bank holiday weekend

Contrary to some media reports, the early May bank holiday weather is likely to be more changeable than recently, with showers and cool temperatures for most of the UK instead of the clear sunny skies of recent days.  As April draws to a close, cloud and … Continue reading

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Climate Data Challenge – working in partnership for innovation

As Governments, organisations and individuals around the world seek to tackle the challenges of climate change, creativity and innovation are key to finding ways to improve our resilience to weather and climate. Our scientists work at the forefront of global … Continue reading

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Records broken as temperate end to March offsets earlier cold spell

March 2021’s overall provisional climate statistics show a 0.9°C average temperature increase from 1981-2010 national averages for the month, as some high temperatures during the latter part of the month saw several stations break their existing records for their warmest March day.   Particularly low temperatures started the month for large parts of the … Continue reading

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