Tag Archives: Climate of the United Kingdom

Fingerprints of climate change on UK weather in 2020

2020 was a remarkable year for our climate, with the year being the UK’s third warmest, sixth wettest and eighth sunniest in the UK national series, extending back to 1884, 1862 and 1919, respectively. An attribution study looking at the … Continue reading

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When does Autumn start? Defining seasons

Seasons are fundamental to how we understand the UK climate and the environment around us, but how do we define when they start and end? In meteorological terms, it’s fairly simple – each season is a three month period. So, … Continue reading

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Local Jubilee forecasts wherever you are with the Met Office iPhone and Android apps

With the Jubilee weekend looking likely to see a typical mixture of British weather across the UK you can make sure you always have your latest local forecast to hand with our iPhone and Android apps. The Met Office provides … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media – 31 May 2012

There is a lot of interest in this weekend’s weather as the Jubilee celebrations draw near, so there has been plenty of coverage in the news about what’s in store. Some articles have ended up wide of the mark, however, … Continue reading

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Definitely May-be an average month

After a particularly cold and wet start, followed by a dry and exceptionally warm spell, May could be seen as anything but average. However, the early monthly figures tell a different story – statistics from 1st to 28th of the … Continue reading

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Climate figures for December 2010 and the year 2010

There is widespread interest in the cold weather through December 2010 and what this means for UK climate statistics. Following early statistics up to the 28th December  issued between Chrismas and New Year, the Met Office will issue provisional statistics … Continue reading

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