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Summer weather to return as we head into weekend

More summer-like weather will return to the UK with conditions and temperatures due to improve as we head into the weekend. This will come as welcome news to many after a spell of disappointing weather over the past few days … Continue reading

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Mixed bag for the start of June

It has been a very varied weather picture so far this month. It’s been dry and warm for the south east of the UK, with some places around London having received less than 5 mm of rainfall so far and … Continue reading

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Stark weather contrasts across the USA

While the UK continues to see fairly typical winter weather, over the other side of the Atlantic the US is experiencing some stark contrasts. While some parts in the west are seeing warm and dry conditions, eastern areas are seeing … Continue reading

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A wet and sunny January, but very average for temperature

January 2015 saw above-average amounts of sunshine and rainfall right across the UK, but with temperatures averaging out to near-normal. The first half of the month was largely unsettled, with mild, wet and windy weather interspersed with colder and drier … Continue reading

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Why are we now seeing colder weather across the UK?

Over recent weeks, we have spoken about the very strong jet stream across the Atlantic, driving areas of intense low pressure towards the UK. This has bought spells of very wet, windy but relatively mild conditions to the country. As … Continue reading

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Extreme global weather

The UK may be experiencing what looks likely to be a milder than average winter but other parts of the globe are struggling against some extreme weather conditions. Middle East Heavy snow is expected to affect large parts of Turkey, … Continue reading

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White Christmas?

Most people woke up yesterday to a green Christmas rather than a white one. Snow was recorded at our observation site at Lerwick and some sleet was also recorded at Wick between 11am and 12pm, however for the rest of the … Continue reading

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US snowfall and will it impact the UK?

Parts of the US and Canada are seeing particularly cold weather and heavy snowfall at the moment. A southward buckle in the jet stream has seen cold polar air flow south to north eastern parts of North America. In the … Continue reading

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Cool, wet August ends fairly average summer

After a dry and warm start, summer 2014 is set to end on a rather average note – with temperatures and rainfall close to normal levels for the season. Using figures up to 27 August and then assuming average conditions … Continue reading

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A wet start to August

The UK has already seen nearly its entire ‘normal’ rainfall for August in the first half of the month. Figures up to the 13th of August show there has been 86.1mm of rain so far in the UK, just short … Continue reading

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