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Tag Archives: coldest
March is joint second coldest on record
Provisional full-month Met Office figures for March confirm it has been an exceptionally cold month, with a UK mean temperature of 2.2 °C. This is 3.3 °C below the 1981-2010 long-term average for the month, and ranks this March as … Continue reading
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Cold night breaks August records in places
Last night saw some unusually cold August night-time temperatures across parts of the UK, with some observation sites hitting record lows. Among those stations seeing their coldest recorded August temperature were: Braemar No 2, Aberdeenshire: -2.4 °C Aviemore, Highlands: -1.8 … Continue reading
Why does it always rain on the UK?
After the wettest April in records dating back to 1910 and an unsettled start to May, parts of the UK are set to see more heavy rain today and tomorrow. With all the wet weather, many people have been asking … Continue reading