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Tag Archives: june
Early June 2016 statistics
June, the first month of summer meteorologically speaking, has so far delivered a range of weather with some sunny, warm days but also torrential, thundery downpours leading to localised flooding. Early figures up until 27 June 2016 reflect this mix … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged above average rain, climate statistics, june, June 2016 rainfall, monthly summary, rain, Sun, temperature, weather 2 Comments
A mixed June so far
So far in June there has been quite a variation in the weather we have seen. The start of the month brought some warm and sunny weather, especially in the west. However, more recently it has been rather more unsettled … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged 2016, flodding, hot, june, Met Office, rainfall, showers, temperatures, thunder, warm, wet 2 Comments
First half of July is… average?
With the recent run of generally fine, dry and warm weather you’d be forgiven for thinking this July so far would be anything but average – but the statistics tell a different story. The UK mean temperature for 1-16 of … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged june, Met Office, rainfall, record, statistics, summer, temperature, UK, warmest, weather, weather forecast 2 Comments
Early figures suggest one of the warmest Junes on record
Early statistics from the Met Office National Climate Information Centre show that this has been one of the warmest Junes in records dating back to 1910. Based on figures up until 25 June the mean temperature for the UK for … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged june, Met Office, rainfall, record, summer, temperature, warmest, weather 5 Comments
Guest blog: ‘Risk of summer drought at normal levels’
There have been some reports in the press that the Met Office has warned dry weather this June could bring a return of drought conditions to the UK – this is not the case. Here Victoria Williams, Water Resources Advisor … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Drought, dry, ea, Environment Agency, hot, june, Met Office, summer, sunny, UK 1 Comment
June weather summary video and your pictures
June began settled and sunny in most areas before becoming more unsettled and cooler. In our video forecaster Helen explains what weather defined June and highlights the warmest, coldest, wettest and windiest places in the UK last month. Visit our … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office Images, Met Office News Tagged june, Twitter, UK, video, weather, YouTube Comments Off on June weather summary video and your pictures
June set to be slightly drier and sunnier than average
Provisional Met Office early June figures suggest that it has been drier than average and slightly sunnier than usual so far this month. Rainfall for the UK from 1-26 June was 37.8 mm. At this stage we would expect to … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged East Sussex, England, flaming June, Herstmonceux, june, June weather, Magilligan, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales 2 Comments
The jet stream and why it’s too early to write-off summer
There have been one or two stories in the press today saying we’re in for another washout summer, which would rightly inspire collective misery across the country. However, it’s a far too early to be writing off any chance of … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged 2012, 2013, august, flood, forecast, Jet stream, july, june, Met Office, rain, summer, washout, weather 16 Comments
Is it the wettest UK summer on record?
This summer started with the wettest June in the UK in the national records which go back to 1910 and was followed up by a wetter than average July (16th wettest), so are we set for the wettest summer on … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged England, july, june, Met Office, Northern Ireland, rain, rainfall, record, Scotland, summer, Wales, wet, wettest, worst 4 Comments
Improving picture as many start school holidays
After weeks of heavy rain across parts of the UK, conditions are set to improve for many areas this weekend. More heavy showers will affect some parts during the rest of the week, but by Saturday most areas will see … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged 2012, flood, heavy, Jet stream, july, june, Met Office, Olympic Games, rain, summer, weather, wet Comments Off on Improving picture as many start school holidays
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