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With 25 gold medals up for grabs this Saturday we look back at the weather on this day over the last 30 years. Get the forecast for every Olympic event this Saturday on our Olympic weather pages.
Ground-breaking high resolution weather forecasting lies at the heart of the Met Office’s services to the Olympic Games, providing the best advice available to both the organisers and competitors at venues in London and across the UK. The London 2012 … Continue reading
The Met Office is providing weather forecasts for all Olympic venues during the Games and beyond. As part of the services provided for London 2012, we have installed additional weather observation equipment and developed enhanced forecasting capability to support our staff. … Continue reading
The Wimbledon Championship gets underway next week, and all eyes will be turning to the sky above SW19 as Wimbledon weather watching take hold. The current outlook suggests that after the wet weather over the weekend it will turn a little drier … Continue reading
The full weather forecast for this Sunday’s London Marathon is available on Wednesday, in the meantime we look back at the weather on previous marathon days. View more weather forecasts for events on our website.
As predicted, there have been heavy thundery downpours across south-east England and the London area this morning, with parts of Kent seeing 10mm of rain in one hour. Some areas of London also saw 5-10mm of rain across the morning. The … Continue reading
All eyes will be turning to the sky in SW19 as the Wimbledon Championships get underway on Monday. Met Office forecasts currently indicate that rather wet and windy weather is expected on Monday. Beyond that the recent changeable conditions are likely to … Continue reading
The Royal Wedding of HRH Prince William and Catherine Middleton will be celebrated in London and throughout the country tomorrow. The weather will play its part in the big day and the latest Royal Wedding forecast is for a mixture of … Continue reading
In the London area, a return to more typical April weather is likely, with a mix of showers and at times brighter spells. The best of the drier weather is likely through the morning. Much of Scotland, Northern Ireland and … Continue reading