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Tag Archives: mild weather
What’s ‘in store’ this Christmas?
With Christmas just a few days away, it looks like the current mild weather is affecting our shopping habits during one of the most important shopping periods of the year. Christmas is a key trading period for suppliers and retailers, … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Christmas, consumers, demand planning, mild weather, retail, sales, suppliers, White Christmas Comments Off on What’s ‘in store’ this Christmas?
A tale of two halves for February and winter
As February and winter draw to a close, early statistics show that both have been stories of two halves. We often talk about why you can’t pre-judge a month or a season at its half-way stage, and the latest figures … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged cold, Drought, dry, February, Met Office, mild weather, rain, temperature, weather, weather statistics, Winter 3 Comments
Warmest February day since 1998
Yesterday saw many parts of the UK enjoying sunshine and exceptionally mild weather for the time of year. The highest temperature recorded yesterday was 18.7 °C at Coleshill, Warwickshire, making this the warmest February day in the UK since 1998. … Continue reading
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Is it really that mild?
Over the next few days we’re expecting maximum temperatures of up to 13 deg C in places, with fairly widespread mild temperatures expected in most places both by day and night. This is in stark contrast to this time last … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media, Met Office News Tagged Christmas, Killerton, mild weather, Monmouthshire, temperature, temperatures Comments Off on Is it really that mild?
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