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Tag Archives: mild
One of the mildest March’s for the South East
Provisional full-month statistics show that East Anglia and South East & Central Southern England have had their equal mildest March since records began in 1910, and for the UK as a whole it was provisionally the 5th equal warmest March … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged dry, March, Met Office, mild, rain, rainfall, spring, statistics, sunshine, temperature, UK, weather, weather forecast, weather forecasting, wet, wind 1 Comment
Spooky heat for Halloween weekend?
Last Halloween saw record breaking temperatures across parts of the United Kingdom, with both Kew Garden’s, London and Gravesend, Kent reaching a maximum temperature of 23.6C. What can trick or treaters expect this year on Halloween? The weather’s currently in … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged dry, halloween, Met Office, mild, statistics, temperatures, warm, weather, weather forecast, weekend weather Comments Off on Spooky heat for Halloween weekend?
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
Posted in Met Office News Tagged 1981-2010 average, cold, dry, january, mild, record breaking, records, snowfall, sunniest, sunny, wet 2 Comments
Mild wet winter continues in early January figures
Provisional half-month statistics up to the 15th of January show a continuation of the generally mild and wet theme of the UK’s winter thus far. The mean UK temperature up to the 15th of January is 5.1 °C, which is … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged 2013, 2014, climate, figures, Met Office, mild, statistics, stormy, wet, windy, Winter 1 Comment
October 2013 one of the top ten warmest
Provisional Met Office statistics for October show it was one of the warmest in the national record dating back to 1910. The mean temperature for the UK is 11.2 °C, which is 1.7 °C above the long-term (1981-2010) average. This … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged mild, October 2013, record breaking, warmest, wettest 1 Comment
October set for top ten warmest
5 November 2013 Update – The full month figures are available in our latest blog Early statistics for October up to the 28th of the month suggest this October is likely to be one of the warmest in records dating … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged dullest, figures, mild, october, records, statistics, warm, warmest, wet, windy 8 Comments
UK’s unsettled weather and the jet stream
The UK is set to see unsettled weather throughout this week as heavy rain and windy conditions are expected to affect many areas, whilst temperatures will remain mild for the time of year. We talk about the jet stream quite … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Autumn, Jet stream, Met Office, mild, october, UK, warm, weather, wet, windy 4 Comments
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