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Early provisional figures (1-28 October) show sunshine and temperatures were above normal in almost all places this month while rainfall has been below average, especially in western areas. Much of October has been relatively settled, with high pressure dominating our … Continue reading
Early Met Office figures up to the 28th of October show it has been a warm and rather wet month compared to average, but it’s not going to break any records. The UK mean temperature for the month so far … Continue reading
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
The Atlantic storm which has caused disruption across parts of England and Wales this morning has now moved off into the North Sea. We expect the most powerful winds and heavy rain associated with the storm to clear eastern areas … Continue reading
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
October was a typical autumnal month with a mixture of showers and rain and a couple of short settled spells. In our video forecaster Charlie explains the weather that characterised October. We’ve also included your photos of October weather that … Continue reading
Provisional figures from our National Climate Information Centre have shown that this October has been a fairly unremarkable month in terms of weather for the UK. Temperature, rainfall and sunshine have all been fairly close to the average and there’s … Continue reading
This October looks set to be one of the warmest on record in the UK, according to provisional Met Office climate figures. Using figures from 1-25 October, so far parts of the country have seen temperatures up to 3.1 °C … Continue reading
The UK has a new record temperature for the month of October. Provisionally, the highest temperature of the day was 29.9 °C, recorded at Gravesend in Kent. This beats the previous record of 29.4 °C recorded at March in Cambridgeshire, … Continue reading
Over recent days there has been a great deal of coverage regarding the chilly conditions across parts of Britain. The Daily Telegraph, reports that Frozen Britain braves coldest October night for 17 years. Many parts of northern Britain had a … Continue reading