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Tag Archives: olympics
Weather on the 27 July
Today marks a year since the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, so to celebrate a year since the Games, we’ve taken a look back at the weather on 27 July. The Met Office holds the UK’s weather and climate records, … Continue reading
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Weather for the 100m final on 5th August
Yesterday we looked at the weather for ‘Super Saturday’, today is the turn of Sunday 5th August. Sunday is another busy day in the Olympic calendar with the 100m final as well as numerous medal events. We look back at what the weather has … Continue reading
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What does the weather have in store for ‘Super Saturday’?
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.
Posted in Met Office News Tagged London, london 2012, london weather, olympics, super saturday, weather Comments Off on What does the weather have in store for ‘Super Saturday’?
Science and technology developments for Olympic and Paralympic weather forecasts
Our science and technology developments for the Olympic and Paralympic Games will help to deliver increasing accuracy and detail in our weather forecasts during the Games and well into the future. As part of the services provided for London 2012, … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media Tagged air quality, ensemble forecasting, high resolution forecasts, london 2012, olympics, weather forecasting, weymouth and portland Comments Off on Science and technology developments for Olympic and Paralympic weather forecasts
Weather and sports
With just days to go until the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, we look at the affect of the weather on four Olympic sports – archery, hockey, windsurfing and triathlon . Many sports are affected by the weather in some way and conditions … Continue reading
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