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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

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Driest start to September in over 50 years

The first half of September has been exceptionally dry across much of the UK and temperatures for many areas have also been well above average, according to provisional Met Office statistics. Figures up to 15th September show there has been … Continue reading

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Cool, wet August ends fairly average summer

After a dry and warm start, summer 2014 is set to end on a rather average note – with temperatures and rainfall close to normal levels for the season. Using figures up to 27 August and then assuming average conditions … Continue reading

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A wet start to August

The UK has already seen nearly its entire ‘normal’ rainfall for August in the first half of the month. Figures up to the 13th of August show there has been 86.1mm of rain so far in the UK, just short … Continue reading

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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

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How powerful was Monday’s storm?

The storm that swept across southern parts of the UK caused widespread disruption and included a gust of almost 100mph, but how does it compare to previous storms? It’s not just the numbers In terms of the severity of the … Continue reading

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