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Tag Archives: rowan sutton
No prediction for a ‘decade of washouts’
An article by Jon Ungoed-Thomas in yesterday’s Sunday Times talks about the recent spell of fine weather in contrast to an apparent “prediction” from the Met Office of a “decade of soggy summers”. This is despite the Met Office making … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Jonathan Ungoed-Thomas, Met Office, rowan sutton, summer, Sunday Times, university of reading, unusual seasons, washout, workshop Comments Off on No prediction for a ‘decade of washouts’
Guest blog – How the Atlantic may influence wet summers
This morning there has been a lot of media coverage following a workshop held here at the Met Office HQ in Exeter on a recent run of unusual seasons in the UK. Much of this centred around recent research by … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged amo, Atlantic, atlantic multidecadal oscillation, Jet stream, Met Office, rowan sutton, Stephen Belcher, summer, UK, university of reading, washout, wet, wet summer, wet summers 8 Comments