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Tag Archives: summer weather
Will summer be a washout or a scorcher?
The Met Office has recently released its contingency planners’ outlook covering the period for June, July and August, with some sources suggesting this is predicting a summer heatwave. But what does this early look at what might be in store … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged England, forecast, heatwave, Met Office, statistics, summer, summer weather, sunshine, temperature, weather forecast 2 Comments
Summer forecasting and the importance of local effects
Following on from our Chief Meteorologist explaining a little about why it is more challenging to predict the weather in summer, I have asked Ewen McCallum to explain the science of summer forecasting and the importance of local effects: Do you … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Chief Meteorologist, Met Office, summer weather Comments Off on Summer forecasting and the importance of local effects