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Atlantic depressions bring above-average rain for some

During the first half of the month, a succession of low-pressure systems tracking close to the UK brought rain to most places as fronts swept from west to east. After a cool, showery interlude around mid-month, a more autumnal pattern … Continue reading

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September warmth in the UK

Figures and text updated 4 October 2016 with provisional full month data. Despite a mixture of weather across the UK, two warm spells around the 9th and 13th of the month helped boost temperatures, with this September provisionally the equal-second … Continue reading

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A mixed June so far

So far in June there has been quite a variation in the weather we have seen. The start of the month brought some warm and sunny weather, especially in the west. However, more recently it has been rather more unsettled … Continue reading

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Contrasting weather for Europe this weekend

A developing area of low pressure across central Europe will bring a spell of very unsettled weather across the Alps to the Baltic over the next couple of days, but also introduce increasingly hot conditions to southeast Europe. Warm and … Continue reading

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World weather roundup

In this blog we take a look at what’s happening around the world where the weather is straying away from what’s normal or has the potential to bring disruption. North America A deep area of low pressure will bring the … Continue reading

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Spooky heat for Halloween weekend?

Last Halloween saw record breaking temperatures across parts of the United Kingdom, with both Kew Garden’s, London and Gravesend, Kent reaching a maximum temperature of 23.6C. What can trick or treaters expect this year on Halloween? The weather’s currently in … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media – 7 August 2015

An article published today makes a number of claims about Met Office weather and climate science. It would be difficult to cover all the points raised in this blog, but here we look at the science and facts behind a … Continue reading

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Why does it feel so cold? A guide to ‘feels like’ temperatures

With bitterly cold conditions across parts of the UK just now, have you been asking yourself why it can feel so much colder in the wind? The temperatures that you normally see on our website represent the temperature of the … Continue reading

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What’s causing the warm weather in the UK?

Temperatures continue to break records across parts of the UK. Cromdale in Moray reached 23.2 deg C on Monday breaking the record set the day before for the warmest March day in Scotland. Following on from our post yesterday ‘Why … Continue reading

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Coldest night of the winter so far

Last night saw a severe frost across the UK with temperatures falling to their lowest this winter in many places. The lowest temperature recorded last night was -11.3°C at Sennybridge in Powys, Wales. Below are a selection of minimum temperatures … Continue reading

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