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Starting on 7 December and ending on the 16 December, the Geminid meteor shower is for many the highlight of the meteor shower calendar in 2013. The peak of the Geminid meteor shower took place on 13-14 December, when you could see … Continue reading
June began settled and sunny in most areas before becoming more unsettled and cooler. In our video forecaster Helen explains what weather defined June and highlights the warmest, coldest, wettest and windiest places in the UK last month. Visit our … Continue reading
Following on from the second coldest March on record, April was another cool month, with temperatures below average everywhere. The provisional UK mean temperature was 6.3 °C, which is 1.1 °C below the 1981-2010 average, very similar to 2012 but otherwise … Continue reading
Ahead of the Big Bang Fair, which starts tomorrow, we held Twitter interviews with science communicators Dallas Campbell and Simon Watt. In case you missed the interviews and their excellent answers, you can see them in full below. @metoffice @bigbangfair … Continue reading
Thank you to everyone who shared their weather jokes with us on Twitter. Here’s a selection of our favourites. @MrDanielEdwards: What’s the difference between the weather and climate? You can’t weather a tree but you can climate @thisisshaft: What do you … Continue reading
To celebrate the impending launch of weather satellite Metop-B, we held a twitterview – an interview conducted on Twitter, with EUMETSAT. Metop-B, due for launch on 17 September 2012, is the second of the EUMETSAT Polar System (EPS) satellites, which provide data for … Continue reading
Thank you for sharing your weather pictures on Facebook and Twitter. Here’s some of our favourites.