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Tag Archives: warm
Record breaking September already beating summer months
The provisional mid-month statistics for September are in and clearly show the unseasonably warm weather the UK has been experiencing. In the first half of September the UK was on average warmer than June, July and August with a mean … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged hottest day, hottest day of the year so far, Hottest September, rain, September, thunder, warm, wet 5 Comments
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
Posted in Met Office News Tagged 2016, flodding, hot, june, Met Office, rainfall, showers, temperatures, thunder, warm, wet 2 Comments
Very warm with some showers for Ten Tors
Thousands of young people will head to Dartmoor to take on the Ten Tors Challenge, which starts at 7am on Saturday. There are three different course lengths, of 35, 45 and 55 miles depending on age and ability with 400 … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged army, challenge, dartmoor, Met Office, military, spring, sunny, sunshine, ten tors, thunderstorms, walking, warm 1 Comment
Becoming warmer this weekend
After a chilly end to April with snow and frosts, May has got off to a warmer start, and temperatures are forecast to climb further through the weekend with further sunshine. The rise in temperatures is a result of a … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged air quality, hot, Met Office, Pollen, Pollution, spring, sunny, sunshine, temperature, thunder, UK, UV, warm, weather, weather forecasting Comments Off on Becoming warmer this weekend
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
Posted in Met Office News Tagged dry, halloween, Met Office, mild, statistics, temperatures, warm, weather, weather forecast, weekend weather Comments Off on Spooky heat for Halloween weekend?
First half of November sticks with mild theme
Early statistics up to the 16th of November show that month so far has followed the generally warm theme of 2014. Some areas have also been very wet. The mean temperature for the UK was 8.1C, which is 1.9C above … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Met Office, month, November, statistics, warm, wet, year 3 Comments
Warm and wet, but October is no thriller
Early Met Office figures up to the 28th of October show it has been a warm and rather wet month compared to average, but it’s not going to break any records. The UK mean temperature for the month so far … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Met Office, october, statistics, warm, weather, wet Comments Off on Warm and wet, but October is no thriller
Turning even warmer for parts of Britain
After a disappointingly cool and wet August, September has been largely fine, with plenty of warm sunshine for many areas. This has been thanks to an area of high pressure centred across the UK, which generally brings us dry and … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Azores, dry and fine, edouard, high pressure, hurricane, low pressure, mid 20s, seasonal average, showers, warm, weekend 2 Comments
July makes eight warm months in a row
This July was the eighth month in a row which has seen warmer than average temperatures for the UK. It was both sunnier and warmer than average, but not as much as July last year, according to provisional full-month statistics … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged dry, figures, hot, july, record, statistics, summer, sunny, warm 2 Comments
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
Posted in Met Office News Tagged dullest, figures, mild, october, records, statistics, warm, warmest, wet, windy 8 Comments
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