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Tag Archives: Wimbledon
Met Office climate projections assess impact on global sports
Climate change is affecting every dimension of society. From the food production of the food we eat and the water we drink, and from how we earn our livelihoods to how we spend our leisure time. And climate projections – … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged BBC, climate, climate change, climate science, Met Office, Met Office Hadley Centre, skiiing, tennis, UKCP18, Wimbledon Comments Off on Met Office climate projections assess impact on global sports
Hotter weather for the start of July
The weather is showing signs of heating up next week for the start of the Wimbledon fortnight. In contrast to June so far, which has seen temperatures often near or just below normal, next week could see a real change … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged heat wave, heatwave, hot, sunny, thunderstorms, Wimbledon 15 Comments
Met Office in the News: “Tropical Storms to hit Wimbledon”?
There have been several articles in the Daily Express over the last couple of days reporting ‘Summer is on the way at last’ with temperatures set to reach 34 Celsius this week and ‘Tropical storms set for Wimbledon’. These headlines … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media Tagged Celsius, Daily Express, heatwave, Met Office, temperature, thunderstorms, tropical cyclone, weather, weather forecasting, Wimbledon 4 Comments
Wimbledon weather 2012 – updated July 2018
The Wimbledon Championship gets underway next week, and all eyes will be turning to the sky above SW19 as Wimbledon weather watching take hold. The current outlook suggests that after the wet weather over the weekend it will turn a little drier … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Met Office, rain, tennis, weather, Wimbledon, Wimbledon Championship, wimbledon weather, wimbledon weather 2012 Comments Off on Wimbledon weather 2012 – updated July 2018
Met Office in the Media: 23 June 2011
Following a release from E-ON, using date from the Met Office website – Bognor Regis has been crowned one of the sunniest place in Britain. After studying data from the Met Office, West Sussex has emerged as one of the UK’s … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media Tagged Bognor Regis, Business, Daily Mail, Glastonbury Festival, Met Office, weather, Wimbledon, YouTube Comments Off on Met Office in the Media: 23 June 2011
A look ahead to the weather at Wimbledon
All eyes will be turning to the sky in SW19 as the Wimbledon Championships get underway on Monday. Met Office forecasts currently indicate that rather wet and windy weather is expected on Monday. Beyond that the recent changeable conditions are likely to … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Facebook, Glastonbury Festival, London, Met Office, The Championships Wimbledon, Twitter, weather, weather forecasting, Wimbledon Comments Off on A look ahead to the weather at Wimbledon
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