Tag Archives: windy

Has 2015 really been that windy?

We’ve recently had several questions from the public asking whether this year has been particularly windy compared to others and if there’s any explanation for this. There’s lots of ways at looking at these questions, but the quick answer from … Continue reading

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Windy weather on the way

As forecast, Hurricane Gonzalo made landfall over Bermuda on Friday with rain and winds of up to 110 mph causing power cuts, flooding, felled trees and damaged buildings. The storm has continued in its journey since then, and passed the … Continue reading

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Mild wet winter continues in early January figures

Provisional half-month statistics up to the 15th of January show a continuation of the generally mild and wet theme of the UK’s winter thus far. The mean UK temperature up to the 15th of January is 5.1 °C, which is … Continue reading

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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

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UK’s unsettled weather and the jet stream

The UK is set to see unsettled weather throughout this week as heavy rain and windy conditions are expected to affect many areas, whilst temperatures will remain mild for the time of year. We talk about the jet stream quite … Continue reading

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Wet and windy weekend

Large parts of the UK have seen very wet and windy conditions over the weekend. Winds have gusted up to about 70mph in the most exposed locations, with many parts of the country seeing gusts of 40-50mph. The strongest gust … Continue reading

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Met Office in the Media: Thursday 11th November

The VentnorBlog (www.ventnorblog.com) reported on the heavy and prolonged rain ‘that was predicted by the Met Office’ earlier in the week, providing photos of the flooding that was seen in parts of the Isle of Wight. Nathan Rao at the … Continue reading

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