The UK set a new record for maximum temperature of 38.7 degrees in Cambridge on 29th July. Other than that, the UK weather was unremarkable for the month overall, other than being warmer than normal. This goes to show that whilst individual days can be remarkable, it is rare that this is sustained.
The Met Office began the month with forecasts of a really cold June and ended the month talking about heatwaves. This meant June ended up being unremarkable on average.
The 2019 spring was consistent with the step change in the autumnal climate that took place in the 1990s but was unremarkable otherwise
May 2019 set a new record though you might not have known as the month seemed unremarkable. In fact it was the most “average” May on record across all weather variables!
April 2019 is the first uninteresting month of the 2019 meteorological year in the UK. Everybody got excited about the warmest Easter on record but the rest of the month couldn’t be bothered and so dragged the monthly averages down.
March 2019 was warm and wet with the 2nd highest rain intensity on record.
The winter of 2019 was consistent with the step change in the winter climate that took place in the 1990s.
February 2019 ended with the warmest days on record in the month. As a result, the month as a whole was the second warmest and second sunniest February on record.
2019 in the UK began with a dry month but normal weather otherwise.
The start of the new meteorological year was warm with normal rainfall.