Whilst the UK fluctuated between heatwaves and snowstorms in April, overall the monthly averages ended up being unremarkable. It just goes to show that in many ways, our experience of weather is in the variation rather than the expectation. [Read more…] about UK Weather Tracker #15 – April 2018
Whilst the UK shivered under two major snow storms in March, it turns out that the whole month was unremarkable meteorologically albeit somewhat colder than normal. [Read more…] about UK Weather Tracker #14 – March 2018
Last month, I expressed my cynicism at the media crying wolf over bad weather in the UK. The wolf finally appeared but in the first week of March instead so that means that February still did not see the wolf as I explain in this month’s UK Weather Tracker. [Read more…] about UK Weather Tracker #13 – February 2018
Every time I went online in January, I would find a headline promising an extreme cold snap in the UK which never materialised. I’ve grown tired and cynical of these headlines and given that the latest met office data shows that January 2018 was completely unremarkable, I think I am justified in this attitude! [Read more…] about UK Weather Tracker #12 – January 2018
My latest UK weather tracker shows that December 2017 was the only month of 2017 to set a new UK weather record with the lowest rain intensity recorded in December. [Read more…] about UK Weather Tracker #11 – December 2017
My latest UK weather tracker shows that the November 2017 was the 9th brightest on record which is some comfort for those that curse the onset of dark evenings with the change of clocks.
My latest UK weather tracker shows that October was a warm and cloudy month with normal levels of rainfall.
My latest UK weather tracker shows that September was a very showery month with 60% of days experiencing rainfall but with a low intensity. For most Brits, the early autumn (meteorologically defined as September to November) was not an excuse to break out the rain coats!
My latest UK weather tracker shows that August was just like July in being an unremarkable month. This means the meteorological summer of 2017 has also been unremarkable just as I have been predicting for the last few years.
My latest UK weather tracker shows that July has been an unremarkable month and it would appear that the summer in 2017 will also be unremarkable. Believe it or not, I have predicting this for the last few years and I will explain why in a separate post in September.