The hottest June on record resulted in the 8th warmest summer on record in the UK. However, rain and sunshine levels were normal sowhen looking at the summer using principal components, the 2023 summer was above average but not outstanding.
A warmer than normal but otherwise unremarkable weather in August brings the 2023 UK meteorological summer to a close.
[Read more…] about UK Weather Tracker #79 – August 2023
The UK weather gods followed up the hottest June on record with the 5th wettest July on record. In doing so, the weather prevented England from winning the 4th test against Australia and thus winning back the Ashes. The Aussies clearly brought their weather gods with them!
[Read more…] about UK Weather Tracker #78 – July 2023
June 2023 was the hottest on record in the UK. It was also the 4th sunniest & 7th widest temperature range but rainfall was normal so my abnormality index did not exceed my threshold to be marked as an unusual month. When you look back at the historical temperature range, one could say that a June as hot as this was overdue which leaves as the only month overdue for a new record.
[Read more…] about UK Weather Tracker #77 – June 2023
Spring 2022 was warmer than usual and was mostly typical of the springs that we now get due to our changing climate.
The weather in the UK in May was warmer and drier than usual but otherwise unremarkable.
[Read more…] about UK Weather Tracker #76 – May 2023
The weather in the UK in April was average, very very average! All 7 weather variables that I track were close to their long run medians.
[Read more…] about UK Weather Tracker #75 – April 2023
As we move from February to March, it normally gets warmer and brighter in the UK. Unusually, March 2023 was colder than February, it didn’t brighten and it was wetter than normal. However the abnormality index says this is just typical British weather!
[Read more…] about UK Weather Tracker #74 – March 2023
Winter 2023 was the 10th sunniest on record but I doubt we may have noticed. There are indications now that our winters are entering a new era of being warm, wet & sunny.
It was the 7th warmest February on record in the UK whilst being dry and sunny.
[Read more…] about UK Weather Tracker #73 – February 2023