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Red sun & ex hurricane Ophelia

Red sun

Its mid October and I don’t usually do a blog post on the weather mid month. But today (16/10/2017) is 30 years since the Big Storm of 87 and its a coincidence that we have a hurricane (ex) on our doorstep. Plus the red sun appeared today across much of England.   Hurricane Ophelia It…

Watford Weather – June 2017

Summer in Watford

It has certainly been a month of contrasts one week we reach 35c and the next its cool, wet and cloudy and barely scrapping 20c! Overall the month in Watford has been very warm. Across the country as a whole quite a few records have been broken. We had 5 consecutive days of 30c and…

Watford Weather – May 2017

Spring chick

May was quite an average month in Watford but over the UK it was another above average month temperature wise with the CET running 2.1c above the long term average. The 5th month in a row this has been the case and also the 2nd warmest May in the UK series. The highest temperature in…

Watford weather November 2016

November certainly has been a big change month. After 6 months of above average temperatures November turned out significantly colder by -1.0c below average. Scotland was even colder than average with it running at -1.6c. It was also the sunniest November since records began. Over the UK the month was dominated by high pressure to…

Watford Weather October 2016

Cassiobury Park - Watford

October across the UK ended up being a dry month with average temperatures. The month was dominated by high pressure with a few warm spells at the beginning. The highest temperature in the UK was 22.2c on the 31st October. The CET ended up at 10.89c which is just above average, April is the only…