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Weather in January 2020

Another mild month which over the UK which was the 6th warmest January since 1884, it ended up 2c above average. Lots of low-pressure systems crossed the Atlantic fueled by the very strong jet stream. Which in turn was magnified by the difference in temperature in the Arctic and the Atlantic Ocean. The cold has…

Hertfordshire Year of Culture

Welcome to Hertfordshire’s Year of Culture 2020 it is a year to showcase Hertfordshire as a county of creative and cultural opportunity. There are lots of events across the county which celebrate Hertfordshire’s arts, culture and heritage. Find out about all the events on the dedicated website called Creative Hertfordshire. Lots of the events I…

Chinese New Year 2020 at Watford Intu

Its the Chinese New Year on Saturday and the start of the celebrations began in the Watford Intu shopping centre last Saturday 18th January. Beautiful dance, music and martial arts curated by Ms Lijun Bi from the Aubretia Dance Studio with performances also from Portsmouth Dance Group. Happy New Year! It will be the year…

Weather in December 2019

December was mild and wet but much wetter in the SE and NW of the UK. The CET was 5.80C  which was 0.74c above the long term average. We also had a record-breaking temperature of 18.7c at the end of the month in Scotland. Which means that every season in 2019 had some sort of…

Weather in November 2019

Its been very wet the last month across the UK and fairly cool with the CET coming out below average at 6.2c which is -0.3c below the long term average. This was the 2nd month in a row that this has occurred, low-pressure systems have rattled across the UK and we even had the remnants…

Weather – October 2019

It was a wet and chilly month with enough cold spells for some snow around. The west of the country took the brunt of the rain and wind, this was the first month of the year with a below-average temperature on the CET record. It came out at 10c which is a -0.6c fall. The…

Weather – September 2019

September has been a fluctuating month with spells of rain and wind, with ex hurricanes coming at us, some of these has pumped the heat up from the mid-Atlantic near the Azores. We had above average sunshine as well as warmth mid-month and combined with the rain has made all the mushrooms start to bloom….

Heritage Open Days 2019

Discover Watford’s history at the Heritage open days taking place this September (12 – 22nd). There are over 20 events/tours happening, from the Town Hall to Watford Football Club and the smaller venues of Cassiobury House. Also, you can get behind the scenes at the Pump House. Find out more of what’s on using the…

Weather – August 2019

August has been another strange month which has continued the pattern of rather cool and wet and then some very warm weather for the last week to 10 days. In the SE it has been high pressure dominated with the NW being wetter with Atlantic systems continuously brushing the coast. The end of the month…

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