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Meteorology

Watford weather in January 2021

A cold start to the month across the UK with snow in places and mid-month storm Christoph brought about lots of rain to central England. A lot of rivers broke their banks and there were quite a few severe flood warnings. Some in places that rarely had them like for instance around Bedford and Manchester….

Winter wonderland in Watford

Snowflakes fluttering in the wind and the soft crunching sound as you walk across the snow. Ohh how I missed you! What is it about snow that makes it so mesmerising, reminiscing about when you were a young child, watching the snowflakes fall for hours putting you in a trance. The snow came thick and…

Watford weather in November

November has been a windy and mild month with winds coming up from the south-west the majority of the time. November ended up being a much warmer than average month by 2.0c finishing at 8.4c on the CET and UK wide it was the 6th warmest November since 1884. UK Stats The highest temperature was…

Watford Weather in October

What a month October was this year it can be summed up in one word wet. There was record rainfall across the country, on the 3rd it was even the wettest day ever recorded in the UK since records began in 1891. The temperature was average with a CET of 10.45c which is -0.1c below…

Watford weather in June 2020

It’s not been a flaming June this year but it has been a warmer than average month. We had one intense heatwave which lasted for 3 days but the rest of the month has been average and sometimes cool. Here in Watford, it has been warmer than normal but we seemed to have missed all…

Weather in May 2020

What a month it has been with glorious sunshine and warm temperatures you could have been mistaken it was July. A record-breaking month as well with the sunniest May on record and smashing it by quite a bit and amazingly it was the sunniest month on record. It was also the driest month, more about…

Weather in April 2020

Its been a record month for sunshine across the UK which makes a change from the start of the year. April showers didn’t appear until the last two days of the month. With the country on lockdown, it has been so tempting to head for the beach, you just know when the lockdown finishes it…

Weather In March 2020

It was a month of 2 halves as the rain relented bringing an end to the deluge which started in September last year! The continuous low-pressure systems which crossed the Atlantic slowed down as the difference between the polar and Atlantic regions abated. This temperature difference shows up in the AO (Atlantic Oscillation) it fuels…

Weather In February 2020

It has been a very wet month with record-breaking rainfall, with predominantly low-pressure systems across the country they have come one after the other, they always seem to hit at the weekends. Storm Ciara came on the 9th and Storm Dennis on the 15th bringing exceptional rainfall totals. It has also been very mild with…

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