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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…

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…

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…

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