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Weather in May 2021

A month of contrasts in the UK compared to April the rains returned and some places had a deluge. It was still cold but warm in the sun which made some of the days feel better. May ended up being the coldest May since 1996 in the UK and the 4th wettest since 1862. I…

Weather in April 2021

Looking back on Aprils weather in the UK and around the world. April in the UK is normally known for its showers. But this year it was entirely different. Record amounts of frost occurred across the country. A nightmare for farmers and gardeners alike. It was also very dry, record-breakingly dry. Some places had less…

Weather in March 2021

After the cold of February, March was a slow burner, it got warmer. Easterly winds from the continent resulted in a cool start to the month in the UK. It ended up with a pulse of warm air from Africa. This enabled the 2nd highest temperature recorded in the UK during March at Kew Gardens….

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…

Greenwich Cherry Blossom Avenue

Its the start of the peak season of cherry blossom, which is one of the spectacular sights of spring. In Greenwich park at the far end near Blackheath road is the Cherry blossom avenue inside the park. After the amazing heat wave we just had the blossom has suddenly burst out after the every cold…

Watford Weather – April 2016

It has been another interesting month with much colder than usual weather. With quite a few frosts and snow falling. It has been a significantly cooler month when comparing to the start of the year. The CET (Central England Temperature) should finish around 7.5c which is 0.4c below average. This would make it the first…

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