September weather summary

11 10 2013

September opened with some fine, warm, sunny weather. After a brief stormy period mid-month, the second half was quieter and more typical of autumn.

The provisional UK mean temperature was 12.8 °C, which is 0.1 °C above the 1981-2010 average. The UK overall received 73% of the average rainfall amount for this month and there was provisionally 93% of the long-term average hours of sunshine. Visit our climate section for a full written summary of the month.

Your pictures

Thank you for sharing your pictures of September weather on Twitter. Here are some of our favourites…





August weather summary

11 09 2013

Overall August saw quiet weather, with temperatures close to average. Forecaster Helen talks through the weather we saw in August in our summary video.

A maximum temperature of 34.1 °C was recorded at Heathrow on the 1st, the highest UK temperature since July 2006. A minimum temperature of 0.2 °C was recorded at Kinbrace (Sutherland) on the 5th. In the 24 hours ending at 0900 GMT on the 5th, 61.0 mm of rain fell at Porthmadog (Gwynedd). A wind gusts of 68 mph was recorded at Needles Old Battery (Isle of Wight) on the 17th. Visit our climate section for a full written summary of the month.

Your pictures

Thank you for sharing your pictures of August weather with us on Twitter, here’s a few of our favourites…





January weather – your pictures

7 02 2013

Thank you for sharing your January weather pictures with us on Twitter. Here’s a selection of our favourites. The January summary video is coming shortly.





November 2012 weather summary video and your pictures

13 12 2012

November saw an exceptionally wet spell of weather towards the end of the month causing widespread disruption from flooding and landslips. In this video, forecaster Helen explains the weather that characterised November.

We’ve also included some of your photos of November weather that you sent in via Twitter and Facebook. Send in your December photos and you could feature next month!

Your weather photos

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October weather summary

14 11 2012

October was a typical autumnal month with a mixture of showers and rain and a couple of short settled spells. In our video forecaster Charlie explains the weather that characterised October. We’ve also included your photos of October weather that you sent in via Twitter and Facebook.

You can read our full October weather overview, including temperature extremes and weather impacts, on our website.

Your October weather images

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If you would like your image to feature in our November video or slideshow, add your picture to our wall on Facebook or tweet it to us @metoffice. Let us know where you took it and what day it was.





Your weather pictures

24 05 2012

Thank you for sharing your weather pictures on Facebook  and Twitter. Here’s some of our favourites.








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