This year finished as the 10th warmest on record – some 0.7C warmer than the 1981-2010 average.
Only three months of 2017 were roughly average – the means being within +/-0.7 every month, bringing the mean temperature to 11.9C.
Rainfall was less remarkable with the year finishing roughly average. The total of 607mm (101% of 1981-2010 average) puts it as the 119th wettest since 1797, just over 40mm wetter than 2016.
It was also a slightly duller than average year with 1,391.2 hours of sunshine recorded. That’s 94 per cent of average, the 91st sunniest since 1881.
For a review of each month, click January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
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You can read the national review of weather events at the Met Office blog here.