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Wanstead Weather: 2018 review

This year finished as the 7th warmest on record – some 0.8C warmer than the 1981-2010 average.

Only two months of 2018 were more than 1C below – the means of April, May, June and July were at least 2C above average.

Rainfall was less remarkable with the year finishing 97 per cent of average. The total of 584.4mm puts it as the 81st driest since 1797, just over 20mm wetter than 2017.

It was a sunny year with 1,641 hours of sunshine recorded. That’s 111 per cent of average, the 23rd sunniest since 1881.

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For a review of each month, click JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember

You can read the national review of weather events at the Met Office blog here.

 

 

 

 

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Wanstead Weather: 2017 review

This year finished as the 10th warmest on record – some 0.7C warmer than the 1981-2010 average. Screen Shot 2018-01-05 at 12.54.53

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.

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For a review of each month, click January, FebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember, December

To view full stats follow this link:http://1drv.ms/1kiTuzv

You can read the national review of weather events at the Met Office blog here.

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Wanstead weather: 2016 review

This year finished as the 14th warmest on record – some 0.5C warmer than the 1981-2010 average – though 0.2C cooler than 2015.

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Only four months of 2016 were below average temperature-wise

 

Six months of 2016 were roughly average – the means being within +/-0.7 every month, bringing the mean temperature to 11.7C.

Rainfall was less remarkable with the year being a little drier than average. The total of 561mm (93% of 1981-2010 average) puts it as the 122nd wettest since 1797, just 8mm wetter than 2015.

It was also a slightly duller than average year with 1,390 hours of sunshine recorded. That’s 93 per cent of average, the 92nd sunniest since 1881 – the least amount of sunshine for 12 years.

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For a review of each month, click January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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Wanstead weather: 2015 review

This year finished as the ninth warmest year on record – some 0.5C cooler than 2014.monthly anomalies

Every month of 2015, apart from September, November and December, was roughly average – the means being within +/-0.7 every month, bringing the mean temperature to 11.9C, 0.7C above the 1981-2010 average.

Rainfall was less remarkable with the year being dryer than average. The total of 553mm puts it as the 162nd wettest since 1797.

It was also a very slightly duller than average year with 1,433 hours of sunshine recorded. That’s 97 per cent of average, the 77th dullest since 1881 – the least amount of sunshine for 11 years.

weather stats for 2015

For a review of each month, click January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December.

To view full stats follow this link:http://1drv.ms/1kiTuzv