It would seem that the winter was most influenced by the ENSO variable up until February when the effects of the SSW were enough to overcome it?
The winter of 2017/18 will probably be remembered as much colder that it actually was – the exceptionally severe spell right at the end was only at its halfway point […]
Summer 2017 was a season of two halves, the mean temperature of 18.5C (1.3C above average) made it the tenth warmest summer since 1797. Though it was warm overall it […]
Summer 2016 turned out to be a very decent season overall, the mean temperature of 18.7C (1.1C above average) made it the sixth warmest summer since 1797. While it wasn’t […]
The winter of 2015/16 was skewed by a ridiculously mild December which brought the natural calendar forward three months. Daffodils and other spring bulbs which normally come out in early […]
This winter was the second sunniest on record in this region. Sunshine hours totalled 238 hours during December, January and February – that’s 142% of average and second only to […]