Yet another very mild winter in central England, with a mean temperature of 6.15°C that was +2.07°C above the 1961-1990 LTA, making it the ninth mildest since 1772, and the mildest since 2015-16. This daily CET data is still provisional and could change very slightly at the start...
I am bit late on this one, and it won’t come as a big surprise for people further south but spring has sprung, well at least in central England. It happened on the 17th of February and that’s a full 33 days earlier than it normally does on...
Winter 2020 was the 10th warmest winter since 1659 in Central England. The mean temperature was 6.16°C which was +2.24°C above the 1772-2019 long-term average. Rather underwhelmingly it was the warmest winter since 2015-16, but it does add another 21st century winter to make it five in the...
I’ve finally got around to publishing the latest charts of monthly central England temperatures for the whole year.
Why is it that mean temperatures in January has been rising at almost a degree a decade for the last 248 years, whilst the temperature in June has remained static?
As winter 2019-20 draws to an end, it looks like it will end up being the ninth mildest since 1772 in the central England series.
Statistically the coldest night of the year is the 14th of February in central England not a lot of people know that.
January’s continue to warm in central England at the rate of +0.093°C per decade if you use a linear trend on the daily extreme data that started in 1878.
The super mild spell in February was responsible for nine of the fourteen new maximum temperature records set this year.
I think I may have discovered what’s wrong in their download page.
The mean temperature of every day in December 1786 was 2.8°C, not a lot of people know that.
A couple of graphs to compare the CET and 1910 gridded temperature series.
The annual linear trend of mean temperatures over the last 50 years indicates a slope of +0.219°C per decade that’s well over a full two degrees of temperature rise per century.
Temperatures were close to average this Autumn in central England, but it ended up being the coldest Autumn since 2012 in the latest provisional figures from the Met Office.
Maybe winter 2019-20 might be a late starter as 1946-47 was?
A bit of a three year cycle going on in central England?