March 2020 – circulation

The mean pressure chart for March 2020 has calmed down considerably on previous months. Large positive anomalies (+7hPa) across the Azores beefed up the...

February 2020 – circulation

Not that dissimilar to January, February continued the powerful zonal westerly regime that had begun back in December. Mean pressure anomalies continued to be...

The reason why it’s been so mild

High pressure over France and lower than average pressure to the north of Iceland puts the squeeze on the southwesterly flow across latitude 55 degrees north.