Just how well did summer 2019 compare with previous summers?
As flaming June continues, just which June was the dullest since 1929 in the UK?
Surprisingly I’ve found that you very rarely see an average month for temperature, rainfall and sunshine, but May 2019 was such a month across the UK.
Here are this year’s extremes for air temperature, sunshine and rainfall I’ve extracted from the SYNOP data that I download courtesy of the OGIMET site. I forgot I had written this application so this post is as much as a reminder to me to use it every now and again! I could bemoan the fact that the Met Office refuse to release all the climate station data they have, which is why the sunshine coverage is sparser than it need be, but in the spirit of the new look xmetman website I’m just going to thank them for releasing what...