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A repeat of December 1990 this weekend?

The outlook for possible snow over the weekend reminds me of a similar synoptic set-up in December 1990 that left large parts of the Midlands northwards covered in deep snow, but that delivered only cold rain to the London area. 219 more words

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November 2017: below average, dry

November 2017 was another dry month. Just over 33mm of rain was recorded, the driest November since 2011 and the 40th driest since 1797.

The monthly mean finished 7.1C, 1C below average and only the fourth cooler than average month this year. 213 more words

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London's December extremes since 1959

I’ve put together a few top 10s of stats for Wanstead, St James’s Park and Heathrow for the month of December.

Probably most notable is how the month in 1978 lurched from being very mild and wet to very cold in under three weeks later, setting up one of the… 23 more words

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London winter forecast 2017/18

I’ve been doing these written winter forecasts for five years now but this year I’ve never seen such a spread of probabilities as to how winter may pan out. 520 more words

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Blog #34- Things I Miss About London

Oh hey! It’s been a while hasn’t it. I haven’t really been in the mood to write things recently. This piece I’ve kept in my back pocket for some time, and decided it’s a good time to post it! 579 more words

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London's November extremes since 1959

I’ve put together a few top 10s of stats for Wanstead, St James’s Park and Heathrow for the month of November.

Probably most notable is how the month in 2010 lurched from being so warm at the start to so cold three weeks later, setting up December to be one of the coldest on record. +

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October 2017: warm, very dry and dull

October 2017 was a very dry month. Just 12.6mm of rain were recorded, the driest October since 1995 and the 11th driest since 1797.

The monthly mean finished 13.1C, 1.3C above average and the seventh warmer than average month this year. 148 more words

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