July (5 posts)
Monday 23 July 2012, 17:32
After a fine and warm weekend across much of the country, temperatures today have reached 80 degrees Fahrenheit in Bridlington in East Yorkshire for the first time this summer - although similar values were reached in places for a time during late May.
It's certainly come as a welcome relief after a...
Friday 20 July 2012, 16:18
It has seemed an awful long time in coming, but an area of high pressure this weekend will ensure some fine and warm weather across much of England and Wales, for the first time since the second half of May.
For the best part of two months the jet stream has been positioned too far south, directing...
Wednesday 11 July 2012, 17:19
The awful weather which continues to affect the UK led yesterday to the Great Yorkshire show being cancelled (because of the weather) for the first time in its 154 year history.
And on Monday, serious flash flooding devastated parts of the Calder valley for the second time in as many weeks.
Thursday 5 July 2012, 14:54
UPDATE at 6.30pm
Lastest information from American GFS model shifts emphasis for heavy rain towards the earlier ECMWF solution detailed below, i.e with much of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire at risk of some of the highest rainfall totals.
Amber alerts are in force for parts of the UK tomorrow, with...
Monday 2 July 2012, 15:42
UPDATE at 5PM
According to the Met Office, averaged across the UK, June 2012 has been the wettest since records began in 1910, the coolest since 1991, and the second dullest since records began (record for lowest sunshine in June is still 1987).
It will come as no surprise that June in Yorkshire...