Blog posts by year and month January 2013

Posts (5)

  1. Is recent flooding and heavy rainfall unusual? I've written at length about the excessive rainfall the UK has experienced, particularly last year but also since the late 1990's; six out of the years from 1998 to 2012 are in the top ten wettest on record, based on Met Office rainfall data which...

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  2. Amounts of snow across some parts of our region are the deepest since December 2010, with 21 cms being reported at Pateley Bridge in Nidderdale at midday, and a notable 18 cms in the middle of Sheffield at Weston park. Waddington in Lincolnshire is reporting 14 cms of snow. There are some...

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  3. Many parts of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire had their first snowfall of the winter yesterday, with coastal areas suffering the largest falls with around 10cms (4 ins) of fresh snow being reported by yesterday evening. With high pressure developing across Scandinavia, cold air will be wi...

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  4. A new global temperature forecast published by the Met Office, through to 2017, has scaled back projections of the amount of warming they expect compared with previous estimates. The new projection can be seen below with more details on the Met Office website. I have written several...

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  5. UPDATE at 1pm on Mon 7th Jan 2012 was provisionally 3rd wettest on record according to the England & Wales rainfall series which started in 1766, behind 1872 and 1786. December was also the wettest since 1978 in the same dataset. ENDS 2012 averaged across the UK was the second wettest o...

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