Tag Archives: Central England Temperature

August 2017 – rather cool in Central England

August 2017 in Central England was rather a cool affair, which would have been even cooler, if it hadn’t been for some warmer values in the last 10 days of the month. I made the mean temperature 15.6°C which gave … Continue reading

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3rd mildest March since 1659

The Met Office finally got there act together today, and fixed their web service and updated their CET web page with the latest data. As expected, March 2017 was a very mild month, and when the temperatures were finally confirmed … Continue reading

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18th warmest year in central England

2016 in the CET series looks to have been the 18th warmest year since the monthly series began in 1659. It was according to my statistics just +0.02°C warmer than last year. That makes it that 12 of the last … Continue reading

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December 2016 in Central England

December 2016 can be summed up as a generally mild month where the daily CET value alternated between distinct periods of very mild and brief colder spells, especially at the start and end of the month, with a record warm … Continue reading

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Warm start to September 2016 in central England

It’s been a very warm start to the first 13 days of September 2016 in the Central England Temperature [CET] daily series. Using provisional data it lies 10th warmest for the first 13 days in the daily mean series 1772 … Continue reading

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Warmest Summer since 2006 in Central England

It looks like Summer 2016 was the warmest in Central England since 2006 with a mean temperature of 16.43°C which was +1.08°C above the long-term average (1961-1990). Surprisingly no maximum records were broken during the summer but two high minima … Continue reading

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Warmest August since 2004 in Central England

August 2016 looks like it was the warmest since 2004 with a mean CET of 17.12°C which was +1.38°C above the long-term average (1961-1990):- I make it the 27th warmest August since 1659 judging by its monthly mean temperature:-

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Daily extremes in Central England Temperatures

Here is a table and chart that display the daily extremes in the Central England Temperature [CET] series from 1878. When I say daily extreme, what I mean is the difference between the highest and lowest temperatures that have occurred … Continue reading

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How summer 2016 is doing so far

In Central England the mean temperature of the Summer [JJA] so far is 1°C above the long-term average, which currently makes it the 17th warmest of the last 138 summers for the period from 1 June to 22 July. So … Continue reading

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CET: June 2016

The June Central England Temperature [CET] values are now in, and I make the mean temperature for the month around 15.3°C with an anomaly of +1.08°C (wrt 1961-1990 LTA). June 2016 was warm for the first 10 days or so, … Continue reading

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