December 2015 was the UK’s wettest month on the records kept since 1910.
Storms delivered a total of 230mm of rain across the UK, according to the Met Office analysis. That’s nearly twice as much as the long-term December average between 1981-2010. The second wettest December was in 1929. In 1929 the rain was widespread, whereas in 2015 a greater amount of rain fell over a much smaller area, mostly in the north of the country.
Carbon Brief: 5 Jan 2016: Roz Pidcock
Key Words: Climate Change, extremes
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