Skip to content

Met Office Get It Wrong Again

|
Paul Homewood, Not A Lot Of People Know That

The Met Office forecast that for July below-average UK-mean temperatures were more likely than above-average. Guess what happened next?

Sunny park

The UK Met Office have confirmed that July was the third warmest in the national record going back to 1910, behind 2006 and 1983. They say:-

This July’s heatwave was more notable for its duration than its intensity, although it is not particularly unusual in a historical context. The last year in which 30 °C was not recorded at any station was in 1993. However, this July stands out in contrast to the run of unsettled summers from 2007 to 2012, and was the most significant UK heatwave since July 2006.

Through the month we saw high pressure sitting over the UK.

And what did they forecast on 27th June?

image

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/media/pdf/8/d/A3-plots-temp-JAS.pdf

This forecast is based on ……numerical models and expert judgement.”

Need any more be said?

Full story