Weather Facts

Is the early May Bank Holiday weekend always a wash-out?

It may be an age-old gripe that it always rains on a bank holiday, but just how close to the truth is this. With the early May bank holiday approaching, we take a look at how the UK has faired during this particular bank holiday. Although May Day celebrations in England have taken place for centuries, the early May Day Bank Holiday – on the first Monday in May – has only been in existence since 1978. How many times has this bank holiday weekend been a washout or provided wall-to-wall blue skies and warm sunshine?

Dry January theWeather Club Tue, 08/01/2019 - 13:23

After a lovely Christmas, there has been a lot of talk in the media about ‘dry January’. Although usually not a term used during winter months in the UK, we are going to take a brief look at the driest places across the world.

Weather Facts for Autumn 2017 issue theWeather Club Thu, 14/09/2017 - 14:56
typhoon tip With wind speeds of up to 190 mph