It has been the wettest winter since 1910, early statistics have revealed.
As the UK heads into a period of more normal unsettled winter weather weather, the Met Office’s National Climate Information Centre has looked at statistics for this winter so far (from 1 December 2013 to 13 February 2014).
These show what most would ahve thought, there was exceptional rainfall across many areas.
Provisional figures show the region of central southern and southeast England has already exceeded its record winter rainfall in the series back to 1910.
Rainfall is currently at 459.3mm, 22mm above the previous record of 437.1mm set in 1915 with two weeks still to go to the end of the season.
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