Last month was the coldest April for almost a century, UK weather experts have said.
The Met Office says frost and clear conditions combined for a chilly month, despite long spells of sunshine.
Provisional figures from the Met Office’s National Climate Information Centre show April had the third lowest average temperature since records began back in 1884.
In fact, the average temperature in April was the lowest seen in Britain since 1922.
There were high levels of air frost, not seen since 1960.
According to the Met Office, the number of air frosts seen this month, 13, was more typical for December, January of February.
The ground frosted over on 22 days compared with an April average of 12 days.
via The Global Warming Policy Forum
May 2, 2021 at 01:19AM