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What storm hit the UK in 2015?

What storm hit the UK in 2015?

Abigail was the first storm to be officially named (jointly) by the Met Office and Met Éireann on 10 November 2015….Storm Abigail.

MODIS image of Abigail on 12 November 2015
Date of impact 12–13 November
Maximum wind gust 84 mph (135 km/h; 73 kn) (South Uist, Outer Hebrides)
Lowest pressure 964 hPa (28.5 inHg)

How far back do UK temperature records go?

It dates back to 1659. The Armagh Observatory Station in Northern Ireland, founded in 1790, began keeping a record of the temperature in 1794. This has continued uninterrupted ever since, with measurements still taken at 9am every day. The Met Office holds the Observatory’s data from 1853 onwards.

What was the name of the storm in 2015?

2015 Atlantic hurricane season
Name Joaquin
• Maximum winds 155 mph (250 km/h) (1-minute sustained)
• Lowest pressure 931 mbar (hPa; 27.49 inHg)
Seasonal statistics

What was the name of the hurricane 16 years ago?

But the intensity of the storm and seeing neighbors and friends evacuate is triggering trauma from Hurricane Katrina. The Category 3 storm slammed into the Gulf Coast this same weekend 16 years ago, killing over 1,800 people and causing massive damage along the coast.

What does VG mean Met Office?

Very good
VG. Very good – Between 20-40 km.

How was the weather in the UK in 2015?

Growing degree days (GDD) for 2015 were within 5% of average across most of the UK, although slightly higher across the south-east and lower across Scotland, reflecting an often rather cool north-westerly influence to the weather during the growing season (Figure 15). UK GDD overall were 101% of the 1981-2010 average.

Was winter 2015 the sunniest on record in the UK?

Winter 2015 was the sunniest winter in the UK series from 1929, with 121% of average sunshine. It was especially sunny

When does winter start in the UK?

Seasonal Tmean for the UK, 1910 to 2015 (note winter from 1911 to 2015; year is that in which January and February fall. Winter 2016 – which includes December 2015 – will appear in next year’s publication).

How many days of Frost did the UK have in 2015?

The number of days of air frost for the UK for 2015 was 40 days, 14 days below the 1981-2010 average. This was typically between 10 and 20 days below the 1981-2010 average across most areas (for some locations this was over 20 days below), see figure 9.