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Provisional statistics for Summer 2016 up to 29 August show that whilst there were some very wet days and also hot and sunny periods, the season as a whole was around average.
Scientists have discovered the cause of the recent run of miserable wet summers as they begin to unravel the mysteries of the Atlantic jet stream.
Updated: 31 Aug 2016
Why is the sky blue? Find out what makes the sky blue.
Find out whether to wear your wellies or your wayfarers this festival season.
Find out more about UV levels and how ozone anomalies may affect them.
Articles, features and videos from the latest edition of Barometer
Decided to go abroad? Take a journey and discover top holiday locations around the world, general tourist information and monthly averages.
Download the new Mostly Weather podcast from the Met Office.
Great tips and guest blogs to help you make the most of the weather this summer.
Research news article published in June 2016.
Updated: 30 Aug 2016
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