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Mean Central England Temperature, 2014

Month CET Anomaly notes
January 5.7 1.9
February 6.2 2.4
March 7.6 2.0
April 10.2 2.3
May 12.2 1.1
June 15.1 1.0
July 17.7 1.7
August 14.9 -0.8
September 15.2 1.1 provisional, to the 16th
 

Note that the estimated mean value may not be equal to (max+min)/2 because there is always one more minimum value than maximum. This discrepancy is exaggerated during the first half of the month and when the nights have suddenly become significantly colder or warmer.  

  • Averages so far this year:
    • Average CET to August: 11.23
    • Normal CET to August: 9.78
    • Anomaly to August: 1.44
    • Provisional CET anomaly (up to 16th September): 1.42

  • Comparison with Extreme Annual CETs:

    The highest annual mean CET ever recorded was 10.82 which is 1.35 higher than normal. To beat this record the anomaly must be higher than 1.18 for the remainder of the year.

    The lowest annual mean CET ever recorded was 6.84 which is -2.63 lower than normal. To beat this record the anomaly must be lower than -12.52 for the remainder of the year.

  • This year's Daily Data to date (Estimated values)
    This year's finalised Daily Data to date

    Note that anomalies quoted here are w.r.t. the period 1961-1990. This is the current standard period of reference for climatological data as recommended by the WMO (World Met. Organisation).

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Daily CET for this year
Annual CET

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