News release archives — 2012

Title Date of issue
Drier weather as 2013 gets underway 31 December 2012
Professor Brian Golding awarded OBE 31 December 2012
Unsettled weather continues towards the New Year 28 December 2012
Unsettled weather to continue this week 24 December 2012
More heavy rain set to bring flood disruption 23 December 2012
Heavy rain continues as Christmas getaway begins 21 December 2012
Heavy rain set to bring disruption to Christmas getaway 20 December 2012
Met Office 2013 annual global temperature forecast 20 December 2012
Heavy rain set to bring disruption 18 December 2012
New hill and mountain forecasts from the Met Office 14 December 2012
Rain and gales to bring end to cold spell 12 December 2012
Be weather aware with our Windows Phone 8 app 11 December 2012
More cold weather on the way 9 December 2012
More wintry weather on the way next week 7 December 2012
UK Met Office to work with Vietnam to improve their weather and climate services 6 December 2012
Wintry weather continues across the UK 5 December 2012
Cold weekend ahead for the UK 30 November 2012
Met Office scoops Social Buzz Award 29 November 2012
State of global temperatures in 2012 28 November 2012
Colder weather on the way this week 27 November 2012
Wettest weather moves north 25 November 2012
Stormy November weekend 24 November 2012
Stormy November weekend in store 23 November 2012
More heavy rain and gales on the way 21 November 2012
Met Office announces WaterAid as its corporate charity until 2015 19 November 2012
Met Office and PA Consulting Group scoop top UK IT Industry Awards 15 November 2012
RWE npower renewables chooses Met Office VisualEyes™ 12 November 2012
Global Framework for Climate Services 2 November 2012
Cold Weather Plan launch 1 November 2012
Met Office at RenewableUK 2012 29 October 2012
Facebook app to help plan your Day Out 25 October 2012
Getting ready for winter 22 October 2012
Met Office director wins IoD Director of the Year award 16 October 2012
The Great Storm - 25 years on 11 October 2012
Helping you teach the weather 4 October 2012
Further heavy rain expected 25 September 2012
Stormy September weather 24 September 2012
Met Office warns of heavy rain and gales 23 September 2012
Wet and windy autumn weather 22 September 2012
Record Arctic sea ice minimum confirmed by NSIDC 21 September 2012
New weather satellite launched 18 September 2012
Met Office helping prepare for winter road maintenance 17 September 2012
Study into impact of biomass burning gets underway 17 September 2012
Advances enable better long-range guidance 14 September 2012
Wind Production Forecast Plus launched to help improve wind power predictions 12 September 2012
Reliable wind data for insurance contracts 11 September 2012
Olympic and Paralympic forecasts recognised as first class 8 September 2012
Met Office announces collaboration with NatWest 8 September 2012
Greg Clarke takes up position as Met Office Chairman 4 September 2012
Summer 2012 was the wettest in 100 years 30 August 2012
Bringing UK averages into the 21st Century 29 August 2012
Paralympic Opening Ceremony weather 28 August 2012
August Bank Holiday weather 23 August 2012
A forecaster's perspective on Eton Dorney 22 August 2012
What is a typical British summer? 21 August 2012
Heavy rain in the west but very warm in the east 17 August 2012
Set for Paralympics after Olympic success 13 August 2012
Looking from London to Rio 8 August 2012
Drier and brighter for the rest of the week 8 August 2012
Helping spectators stay ahead of the weather 7 August 2012
Heavy showers bring localised flooding to parts of UK 5 August 2012
Sunshine and showers for 'super' weekend 3 August 2012
Olympic weather forecasts on the move 31 July 2012
A week of Great British summer weather 30 July 2012
Ground-breaking forecasting keeps Olympic rowing on course 28 July 2012
Mainly dry for Olympic opening ceremony 27 July 2012
Weather forecasts that are right on target 26 July 2012
Fine weather helps farmers bring in harvest 26 July 2012
Improving picture as many start school holidays 18 July 2012
Extreme heat becoming more likely under climate change 10 July 2012
Met Office science at the Farnborough International Air Show 10 July 2012
Caroline Spelman visits Met Office following flooding in South West 9 July 2012
Further heavy rain brings new risk of flooding 6 July 2012
Heavy rain brings risk of flooding 5 July 2012
Weather warnings issued as wet weather continues 4 July 2012
Met Office confirms wettest June in over a century 2 July 2012
Listening to Storms and Volcanoes at the Royal Society 2 July 2012
Evolution of Thursday's thunderstorms 29 June 2012
Thunderstorms bring torrential downpours 28 June 2012
Met Office reveals climate of Olympic Games venues 27 June 2012
Met Office to see further space weather collaboration 27 June 2012
Wimbledon 2012 to start dry and bright 25 June 2012
Met Office warns of further heavy rain 21 June 2012
Met Office IT expert awarded OBE 18 June 2012
Brighter weather will lead to higher pollen counts 18 June 2012
More wet weather as Atlantic storm crosses UK 14 June 2012
Further thundery showers for parts of England and Wales 12 June 2012
More wet weather in store 11 June 2012
Stormy end to the week 6 June 2012
Met Office director recognised with top award 1 June 2012
Jubilee weekend weather 31 May 2012
Cutting edge research aids better understanding of hurricane risk 30 May 2012
Met Office ranked as top ten social brand 29 May 2012
Sun continues to shine as Olympic Torch makes its way to Wales 24 May 2012
Met Office predicts quieter tropical storm season 24 May 2012
Weather solutions on display at All Energy 2012 22 May 2012
A warm and settled week of weather to come 21 May 2012
Running supercomputers on sunshine 18 May 2012
Torch Relay likely to start under cloudy skies 17 May 2012
Chilly but drier for most over the Bank Holiday 3 May 2012
April already wettest in a century 30 April 2012
April to end on a stormy note 26 April 2012
Met Office hosts NASA International Space Apps Challenge 23 April 2012
Sunshine and showers for the London Marathon 19 April 2012
Met Office expertise on display at international wind energy conferences 16 April 2012
VisualEyes™ gives clear view of weather conditions for wind farm sites 12 April 2012
Industrial pollution linked to 'natural' disasters 5 April 2012
A short wintry snap on the way 2 April 2012
Help at hand for hay fever sufferers 28 March 2012
Met Office shares wind modelling enhancements 27 March 2012
A new perspective of hurricane landfall 22 March 2012
Updates to HadCRUT global temperature dataset 19 March 2012
Offshore weather observing training 15 March 2012
Scott's Antarctic expedition - tragedy and legacy 13 March 2012
NASA International Space Apps Challenge 12 March 2012
Weather intelligence for the water industry 8 March 2012
Changes to the Met Office website 6 March 2012
Met Office hosts weather training workshop 5 March 2012
Met Office partners Endurance Wind Power 29 February 2012
Met Office joins the ISIC 20 February 2012
Mild weather to follow brief cold snap 16 February 2012
Airport-Collaborative Decision Making 14 February 2012
Met Office supports Mountain Information in Snowdonia 13 February 2012
Snow follows ice across parts of England and Wales 9 February 2012
Ice and snow on the way 8 February 2012
Android and iPhone apps exceed 1 million downloads 7 February 2012
Improving forecast accuracy with the latest science 6 February 2012
Warnings issued as snow turns to ice 5 February 2012
Snow likely to bring disruption this weekend 3 February 2012
Wintry weekend in store 2 February 2012
Cold Weather Alert service in action 31 January 2012
ScottishPower operations benefit from VisualEyes™ 30 January 2012
Colder weather for next week 27 January 2012
Atlantic storms bring a windy 2011 27 January 2012
Met Office launches Android app 24 January 2012
Decline in solar output unlikely to offset global warming 23 January 2012
Dr Richard Graham awarded OBE 1 January 2012
Met Office 2012 annual global temperature forecast 4 January 2012