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What is the difference between rain and showers

Did you know there are different types of rain? Our guide will show you the difference between rain and showers

Photo courtesy of NASA, located at Visible Earth (http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/)

2017: the warmest year on record without the influence of El Niño

Provisional figures for global temperatures confirm that 2017 was the warmest year on record without an El Niño influence.

Tiree Heavy rain 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Heavy rain 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Light rain 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Heavy rain 50.822 -0.136
Dover Overcast 51.126 1.318
Exeter Heavy rain 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Heavy shower day 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Heavy shower day 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Heavy shower day 51.556 -1.778
York Light rain 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Light rain 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light shower day 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Light shower day 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Cloudy 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Heavy shower day 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Heavy rain 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Hail shower day 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Heavy shower day 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Cloudy 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Heavy rain 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Heavy rain 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Sunny intervals 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Sunny intervals 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Heavy rain 60.154 -1.143
London Light rain 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Cloudy 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Light rain 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Overcast 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Heavy rain 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Heavy shower day 58.439 -3.092
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