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The Met Office National Climate Information Centre (NCIC) regularly publishes papers on methods used for data analysis and previous noteworthy weather events.

This page lists publications by the National Climate Information Centre, or where a significant contribution to article content has been made.

The list is in chronological order (most recent at the top)

Burt S and Kendon M. 2016. December 2015 – an exceptionally mild month in the United Kingdom. Weather, 71: 314–320. doi:10.1002/wea.2800

McCarthy M, Spillane S, Walsh S. and Kendon M. 2016. The meteorology of the exceptional winter of 2015/2016 across the UK and Ireland. Weather, 71: 305–313. doi:10.1002/wea.2823

Burt S, McCarthy M, Kendon M and Hannaford J. 2016. Cumbrian floods, 5/6 December 2015. Weather, 71: 36-37 doi: 10.1002/wea.2704

Kendon M, 2015. Editorial: The UK storms of winter 2013/2014. Weather, 70: 39-40 doi: 10.1002/wea.2474

Kendon M, and McCarthy M. 2015. The UK's wet and stormy winter of 2013/2014. Weather, 70: 40-47 doi: 10.1002/wea.2465

Kendon M, Eyre J, and Penman J. 2015. Absence of cold spells during the UK's stormy winter of 2013/2014. Weather, 70: 51-52 doi: 10.1002/wea.2348

Kendon M. 2014. Has there been a recent increase in UK weather records?. Weather, 69: 327-332 doi: 10.1002/wea.2439

Folland C K, Hannaford J, Bloomfield J P, Kendon M, Svensson C, Marchant B P, Prior J, and Wallace E, 2014. Multi-annual droughts in the English Lowlands: a review of their characteristics and climate drivers in the winter half year, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., 11, 12933-12985 doi:10.5194/hessd-11-12933-2014, 2014.

Legg T P. 2014. Comparison of daily sunshine duration recorded by Campbell-Stokes and Kipp and Zonen sensors. Weather 69: 264-267 doi: 10.1002/wea.2288

Huntingford et al. (23 others) 2014. Potential influences in the United Kingdom's floods of winter 2013-14. Nature Climate Change 4: 769-777 doi:10.1038/nclimate2314

Legg T P. 2014. Uncertainties in gridded area-average monthly temperature, precipitation and sunshine for the United Kingdom. Int. J. Climatol. doi: 10.1002/joc.4062

Clark M R, Lee D S and Legg T P. 2014. A comparison of screen temperature as measured by two Met Office observing systems. Int. J. Climatol., 34: 2269-2277 doi: 10.1002/joc.3836

Prior J. and Perry MC. 2014. Analyses of trends in air temperature in the United Kingdom using gridded data series from 1910 to 2011. Int. J. Climatol. doi: 10.1002/joc.3944

Kendon M, Hollis D. 2014. How are UK rainfall-anomaly statistics calculated and does it matter?. Weather, 69: 37-39 doi: 10.1002/wea.2249

Marsh T, Parry S, Kendon M, Hannaford J. 2013. The 2010-12 drought and subsequent extensive flooding - a remarkable hydrological transformation. Centre for Ecology and Hydrology National Hydrological Monitoring Programme - occasional reports 

Parry S, Marsh T, Kendon M. 2013. 2012: from drought to floods in England and Wales. Weather, 68: 268-274 doi: 10.1002/wea.2152

Kendon M, Marsh T, Parry S. 2013. The 2010-2012 drought in England and Wales. Weather, 68: 88-95 doi: 10.1002/wea.2101

Kendon, M. 2012. When was the warmest day of 2011? Weather 67: 44-45 doi: 10.1002/wea.1889

Prior J, Kendon M. 2011. The disruptive snowfalls and very low temperatures of late 2010. Weather, 66: 315-320 doi: 10.1002/wea.874

Kendon M, Prior J. 2011. Two remarkable British summers - 'perfect' 1911 and 'calamitous' 1912. Weather, 66: 179-184 doi: 10.1002/wea.818

Prior J, Kendon M. 2011. The UK winter of 2009/2010 compared with severe winters of the last 100 years. Weather, 66: 4-10 doi: 10.1002/wea.735

Prior J and Beswick M. 2008. The exceptional rainfall of 20 July 2007. Weather, 63: 261-267. doi: 10.1002/wea.308

Hanna E, Mayes J, Beswick M, Prior J and Wood L. 2008. An analysis of the extreme rainfall in Yorkshire, June 2007, and its rarity. Weather, 63: 253-260. doi: 10.1002/wea.319

Prior, J. and Beswick, M. 2007. The record-breaking heat and sunshine of July 2006. Weather, 62: 174-182. doi: 10.1002/wea.101

Perry, M. and Hollis, D. 2005. The generation of monthly gridded datasets for a range of climatic variables over the UK. Int. J. Climatol., 25: 1041-1054. doi: 10.1002/joc.1161

Perry, M. and Hollis, D. 2005. The development of a new set of long-term climate averages for the UK. Int. J. Climatol., 25: 1023-1039 doi: 10.1002/joc.1160

Allott, T. P., Hand, W. H. and Lee, M. J. 2002. High-resolution observations of the Bracknell Storm, 7 May 2000. Weather, 57: 73-77. doi: 10.1002/wea.6080570207

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