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UK last month
The weather during much of June was mostly quiet and uneventful, though with a warm spell in mid-month which peaked on the 17th giving the warmest day of the year so far. It was showery at times, especially just after the warm spell and again in the closing days of the month.
The provisional UK mean temperature was 13.9 °C, which is 0.6 °C above the long-term average. Temperatures were highest relative to average in northern and eastern areas, particularly for maxima. Rainfall was slightly above average in some western areas, but towards the east it was a drier than average month, with 76% of average rainfall for the UK overall. Northern Ireland had a dull month, but most other areas were sunnier than average, giving a UK figure of 114% of average.
The UK monthly extremes were as follows: A maximum temperature of 32.7 °C was recorded at Heathrow (Greater London) and Santon Downham (Suffolk) on the 17th. A minimum temperature of -1.5 °C was recorded at Altnaharra (Sutherland) on the 2nd. In the 24 hours ending at 0900 UTC on the 4th, 94.2 mm of rain fell at Criccieth (Gwynedd). A wind gust of 51 knots (59 mph) was recorded at Capel Curig (Gwynedd) on the 10th.
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