Weather extremes and climate change

This page outlines the latest research on whether we’re experiencing more extreme events in the UK and on a global scale, whether they’re due to climate change and what we can expect in the future.  

Global extreme events

Global extreme events - Heatwaves

Global extreme events - Heavy rainfall

Global extreme events - Drought

Global extreme events - Cold

Global extreme events - Tropical storms

 

UK extreme events

UK extreme events - Heatwaves

UK extreme events - Heavy rainfall and floods

UK extreme events – Drought

UK extreme events - Cold

UK extreme events - Wind storms