Historical weather

Event Date
Heavy rain and severe flooding across parts of central England 20 July 2007
Birmingham tornado 28 July 2005
Boscastle floods 16 August 2004
Highest recorded temperature in the United Kingdom 10 August 2003
The Braer storm 10 January 1993
Towyn floods 26 February 1990
Burns Day storm 25 January 1990
Highest recorded wind speed for the United Kingdom 13 February 1989
October 1987 storm 16 October 1987
Lowest recorded temperature in the United Kingdom 10 January 1982
Penlee lifeboat disaster 19 December 1981
Fastnet storm 14 August 1979
Newmarket tornado 3 January 1978
Severe gales across the United Kingdom 2 January 1976
The Hampstead storm 14 August 1975
Widespread June snowfall 2 June 1975
Great Glasgow storm 15 January 1968
Sheffield gale 16 February 1962
Heavy rainfall across Cornwall and South Wales 8 June 1957
Record 24 hour rainfall 18 July 1955
Eskdalemuir storm 26 June 1953
Coronation Day of Queen Elizabeth 2 2 June 1953
East coast floods 31 January 1953
Harrow and Wealdstone train crash 8 October 1952
Lynmouth floods 15 August 1952
Longest tornado track 21 May 1950
D-Day 6 June 1944
Greatest temperature range 29 August 1936
Bruton floods 28 June 1917
Royal Mail Ship (RMS) Titanic sets out on her maiden voyage 10 April 1912
Derby Day thunderstorm 31 May 1911

 

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