UK storm season 2015/16

A summary of all the named storms from the 2015/16 storm season in the UK.

September 2015 saw the launch of a collaboration between the Met Office and Met √Čireann to name wind storms forecast to impact the UK and the Republic or Ireland.

The first named storm was Storm Abigail which moved across the UK on the 12 -13 November.  11 storms were named in total over the 15/16 season and you can find summaries of the storms in the links below.

A-Z of named UK storm names 2015/16

Name

Date named

Date of impact on UK and/or Ireland

Storm Abigail

10 November 2015

12- 13 November 2015

Storm Barney

16 November 2015

17 - 18 November 2015

Storm Clodagh

28 November 2015

29 November 2015

Storm Desmond

4 December 2015

5 - 6 December 2015

Storm Eva 22 December 2015 24 December 2015
Strom Frank 28 December 2015 29 - 30 December 2015
Storm Gertrude 28 January 2016 29 January  2016
Storm Henry 30 January 2016 1 - 2 February 2016
Storm Imogen 7 February 2016 8 February 2016
Storm Jake 1 March 2016 2 March 2016
Storm Katie 25 March 2016 27 - 28 March 2016

 

Unused storm names 2015/16

Name

Storm Lawrence

Storm Mary

Storm Nigel
Storm Orla
Storm Phil
Storm Rhonda
Storm Steve
Storm Tegan
Storm Vernon
Storm Wendy