Liam Dutton on Weather

Channel 4 News’ Weather presenter Liam Dutton blogs on the highs and lows of the weather.

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September 1, 2014 No Comments

September weather: what would we normally expect?

As the curtain falls on the disappointing show that was August, today marks the beginning of meteorological autumn - classed as the months of September, October and November.

August was the rogue month of summer, going against the grain of the warmth and sunshine that June and July delivered.

It was provisionally the coolest August the UK has seen for 23 years, with mean temperatures (an average of day and night temperatures) 1.1C below normal. (more…)

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August 29, 2014 1 Comment

Summer 2014 weather: a great start but August falters

As August draws to a close, so does meteorological summer (June, July and August), which means that provisional statistics are now available for how summer shaped up this year.

August 28, 2014 1 Comment

Earth from space: August 2014

During August, there have been some particularly good images of our planet taken by Nasa satellites from space.

August 27, 2014 No Comments

Hints of summer bouncing back next week

Following a wet and cool bank holiday Monday, my meteorological charts are showing hints that summer will bounce back next week.

August 22, 2014 2 Comments

Why is the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season so quiet?

As the statistical peak of the Atlantic hurricane season approaches in the coming weeks, the notable lack of storm activity in the Atlantic ocean continues.

August 21, 2014 1 Comment

Bank holiday weather: rain or shine?

The final bank holiday of the year is approaching and it’s likely to be a busy one with many schools still in the midst of the summer holidays. But what will the weather deliver us?

August 18, 2014 No Comments

Chilly nights to give a hint of autumn this week

Following a summer that has been dominated by sunshine and warmth, this week will see the arrival of cooler air and some unseasonably chilly nights for August.

August 15, 2014 No Comments

August so far: wet, wet, wet…

Today, the Met Office released some provisional figures showing that the UK has had almost all of its average August rainfall in the first 13 days of the month.

August 14, 2014 No Comments

Cool and unsettled for the rest of August

Following a good summer so far, the weather looks to have turned a corner, with something a lot more changeable from this point onwards.

August 13, 2014 No Comments

Clouds, thunderstorms, sunsets and rainbows: your pictures

From menacing storm clouds to colourful sunsets, the weather really has put on a fantastic display in recent days, so I thought I’d pull together a selection of images for you to see.

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