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Second Wettest Year on Record


Figures released by the Met Office show that 2012 was the second wettest year on record.

Below is a list of the 5 wettest years in the UK since records began.  The year started with a drought, but December was the wettest of the year, with 180.3mm of rain being recorded in the UK.

Top 5

  • 1. 2000 - 1,337.3mm
  • 2. 2012 - 1,330.7mm
  • 3. 1954 - 1,309.1mm
  • 4. 2008 - 1,295.0mm
  • 5. 2002 - 1,283.7mm
  • (Source: Met Office)
News Date: 
Friday, January 4, 2013