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Climate Data Sets

  • UK

    Central England Temperature (CET) series

    Central England Temperature is representative of a roughly triangular
    area of the United Kingdom enclosed by Bristol, Lancashire and London.
    The monthly series begins in 1659, and is the longest available instrumental
    record of temperature in the world.

  • rain

    England & Wales
    Precipitation (EWP) series

    The dataset of UK regional precipitation, which incorporates the long
    running England & Wales Precipitation (EWP) series beginning in
    1766, the longest instrumental series of this kind in the world.