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Climate Datasets

Some interesting and important Datasets

  • 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.

UK’s National Climate Information Centre

Information from the UK’s National Climate Information Centre (NCIC), also hosted by the Met Office