Hello and welcome to this special blog. Today we discuss the Met Office announcing that the 3rd of October 2020 was the new wettest day on record for the UK.
Extracts from a Met Office blog posted today. A link to the full blog can be found below.
The full blog can be found be found here https://blog.metoffice.gov.uk/
The BBC Weathers Simon King explains more
2020 has seen a number of UK wide Weather records
How wet was it in the Western Isles?
Stornoway Airport Met Office site record 10 mm on the 3rd October. South Uist range was offline.
SEPA rain gauges 3rd October
Creed bridge – 13.4 mm
Laxdale (Harris) – 9mm
Loch Tormsad – 6.2 mm
Mill Croft – 9.2 mm
The heaviest of the rainfall fell away from the Western Isles. With other days recording more rainfall in the last month then on that date.