Are summers becoming wetter?

An opportunity to discuss climatic change. Particularly welcome might be contributions from members who have long term records and can offer data for their specific location, whilst qualifying these with respect to changes to their site and local environment.
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Len Wood
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Are summers becoming wetter?

Post by Len Wood » Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:46 pm

Looking at the last 17 years for Wembury, one would be inclined to think summers were becoming wetter.

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Wembury, SW Devon coast

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Martin Rowley
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Re: Are summers becoming wetter?

Post by Martin Rowley » Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:33 pm

That seems to tie in with this graphic on the Met Office site .... England only .... also (not shown) it is reflected in the EWP series since at least 1970:
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West Moors, East Dorset
Lat: 50deg 49.25'N, Long: 01deg 53.05'W
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