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2007 Yearly Summary

2007 was the 4th warmest year at Durham since records began in 1850 (9.83°C), equalling the 1949 and value and only exceeded by 2003 (9.88°C), 2006 (9.94°C) and 2004 (9.96°C). The 12-month running mean was above 10°C from January until September; the ‘year’ from June 2006 to May 2007 was the warmest on record at 10.77°C. The mean maximum for the year (13.6°C) was the 8th highest (since 1900) while the mean minimum (6.1°C) was 4th equal highest. Remarkably, the mean air temperature did not fall below the 1961-1990 average in any month (Using the 1971-200 averages, July, August and December were below average). Rainfall, hours of bright sunshine and wind speed were all just below average for the year as a whole. Seasonally, spring was the warmest on record and winter the 3rd warmest; there was also the 12th wettest summer on record. The Davis index of summer weather showed that Durham experienced its 12th worst summer since 1886.

http://community.dur.ac.uk/durham.weather/weather-data-2006-2010/the-weather-at-durham-in-2007/

Professor Tim Burt
Department of Geography
Durham University

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