This one was taken on 14th November 2018. There have been some absolutely classic sunsets in Durham this year, and this was one of the better ones.
As is usual at this time of year, there is much speculation about the winter to come. After the brief episode of snow at the end of October 2018, the usual suspects were predicting a snowy November. As is nearly always the case, the snowy November didn’t happen. Temperatures were mild in the first half … Read moreMonthly report November 2018 – Typical November Weather
Today was the first really seasonal day of the autumn. The wind was a cold north easter, with frequent blustery showers blowing in from the North Sea. Temperatures struggled to get to 7 degrees C on Tuesday 20th, then on Wed 21st we also had frequent hail showers. Precipitation totals were expected to reach nearly … Read moreFirst really cold day of the season
This was a very wet day, but most of the rainfall fell after 8pm on 22nd. We were travelling back home and had to pull the car over in Tudhoe as we couldn’t make out where the road was! Rainfall became absolutely torrential and 49.3mm was recorded in about 3 hours by the rain guage … Read more22nd November 2017 – Cloudburst and deluge
Not exactly weather related, but some nice pictures from the Durham Lumiére Festival from November 2015. As it happens the weather was very good.