The first day after the clocks returned to GMT was glorious early on, with bright cold conditions. Another walk by the riverbank shows the autumnal colours.
July 2nd 2018. The height of the summer. This view shows Old Durham Gardens, just to the East of Durham City. We were in the middle of a long dry spell, where no rain fell at all for about 3 weeks. (21st June – 15th July). The dry spell broke with thunderstorms and heavy … Read moreThe height of summer, July 2018
Durham Weather went on the road in March 2017 for a trip to Iceland. The highlight of the trip was the Golden Circle drive up to Gullfoss waterfall. Not surprisingly, it was incredibly cold! We also visited Geysir where hot springs and bubbling mud pools are regularly interrupted by the erupting Guysers. Iceland is an … Read moreDurham Weather on the road – Iceland trip 2017
A 90% Partial Solar Eclipse was visible in the North East in March 2015. There was a lot of cloud, but the eclipse could clearly be seen. The peak of the eclipse was around 9:30am. The main noticeable thing was a marked drop in temperature and the birds began to roost, thinking it was dusk. … Read more90% Solar Eclipse – 20th March 2015
A beautiful carpet of leaves at Durham Botanic Garden in October 2008. Another incredible feast of colour was to be seen in the ivy