September 2023 in Durham – Very Warm

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As so often happens, the weather completely changes in September. The first 10 days in September 2023 averaged 18.5 degC. That would be judged as excellent for a summer month. It was also totally dry until a thundery breakdown on 10th. Some spectacular displays of lightning were seen, although Durham missed the worst of the … Read more

September 2022 Weather in Durham – Wetter than normal, slightly warmer

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The Weather at Gilesgate, Durham September 2022 The first days of September 2022 continued in the same vein as the Summer of 2022. The temperature reached 20 degC for the first seven days and for ten of the first thirteen. After that, it cooled slightly, but not markedly so. It still finished as a top … Read more

September 2019 Weather in Durham – Mostly dry, but still wet!

The headline says it all. September 2019 was really dry and quite pleasant for the first three weeks before the rains came back.  Only 8.1mm fell in the first three weeks, as pressure remained high. Remarkable that the total for the month ended up at 81.0mm, making it a ‘wet’ month overall. That just shows … Read more