Exploring the Serene Beauty of England’s River Wear

picture of River Wear and Durham Cathedral from Prebends Bridge

Exploring the Serene Beauty of England’s River Wear Nestled within the picturesque landscapes of Northeast England, between the Tyne to the North and the Tees to the South, the River Wear winds its way through stunning valleys, historic cities, and charming countryside. With its rich heritage, diverse wildlife, and tranquil ambiance, the River Wear has … Read more

About our Visitors to Durham Weather

Durham Cathedral Sunset

What do people search for at Durham Weather? Here at Durham Weather, we are always interested in what others are searching for when they find us. The weather is of course very seasonal, and the popularity of certain subjects obviously changes with those seasons, especially in winter, when extreme weather captures people’s attention. In the … Read more

What are the most important things to consider when buying a weather station for the home?

How to choose a Weather Station When buying a weather station for the home, there are several important things to consider: Accuracy: The most important feature of any weather station is accuracy. Look for a weather station that provides accurate readings of temperature, humidity, wind speed, and rainfall. Accuracy is the most important feature of … Read more

How I Started Durham Weather

Keep up to date with Durham Weather

Weather and weather forecasting is now big business. Since 1976, i’ve continued to measure local weather, although several house moves around the North East (Ferryhill, Kirk Merrington, Langley Park) and a trip to college in Newcastle had made the weather measurements a little sporadic in the 90’s. However, they are more stable as I’m a … Read more

Tonga volcanic eruption detected in Durham!

Tongan volcanic eruption shockwave in Durham Weather data

On 15th January a sub-marine volcano, Hunga Tonga–Hunga Haʻapai, just off the coast of Tonga, exploded with incredible force. The blast wave was visible from space and caused tsunami waves all around the perimeter of the Pacific Ocean. The eruption was some 10,000 miles away from the UK, on the other side of the World. … Read more

New website url for Durham Weather Station

From 20th of April 2021 this website has a new url address. https://durhamukweather.com This is because: a) The website has moved host, and b) The new host doesn’t handle .co.uk domains All traffic will be automatically forwarded to the new site address from the old one (durhamweather.co.uk). Otherwise, the site and it’s content are identical. … Read more

Weather Lore Calendar – Sense or Nonsense?

Sheep on the Durham Hills in front of a sunset

For centuries, farmers and sailors – people whose livelihoods depend on the weather – relied on ‘lore’ to forecast the weather. They quickly connected changes in nature with rhythms or patterns of the weather. Here is a collection of proverbs relating to months, weeks and days. Some of them make scientific sense, but some of … Read more

Netatmo Weather Station – This is what I use at Durham Weather

The NetAtmo Weather Station Ensemble

NetAtmo Weather Station – My Weather Station of Choice for Durham Weather I’ve been using the stylish NetAtmo Weather Station for about 2 years now so I’ve given it a good test. Within that time, i’ve had a few teething problems, but these are almost inevitable with Weather Stations and the more different types you use, the … Read more