June 2022 Weather in Durham – Warm and mainly dry

Red roses in full bloom

Temperature June was a very pleasant month in Durham, and very similar in nature to June 2021. The mean temperature was 15.4 degC, which is well above the 1991-2020 mean for June of 13.6. Sixteen days reached the 20 degC mark (last year had 21) and it got to 25 degC on 3 of them. … Read more

June 2021 Weather in Durham – Very Long Dry Spell

Wicker miner statue looks over the wear valley flood plain

June 2021 posted a welcome recovery for the early summer period in Durham after the long cold Spring. The temperature passed the 20 degC mark on 21 days in the month and the real notable thing was the great dryness. There was no measurable rain at Durham from 25th May until 17th June, a spell … Read more

The last 5 Junes Weather in the UK according to Trevor Harley

2016 Wet, dull, and quite warm. The first half was more settled and relatively warm. The night of the 22-23 June saw severe thunderstorms with flooding in the SE, particularly in the London area. Farnborough recorded 45.0 mm overnight. The end of the month was cool and unsettled. The average temperature was brought up by … Read more

June 2020 Weather in Durham – First half cool, Second half very warm

Temperature Overall, June was warmer than average, but there was a very cool wet spell in the first half of the month. The mean max was +1.1 degC above normal and the mean min +2.0 degC above. Between the 3rd and 12th, the maximum temperature was only 16.1 degC (9th) and fell to as low … Read more

June 2019 Weather in Durham – Wet first half, then recovering later

I don’t think I would be being too harsh on Summer 2019 if I said I thought it was slow getting started. After the first half of June, the prospects of summer were looking dire. There had already been over 100mm of rain by the time we’d reached the half way point. There had already … Read more

Noctilucent Cloud Display over Durham June 2019

noctilucent clouds by mike ridley photography

Noctilucent Clouds over Durham City, June 17th/18th 2019 by Mike Ridley Photography Some of you eagle-eyed skywatchers will have noticed a ghostly glow in the sky on the way back from the pub in recent days. Was it real? Was it just an illusion caused by too much Gin? No, what you saw was real … Read more

Flooding at Croxdale near Durham, June 2012

picture of flooding as River Browney bursts it’s banks in Croxdale, June 2012

Flooding at Croxdale, near Durham in the phenomenally wet summer of 2012. The River Browney, a tributary of the Wear, snakes past the hotel and is prone to flooding. Flood prevention here has stopped things getting as bad as previous years. The hotel has been flooded out on many occasions in the past (see photo … Read more