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Anorak Weather

The year 2003, though not quite finished, has thrown up some 'fascinating' weather statistics and a year of contrasts has been officially confirmed.

The year 2003, though not quite finished, has thrown up some fascinating weather statistics and a year of contrasts has been officially confirmed.

• 2003 had 25% more rainfall than 2002

• The wettest month was September with 136 litres per square metre. November was next with 96 litres

• March had only 3 litres compared to a normal rainfall of 30 litres

• The summer months were the hottest on record with June, July and August 'basking' in temperatures way above average

• The coldest temperature reached was in February when a near freezing 1.4 degrees was measured.