Very striking indeed.
By Paul Homewood
Readers of this blog will be well aware that by far the wettest 3-month period on record in the UK was not this winter, as the Met Office would like you to believe, but November 1929 to January 1930.
During those three months. a total of 554mm fell across the UK, compared with 531mm this winter. (October 1929 was also very wet – the October to December total that year was 553mm).
As I also pointed out previously, the wet winter of 1929 followed a remarkably dry first nine months of the year.
I have across this paper by Lily Winchester of the University of Liverpool, written in 1930, entitled “The Abnormal Weather of 1929”, which shows what a remarkable year it was.
After describing the cold start to the year and hot, dry spring and summer, she moves onto wet end to the…
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