Past week’s Weather
UK: Rainy and overcast on Monday but high pressure built on Tuesday to give crisp, fair weather with misty mornings for the rest of the week.
Falklands: A mixed bag of nuts at MPA with a grey start to the week then sunshine and showers midweek. Towards the end of the week and into the weekend it was cloudy, damp and foggy. Sunshine returned on Sunday.
Ascension: A rather sunny week, feeling warm but with a cooling breeze. Isolated overnight showers at the start of the week.
St. Helena: Good fair weather, mostly cloudy but dry with the odd sunny period in the afternoons and a few overnight showers.
This week the Met Office and the
Locally it was a record breaking year on Ascension too with the average temperatures for February, March, April, May and June all the warmest we have seen in the last 26 years. We had our hottest ever day at the Airhead last year on 25th March with 32.5 oC. Our mean temperature for 2010 was 26.44 C, also a new high.
Compiled by Sir Russ Tratus
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Met Office Ascension Island base