http://estilos.prodigy.msn.com/moda-belleza/citas-originales-y-econ%c3%b3micasBritain is an island country and the surrounding sea gives England a varied climate. We never know what the weather willbe like from one day to the other. It can be sunny one day and rainy the next. As we have such a variable climate changing from day to day, it is difficult to predict the weather. In general we havewarm summers and cool winters. Our summers are cooler than those on the continent, but the winters are milder.
The overall climate in England is called temperate maritime. Thismeans that it is mild with temperatures not much lower than 0ºC in winter and not much higher than 32ºC in summer. It also means that it is damp and is subject to frequent changes.
Warmest and coldestmonths
July and August are normally the warmest month in England.
Around the coasts, February is normally the coldest month, but inland there is little to choose between January and February as thecoldest month.
Best months to travel to England
Probably the best months to travel in England are May, June, September and October. These months generally have the most pleasant temperatures andless rain. July and August are the warmest months, but they are also the wettest. The sunniest parts of the Britain are along the south coast of England.
Rain is fairly well distributedthroughout the year, with late winter/spring (February to March) the driest period and autumn/winter (October to January) the wettest.
The Lake District is England's wettest region, receiving andaverage of 130 inches (330 centimeters) of precipitation each year. The western and northern hills receive about 40 inches (102 centimeters) of rain, while the east coast receives about 20 inches (51centimetres).
Interesting Fact |
Autumn 2000 was the wettest since records began in 1766, with a total of 503 millimetres of rainfall for September, October and November. |
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