Written Answers to Questions

Monday 10 July 2006

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Average Temperatures

Lynne Featherstone: To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what the average temperature in London has been in each month of the past 10 years. [82821]

Ian Pearson: The following table contains temperature data for London for each month of the past 10 years, collected from the Meteorological Office’s London site located in Holborn, on the Clerkenwell road.

The three columns cover the average maximum temperatures recorded on each day in the month, the average of the minimum temperatures recorded on each day in the month, and the overall mean (that is, for the 24-hour period, averaged over all days in the month).


10 July 2006 : Column 1394W

10 July 2006 : Column 1395W
Average maximum (° C) Average minimum (° C) Mean (° C)

1996

January

7.63

4.06

5.77

February

6.84

1.51

4.19

March

8.65

3.41

6.03

April

14.07

7.02

10.54

May

14.36

7.24

10.80

June

21.69

12.88

17.29

July

22.76

14.48

18.62

August

21.89

14.75

18.32

September

18.24

12.06

15.15

October

16.15

10.62

13.38

November

10.52

4.91

7.72

December

6.82

2.87

4.84

1997

January

6.01

1.62

3.81

February

10.64

5.41

8.03

March

13.76

6.99

10.41

April

15.04

6.80

10.92

May

18.57

9.74

14.16

June

19.73

12.62

16.18

July

23.27

15.03

19.15

August

25.98

17.77

21.87

September

20.58

13.11

16.84

October

15.77

9.08

12.43

November

12.77

8.05

10.41

December

9.66

5.34

7.50

1998

January

9.37

4.88

7.12

February

11.88

5.92

8.90

March

12.45

6.97

9.71

April

12.94

6.85

9.89

May

19.68

10.76

15.22

June

20.02

12.87

16.45

July

21.28

13.90

17.59

August

23.26

14.28

18.77

September

20.20

13.51

16.85

October

14.52

9.67

12.10

November

10.00

5.12

7.56

December

9.98

5.13

7.55

1999

January

9.93

5.27

7.60

February

9.04

4.16

6.60

March

12.56

6.50

9.53

April

15.22

7.95

11.59

May

19.40

11.41

15.40

June

20.37

12.52

16.45

July

24.94

15.47

20.20

August

22.76

15.27

19.01

September

21.69

14.77

18.23

October

15.92

9.65

12.78

November

11.43

7.09

9.26

December

9.01

4.11

6.56

2000

January

8.93

4.47

6.70

February

10.73

5.40

8.07

March

12.20

6.33

9.27

April

13.50

6.77

10.13

May

18.27

10.37

14.32

June

21.52

14.00

17.76

July

21.02

13.83

17.43

August

23.46

15.45

19.46

September

20.47

13.85

17.16

October

14.92

9.70

12.31

November

11.47

6.50

9.01

December

9.40

6.06

7.73

2001

January

7.69

3.36

5.53

February

9.42

3.89

6.66

March

9.84

4.78

7.31

April

13.04

6.63

9.83

May

19.09

9.99

14.54

June

20.80

12.77

16.79

July

24.14

15.91

20.02

August

23.62

15.68

19.65

September

18.03

11.95

14.99

October

18.04

12.63

15.33

November

11.46

6.33

8.89

December

7.75

3.08

5.41

2002

January

10.13

5.19

7.66

February

11.53

5.99

8.76

March

12.81

6.64

9.72

April

15.85

7.50

11.67

May

17.68

10.33

14.01

June

20.62

12.87

16.74

July

22.36

14.61

18.49

August

23.51

15.85

19.68

September

20.05

12.68

16.36

October

15.11

9.54

12.32

November

12.84

8.60

10.72

December

9.34

6.00

7.67

2003

January

8.26

3.96

6.11

February

8.97

3.25

6.11

March

13.96

5.95

9.95

April

15.70

7.56

11.63

May

18.55

10.62

14.58

June

23.47

14.81

19.14

July

23.92

15.97

19.95

August

26.13

16.89

21.51

September

21.71

12.62

17.17

October

14.21

7.87

11.04

November

12.78

8.26

10.52

December

9.32

4.94

7.13

2004

January

9.15

4.53

6.84

February

8.96

4.91

6.93

March

11.10

5.32

8.21

April

15.39

8.16

11.78

May

18.27

10.88

14.58

June

22.09

14.12

18.11

July

23.09

14.62

18.85

August

24.17

16.20

20.19

September

20.94

13.56

17.25

October

15.45

10.34

12.90

November

11.52

7.38

9.45

December

9.47

4.88

7.18

2005

January

9.85

5.31

7.58

February

7.68

3.52

5.60

March

11.79

5.73

8.76

April

15.15

7.81

11.48

May

17.71

9.96

13.84

June

22.74

14.02

18.38

July

22.90

14.99

18.95

August

23.05

14.29

18.67

September

21.40

13.99

17.69

October

17.80

12.34

15.07

November

10.84

5.33

8.09

December

8.55

3.98

6.26

2006

January

7.80

4.27

6.03

February

7.35

3.09

5.22

March

9.45

3.84

6.64

April

13.94

7.40

10.67

May

18.40

10.95

14.68

June

23.71

14.27

18.99

Note: The values for April to June 2006 are provisional until the quality control of these data is completed.

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