Summer 2018 is very likely to end up in the top five warmest summers on record
Aidan McGivern is a meteorologist and weather presenter at the Met Office, based in Exeter. Previously, he worked as a weather forecaster for the RAF and the Offshore Industry and a weather presenter for ITV. He has a degree in Geography from the University of Edinburgh and a degree in Meteorology and Climatology from the University of Birmingham.
The UK has had just 43mm of rainfall in the past six weeks
20/07/2018 11:42 BST
Bank Holiday beach-goers may have found it hard to believe that just two months earlier large parts of the country were blanketed in deep snow
11/05/2018 15:36 BST
Forget everything you were taught in primary school. Raindrops are not tear-shaped.
08/02/2018 12:01 GMT
Nowadays, we have instant access to weather forecasts online and through our mobile apps as well as continuous updates via social media. It's difficult to imagine going to bed in the evening completely unaware of an imminent hurricane-force storm in the English Channel. But would we really do a better job in 2017 compared to 1987?
15/10/2017 13:43 BST
While British summers may still be described as three fine days and a thunderstorm, it's more important than ever that we understand the mechanisms that cause the UK's hottest weather to be followed by its most violent thunderstorms.
01/08/2017 16:26 BST
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