by P. Homewood, Sept 7, 2021 in NotaLotofPeopleKnowThat
The World Meteorological Organisation is clear about defining climate average:
It is disappointing then that the Met Office still continues to use the 1981-2010 period as its base. By doing this, of course, it exaggerates temperature increases in the UK.
If we look at the Central England Temperature mean temperatures, for example, we see that both winter and spring this year were colder than average, whilst summer was only 0.3C warmer: