Why Did The Met Office Forecast A Dry Winter?

  • Date: 25/02/14
  • The Global Warming Policy Foundation

Why did the Met Office actually forecast a dry winter with below average precipitation? To answer this question we need to recall the two very dry winters of 2011 and 2012.

 

This winter, the UK has experienced some of the wettest and stormiest weather ever recorded.

These storms and floods raise the question about whether or not they are linked to climate change.

Climate change activists who claimed that global warming was responsible were soon joined in January by David Cameron.

But the Prime Minister was corrected by a Met Office scientist who said that we were dealing with weather, not climate.

Today, a more pertinent question has arisen: Why did the Met Office actually forecast a dry winter with below average precipitation?

To answer this question we need to recall the two very dry winters of 2011 and 2012.