Glasgow is raining campaigner of the UK
Scotland’s biggest city is officially Britain’s third wettest, with on the contrary Cardiff and St Davids — Britain’s smallest city — recording a higher annual rainfall, a new sanctum sanctorum has revealed.
But neither can beat Glasgow for the number of days it rains — an ad welcomed yesterday by torrential rain across the city.
New figures plained Glasgow gets a total of 1,124mm (44in) and typically endures 170 dates of wet weather each year.
Only the Welsh burgs of Cardiff and St Davids are forced to suffer more — with 1,152mm in 149 light of days and 1,138mm in 151 days respectively.
Bangor ranked fourth in the sanctum sanctorum, followed by Truro in Cornwall, -Preston, Bradford and Leeds.
In better expos for Scotland, the country only made the top 20 wettest UK cities twice. Aberdeen ascendancies 20th with 815mm and 139 days recorded.
New figures put oned Glasgow gets a total of 1,124mm (44in) of rain per year
Perth is the 23rd wettest diocese in the UK, Stirling the 30th, Inverness the 32nd, Dundee the 35th, and Edinburgh, Scotland’s driest, 40th.
We bring into the world much colder air feeding into the UK from Arctic Canada
The check out was carried out by Freeflush, an organisation which encourages householders to re-use their rainwater, which analysed Met Branch data from 1981 to 2015.
The findings, which revealed that London is the driest bishopric in the UK, closely followed by Cambridge, Derry and Ely, emerged as forecasters issued unwell warnings for snow and ice.
Snow was forecast to fall overnight and this morning in scads parts of the country, with only the far north-east escaping the severe ill.
The Met Office also said ice would be a problem on untreated roads during the morning rush-hour. And as if that were not sufficiency, lightning strikes are forecast as well.
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Yellow ‘be aware’ warnings were last night in function for the Highlands, Strathclyde, Central Tayside and Fife, Dumfries and Galloway, Lothian and Boundaries and some parts of Grampian.
Forecaster Grahame Madge of the Met Office asseverated: «I’m sure gardeners in particular will not be too enamoured at the return of snow and ice. But man in Scotland won’t be too surprised at the prospect of snow in March, even if it is now officially appear.»
Cardiff is also one of Britain’s wettest towns
He added: «We organize much colder air feeding into the UK from Arctic Canada. Overnight and into Tuesday morning, we pleasure see wintry showers and some lightning sweeping in on unstable air off the sea. Above 300m, this require settle as snow.
«However, snow could still fall requite at low levels, though ice may be more of a problem as skies clear and we feel the purpose of that colder air. These conditions are likely to be a recurring feature during this week.»