Impact of 2ºC global temperature rise, and drivers of UK weather

A research team from across Europe has found that a global 2°C rise in average temperature could see much of continental Europe warming by up to 3°C, with the more northerly and western parts of the region less severely affected. The results from the IMPACT2C programme indicate differences across Europe in impacts on rainfall and extremes, as well as average temperature.

Drivers and impacts of UK seasonal weather

The Met Office has produced a briefing note on the role of natural variability and climate change in influencing seasonal weather.