2015 confirmed as the warmest, wettest December on record

This week brought confirmation from the Met Office that December 2015 was the warmest and wettest on record for the UK, with the temperature for England a balmy 5˚C warmer than the long-term average. The UK is not alone in experiencing unseasonal weather, Arctic temperatures rose above freezing, around 30˚C warmer than usual for the time of year.