1925

June 1925 was the driest month this century, and set a sunshine record.


January. There were gales on the 1st and 2nd. Very mild, mostly unsettled, and frequently windy. There were some short spells of dry but foggy weather. A pressure of 1044 mbar was recorded at Aberdeen on the 19th.

February.

March. March was the coldest month of the winter.

April. An unsettled month. There were 15 cm of snow lying at Edinburgh on the 1st.

May. Hot spell midmonth. 27.8C recorded in London on the 16th.

June. Very dry and sunny. June 1925 was the driest month this century (4.3 mm), and the second driest month ever (after February 1891). Some places in the SW received no measurable rain at all. It was particularly sunny in Cornwall; Falmouth recorded 375 hours, and Pendennis Castle, near Falmouth, recorded 381.6 hours. This is the highest monthly sunshine record for this century. However, winds were often from the north, so in spite of a warm spell midmonth, temperatures overall were close to average.

July. A severe thunderstorm in the London area on the 22nsd with damaging hail.

August. Unsettled and dull, dry except in the south.

September. Cool.

October. The month began settled, but became colder in the second week, with some notable (for the time of year) frosts: -4C at Andover and -8C at West Linton on the 15th. This year there was a slight snowfall in Norfolk..

November Cold (3.6C CET) but sunny. Smog in Glasow. The month started mild and unsettled, but then turned much colder with cold northerlies. There was 15 cm lying snow in parts of the east from the 28-30th.

December. Cold up to Christmas but with a mild second week. -17C at Braemar early on the 20th.