Environment Secretary Owen Paterson will host a summit for farming representatives, charities and banks to discuss the effects of last year's bad weather on the industry.
Following the second wettest year since records began, farmers have warned that heavy rainfall could affect the price of food.
Long-term averages of 30-year periods show an increase in annual rainfall of about 5% from 1961-1990 to 1981-2010:
- 1961-1990: 1100.6mm
- 1971-2000: 1126.1mm
- 1981-2010: 1154.0mm
Source: Met Office
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