- March 2013 was the coldest on record since 1962
- The average average temperature in March was 2.2C - 3.3 degrees below the average temperature for that time of year.
- A reading of -11.2C was taken in Braemar, Aberdeenshire, on April 2, making it the coldest night since 1917.
Leading scientists and meteorologists have gathered at a Met Office summit to discuss the UK's unusual weather patterns in recent years.
Has summer finally arrived? It’ll feel like it this week as warm air is drawn up from the near continent. Airflow is bringing warmer air.
Don't expect any hard conclusions from today's brainstorming session. But there could be a significant shift in thinking over climate change