Seasons at the allotment: June 2022

It may not have felt like it but the Tyne Tees region saw some of the finer weather June had to offer.

The month's heat came down to a bit of an east/west split, with eastern coasts of England and Scotland seeing higher than usual temperatures.

England and Scotland both saw average maximum temperatures 1°C more than their long-term averages.

JUne 2022 temperatures Credit: Met Office

With June being warmer than normal, 2022 continues a run of months since September 2021 being warmer than average

Sunshine amounts were above average, with an average of 195.8 sunshine hours in the UK, which is 14% more than the long-term average for June.

As with temperature and rainfall, the sunniest conditions were in the east.

June 2022 Sunshine Credit: Met Office

Despite some heavy showers and rainfall later in the month the east again saw a drier than usual month.

It is the latest in a series of dry months this year - only February seeing above average rainfall.

June 2022 Rainfall Credit: Met Office