The previous driest
September on record for Britain was 1959 with 23.
The record for Wales driest
summer was set in 1959 with 11.
And Huddersfield has also had one of its driest
Septembers, with only a quarter of the normal monthly rainfall.
September ever recorded was in 1959 when just 23.
Tyree Wilde, the warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Portland, said Salem, McMinnville and Hillsboro also are on track for the driest
first quarter on record.
Mohammad Salam Al Shamsi, an Emirati farmer, said this has to be one of the driest
Furthermore, from October 2010 to May this year was the driest
period in Wales for 35 years.
Summary: The driest
spring on record has led to a state of drought being declared in some parts of the country.
The government said Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, parts of Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire, and western Norfolk were suffering from drought, after England experienced the driest
spring on record.
PARTS of the UK are now officially suffering from drought after one of the warmest and driest
springs for more than 100 years.
RIVER levels have dropped to very low levels after the two warmest, driest
months in recent years, said environment bosses last night.
Above average temperatures, drought in southern Europe Heavy snow and sub-zero temperatures disrupted road, rail and air transport in many parts of northern Europe on Wednesday while the Mediterranean island of Cyprus suffered in the heat after its driest
November in more than a century.