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Across Britain the climate and weather varies from the north, south, east and west.

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Climate of Britain Across Britain the climate and weather varies from the north, south, east and west. In the north the temperature is very cold and wet as compared to the rest of Britain. Evidence for this is in 'Ardtalnaig', which is in the north. It has the highest amount of rainfall annually in Britain (1252 mm). The reason why the north experiences all this rainfall is because above the north of Britain there is the Arctic sea. The air that comes over the north of the Britain, travels over the Arctic Ocean, and so it collects water causing it to rain. Even though 'Ardtalnaig' is the station with the most rainfall, the majority of rainfall occurs in the west of Britain. ...read more.

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An example is Greenwich, which has the highest average July temperature. Also in the south especially the southeast the average temperatures around London in July are about 2 degrees more than other places in England. However, in winter the temperature in the south is similar to that of other stations. It may just be slightly higher. The reason for these weathers is due to the Tropical Continental air masses, which originate from the north of Africa, which is a very hot place. The amount of rainfall in the south isn't the lowest or highest. It's average compared to the rest of Britain. The west of Britain is the wettest as a whole. ...read more.

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The temperature in the west is average for England because you get the cool weather from the Polar Maritime and the slightly warm weather from the Tropical Maritime. The east of England is one of the driest places, especially the southeast. Examples of areas are Southend-on-sea, which is one of the driest places in the whole of England. Also in Clacton the average amount of rainfall is 535mm. The reason for the dry weather is because of the Tropical continental air masses, which come from around Russia and since they have been travelling over a lot of land they bring dry weather. Te temperatures in the east of England are typical. It's cold in the winters and hot in the summers. An example is Lowesoft where it's around 4C in winter but around 18C in summer. Arif Khokhar 10T ...read more.

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