UK Hydrological Summary for January 2015 Published

January exhibited a wide range of wintry weather, albeit separated into two distinct periods. The month began with intense stormy conditions driven by a vigorous jet stream, which brought strong winds and heavy rainfall particularly to western parts of the UK.The range of river flows exhibited in January largely followed the distribution of rainfall, with above normal flows in northern and western areas of the UK, and below normal flows characterising some eastern areas of both England and Scotland. Further details can be found here.