rain in london

is there specific time periods in the calendar where there is excess rain in London (like Orlando in Octorber)

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mnation1Connect With a Mentor Commented:
"November is regarded as having the worst, (cloudy and wet) although not the coldest, weather."


See also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Climate_of_the_United_Kingdom

nickg5Connect With a Mentor Commented:
According to this source October offers the most rain, by far, than any other month except maybe January. October is twice as wet as February.

London, on a monthly average, receives almost 50 millimetres of rain a year.
The month-wise break-up of average rain received (in millimetres) by the British capital is as follows:
61 millimetres in the month of January,
36mm in February,
50mm in March,
42mm in April,
45mm in May,
46mm in June,
46mm in July,
44mm in August,
43mm in September,
73mm in October,
45mm in November and
59mm in December.

>>>>>>>  October is the wettest month of the year. <<<<<<<<

☠ MASQ ☠Connect With a Mentor Commented:
There are no specific periods over here - rembmer that the UK doesn't have a climate - we just have "weather" :)

It's really difficult statisitically to demonstrate a year-on-year trend - I'm sure I could show you a case of "this month had the most rainfall in the whole year" for every month!

You might find this helpful as a guide to our weather http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_eT40eV7OiI
anushahannaAuthor Commented:
right on- thanks very much!
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