Emsworth's weather

 

Generally Emsworth tends to be warmer and drier than the average figures for England and Wales with
fewer snow days and a lower frequency of frosts.

Climatic Statistics

Comparative Statistics South East Region/Emsworth

Month

Regional temperature mean (deg C)

Emsworth temperature mean (deg C)

Regional rainfall mean (mm)

Emsworth rainfall mean (mm)

Jan

4.2

6.06

79

72.4

Feb

4.25

7.07

56.4

45.35

Mar

6.25

9.52

60.4

60.75

Apr

8

11.29

53.9

51.2

May

11.25

15.92

53.5

38.4

Jun

14.05

18.86

59.5

34.4

Jul

16.5

19.77

48.8

48.4

Aug

16.4

20.64

60.6

55

Sep

13.85

17.05

69.1

55.75

Oct

10.5

12.56

78.3

108.6

Nov

6.9

9.20

77.4

91.65

Dec

5.05

6.38

84.7

79.2

Year

9.75

13.1

781.5

614.3

 

Significant Local Metrological Events  
Exceptional Cold Winters

The sea in parts of Chichester froze in the winters of 1885, 1905 and 1963
 
The Great Storm of October 1987

 With sustained winds of over 100mph this storm wrecked havoc all along the South Coast. In Chichester Harbour 250 vessels were either sunk or swept ashore. The predicted tide was 3.4m and the actual tide 5.1m. Evensubstantial vessels sank on their moorings. 

More photos HERE

Floods in Emsworth

When the town is affected by an intense low pressure system which occurs at the same time as spring high water parts of the town can and the fields along the shore to the west are flooded.

In recent years floods have occured in March 2008 November 2010,

More photos HERE

Snow Events

Emsworth is fourtunate to have very few "snow days" but ocassionally the town comes to an almost complete stop because of short lived periods of heavey snow.

More photos HERE

 

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