Torrential rain, meteor showers and an epic supermoon: London’s year in weather

December 23, 2016 - Supermoon

If there’s one thing we learn from vital in London it’s not to trust a weatherman. And it’s not only astonishing downpours we need to be heedful of – 2016 saw some severely weird continue bluster a city, from floods to sinister sounding blood rain. There was also an epic supermoon to make adult for it. Let’s summation a year in weather.

January got off to a formally snowy start, though while a rest of London looked out during their window and thought ‘sod it, there’s not adequate to build a snowman’ and went behind to bed, John Edwards was adult early drifting a worker over Crystal Palace Park, where a trace of sleet lonesome a park’s proprietor dinosaurs, creation south London demeanour really ‘Ice Age 2’. 

The object attempted a damn hardest to mangle a cloud cover from Feb onwards though Spring remained a churned affair. Things got sparkling as we changed into summer, when news of meteor showers were a acquire daze from a torrential sleet that was disrupting ride lines and submerging whole streets. 

A print posted by Katie Childs (@katie4890) on Jun 23, 2016 during 11:30am PDT


A print posted by Mendy (@angrybaker) on Jun 29, 2016 during 4:39am PDT

If those meaningful Jun clouds weren’t adequate to give us a shivers, we afterwards had to contend with a eerie-sounding blood rain, that never indeed reached London, though sounded flattering cool, if a tad apocalyptic. 


A print posted by bloger almaty (@blogeralmaty) on Jul 5, 2016 during 8:09am PDT

August had many Londoners environment adult stay in expectation of a Perseid meteor shower, that presumably saw around 200 meteors an hour zooming by a sky. Though you’d be tough pulpy to see some-more than dual in this print by one courageous stargazer. 


London finally surpassed itself in Oct with an Autumnal makeover that saw a crispiest of yellow, orange and red leaves lighten adult a trees, streets and parks. Instagram was amatory it.

A print posted by L Y D we A (@catching_the_sunrise) on Oct 24, 2016 during 6:25am PDT


A print posted by Sarah Shin (@sarah_shin_) on Oct 23, 2016 during 6:26am PDT

Though a technicolour makeover didn’t final prolonged as doom and dejection descended only a few days after pleasantness of a thickest and spookiest fog. Though it did coincide with Halloween, so during slightest it was timely.

A print posted by Ksenia Zizina | UK (@ksenia_zizina) on Oct 31, 2016 during 1:54am PDT



A print posted by James Gibson (@jamesgibsonphotography) on Oct 30, 2016 during 2:41am PDT

Remember 2015’s intolerable forgive for a supermoon? Well 2016 some-more than done adult for it in Nov with a flattering fantastic follow up. Some people prisoner some implausible snaps of it in all a glory, while other wannabe photographers done it demeanour a small reduction than err, super with their attempts…



#supermoonuk #supermoonlondon #nofilter #ariessupermoon

A print posted by @lisamarie12roses on Oct 16, 2016 during 1:04pm PDT

…Don’t give adult a day pursuit only yet!

Going into Dec and temperatures plummeted – bad for a defence systems though good for your Instagram game, as valid by these overwhelming glacial snaps…

A print posted by My new loves 🐩🐩❤ 👬 (@grochalondon) on Nov 30, 2016 during 4:32am PST


A print posted by Dave Wilson (@wilse82) on Nov 30, 2016 during 4:29am PST

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