Met Office – Weather published this video item, entitled “Discover climate data for yourself” – below is their description.
Weather Snap audio only podcast series in which the Met Office takes a weekly look at the science behind the weather and climate headlines.
This week we hear about the new Met Office Climate Dashboard which allows users to examine the latest climate data and statistics for themselves. We also have details of the extreme weather events happening in Europe and Canada, plus the UK outlook for the next few days and weather records for last week.
The Met Office is the United Kingdom’s national weather service. Our website carries the latest UK and global weather forecasts, detailed information on weather types, climate science and UK weather records for previous months, seasons and years.
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The Meteorological Office, abbreviated as the Met Office is the United Kingdom’s national weather service.
It is an executive agency and trading fund of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy led by CEO Penelope Endersby, who took on the role as Chief Executive in December 2018, is the first woman to do so.
The Met Office makes meteorological predictions across all timescales from weather forecasts to climate change.
Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. It extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles), making it the world’s second-largest country by total area.
Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world’s longest bi-national land border. Canada’s capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.
Various Indigenous peoples inhabited what is now Canada for thousands of years before European colonization. The Canada Act 1982, which severed the vestiges of legal dependence on the British Parliament. Canada is a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy in the Westminster tradition, with a monarch and a prime minister who serves as the chair of the Cabinet and head of government.
As a highly developed country, Canada has the seventeenth-highest nominal per-capita income globally as well as the thirteenth-highest ranking in the Human Development Index. Its advanced economy is the tenth-largest in the world, relying chiefly upon its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks.
Climate is the long-term average of weather, typically averaged over a period of 30 years. More rigorously, it is the mean and variability of meteorological variables over a time spanning from months to millions of years.