Weather analogues

The index is updated daily and compares today's Northern Hemisphere 500hPa profile with the same date in every year going back to 1948.

A lower index indicates a closer match.

Weather Analogue Index (WAI)

DAYS -30

Place Year Index value
1 2000 272353
2 2007 280628
3 1956 281863
4 2015 284523
5 1991 287781
6 1966 288581
7 1965 289636
8 2001 290235
9 1949 290401
10 1955 293216
11 1964 295862
12 1971 295915
13 1984 296390
14 2002 298099
15 1994 298194
16 1961 301512
17 1986 303128
18 1982 304286
19 1979 304521
20 1976 305531
21 1969 305563
22 1967 306472
23 1975 306660
24 1981 306795
25 1973 306815
26 1983 307043
27 1963 307141
28 2009 307196
29 1962 307392
30 1999 307942
31 1977 308020
32 1996 308700
33 1992 308831
34 2003 308841
35 1989 310727
36 2014 311369
37 1974 312391
38 1978 313051
39 2012 313165
40 1987 313304
41 1998 313398
42 1968 313501
43 2017 314629
44 1972 315891
45 1995 317985
46 1990 319794
47 1985 321568
48 1970 321861
49 1997 325531
50 2013 325878
51 1950 325883
52 1951 326442
53 2018 327516
54 2016 328063
55 2006 328104
56 2020 329250
57 2004 332284
58 1980 334010
59 2011 334025
60 1959 334692
61 1958 334718
62 1953 335385
63 1952 335505
64 1993 337773
65 2008 341100
66 1957 343210
67 1954 343340
68 1960 343532
69 2019 345030
70 2005 347483
71 2010 351689
72 1988 358744

Central England Temperatures

The monthly CET values for all of the years in the index are shown below.

Click on the CET value to view reanalysis charts for the month.

 

Year Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Mean
1948 5.4 4.7 8.3 9.0 11.4 13.5 15.8 15.1 13.8 10.1 7.3 5.7 10.03
1949 5.5 5.7 5.1 10.0 11.2 15.3 17.4 16.8 16.3 11.7 6.6 5.8 10.64
1950 4.2 5.3 7.4 7.6 11.3 16.2 15.9 15.6 12.9 9.6 5.7 1.2 9.43
1951 3.9 3.7 4.1 6.8 10.1 14.0 16.3 14.8 14.1 9.4 8.5 5.5 9.30
1952 2.7 3.4 6.6 9.6 13.4 14.4 16.8 15.8 10.7 8.8 4.2 2.8 9.12
1953 3.3 4.3 5.6 7.3 12.6 14.4 15.5 16.2 13.8 9.7 8.5 6.9 9.87
1954 2.9 2.6 5.8 7.6 11.2 13.4 14.2 14.6 12.7 11.9 6.9 6.8 9.26
1955 2.6 1.2 3.2 9.3 9.7 13.8 17.7 18.1 14.2 9.2 7.0 5.4 9.33
1956 3.6 -0.2 6.2 6.9 11.7 13.1 15.8 13.5 14.3 9.4 6.0 5.7 8.87
1957 5.5 5.3 9.2 8.9 10.3 15.2 16.3 15.4 12.5 10.8 6.4 4.5 10.06
1958 3.4 4.7 3.7 7.4 11.1 14.1 15.9 15.8 15.1 10.8 6.4 4.7 9.45
1959 1.6 4.4 7.3 9.4 12.8 15.2 17.3 17.2 14.9 12.6 7.1 6.0 10.52
1960 3.8 4.1 6.4 8.9 12.8 16.1 15.1 15.0 13.1 10.3 7.3 3.9 9.75
1961 3.9 6.9 8.2 10.0 11.0 14.4 15.2 15.4 15.2 10.9 6.0 2.2 9.95
1962 4.3 4.4 2.8 7.7 10.3 13.7 15.1 14.5 12.6 10.4 5.5 1.8 8.61
1963 -2.1 -0.7 6.0 8.7 10.6 14.9 15.2 14.3 12.9 11.1 8.2 2.6 8.52
1964 3.4 4.5 4.3 8.7 13.3 13.8 16.1 15.5 14.1 8.9 7.4 3.6 9.48
1965 3.3 3.1 5.2 8.0 11.7 14.7 14.0 14.9 12.3 11.0 4.5 4.7 8.99
1966 2.9 5.7 6.5 7.2 11.0 15.4 15.0 14.7 13.8 10.1 5.6 5.5 9.47
1967 4.5 5.4 7.0 7.7 10.4 14.0 16.7 15.7 13.5 10.8 5.4 4.2 9.64
1968 4.4 1.9 6.3 8.1 9.8 14.8 15.0 15.4 13.9 12.5 6.5 3.0 9.32
1969 5.5 1.0 3.3 7.4 11.2 13.9 16.8 16.4 13.9 13.0 5.4 3.3 9.32
1970 3.7 2.9 3.7 6.7 13.0 16.4 15.2 16.0 14.4 10.7 7.8 4.3 9.60
1971 4.5 4.5 4.9 7.9 11.6 12.4 16.9 15.6 14.0 11.3 6.0 6.6 9.72
1972 3.9 4.3 6.5 8.2 10.5 11.8 15.6 15.1 11.7 10.6 6.3 5.8 9.22
1973 4.5 4.3 6.2 7.0 11.4 14.8 15.6 16.5 14.3 9.0 6.0 4.9 9.57
1974 5.9 5.4 5.8 8.2 11.0 13.9 15.2 15.2 12.1 7.8 6.8 8.1 9.64
1975 6.8 4.4 4.8 8.3 9.9 14.7 17.4 18.7 13.5 9.9 6.3 5.3 10.04
1976 5.9 4.5 4.8 8.1 12.1 17.0 18.7 17.6 13.4 10.6 6.3 2.0 10.10
1977 2.8 5.2 6.9 7.2 10.6 12.2 15.9 15.2 13.3 11.8 6.6 6.1 9.51
1978 3.4 2.8 6.7 6.5 11.7 13.7 14.8 15.0 14.2 11.9 8.5 3.9 9.47
1979 -0.4 1.2 4.7 7.8 10.0 13.9 16.2 14.9 13.5 11.3 6.8 5.8 8.85
1980 2.3 5.7 4.7 8.8 11.2 13.8 14.7 15.9 14.7 9.0 6.6 5.6 9.42
1981 4.9 3.0 7.9 7.8 11.2 13.2 15.5 16.2 14.5 8.6 7.8 0.3 9.28
1982 2.6 4.8 6.1 8.6 11.6 15.5 16.5 15.7 14.2 10.1 8.0 4.4 9.86
1983 6.7 1.7 6.4 6.8 10.3 14.4 19.5 17.3 13.7 10.5 7.5 5.6 10.10
1984 3.8 3.3 4.7 8.1 9.9 14.5 16.9 17.6 13.7 11.1 8.0 5.2 9.75
1985 0.8 2.1 4.7 8.3 10.9 12.7 16.2 14.6 14.6 11.0 4.1 6.3 8.90
1986 3.5 -1.1 4.9 5.8 11.1 14.8 15.9 13.7 11.3 11.0 7.8 6.2 8.81
1987 0.8 3.6 4.1 10.3 10.1 12.8 15.9 15.6 13.6 9.7 6.5 5.6 9.08
1988 5.3 4.9 6.4 8.2 11.9 14.4 14.7 15.2 13.2 10.4 5.2 7.5 9.80
1989 6.1 5.9 7.5 6.6 13.0 14.6 18.2 16.6 14.7 11.7 6.2 4.9 10.54
1990 6.5 7.3 8.3 8.0 12.6 13.6 16.9 18.0 13.2 11.9 6.9 4.3 10.65
1991 3.3 1.5 7.9 7.9 10.8 12.1 17.3 17.1 14.7 10.2 6.8 4.7 9.58
1992 3.7 5.4 7.5 8.7 13.6 15.7 16.2 15.3 13.4 7.8 7.4 3.6 9.87
1993 5.9 4.6 6.7 9.5 11.4 15.0 15.2 14.6 12.4 8.5 4.6 5.5 9.52
1994 5.3 3.2 7.7 8.1 10.7 14.5 18.0 16.0 12.7 10.2 10.1 6.4 10.29
1995 4.8 6.5 5.6 9.1 11.6 14.3 18.6 19.2 13.7 12.9 7.7 2.3 10.55
1996 4.3 2.5 4.5 8.5 9.1 14.4 16.5 16.5 13.6 11.7 5.9 2.9 9.22
1997 2.5 6.7 8.4 9.0 11.5 14.1 16.7 18.9 14.2 10.2 8.4 5.8 10.56
1998 5.2 7.3 7.9 7.7 13.1 14.2 15.5 15.9 14.9 10.6 6.2 5.5 10.35
1999 5.5 5.3 7.4 9.4 12.9 13.9 17.7 16.1 15.6 10.7 7.9 5.0 10.65
2000 4.9 6.3 7.6 7.8 12.1 15.1 15.5 16.6 14.7 10.3 7.0 5.8 10.32
2001 3.2 4.4 5.2 7.7 12.6 14.3 17.2 16.8 13.4 13.3 7.5 3.6 9.97
2002 5.5 7.0 7.6 9.3 11.8 14.4 16.0 17.0 14.4 10.1 8.5 5.7 10.63
2003 4.5 3.9 7.5 9.6 12.1 16.1 17.6 18.3 14.3 9.2 8.1 4.8 10.54
2004 5.2 5.4 6.5 9.4 12.1 15.3 15.8 17.6 14.9 10.5 7.7 5.4 10.50
2005 6.0 4.3 7.2 8.9 11.4 15.5 16.9 16.2 15.2 13.1 6.2 4.4 10.48
2006 4.3 3.7 4.9 8.6 12.3 15.9 19.7 16.1 16.8 13.0 8.1 6.5 10.87
2007 7.0 5.8 7.2 11.2 11.9 15.1 15.2 15.4 13.8 10.9 7.3 4.9 10.50
2008 6.6 5.4 6.1 7.9 13.4 13.9 16.2 16.2 13.5 9.7 7.0 3.5 9.97
2009 3.0 4.1 7.0 10.0 12.1 14.8 16.1 16.6 14.2 11.6 8.7 3.1 10.14
2010 1.4 2.8 6.1 8.8 10.7 15.2 17.1 15.3 13.8 10.3 5.2 -0.7 8.86
2011 3.7 6.4 6.7 11.8 12.2 13.8 15.2 15.4 15.1 12.6 9.6 6.0 10.72
2012 5.4 3.8 8.3 7.2 11.7 13.5 15.5 16.6 13.0 9.7 6.8 4.8 9.72
2013 3.5 3.2 2.7 7.5 10.4 13.6 18.3 16.9 13.7 12.5 6.2 6.3 9.61
2014 5.7 6.2 7.6 10.2 12.2 15.1 17.7 14.9 15.1 12.5 8.6 5.2 10.95
2015 4.4 4.0 6.4 9.0 10.8 14.0 15.9 15.9 12.6 11.0 9.5 9.7 10.31
2016 5.4 4.9 5.8 7.5 12.5 15.2 16.9 17.0 16.0 10.9 5.6 6.0 10.34
2017 4.0 6.1 8.7 8.9 13.2 16.0 16.8 15.6 13.5 12.4 6.8 4.8 10.58
2018 5.3 2.9 4.9 9.8 13.2 16.1 19.1 16.6 13.7 10.6 8.3 6.9 10.68
2019 4.0 6.7 7.8 9.1 11.1 14.2 17.5 17.1 14.3 10.0 6.2 5.8 10.34
2020 6.4 6.3 6.7 10.4 12.5 15.3 15.7 17.6 13.9 10.5 8.5 5.0 10.76