” What shapes the weather in Britain ? “

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Looking out the bedroom window this morning I sense the winter is heading our way, the mornings are darker and the skies are grey. Switching the TV on BBC weather girl Carol tells us that there’s a chance of frost on higher ground and as the rains heads in from the Atlantic Summer is definitely over. With so much variation in weather here in the United Kingdom it asks the question “what really controls the weather ?

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Compared with other countries of a similar latitude the climate of England is mild and wet, due mainly to its closeness to the Atlantic ocean and the effect of the Gulf Stream. Although England has the reputation of being an extremely dreary country that is constantly inundated with rain, this is not exactly true. Yes, England has more rain than Italy and the temperature is comparatively cold, but the weather…

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