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Edited By: Jim Galvin

Impact Factor: 1.038

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 62/76 (Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences)

Online ISSN: 1477-8696

Associated Title(s): Atmospheric Science Letters, Geoscience Data Journal, International Journal of Climatology, Meteorological Applications, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society

Editor's Choice of Classic papers from the Weather Backfile


The articles cover roughly a fifty-year period to 1996 and are a variety of severe – or otherwise interesting - weather events in the UK and beyond.

LOOKING BACK AT LAST WINTER: (a) FEBRUARY 1947: ITS PLACE IN METEOROLOGICAL HISTORY
Gordon Manley M.A., M.Sc.

AN ESTIMATION OF THE GREAT LONDON FOG OF 5–8 DECEMBER 1952
L. C. W. Bonacina

THE EXCEPTIONAL RAINFALL OF 18 JULY 1955†
D. J. Paxman

STORMS IN MALTA, AUGUST 1964
Ian Dawson

THE SNOWFALLS OF EARLY DECEMBER 1967
Catherine M. Stevenson

THE WILTSHIRE HAILSTORM, 13 JULY 1967
M. E. Hardman

THE DUST FALL AND SEVERE STORMS OF 1 JULY 1968
Catherine M. Stevenson

HEAVY GLAZE IN YORKSHIRE — MARCH 1969
J. K. Page

NOTABLE BRITISH GALES OF THE PAST FIFTY YEARS
R. O. harshly

THE NORTH AFRICAN FLOOD DISASTER, SEPTEMBER 1969
D. Winstanley

AN EXCEPTIONALLY LATE SPRING COLD FRONT IN SOUTH AFRICA
R. B. Tucker

AN UNUSUAL EARLY WINTER SNOWFALL IN JERSEY
J. N. Ricketts

THE RUMANIAN FLOOD DISASTER OF MAY 1970
K. Boucher

THE SNOWSTORMS OF 4 MARCH 1970
D. J. George

A LATE APRIL SNOWFALL IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND
M. Bader

THE HEAVY SNOWSTORM AT MONTREAL, CANADA, 4–5 MARCH 1971
W. L. Gutzman

HEAVY RAINFALL OVER CENTRAL NORTHERN ENGLAND
P. A. Smithson

1684: THE COLDEST WINTER IN THE ENGLISH INSTRUMENTAL RECORD
Gordon Manley

THE HAMPSTEAD STORM - 14 AUGUST 1975
J. F. Keers, P. Wescott

THE GALES OF 2 JANUARY 1976
M. S. Shaw, J. S. Hopkins, P. G. F. Caton

THE LONG DROUGHT OF 1975–76
A. H. Perry

THE HOT SPELL OF LATE JUNE—EARLY JULY 1976
R. A. S. Ratcliffe

MESOSCALE AND SMALL-SCALE MOTIONS AS REVEALED BY HOURLY RAINFALL MAPS OF AN OUTSTANDING RAINFALL EVENT: 14–16 SEPTEMBER 1968
M. C. Jackson

SOME AGRICULTURAL EFFECTS OF THE DROUGHT OF 1975–76 IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
Marjory G. Roy, M. N. Hough, J. R. Starr

MORTALITY IN THE JUNE–JULY 1976 HOT SPELL
D. G. Tout

SEVERE STORM IN THE LONDON AREA — 16–17 AUGUST 1977
C. M. Haggett

SEVERE WINTER HAILSTORM IN SOUTH DEVON
R. G. Owens

THE WIDESPREAD, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS OF 5 JUNE 1980

SNOWFALL IN BRITAIN DURING WINTER 1978/79
S. D. Burt

HEAVY RAINFALL AND SNOWSTORMS, 23–26 APRIL 1981
S.D. Burt

RECORD RAINFALLS IN LEEDS AND WEST YORKSHIRE DURING JUNE 1982
H. R. Chaplain

THE EFFECT OF THE 1981/82 WINTER ON WATER SUPPLIES
P. S. Turton

WAVE DEVASTATION BEHIND CHESIL BEACH
L. Draper, LtCdr T. M. Bownass RN Ret'd

THE SOUTH COAST HAILSTORMS OF 5 JUNE 1983
N. C. Wells

COLD FRONTS AND DUST STORMS DURING THE AUSTRALIAN SUMMER 1982–83
J. R. Garratt

SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL DISTRIBUTIONS OF TORNADOES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1960–1982
D. M. Elsom, G. T. Meaden

POSSIBLE CAUSES OF THE EXTREME COLD DURING WINTER 1981–82
W. T. Roach, J. L. Brownscombe

A UNIQUE AUGUST CYCLONIC STORM CROSSES ARABIA
D. A. Membery

BRITAIN'S GREATEST TORNADO OUTBREAK
M. W. Rowe, G. T. Meaden

THE VIOLENT THUNDERSTORMS OF 21/22 JULY 1907
R. L. Gant, T. D. Kennea

MAJOR SNOWFALLS IN MANCHESTER SINCE 1880
J. B. Clark

LOW DAYTIME TEMPERATURES OVER ENGLAND AND WALES ON 12 JANUARY 1987
R. Brugge

MARCH 1988 SPECIAL ISSUE ON THE STORM OF 15-16 OCTOBER 1987
IMPORTANT CORRECTION TO MARCH 1988 SPECIAL ISSUE

54 HOURS OF CONTINUOUS POST-FRONTAL PRECIPITATION NORTH OF THE ALPINE MOUNTAIN BARRIER, 22–25 AUGUST 1975.
W.S. Pike

GRACE DARLING'S STORM, 7 SEPTEMBER 1838
Dennis A. Wheeler

THE BURNS' DAY STORM, 25 JANUARY 1990
E. McCallum

HYDROLOGICAL ASPECTS OF THE DEVELOPMENT AND RAPID DECAY OF THE 1989 DROUGHT
Terry Marsh, Richard Monkhouse

RADAR OBSERVATIONS OF THE HALIFAX STORM, 19 MAY 1989
V. K. Collinge, E. J. Archibald, K. R. Brown, M. E. Lord

The Lynmouth floods (August 1952):

THE EXMOOR CATACLYSM
L. C. W. Bonacina

AN EXMOOR JOURNEY
A. H. Ratcliffe

THE LYNMOUTH FLOODS
W. A. L. Marshall

Storm surges in the North Sea (flood disaster of 31.1.53/1.2.53):

STORM SURGES IN THE NORTH SEA
K. F. Bowden

TIDAL INUNDATIONS PAST AND PRESENT
H. A. P. Jensen

TIDAL INUNDATIONS PAST AND PRESENT:PART II
H. A. P. Jensen

STORM-SURGE RESEARCH
G. Reynolds

THE DISASTROUS STORM SURGE OF 1 FEBRUARY
H. A. Quarles V. Ufford

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