2017 warmer overall but not for summer

Rainfall higher than average

2017 was the 10th warmest year on record but summer was chilly and wet according to Ronaldsway Met Office.

The year started mild with a pleasant late spring but a wet and often windy summer has been followed by an often unsettled end to the year.

A Rainfall total of 987.6mm is 14% above average - only January, April and May were drier than normal.

Sunshine and wind were close to the average but there were only 7 gales registered compared to the 30 year mean of 16.6 days.

And we had hail on 24 days - the highest number since 1995.

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