Last month was the coldest August for 17 years, recording the chilliest average temperatures since 1993 without a single "hot day", figures show.
Heavy rain across much of the country and thick cloud in the south east made for a disappointing end to the summer holiday.
The month also saw the coldest temperature recorded in August for 23 years, with mercury falling to 12.8C in Edgbaston, Birmingham.
Wednesday, 1 September 2010
Tucked away in the warmist Telegraph is this:
Disclaimer: Sorry I forgot it's climate change now, which of course leads to colder summer months.