New record wet April

By 10.00 hrs on the 29th April our Coulsdon weather station had recorded 140.1mm of rain and this has now exceeded the previous wettest April for the area back to at least 1878 of 134mm set in 2000. Last year recorded the lowest April total during this period of just 2.9mm.
On the 25th April 29.2mm fell and on the 28th 22.2mm was measured. These can be compared to 38mm that was recorded during the entire Spring of 2011. Also last April was the warmest on record and this year it has been the coolest since 1989.