Why does London get so much rain???

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  • 8 months ago

    Heavy rain in London is very rare. Most times I go to London it does not rain.

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  • RR
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    8 months ago

    I suspect you are using Hollywood as a guide to London's weather.

    In fact, London gets less rain than Rome or New York. However, like the rest of UK, the weather is unpredictable. You can never plan an outside event and be certain it will stay dry, even in mid summer.

    There are also a lot of cloudy days. Many visitors are surprised to see white skies.

    Come and have a look for yourself. You will have a great time!

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Because that’s the climate))

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  • 8 months ago

    The prevailing warm moist westerly winds mean that the west of the UK is more likely to receive rainfall from Atlantic weather systems, in the form of frontal rainfall. These weather systems usually move from west to east across the UK and as they do so the amount of rainfall they deposit reduces.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    There are places that get a lot more rain than London.

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  • 8 months ago

    It has been an unusually wet period in London and Southern England from late September until now. The London area has seen a sharp decline in rainfall over the past 30 years and there have been many droughts

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  • Clive
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    8 months ago

    It doesn't get much compared with some other parts of Europe.  Though it does tend to be damp because we're on an island.

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  • 8 months ago

    It doesn't get a lot of rain, just 22.976 inches or 583.6mm annually. You've just caught a bad combination of storms.  Climate warming is said to be the cause of more frequent events like that.

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  • Pearl
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    8 months ago

    maybe god thinks they need a lot of water

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  • 8 months ago

    It’s god crying for what the brits have done to their teeth. 

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    • Robsteriark
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      8 months agoReport

      When I was living and working in the USA
       I saw loads of people with terrible teeth. In the UK loads of people qualify for free basic dentistry and a small but growing number can afford to pay for top class cosmetic dentistry. In the USA almost nobody gets free dentistry of any kind. It shows.

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