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Will the weather hold out during London Olympics 2012?

LONDON WEATHER AND THE OLYMPICS ANDREWS ISYKES WILL IT RAIN DURING LONDON 2012? CHANCE OF RAIN? 35% What can the 66 The weather is something that we have no control over... records tell us? JULY AUGUST Unlike the 2008 Beijing Olympics, London 2012's Director of Sport has ruled out using rockets to control rainfall in the UK. AVERAGE TEMPERATURE London officials have already said they won't be employing the 23.5 23.2 same tactics used by Beijing, in a bid to guarantee the one thing High High they can't plan for - the unpredictability of the British summer. 13.7 13.9 °C 30 Low Low DURING THE BEIJING OLYMPICS, THE CHINESE BUREAU OF WEATHER MODIFICATION HAD THE USE F. AVERAGE RAINFALL AIRCRAFT 4000 7000 44.5 49.5 7 days MM 7.2 days ROCKET LAUNCHERS ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS HOTTEST DAY RECORDED 36.5 °C 38.5 Wisley Surrey Faversham Kent Records held since 1914 & 1961 40% BE UNDER COVER OF SEATS WILL London mayor Boris Johnson has claimed he has no worries about this HAMPSTEAD 1975 U 8 Hampstead in London 14th AUGUST NDON holds one of the records for the greatest rainfall in a short duration: 169 mm 155 min WEATHER REPORT DID IT RAIN LAST TIME LONDON HELD THE OLYMPICS? AUGUST 1948 Mean Temperature 16.2°C London last staged the Olympics in 1948 from Thursday 29 July to Monthly Highest 25.7°C Saturday 14 August. Monthly Lowest 7.9°C The opening ceremony was staged on the hottest day since 1911. After that it rained almost every day - the worst weather in Olympic history. Total Sun 152 hrs Total Rain 73 mm Unfortunately in the UK, sometimes Spring records more sunshine hours than Summer. 1948 was one such time: 508.7 VS 459.6 = 30% "Cool, dull and rather wet" DIFFERENCE SPRING SUMMER Brought to you by ANDREWS SYKES GROUP PLC Offering specialist indoor climate control equipment, come rain or shine! Sources: BBC.co.uk / Met Office / Wikipedia / London2012.com / Morethanthegames.co.uk / London-weather.eu

Will the weather hold out during London Olympics 2012?

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We are getting incredibly excited about the Olympics here in Britain. The prospect of the best athletes in the world performing right on our doorstep is an enticing one and we look forward to cheering...

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