Cool, wet August ends fairly average summer

100mm of rain for August.

Official blog of the Met Office news team

After a dry and warm start, summer 2014 is set to end on a rather average note – with temperatures and rainfall close to normal levels for the season.

Using figures up to 27 August and then assuming average conditions for the final few days of the month, Met Office statistics show the UK mean temperature for this summer will be around 14.8C. This is just 0.5C above the long term average (1981-2010).

Rainfall overall is close to average, with the UK having seen 246.7mm of rain – which is just over the long-term average of 241.0mm. Rainfall from the final few days of August will add to this number, so overall the summer will be slightly wetter than average.

As ever when looking over a whole season, the statistics mask some big variations between each month.

June and July were both characterised by drier and warmer than average conditions…

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Vandals





Pictures of the vandalism of the 5th and 12th greens, Vandals have been entering the course via the chestnut fencing on Shooters Hill side of the course between 3pm till late since last Wednesday night. Police have been informed! So if your unfortunate to came across the youths please call 101

Pictures of the vandalism of the 5th and 12th greens, Vandals have been entering the course via the chestnut fencing on Shooters Hill side of the course between 3pm till late since last Wednesday night. Police have been informed! So if your unfortunate to came across the youths please call 101

Bunker Crimes!



Unfortunately having to report the lack of golfers not raking their footprints after they have finished playing their shot from the bunker and not raking their footprint’s properly which can be equally as bad.

Unfortunately having to report the lack of golfers not raking their footprints after they have finished playing their shot from the bunker and not raking their footprint’s properly which can be equally as bad.

 

Salt Films Photo Shoot Wednesday 13th August

Salt Films will be filming on Wednesday 13th August 2014 the location will be at the front right hand side of the 16th tee between the hours of 7:30am to 11:30am. On this morning we would advise that you only play off the 1st tee only so the production team can finish their work as quickly as possible. The club have charged Salt films for the use of this section of the course.