Storm Doris

Storm Doris moved across the UK on 23 February 2017 bringing gusts of up to 94 mph accompanied by heavy snowfall across Scotland.

Have a look at our weather data for February

  • See if you can find the maximum wind speed that we experienced due to Storm Doris.
  • Have we had stronger maximum winds in the last year?
  • How did Storm Doris affect our rainfall levels?

Below is a more complex graph showing a summary for all the measurements on the 23rd February 2017.

Notice how the barometer measurement (a measure of air pressure) changes during the day. Big changes of air pressure are often associated with strong winds. Do you know why?

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