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Friday, 4 October 2013

The Met Office Official Rain Scale

It is a little-known fact that the Met Office has a scale for reporting rainfall, which parallels the Beaufort Scale for wind.  We're glad to inform you ......

1.... Dry
2.... A few spots
3.... Spits and spots
4.... Mizzling
5.... Light Drizzle
6.... Drizzle
7.... Persistent drizzle
8.... Light rain
9.... Nice weather for ducks
10.... Heavy rain
11 .. Cats n Dogs
12... Downpour
13.... Torrential


Inspired by @northantswx

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