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Mildest Isle of Man December on record

Just one dry day in month

You might have guessed it, but now it's official - the Isle of Man has experienced the mildest December on record.

The mean highest temperature was 11.7 degrees celcius, smashing the previous high of 10.4 in 2013.

The temperature however, isn't the only factor breaking records

Despite the high temperatures, wind and rain were in abundance with there being just one dry day recorded.

Rainfall was more than double the average, making it the second wettest on record after December 1978.

The wind also broke some records, the mean speed was 22.5mph, after the previous record of 22.2mph in 2013.

Lack of sunshine also made December 2015 the dullest one since 1998.

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