BBC: Met Office three-month forecast was ‘not helpful’ # in other news, the Met Office has a ‘soul’

A soul-searching Met Office analysis later confessed: "Given that April was the wettest since detailed records began in 1910 and the April-May-June quarter was also the wettest, this advice was not helpful."

In a note to the government chief scientist, the Met Office chief scientist Prof Julia Slingo explains the difficulty of constructing long-distance forecasts, given the UK’s position at the far edge of dominant world weather systems.

via BBC News – Met Office three-month forecast was 'not helpful'.