Authors and acknowledgements

This document is currently maintained by Philip Brohan (philip.brohan @ All criticism should be directed to him - put please don’t send email, raise an issue instead.

All blame should go to the maintainer; credit is more widely distributed - all those listed below have helped. Note that appearance on this list does not mean that the person or organisation named endorses this work, agrees with any of it, or even knows of its existence.

  • This document was written by Philip Brohan (Met Office). He was funded by the Joint DECC and Defra Integrated Climate Programme, DECC/Defra (GA01101).
  • The document images, and transcribed truth data, were provided by Ed Hawkins (U. Reading). The transcriptions were made by the thousands of volunteers contributing to the Weather Rescue Ben Nevis citizen science project, supported by NERC, NCAS, and the University of Reading.
  • This is part of a larger program of work on historical climate data coordinated by the International ACRE Program.