It's that time of the month when the JMA issue their forecast for the coming three months.
And the autumn forecast is always fascinating to see. Note though, this isn't our official forecast!
Here's what they suggest for September.
They go with a trough west of the UK, higher heights to the east
That availability of the numerical long range forecasts going into September tend to allow for the view ahead to be a little clearer.
Below is the analogue forecast based on years when an El Nino event started to occur Now, this years event is certainly weak at the present time, but