LONDON, March 18 (Reuters) - Northern Europe will have a warm and dry start to the Spring, with more rainfall than normal falling towards the end of the season in May and June, The Weather Company said on Tuesday.
"A warmer-than-normal temperature pattern is expected across Northern Europe along with cooler, wetter conditions across part of the south in April," said Todd Crawford, chief meteorologist at The Weather Company.
"By May and June, we expect the warmest temperatures, relative to normal, to set up across the southern mainland, with cooler, wetter conditions developing across Scandinavia."
The Weather Company, owned by IBM, provides weather forecasts aimed at the commodities and energy sectors.
Nordics - Much warmer and drier than normal
Britain - Warmer than normal, near-normal rainfall
Northern mainland - Warmer and drier than normal
Southern mainland - Slightly warmer and wetter than normal
Nordics – Slightly warmer than normal, wetter than normal
Britain – Warmer and wetter than normal
Northern mainland – Warmer and drier than normal
Southern mainland – Warmer than normal, near normal rainfall
Nordics – Cooler and wetter than normal
Britain – Wetter than normal with near-normal temperatures
Northern mainland – Slightly warmer and wetter than normal
Southern mainland – Warmer and wetter than normal
Reporting by Sabina Zawadzki; Editing by Mark Potter