Great Britain – Rivers and lakes, Climate
Rivers and lakes
British rivers are not very long, but they are deep. Britain is well provided with rivers. There are several important ports situated on the rivers – London on the Thames, Glasgow on the Clyde river, Liverpool on the Mersey. In the Scottish Highlands there are the largest lakes in Scotland Loch Lomond and Loch Ness (world-famous for its “Loch Ness Monster”). “Loch” means “lake” in Scottish language.
Britain has a mild climate. Winters are mild, summers are not very hot. March and June are the driest months, October to January the wettest. Britain’s climate is influenced by the Gulf Stream. It rains a lot and the grass is greener than in Central Europe. The average temperature is about 4 degrees in winter, 20 degrees in summer. Britain’s climate is very changeable.