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A snow-covered Beaumont Marsh in the 19th century

Jersey proudly lays claim to being Britain's sunniest and warmest place. Given it's location well to the south of the rest of the British Isles, that probably comes as no surprise, but the island is occasionally exposed to the extremes of weather that Nature can come up with, as these pictures testify.

Not exactly weather, but we did not know which page to put this fascinating picture on within our existing site structure. It shows a sequence of photographs of the 1905 solar eclipse, taken in Jersey

1976 heatwave

The summer of 1976 was one of the longest and hottest on record. These pictures were taken around the island beaches by Jersey Evening Post photographers during the heatwave

1978 - two years after the long, hot summer, snow carpeted the island - Pictures by Jersey Evening Post

2013 - One of the heaviest snowfalls Jersey has experienced was in March 2013, when strong winds created deep drifts after snow fell for several hours

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