Personally, it has been the worst summer I can ever recall in that its been cold(er), wet, cloudy and very little sun to speak of.
2007 wasn't much better but I put that down to a fantastic 2006. Remember that?
What worries me is that many scientists predicted this a few years back in that Britain's climate is changing to milder warmer winters and wetter colder summers.
Certainly true here down south (Brighton). I didn't once have to scrape ice off my car this winter which was a first but summer has been a disaster. What makes it worse is that late early Autumn breaks abroad are very expensive.
Yet another reason to escape this country (lol).