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Monthly Archives: December 2010
As December draws to a close, early provisional figures from the Met Office suggest that this December is very likely to be the coldest across the UK since the national series began in 1910. This December the average temperature for … Continue reading
Across the UK, weather conditions are expected to be fairly quiet as 2010 draws to a close, with generally light winds and mist and fog likely in some places. Daytime temperatures are predicted to be in the range of 4 – 8 Celsius. Where cloud … Continue reading
A spell of rain, sleet and snow is expected spread from the south west later on Monday and through Tuesday before less cold conditions in many western UK regions of the uk, gradually move further east and north. The lift in temperatures will see … Continue reading
Widespread ice is once again expected across many parts of the UK this evening and overnight, although the very cold weather is expected to ease over the next few days. Less cold Atlantic air is predicted to move across the UK but as this … Continue reading
The very low overnight temperatures have continued across much of the UK, with minimum values well below freezing on Christmas morning. Temperatures have generally fallen to the range of -5C to -15C. The lowest temperature overnight was Altnaharra in the Highlands with -18.2 C, followed by Castlederg in County Tyrone with … Continue reading
It was another very cold night across many parts of the UK, with temperatures falling as low as -17.4C at Castlederg in County Tyrone. The tables below show the lowest temperatures (below minus 5 C) recorded at a selection of … Continue reading
Very cold but mainly weather is expected during Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, with the chance of scattered snow showers along some eastern coasts. Met Office forecasters said: “Many places will be dry but with daytime temperatures remaining below freezing … Continue reading
It was another very cold night across many regions of the UK, with temperatures falling as low as -18.6 C at Castlederg in County Tyrone. This provisional temperature is the lowest recorded in Northern Ireland and beats the record set … Continue reading
The very cold weather will continue for the rest of the week, with the risk of snow decreasing for much of the country. Met Office forecasters said: “Many places will become drier through Thursday but there is a chance that … Continue reading