Another cold night across the UK as snow arrives

It was another bitterly cold night across the UK last night, especially across England. The coldest place in England was South Newington, Oxfordshire where temperatures fell to -12.4 deg C, beating last night as the coldest night of the winter so far. In Wales, Tredegar was the coldest spot at -9.5 deg C whilst in Scotland Altnaharra saw temperatures fall as low as -7.2 deg C.

The list below gives all stations in the UK that saw temperatures fall below -8 deg C.

Station Name Min Temp (deg C)
South Newington       -12.4
Benson                          -11.7
Pershore                       -11.1
Hurn Airport               -11.0
Larkhill                         -10.2
Brize Norton                -10.1
South Farnborough    -10.1
Yeovilton                       -10.1
Boscombe Down         -10.0
Odiham                         -10.0
Westonbirt                    -9.9
Redesdale Camp          -9.6
Hereford/Credenhill   -9.6
Woburn                          -9.6
Tredegar                         -9.5
Lyneham                        -9.4
Aboyne                           -9.3
Middle Wallop              -9.3
Wisley                             -9.2
Alice Holt Lodge           -9.2
Winchcombe                 -9.
Monks Wood                -8.9
Church Lawford           -8.8
Otterbourne                  -8.8
Shawbury                      -8.6
Sennybridge                 -8.6
Shobdon                       -8.6
Exeter Airport             -8.5
Usk No2                        -8.5
Winterbourne              -8.4
Coleshill                        -8.3
Little Rissington          -8.3
Coventry Coundon       -8.3
Leconfield New            -8.2
Coningsby                      -8.2
Wainfleet                        -8.2
Northolt                         -8.2
Wiggonholt                    -8.2
Scampton                       -8.1
Bedford                           -8.1
Bristol/Filton                -8.1
Dunkeswell                    -8.1
Rothamstead No 2       -8.1
Pershore                         -8.1
Braemar No 2                -8.1
Charlwood                     -8.0
Sutton Bonington         -8.0
Winterbourne No 2      -8.0
Santon Downham        -8.0
Today, as an Atlantic front moves in from the west it will come up against this cold air and we’re likely to see a mixture of rain, sleet and snow across the UK.

Many parts will see some snow through the day and overnight into Sunday morning, but about the risk is highest in central and eastern areas where we could see up to 5-10cm of snow.

With this risk of snow and ice over the next few days it is important people stay up to date with our weather forecasts and warnings for the latest information.”

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