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Tag Archives: Christmas Day
Dreaming of a White Christmas?
UPDATED FRIDAY 19th DECEMBER With less than a week to go before Christmas Day, we are going to look at the likelihood of a white Christmas – will we be waking up to a picturesque covering of snow on the … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Christmas Day, frost, Milder, minimum temperatures, showers, snow, storms, weather forecast, weather warnings, Wetter, White Christmas, White Xmas 1 Comment
Wind and rainfall data 27 December 2013
As forecast, a deep area of low pressure developed over the Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of Friday morning bringing with it a further spell of wet and very windy weather across the UK as it tracked northeastwards, crossing … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Berry Head, Boxing Day, Christmas, Christmas Day, deep low, England, flooding, gales, gales force winds, gusts, heavy rain, London, Met Office, rainfall, South Uist, storms, warnings, what is a white Christmas?, White Christmas, wind Comments Off on Wind and rainfall data 27 December 2013
Wind and rainfall data 23 to 24 December 2013 – Updated 1130
As forecast it was a stormy night across the southern half of the UK. Below you can see the highest gusts of wind and rainfal totals recorded at Met Office observing sites from 6pm 23 December and 7am 24 December. … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Berry Head, Boxing Day, Christmas, Christmas Day, England, flooding, London, Met Office, South Uist, storms, warnings, what is a white Christmas?, White Christmas Comments Off on Wind and rainfall data 23 to 24 December 2013 – Updated 1130
Top ten: Coldest Christmas days
Merry Christmas from the Met Office. The coldest Christmas day on record was in 2010 (and it was also the snowiest) with a minimum temperature of – 18.2 °C recorded at Altnaharra. The chart below shows the top ten minimum temperatures … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Christmas, Christmas Day, cold, Scotland, top ten, weather 1 Comment
Will it snow this Christmas?
With just over a week to go to Christmas Day we are being asked whether the cold weather will return to give us a white Christmas. Unfortunately it’s still a little too early to say exactly what the weather will … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office in the Media Tagged British Isles, Christmas, Christmas Day, Holiday, Met Office, weather 1 Comment
The forecast for the run up to Christmas
The very cold weather will continue for the rest of the week, but the risk of snow decreases for most of the UK. Met Office forecasters said: “There will be further outbreaks of snow over parts of Wales and some … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged Boxing Day, Christmas Day, England, freezing fog, frost, Met Office, Scotland, snow, Southern England, weather Comments Off on The forecast for the run up to Christmas
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