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Tag Archives: coldest on record
Coldest temperatures of winter so far
Last night and today have seen some of the lowest temperatures of the winter so far. Official observations show Holbeach in Lincolnshire dropped to -15.6 °C overnight, beating the previous coldest temperature of this winter of -12.4 °C at South … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office News Tagged cold, cold weather, coldest on record, Met Office, Winter, World Meteorological Organization 1 Comment
What a difference a year makes
Last year we had the coldest December in more than a century, with repeated heavy snowfalls and prolonged sub-zero temperatures. This year has been a starkly different story, with conditions so far this month being much more normal for the … Continue reading
Posted in Met Office Images, Met Office News Tagged Altnaharra, coldest on record, december, December 2010, dee, Dundee University, Lake District, Pennines, Scotland, snow, temperature, weather Comments Off on What a difference a year makes