Heavy snow before less cold air arrives

26 12 2010

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 happens, rain will turn to sleet or snow for a time, with some heavy falls possible on Monday and Tuesday.

Met Office forecasters said: “Less cold conditions by Wednesday will see snow cover thawing. However, it is expected to turn colder but mainly dry again later in the week, although not as cold as the severe weather experienced recently.”

Meanwhile, it was another very cold night across many parts of the UK last night. The tables below show the lowest temperatures (below minus 5 C) recorded at a selection of Met Office observing sites last night recorded at 9am this morning.

Location Minimum Temperature ( C )
KATESBRIDGE CDL -16.9
Llysdinam -16.2
KINBRACE CDL -14.7
PERSHORE COLLEGE OF HORTICULTURE CDL -13.6
EXETER CDL -13.4
Newport -13.3
Derrylin Cornahoule -13.1
Tredegar Bryn Bach Park No 2 -11.1
Westonbirt -10.7
Winchcombe Sudeley Castle -10.6
Astwood Bank -10.3
FYVIE CASTLE CDL -10.3
Ballywatticock -10.3
WOBURN CDL -10.2
THREAVE CDL -9.8
WINTERBOURNE CDL -9.5
DALWHINNIE CDL -9.4
SUTTON BONINGTON CDL -9.4
Cardiff Bute Park -9.4
Coton-in-the-Elms -9.3
Levens Hall -3.2
Bridgefoot -9
Otterbourne Water Works -8.9
Myerscough -8.9
TYNDRUM CDL -8.8
Preston -5.3
COVENTRY COUNDON CDL -8.6
Alice Holt Lodge -8.5
Newton Rigg -8.5
Market Bosworth -8.4
KEELE CDL -8.4
CASSLEY CDL -8.3
NORTH WYKE -8.2
ROCHDALE CDL -8
Cavendish -7.9
EAST OKEMENT FARM CDL -7.9
Drumnadrochit -7.8
BRAEMAR NO 2 CDL -7.7
Cambridge -7.3
Santon Downham, Suffolk -7.2
KEW GARDENS CDL -6.9
Houghton Hall -6.9
Ravensworth -6.9
Murlough -6.6
MANCHESTER HULME LIBRARAY CDL -6.4
MONKS WOOD CDL -6.2
EAST MALLING CDL -6.1
Bainbridge -5.9
Writtle -5.9
Cluanie Inn No 3 -5.9
NORWICH AIRPORT -5.8
HEATHROW AIRPORT CDL -5.7
Normanby Hall -5.7
STONYHURST CDL -5.6
BRAMHAM CDL -5.6
WISLEY -5.6
Altnahinch Filters -5.6
Hampstead -5.5
ROTHAMSTEAD NO 2 CDL -5.2
Porthmadog -5.2
Brooms Barn -5
Source: Met Office

 

Location Minimum Temperatures (C)
SHOBDON ESAWS -16.9
Exeter Airport -16.5
PERSHORE ESAWS -16.2
HEREFORD/CREDENHILL -16
CASEMENT AERODROME -15.6
Ballyhaise -15.2
SHAWBURY (SAMOS) -15.1
CLAREMORRIS -15
CASTLEDERG -14.6
MULLINGAR -14
GURTEEN -13.4
SENNYBRIDGE (SAMOS) -13.3
YEOVILTON SAMOS -13.2
ALTNAHARRA NUMBER 2 -12.8
ALDERGROVE -12.3
Oak Park -12.3
BENSON -11.8
HAWARDEN ESAWS -11.4
DUBLIN AIRPORT -11.4
SHANNON AIRPORT -11.4
TOPCLIFFE -11.3
LARKHILL (SAMOS) -11.3
WEST FREUGH ESAWS -10.6
FINNER -10.6
BRISTOL/FILTON -10.5
BOURNEMOUTH/HURN AIRPORT -10.4
TRAWSCOED ESAWS -10.3
LOSSIEMOUTH SAMOS -10.3
WOODFORD -10.3
CHURCH LAWFORD ESAWS -10.2
BOSCOMBE DOWN SAMOS -10.1
PEMBREY SANDS SAMOS -10
DISHFORTH AIRFIELD -10
ST ANGELO -9.8
BRIZE NORTON -9.7
LINTON-ON-OUSE (SAMOS) -9.7
LEEMING -9.7
COLESHILL -9.6
NORTHOLT (SAMOS) -9.6
Mona -9.5
CAPEL CURIG ESAWS -9
CROSBY -8.9
ST. ATHAN -8.8
DUNKESWELL AERODROME -8.8
MIDDLE WALLOP (SAMOS) -8.8
KINLOSS -8.7
BLACKPOOL SQUIRES GATE -8.6
BEDFORD ESAWS -8.6
SOUTH FARNBOROUGH ESAWS -8.5
CHIVENOR -8.5
LOCH GLASCARNOCH -8.4
SHAP FELL ESAWS -8.3
CHARLWOOD -8.3
STRATHALLAN AIRFIELD -8.2
TAIN RANGE -8.1
CARLISLE ESAWS -8
CAIRNGORM SIESAWS -8
COTTESMORE (SAMOS) -8
LYNEHAM -7.9
WATTISHAM -7.7
REDESDALE CAMP -7.6
MARHAM (SAMOS) -7.6
TULLOCH BRIDGE -7.5
PORTGLENONE -7.3
ABERDEEN/DYCE AIRPORT -7.3
WITTERING (SAMOS) -7.2
ANDREWSFIELD -7.1
CHURCH FENTON -7.1
SHOREHAM AIRPORT -6.9
ESKDALEMUIR -6.8
SCAMPTON -6.5
CONINGSBY (SAMOS) -6.3
KESWICK ESAWS -6.3
BALLYKELLY -6.3
LITTLE RISSINGTON -6.3
NOTTINGHAM/WATNALL -6.2
LONDON/HEATHROW AIRPORT -6.2
HOLBEACH ESAWS -6
CONNAUGHT AIRPORT -5.9
LISCOMBE ESAWS -5.7
LOUGH FEA SAMOS -5.6
VALENTIA OBSERVATORY -5.6
AVIEMORE -5.5
LERWICK -5.5
EDINBURGH/GOGARBANK -5.5
GLASGOW/BISHOPTON -5.5
RHYL ESAWS -5.4
KENLEY (ESAWS) -5.4
WAINFLEET SAMOS -5.3
HERSTMONCEUX -5.3
WARCOP RANGE ESAWS -5.2
LAKE VYRNWY ESAWS -5.2
SOLENT MRSC SAMOS -5.1
LEUCHARS -5.1
CORK AIRPORT -5.1
FYLINGDALES CODET2 -5
WICK -5
Source: Met Office

 



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