Was it a white Christmas?

26 12 2013

Using technology such as radar, webcams and ground based sensors combined with the expert opinion of experienced forecasters, the Met Office is able to declare that no snow was reported by our Met Office Observers on Christmas Day 2013.

Although a few of our automated weather stations recorded sleet or snow over some hills, Christmas this year was green for most of Britain rather than white.





Was it a white Christmas?

26 12 2012

Using technology such as radar, webcams and ground based sensors combined with the expert opinion of experienced forecasters, the Met Office is able to declare whether or not (YES or NO) snow fell at the following locations on Christmas Day 2012:

London (Buckingham Palace)       NO 
Belfast (Aldergrove Airport)    NO
Liverpool (Albert Dock)        NO           
Brize Norton                    NO
Aberdeen (Pittodrie – Aberdeen FC)  NO           
Hurn                            NO
Glasgow Cathedral         NO           
Marham                          NO
Edinburgh (Castle)   NO           
Albemarle                       NO
Exeter Met Office         NO           
Filton                          NO
Manchester (Coronation Street) NO           
Andrewsfield                    NO
Leeds (Elland Road)   NO                
Waddington                   NO
Birmingham (Bullring)        NO           
Watnall                         NO
Cardiff (Millennium Stadium)        NO                   
Church Fenton                   NO








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