Not unsurprisingly the north of Scotland saw up to 30 nights with air frost in what has been a very mild Winter. There are a dozen or so coastal sites around the IONA that got away with a frost free winter including places such as Fair Isle in...
Yet another very mild winter in central England, with a mean temperature of 6.15°C that was +2.07°C above the 1961-1990 LTA, making it the ninth mildest since 1772, and the mildest since 2015-16. This daily CET data is still provisional and could change very slightly at the start...
Winter 2020 was the 10th warmest winter since 1659 in Central England. The mean temperature was 6.16°C which was +2.24°C above the 1772-2019 long-term average. Rather underwhelmingly it was the warmest winter since 2015-16, but it does add another 21st century winter to make it five in the...
As winter 2019-20 draws to an end, it looks like it will end up being the ninth mildest since 1772 in the central England series.
This could well be the mildest winter on record in Europe. If I am correct, there’s not been a single day this winter in Helsinki when the mean temperature has been below average.
A look back at the mean temperature of the last 10 winters across the UK.
Temperatures were close to average this Autumn in central England, but it ended up being the coldest Autumn since 2012 in the latest provisional figures from the Met Office.
Maybe winter 2019-20 might be a late starter as 1946-47 was?
Why does sunshine records in the UK only seem to extend back to 1929? And what effect did the clean air act have on winter sunshine totals?