Winter

Winter 2019-20 frost analysis

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...

Winter 2019-20 in central England

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 [DJF] 2019-20 tenth mildest

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...

Yet another mild winter

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.

First day of winter

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.