Snow

Arctic maritime gives it another go

The Arctic maritime air mass to the north of Scotland is taking another swipe across the north of Scotland this lunchtime. The temperature at...

Just another day at the office

I can’t understand why Louise Lear ignores what her NWP graphics are telling her about the snow showers that are occurring across northern Scotland...

The merry month of May

It’s been a long time since I’ve seen it snow in May, but as I write the snow is swirling down again from another...

A memorable April

The end of a quite spectacular sunny seven days in April, with today and maybe tomorrow to come, across much of the country. The...

Winter 2019-20 : Snowiest place

Defining what the snowiest place depends on what exact definition you use. Does snowiest mean the highest number of days/hours snow was observed falling...

Melt my heart like April snow…

We woke up to another light covering of snow in Strathpeffer this morning. If snow comes at night it can still cause problems even...

Todays anomalies and wind chill

Here are today’s temperature anomalies [12 UTC] and wind chill values for across the UK [13 UTC]. Much of northern and western Scotland is...

12 March 2020 – wind gusts

It wasn’t just the northeast of England that experienced strong winds today. Meanwhile here in Strathpeffer we woke up to another thin covering of...

Rain shadow magic

Estimates from weather radar suggest that there has between 60 to 75 mm of precipitation since midnight across the mountains of NW Scotland. The...

Make that four

This is the fourth day of sunshine and light winds across the Highlands, it’s been cold by night with frosts at night, but mild...