Winter 1947: 'General Inference' and Discussion* at 0600 on Sunday 22nd December 1946
General inference-A deepening depression off northwest Scotland is moving rapidly north east. A trough of low pressure west of Ireland will move south east over the British Isles. It will be dull in most areas with intermittent rain or drizzle but fairer conditions will spread southeast to most areas by tomorrow with some scattered showers moving in to the West and North. It will be rather mild.
Further outlook- fair or fine in the South and East, scattered showers in the West and North. Rather mild by day, local ground frost at night.
At 0600- Generally cloudy in most areas with SW winds toF6 on west coasts. Warmest places are Blacksod Point and valentia(W.Ireland) at 51°F (10.6°C) and the coldest is Cranfield on 28°F (-2.2°C). Snow of 1" depth is reported from S.Farnborough and Cranfield.
Overnight the lowest minimum was 16°F (-8.9°C) at Tangmere and the highest 49°F (9.4°C) at Valentia
On the previous day the highest daytime maximum was 51°F (10.6°C) at Blacksod Point and the lowest 23°F (-5.0°C) at S.Farnborough.
|*Refers to 24 hours ending 0600 on the date