Winter 1947: 'General Inference' and Discussion* at 0600 on 29th December 1946
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General inference-A ridge of high pressure over eastern districts will move southeastwards followed by a frontal trough of low pressure over the western seaboard. Weather will be fair or fine apart from mist or fog in the east and south, but is cloudy with a period of rain or drizzle in western districts which will spread eastwards across the country reaching the southeast towards the end of the period. This rain beltwill be followed by bright intervals and showers within a risk of hail and sleet over high ground in the North, and showers being mainly scattered in the south. Temporarily rather mild, especially in south, becoming cold.
Further outlook-Fair apart from showers, scattered in the south
At 0600 on the 29th-ridge over England,Wales and S.Scotland. Wind calm/variable in many areas but SW F7/8 on far W. coasts. The coldest place at 0600 is Eskdalemuir on 27°F (-2.8°C) and the warmest places are Blacksod Point and Valentia on 47°F (8.3°C). Overnight the lowest minimum was 20°F (-6.7°C) at Eskdalemuir and the highest minimum was 44°F (6.7°C). On the previous day the highest daytime maximum was 53°F 911.7°C) at Scilly and the lowest 42°F (5.6°C) at Gorleston and Dalwhinnie.
*Refers to 24 hours ending 0600 on the date
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