Winter 1947: 'General Inference' and Discussion* at 0600 on 11th January 1947
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General inference-Pressure is low on the Atlantic and high on the continent and troughs of low pressure are moving east across the British Isles. there will be periods of rain in all districts. Fair periods and local showers will spread to western districts later today and it will become fair in most eastern districts tomorrow. Fog will be rather widespread at first in eastern districts of England, and will occur locally tomorrow.
Further outlook-Mild period persisting. Probably fair in the east and showery in the west, but a new depression may bring rain to all districts.
At 0600 on the 11th-The coldest place is Lerwick on 36°F (2.2°C) and the warmest is Valentia on 52°F (11.1°C). Overnight the lowest minimum was 33°F (0.6°C) at Yeovilton and the highest 48°F (8.9°C) at Scilly. On the previous day the highest daytime maximum was 52°F (11.1°C) at Blacksod Point and Valentia whilst the lowest maximum was 36°F (2.2°C) at Lleeming.
Source:The Daily Weather Report of the Meteorological Office
*Refers to 24 hours ending 0600 on the date
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