Winter 1947: 'General Inference' and Discussion* at 0600 on 15th February 1947
Previous Day
Charts Master Page
Next Day
British Isles Chart
London Readings
Northern Hemisphere Chart
'A large anticyclone centred over Scandinavia will maintain a very cold easterly current over the British Isles. Bright periods will become increasingly general in east and south England, the Midlands and parts of Wales, and the frost will become severe tonight in some districts. Weather will be cloudy elsewhere with temperatures mainly around freezing. there will be scattered snowfalls, chiefly in north England, south and east Scotland and at first in parts of Southwest England and South Wales.At 0600 hours-easterly airstream to F6 on east coast. Generally cloudy over the British Isles with light snow in parts of southern Scotland, northern England and western Ireland. Rain in s.Ireland. Recent snow and drizzle (with t°C <0) in parts of eastern England. Lowest temperature is 28°F (-2.2°C) at Little Rissington and the highest is 43°F (6.1°C) at Scilly. Clearer skies and lower temperatures over eastern Belgium and Netherlands with temperatures as low as 15°F (-9.4°C). Overnight minima-lowest 25°F(-3.9°C) at Dalwhinnie and the highest 40°F (4.4°C) at Scilly. Previous day's maxima-lowest 29°F (-1.7°C) at Little Rissington and the highest 43°F (6.1°C) at Scilly. Precipitation-Up to 4mm in far south-west of England and Ireland otherwise generally dry or 'Trace' Snow cover/depth-snow cover as in previous days. Greatest depths 13" at Waddington, 12" Rattray, 11" Finningley, 9" Spurn Head and 8" West Raynham. Little Rissington, Acklington and Eskdalemuir all report >6" of snow. Outlook-Very cold weather continuing. Frost day and night over southern districts will be severe in some areas. Local snowfalls in the north.



Source:The Daily Weather Report of the Meteorological Office
*Refers to 24 hours ending 0600 on the date
Home Page