Winter 1947: 'General Inference' and Discussion at 0600 on 22nd January 1947
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' An anticyclone persists over Scandinavia with a ridge to France and an elongated trough of low pressure to west of the British Isles is moving little. Mainly dry cold weather will continue over the British Isles with little change in the pressure distribution. The fog will clear in a few places during the afternoon but fog will become more general tonight particularly in inland districts of England. There will be some occasional light rain or snow chiefly in the northeast. Frost will occur in most places in England, Wales and South and East Scotland tonight.'
At 0600 hours-Cloudy in many central areas of the British Isles with clearer skies over Scotland, N.Ireland and over S.England and South Wales. Temperatures are below freezing in many inland areas with the lowest value 25°F (-3.9°C) at S.Farnborough and (coastal) Lossiemouth. The highest temperature is 51°F (10.6°C) at Valentia.Fog in central and eastern England with drizzle in north-east England. Reports of frozen ground in central and eastern areas but no lying snow. Overnight minimum, lowest 21°F (-6.1°C) at Mildenhall, highest 50°F (10.0°C) at Valentia. Frost in most inland areas of England and Scotland. Previous day maximum, lowest 30°F (-1.1°C) at Mildenhall and highest, 51°F (10.6°C) at Valentia.Only Mildenhall was below freezing.
Elsewhere on the near continent-snow falling over n.France and a temperature of 13°F (-10.6°C) in western Germany.
Outlook-continuing cold and mainly dry



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