Winter 1947: 'General Inference' and Discussion* at 0600 on 24th January 1947
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'An anticyclone over North Scotland will move slowly southsouthwest. Over England and East wales there will be occasional snow showers, mainly in eastern districts, but showers will be rather frequent in the southeastern counties of England. Elsewhere weather will continue fair. It will be cold in all areas and very cold in the southeast'.
At 0600 hours-Winds from between NNE and SE, toF3 generally but up to F6 in the Scilly Is. Cloudy on the east coast with snow showers from Spurn Head to Kent. Clearer skies over western districts. Below freezing in many areas although coastal areas (except SE) are slightly warmer. Lowest temperature 23°F (-5.0°C) at Bristol and warmest 38°F (3.3°C) at Cape Wrath. Snow lying along the east coast and in parts of south-eastern England and the Midlands. Maximum depth 2" at Boxted (Essex) and Felixstowe.
Overnight-Frost practically everywhere. Lowest temperature 21°F(-6.1°C) at Dalwhinnie and 22°F (-5.6°) at Little Rissington and Bristol. Highest temperature 36°F (2.2°C) at Roches Point. Greatest preciptation 2mm at Boxted and Felixstowe
Previous Day-Lowest maximum 32°F (0.0°C) at Lympne and Little Rissington. Highest maximum 45°F (7.2°C) at Roches Point. Wettest places were Felixstowe and Gorleston on 2mm.
Source:The Daily Weather Report of the Meteorological Office
*Refers to 24 hours ending 0600 on the date
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