Winter 1947: 'General Inference' and Discussion* at 0600 on 25th January 1947
'An anticyclone west of Scotland is weakening steadily and small depressions will move west southwest across southern England. In the Midlands, Wales and southern England there will be occasional snow and moderate falls may occur in the east. Much fog will also persist in the Midlands, south England and east Wales. In north England and east Scotland there will be occasional rain or sleet with snow on high ground. In west Scotland and north Ireland it will be mainly fair. It will be cold generally and very cold in the south with hard night frost'.
At 0600 hours-Light north to northeast winds with generally cloudy
skies apart from the south-east and south coast. Temperatures are above
freezing in the cloudy areas but under the clear skies in the south
temperatures are much lower. The lowest value is 20°F (-6.7°C)
at Felixstowe. The highest is 42°F (5.6°C) at Tynemouth, Cape
Wrath and Hatston (Orkney). Snow falling in parts of the Midlands and
South East. Snow lying at many stations in the East and the Midlands
with the greatest depth being 3" at Waddington.
|*Refers to 24 hours ending 0600 on the date