Winter 1947: 'General Inference' and Discussion* at 0600 on 25th January 1947
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'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.
Overnight-The lowest minimum was 15°F (-9.4°C) at Tangmere. The highest miniumum was 40°F (4.4°C) at Hatston, Rattray. Every station in Ireland reported a frost. The wettest places were Waddington and Honiley reporting 2mm of precipitation.
Previous day-The lowest maximum was 31°F (-0.6°C) at Tangmere, Lympne, Felixstowe and Little Rissington. The warmest was Tiree with 44°F (6.7°C). The wettest place was Finningley with 5mm of precipitation.

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