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Repeat of March 24th 2013 only 10C colder

The weather this coming weekend reminds me of a March weekend in 2013 when large parts of the south-east woke up to a covering of snow. 118 more words


Beast MkII or just a late March cold spell?

After the severe spell at the end of February that lasted into this month there’s lots of excitement / dread (*delete as appropriate) that the synoptic conditions that brought very cold air from our east is about to return. 777 more words


Winter 2017/18 forecast review

At the beginning of December the opening par for my forecast for winter read:

The mean temperature for winter 2017/18 is looking average overall with average precipitation.

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Winter 2017/18: 27th out of 72

A few years ago I devised a winter index to try to decipher how modern winters ranked against legendary seasons, such as 1947 and 1963. 165 more words


Winter 2017/18: average, cold start and end

The winter of 2017/18 will probably be remembered as much colder that it actually was – the exceptionally severe spell right at the end was only at its halfway point by the time the meteorological winter was over. 433 more words


February 2018: cold, very sunny, snowy end

February 2018 saw the start of the first decent cold spell since 2013 with thick (by modern standards) snow cover, deep cold air and bitter winds. 143 more words


The snow can suck it!

We are Chalk Farm Folking as normal tonight people! “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds” – The Creed of the US Postal Service & Yours Truly (Chalk Farm Folk).