Discussion in 'Meteo & Astro' started by Diddi, Jan 12, 2017.
Recorded at Breamar, which also holds the UK record cold temperature of -27.2C in 1895 and again in 1982, equalled by Altnaharra in 1995.
Met Office: "We can now confirm that last night was the coldest February night across the UK since 23rd February 1955
That includes the infamous winter of 1962/1963"
Rog you understand statistics and that stuff - Do they mean that the Braemar temperature was the lowest UK February temperature recorded since 1955 (pretty insignificant unless you were in Braemar), or have they calculated that it's the lowest average February temperature between the different parts of the UK. And if it's the latter, are those parts accounted by square miles or by population concentrations?
Some friends in Duluth were telling us last night about Lake Superior freezing over a few days ago, -41c apparently
The MET-O moves in mysterious ways. I'll ask.
@dovidola My man at the Met-O says the 'coldest Feb night since 1955 is for the whole UK (by area not population).
Huge part of River Thames freezes for ‘first time in 60 years’ in sub-zero UK - past Teddington lock.
Looking a bit parky in the US this month, contrary to the seasonal climatic forecasting.
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