Synoptic situation at 0600 11/02/1963
Low of SW England moved very slowly SE across Biscay and its associated
occlusion moved slowly N over S counties of England as it weakened. E winds
will persist over all parts of the Br.Isles. High, 1020 mb, SE Greenland is
moving SE and pressure is building strongly over W Russia into Scandinavia.
Pressure remains low in the Mediterranean. Fronts are moving E across N
Weather over the British Isles:
Cloudy in all districts with light snow in the N, but moderate at times in
the far S. Rain still affected the most extreme SW and Scilly recorded 15mm
of rain. During the period, slightly colder continental air moved W.
Maxima: Gatwick 0C, Guernsey 5C, Plymouth 3C, Culdrose 5C, Scilly 9C,
Cardiff 1C, Birmingham -2C, Watnall -2C, Manchester 1C, Newcastle 1C, Dyce
2C, Eskdalemuir 0C, Glasgow 2C, Wick 3C, Lerwick 3C, Tiree 5C, Belfast 2C,
Birr 2C and Valentia 4C.
Minima: Gatwick 0C, Guernsey 2C, Plymouth 1C, Culdrose 2C, Cardiff -2C,
Birmingham -3C, Gorelston -1C, Manchester -2C, Watnall -3C, Newcastle 1C,
Dyce 0C, Eskdalemuir -1C, Glasgow 0C, Wick 1C, Lerwick -C, Tiree 1C, Belfast
0C, Birr 0C and Valentia 1C.
Weather over the rest of Europe:
Cloudy in most countries but with clearer conditions in parts of
Scandinavia. Some rain fell in W and S France, and snow over many central
and E areas.
Maxima: Oslo -15C, Stockholm -7C, Helsinki -9C, Copenhagen -4C
Murmansk -13C, Moscow -9C, Minsk -10C, Warsaw -4C, Belgrade 2C, Berlin -3C,
Paris 3C, Brussels 1C, Brest 7C, Bordeaux 10C, Madrid 7C, Nimes 8C, Venice
3C and Rome 11C.
Minima: Oslo -14C, Stockholm -5C, Copenhagen -4C, Helsinki -15C,
Minsk -11C, Warsaw -5C, Belgrade -2C, Berlin -2C, Paris 0C, Brussels 1C,
Brest 1C, Bordeaux 6C, Madrid 5C, Nimes 5C, Venice 1C and Rome 10C.
Forecast: Dull and cold with persistent frost in many areas and slight to
moderate tonight widely. Hill fog and some coastal fog in the S and SE. A
little snow or freezing drizzle in many places.
Some other 1200 GMT temperatures:
Verkhoiansk -22C, Oimyakon -56C, Iceland +1 to +2C, Thule -13C,
Chesterfield -22C, Goose -14C, Gander -6C, Boston -2C, Montreal -15C, New
York 0C, Chicago -5C, Augusta -2C, Pensacola 3C, Dodge City 0C, Regina -20C,
Fort Smith -6C, Fairbanks -22C and Vancouver 1C.