Synoptic Situation at 0600 03/03/1963
High, 1036 mb, central Europe, has weakened a little. Pressure remains low
over the Atlantic with troughs trying to move E across Ireland and NW
France, but weakening in the process.
Weather over the British Isles:
Totally clear skies in all but the far W where a little rain and drizzle
fell at times. Most stations recorded in excess of 8 hrs of sun.
Maxima: Gatwick 9C, Guernsey 8C, Plymouth 10C, Culdrose 9C, Cardiff 8C,
Birmingham 7C, Watnall 6C, Manchester 8C, Newcastle 3C, Dyce 4C, Eskdalemuir
8C, Glasgow 8C, Wick 6C, Lerwick 6C, Tiree 6C, Belfast 8C, Birr 7C and
Minima: Gatwick -6C (-10), Guernsey 2C, Plymouth 3C, Culdrose 5C,
Cardiff -2C, Birmingham -8C (-11), Watnall -6C, Manchester -3C,
Dishforth -11C, Newcastle -5C, Dyce -5C, Eskdalemuir -7C, Glasgow -1C, Wick
2C, Lerwick 2C, Tiree 5C, Belfast 4C, Birr 4C and Valentia 7C.
Weather over the rest of Europe:
A large area was cloudfree from central France to Poland, but further N and
E troughs and less cold air were bringing more cloud into Scandinavia and W
Maxima: W Norway +6C, Oslo -15C, Copenhagen -2C, Stockholm -4C, Helsinki
2C, Moscow -2C, Minsk -1C, Warsaw -5C, Belgrade -2C, Berlin 1C, Paris 4C,
Brussels 5C, Brest 10C, Bordeaux 11C, Madrid 7C, Nimes 9C, Venice 3C and
Minima: Copenhagen -6C, Stockholm -3C, Helsinki -1C, Minsk -6C, Warsaw -8C,
Berlin -7C, Hanover -16C, Paris -3C, Brussels -4C, Brest 6C, Bordeaux 6C,
Madrid 6C, Nice 2C, Venice -5C and Rome -1C.
Forecast: Fine in central and E districts. Though cold on the E coast,
maximum temperatures elsewhere will be near average. There will be moderate
to severe frost at night. Cloudy weather over Ireland and extreme W GB will
move slowly E and day temperatures will be near or slightly above normal..
Some other 1200 GMT temperatures:
Verkhoiansk -41C, Iceland +7 to +10C, Thule -28C, Eureka -47C,
Chesterfield -37C, Goose -24C, Gander -17C, Montreal -10C, Boston 0C,
Chicago -5C, Pensacola 6C, Dodge City 2C, Regina -4C, Fort Smith -21C,
Calgary -5C, Fairbanks -13C and Vancouver 4C.