New Temperature Records for the UK

New Temperature Records for the UK

Author: Press Workplace

15: 33 (UTC) on.
Sat 1 Jan 2022

Moderate spell has actually caused provisionary brand-new temperature level records for New Year’s Eve and January for the UK however temperature levels are now beginning to trend down.

The exceptionally moderate spell is driven by a circulation of warm, wet air pressing throughout the UK from the Canary Islands and even more south in the Atlantic and has actually led to the uncommon circumstance of one weather condition system breaking weather condition records for 2 days in different fiscal year. As moderate temperature levels it has actually likewise brought cloud and break outs of rain for some.

This spell has actually caused a variety of provisionary records being set both the other day and today (1st Jan 2022). 16.5 C was reached at Bala on 31 st December 2021 which is a Brand-new Year’s Eve record for the UK and Wales.

All other UK nations likewise set New Year’s Eve everyday optimum temperature level records. Keswick in England reached 15.9 C, Kinlochewe in Scotland reached 16.1 C, and Magilligan reached 15.0 C in Northern Ireland.

A day-to-day minimum temperature level of 13.2 C tape-recorded at Chivenor, in Devon is provisionally a brand-new UK and England record for January. This beats the previous UK record of 13.1 C set at Magilligan (Londonderry) in 2016 and the previous English record of 13.0 C set at London St James Park in 2008.

There is likewise a brand-new Welsh January everyday minimum temperature level record with Trawsgoed (Dyfed) recording 12.8 C beating the previous record of 12.5 C set at Gogerddan (Dyfed) in 2016.

New Years Day has actually likewise seen extremely moderate temperature levels with 16.3 C tape-recorded at St James Park. This beats the previous record for New Years Day of 15.6 C at Bude (Cornwall) in 1916 setting another provisionary record.

The record breaking heat over the #NewYear2022 is thanks to a circulation of warm subtropical air from the Azores

The weather condition is set to briefly turn wintry this week with cold winds stemming from the Arctic leading to over night frosts, and snow for some by Tuesday ❄

— Met Workplace (@metoffice) January 1, 2022

The length of time will the moderate weather condition last?

Met Workplace Chief Forecaster, Steve Ramsdale, stated: “We’re now past the peak of the heats over the UK of this existing spell. Whilst it is anticipated to remain moderate for the remainder of the weekend, we are seeing a pattern downwards in temperature levels with significantly chillier weather condition entering into the north from at an early stage Monday.”

” This cooler air is anticipated to press southwards into Tuesday bringing wintry showers and frosts. Wind and snow cautions have actually now been provided for parts of Scotland related to this modification. This cold spell is short-term prior to we see a go back to weather originating from the Atlantic, bringing more bouts of strong winds and rain to the UK.”

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