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Mostly Weather Episode 23 - Christmas Special

To celebrate this most wonderful time of the year, Mostly Weather returns with a Christmas Special. 

To celebrate this most wonderful time of the year, Mostly Weather returns with a Christmas Special. 

Join Claire Witham, Catherine Ross and Jeff Norwood-Brown as they discuss weather related facts from the festive period including:

  • What makes a white Christmas?
  • What have Charles Dickens and Queen Victoria done to influence us?
  • The Little Ice Age
  • Frost Fairs
  • Robins
  • The UK’s deadliest avalanche (it’s not where you’d think!)
  • Enjoy two winter themed quizzes
  • And we discuss the Devils Footprints – was it Satan or a Kangaroo?

As ever you can e-mail questions or suggests themes to mostlyweather@metoffice.gov.uk or Tweet us using @MW_Podcast

White Christmas Factsheet

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/binaries/content/assets/mohippo/pdf/a/fact_sheet_no._5.pdf

The Snowdrop Inn can be found at N50.872, E0.0229.

Frost Fairs

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Thames_frost_fairs

Little Ice Age

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Ice_Age

Devils Footprints

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devil%27s_Footprints

 

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