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Christmas snow records in the UK

of sunshine recorded on Christmas day is 7.5 hours, recorded in Penzance, Cornwall and Aberporth, Dyfed in 1944, Faversham, Kent in 1979 and Camborne, Cornwall in 2010. Sunshine hours Country Sunniest Christmas Day  England  7.5hrs at Penzance, Cornwall in 1944 and Faversham, Kent in 1979 and Camborne

Lowest Temperature 10 January 1982

January 1982. Daily weather extremes Highest Maximum Temperature 7.0 °C at Penzance, Penlee Gardens (Cornwall) Lowest Minimum Temperature -27.2 °C at Braemar (Aberdeenshire) Most Rainfall 22.3 mm at Jersey Airport (Channel Islands) Most Sunshine 7.1 hours at Ringway (Greater Manchester) & Hemsby


for several hours) and motorists were stranded by floodwaters. The mainline railway between London and Penzance was closed due to landslides. A number of schools across Cornwall were closed for the day and the Eden Project was badly affected by flooding. Weather data Overnight on 16/17 November, a deep

My Winter - Gas Engineer Katie Jelbert

to. And of course, we’ve got alternative cooking and heating provisions ready to go in the unlikely event your gas supply is interrupted. Looking after yourself I live in Penzance, not far from Land’s End, so I have to prepare for winter myself. At home we make sure we get the garden sorted, get


A snowy day in Winter 2005

by helicopter with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries. Disruption to transport A30 closed with gridlocked traffic. Railway services were affected. Fallen trees on one of the railway lines from London to Penzance caused trains to be delayed. People stranded at home/on the road/at school About 2,000

5 gardening tips for June

watering.” Daylight and sunshine in June Hours of daylight reach a peak for the entire year June. In Penzance, on the longest day, there will be around 16.14 hours of daylight. Meanwhile, in Glasgow there is even more with just under 17 and a half hours of daylight. England receives over 182 hours


Devon and Cornwall, with Newlyn, Penzance, Mevagissey, St Ives and Plymstock worst affected. Most problems related to surface water flooding but a number of properties were inundated. The persistent heavy snowfalls, accompanied by freezing temperatures and dri ing, caused numerous impacts across North


is famous, but with a few areas of sand dunes as well. Avonmouth Bristol Bristol Long Ashton Bath Saunton Sands Bude Camelford Bastreet Newquay St. Mawgan St. Austell Barnstaple Exeter Princetown Plymouth Plymouth Nettlecombe Bruton Yeovilton Taunton Yeovil Exeter airport Teignmouth Torquay Penzance


in inland Devon. On 8/9 January 1982 conditions were especially severe in the Bristol area where dri s were locally 1 m deep. Another event, this time from convective showers, on 12 January 1987 produced snow depths of 35 cm (Falmouth), 39 cm (Penzance) and even 23 cm on the Scillies. Also, persistent


of the upper atmosphere. The office had no internal expertise or even a network of upper air stations and there were just two meteorological flights making twice daily soundings to 24,000ft at Mildenhall and Aldergrove. Radiosonde stations were located at Penzance and Lerwick using Finnish and French

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