As we look out through the next 7-10 days or the remainder of April, it looks like the high to the west, low to the east setup sticks around with additional waves of late season arctic air dropping south.
The current cold shot was a glancing blow for UK but over Germany and Poland it’s been more like mid winter rather than mid spring.
Yesterday’s Europe temperature anomaly.
This was the scene in Poland following a night of heavy snow.
In stark contrast to the snow and cold covering central Europe, we witnessed record heat in southern Spain and Morocco yesterday.
Following a warm March across most of the continent, it looks like April is sure to turn out cold across the north including UK, Low Countries, Germany, Poland, Russia and Scandinavia but warm across Iberia and Med.
Here’s the 6-10 day and end to April.
More importantly (for summer interests) it’s looking dry too.
April to date
CFSv2 weeklies show cold, dry final 10-12 days of April.
Note the CFS indicates a warmer than normal front running 7 days but colder following.
Quite the 240 hour GFS snow chart!