Summer & Winter Battle It Out During April, May Following UK’s 4th Warmest Winter

Written by on May 9, 2020 in Rest of Europe, United Kingdom & Ireland with 0 Comments

After a non-winter, all of a sudden old man winter gets here 3 months late and doesn’t want to leave. A +AO/NAO low pressure dominated winter has abruptly flipped to a -AO/NAO high pressure dominated spring.

We’ve went from 200% of normal rainfall widely back in February to just 20% of normal rain during April.

Summer to winter and back to winter.

A simple wind shift and you go from June to March within 24 hours.

Big Diurnal Swing

The drying out of the soil beneath a blocking high and in a landlocked location has led to big diurnal temperature swings, especially beneath the core over eastern Scotland.

Coldest May night since 1997

Here are some UK snow and cold averages for May.

Coldest since May 1997? So what happened then?

What’s Next? Powerful Polar Front To Sweep Summer Out of Europe This Weekend!

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

Credit: Tropical Tidbits

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