The north wind doth blow and we shall have snow…

December 2010 was the coldest December that the United Kingdom’s Met Office records have recorded in the past one hundred years. The United Kingdom is position on the Western edge of a continental shelf and its uncertain weather is caused by its location being a place where different weather systems meet. For the most part warm and wet westerly winds prevail, but in December these winds were diverted by an area of high pressure from the North which brought snow to almost every part of the country. December was about a degree Celsius colder than the previous recorded December, which was in 1981. Continue reading