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December 2017 Weather Guidance

+++ THIS FORECAST IS FOR PRIVATE CLIENTS ONLY AND MAY NOT BE DISTRIBUTED OR COPIED IN ANY WAY WITHOUT PRIOR PERMISSION. +++ WEATHER GUIDANCE FOR DECEMBER 2017 ===================================== Issued: Wednesday 29th November 2017 Contact:   HEADLINES ========== + A 'switching' month + Some colder, some milder weather + Near average rain + Risk of cold days   FACTORS AFFECTING DECEMBER 2017 PRELIMINARY GUIDANCE ======================================================= +

Model Volatility

The blocking patterns, as they are known, that we have been experiencing in recent weeks in which means high pressure is a dominant feature at more northern latitudes, is often a tricky setup for the various weather models to predicted. Within the short term, confidence is high for the cold

Possible Stratospheric Warming?

The cold weather that has often dominated through November and will continue to do so, as things stand, into early December has come about due to know are known as 'blocking patterns'. This means areas of high pressure are often influential at more northern latitudes and these essentially 'block' the