This list has been compiled from CET records after we experienced the coldest December for more than a century in Durham. In a climate that has shown a seemingly inexorable rise in temperature, December 2010 came as a huge shock. Christmas Day 2010 ranks third in a series going back to 1772, marginally behind 1830. … Read moreColdest Christmas Days – 2010 is up there!
November/December 2010 25th Nov Snow cover at 0900hrs. 2″ in Ferryhill, 5-6″ in Newcastle. 26th Nov Snow cover continuing. Brighter, with improvement in road conditions 27th Nov. Snow cover holding. Several further snow showers today 28th Nov. Some more snow overnight. Hard frost. -17.3C in Llandryndodd Wells in Wales overnight 29th Nov. 4″ … Read moreFrozen River Wear, December 2010