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Mid-May 1955 snowfalls

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  • Location: Irlam
  • Location: Irlam

    The mid May period of 1955 was very wintry with widespread snowfalls and severe frosts for the time of the year. A developing low pressure tracked to the south of the UK and pulled up into the North Sea. The northern flank of the low engaged the Arctic air in situ over the UK and there were widespread snowfalls across parts of England and Wales. Over the Pennines, some roads were blocked because of snow.

    14th-22nd May 1955 CET: 6.9

    Here is from the Times of the 18th May 1955




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  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands, 96m ASL
  • Weather Preferences: Snow in winter, thunderstorms, warmth and sun rest of the year
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands, 96m ASL

    Wow looking at wetterzentrale archives and that looked very wintry -5 uppers for may 21st most of uk. Pretty exceptional

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