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Has it ever snowed in April in the UK?

Has it ever snowed in April in the UK?

Most recently, in early April 2019, Britain was hit by a similar cold snap that covered much of Scotland and northern England in snow. The heavy snowfall with blizzard conditions led to disruption to power supplies and travel. Then in 1989, there were late April snow showers across parts of southern England.

When was the last time it snowed in April in England?

That means snowfall has been reported in 44% of Aprils over the last 52 years in Reading. ‘Nowadays lying snow (covering more than half the ground) rarely occurs on more than one morning in April; since 1968 lying snow has only been reported in 1989 and 2008 – 6 cm depth on 6 April 2008 and 1 cm depth on 5 April 1989.

Has it ever snowed in England in June?

The most significant June snowfall in recent memory was on 2 June 1975, when snow fell in many parts of the country. The Essex and Kent cricket match in Colchester was interrupted, while the match between Derbyshire and Lancashire at Buxton was called off after 2.5cm (1in) of snow settled on the outfield.

When was the last time it snowed on Easter?

The last time that there was measurable snow on the ground on Easter was in 2008 (March 23rd) when there were 3 inches of snow on the ground at 7 a.m. Since 1873, Easter has occurred on April 17, 5 times (1881, 1892, 1927, 1938, and 1960). The next time Easter will occur on this date is 2033.

Has there ever been snow in April?

For most of the contiguous United States, April snowfall may be quite rare, but April is actually the snowiest month of the year for some isolated locations in the Rocky Mountains and the Black Hills of South Dakota.

Has it ever snowed in England in July?

While roads stayed largely clear, snow settled on hillsides, notably around Upper Teesdale and Weardale at about 600 metres and above. The most significant June snowfall in recent memory was on 2 June 1975, when snow fell in many parts of the country.

Does it snow in June?

Only one year since 2000 has featured no snow in June. Mount Washington, New Hampshire has recorded 2.2″ of snow this month, versus and average of 1.2″ (max of 8.1″). Elko’s reading may be a monthly record, as the NWS NOW data indicates that snow has not fallen there in June before.