May 1995: heatwave to snow
Posted 18 August 2012 - 05:43
On the 5th and 6th May, the heatwave reached its peak with maxima as high as 28.6C at Cheltenham
Typically as approached the Bank Holiday Monday which was VE Day that year to celebrate the 50th annversary of the end of the war in Europe, the weather became cooler.
By the end of that week, it became even colder with night frosts and some places even reporting snow
Here are the forecasts from this month.
A foehn effect in the Moray Firth produced temperatures of 22C on 1st May 1995
2nd May 1995
3rd May 1995: parts of the UK were warmer than the vast majority of Europe
Posted 20 August 2012 - 07:00
What was the event 2 years later, in 1997?
Last post in this thread, it went from heatwave to wintry cold in less than a week