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Diary of Snow Events this Winter

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A Winter's Tale Snow Diary 2015/2016

Friday 13th November - Wet snow shower from the west in the morning - no lying snow Friday 20th November - Snow from a band from the north late in the day - Lying snow of a brief dusting Friday 27th November - Snow shower from the west late in the day - no lying snow Sunday 29th November - Snow showers from the west late in the day - no lying snow Thursday 10th December - Snow shower from the west late in the day - no lying snow Thursday 31st Decenber - Snow shower from the west

A Winter's Tale

A Winter's Tale

 

A Winter's Tale Diary of Snow Events 2014/2015

Tuesday 9th December - Snow shower from the west late in the day - No lying snow Wednesday 10th December - Snow showers from the west - No lying snow Thursday 11th December - Snow showers from the west - No lying snow Friday 12th December - Snow shower from the west in the early hours - no lying snow Friday 2nd January - Snow showers from the west - no lying snow Saturday 10th January - Snow showers from the west - no lying snow Sunday 11th January - Snow showers from the west for the firs

A Winter's Tale

A Winter's Tale

 

British Snowfall Events 2014/2015

5th December: Wet snow showers in some parts of western Scotland in a NWly wind. 7-8th December: Some snow showers in a westerly wind across Scotland and parts of Northern Ireland and NW England. These showers continuing to affect northern and western areas first thing on the 8th. 9th December: Precipitation turned to snow in parts of Scotland in a brisk westerly wind. 10th December: Snow showers across parts of Scotland driven by a strong westerly wind. 11th December: Further snow showe

A Winter's Tale

A Winter's Tale

 

A Winter's Tale Diary of Snow Events 2013/2014

Monday 18th November - Snow shower from the NW late in the day - No lying snow Thursday 5th December - Snow showers from the NW - Lying snow of a dusting Friday 6th December - Snow flurry from the NW and some patchy snow from the west - No lying snow Thursday 19th December - Snow shower from the west in the morning - No lying snow Sunday 22nd December - Heavy snow shower from the west - No lying snow Tuesday 24th December - Snow showers from the west - Lying snow of a dusting Friday 27th D

A Winter's Tale

A Winter's Tale

 

British Snowfall Events 2012/2013

17th October: Some snow fell in Altnaharra and Aviemore as precipitation arrived from the SW. 25th-27th October: Widespread snow showers in northern, eastern Scotland and northern and eastern England, depths of a couple of cm in places and up to 5 to 7cm in parts of Aberdeenshire. Snowfall led to motorists being urged to drive with extreme caution around Aberdeen later on the 26th, with particularly bad conditions on the A90. A number of routes in the Grampian area were affected by snow. 29t

A Winter's Tale

A Winter's Tale

 

A Winter's Tale Diary of Snow Events 2012/2013

Friday 26th October - Light snow shower from the north - No lying snow Saturday 3rd November - Light shower from the west early in the morning - No lying snow Sunday 2nd December - Frontal snowfall during the evening coming from the west - Lying snow of 3cm Monday 3rd December - Frontal snowfall in the early hours coming from the west - Lying snow of 3-5cm Tuesday 4th December - Light snow from a small front coming from the north in the evening - Lying snow of 2-3cm Wednesday 5th December -

A Winter's Tale

A Winter's Tale

 

Glasgow Airport Snow

WINTER MONTHS: DECEMBER 1999: SNOWFALLS -8 (2nd, 4th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 25th), COLDEST TEMP (0/-8C) JANUARY 2000: SNOWFALLS - [b]0[/b] , COLDEST TEMP (2/-4C) FEBRUARY 2000: SNOWFALLS -3 (12th, 15th, 16th), COLDEST TEMP (2/-4C) OVERALL: 11, 0/-8C DECEMBER 2000: SNOWFALLS - 5 (17th[b],[/b] ,26th, 27th, 28th, 31st), COLDEST TEMP (-3/-11C) JANUARY 2001: SNOWFALLS - 3 (1st, 19th, 21st), COLDEST TEMP (0/-9C) FEBRUARY 2001: SNOWFALLS - 5 (4th, 5th, 24th, 26th, 27th), COLDEST TEMP (

A Winter's Tale

A Winter's Tale

 

A Winter's Tale Snow Diary 2011/2012

Sunday 6th November - Snow grains in the early hours - No Lying Snow Saturday 3rd December - Wet snowflakes in heavy showers from the west - No Lying Snow Sunday 4th December - Snow from showers from the west - Lying snow of 2cm later in the day Monday 5th December - Heavy snow from showers from the west - Lying snow of 6cm Tuesday 6th December - Snow showers from NW in the early hours - Lying snow of 3-5cm Wednesday 7th December - No snowfall - Lying snow of 1-2cm Friday 9th December - So

A Winter's Tale

A Winter's Tale

 

My First Munro!

MUNRO NAME: CARN AOSDA DATE CLIMBED: 15/8/11 HEIGHT: 3009 FT, 917 M MOUNTAIN REGION: THE CAIRNWELL MOUNTAINS (GLENSHEE) COUNCIL: ABERDEENSHIRE TIME TAKEN: 1.5 HOURS LOG: CARN AOSDA IS OFFICIALLY MY FIRST MUNRO OUT OF THE 284 MIGHTY MOUNTAINS OVER 3000FT IN SCOTLAND. LOCATED NEAR THE GLENSHEE SKI CENTRE CAR PARK, IT IS A 580M ASCENT TO THE SUMMIT, SO A PRETTY EASY CLIMB TO ARGUABLY SCOTLAND'S EASIEST MUNRO. ALL IN ALL THE WALK WAS QUITE EASY UNTIL A LONG AND STRENUOS, STEEP CLIMB UP THE

A Winter's Tale

A Winter's Tale

 

First Snowfall Of The Winter

Friday 26th November - A Band of Heavy Snow crossed - Lying Snow of about an inch Saturday 27th November - A band of Heavy Snow cossed during the eary hours - About an Inch of lying snow. Sunday 28th November - Band of Snow across the Central Belt of Scotland - About 15cm of lying snow Monday 29th November - Band of snow moving from the North Sea fell - Around 15cm of lying snow Tuesday 30th November - Showers coming from the east brought snow - Around 10-15cm of lying snow. Wednesday 1st D

A Winter's Tale

A Winter's Tale

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