Epping Weather Station
Monthly Summary: January 2004 (Daily Readings)
The 28th saw two cold fronts bringing snowfall. The first was in the early morning and gave a covering 3cm in depth. The second was in the late afternoon and saw temperatures fall from 3.2°C to 0.7°C in less than 15 minutes. The front was accompanied by winds gusting to 40mph, heavy snow and visibility less than 100m. A covering of snow 6 cm in depth resulted from this front. The following day (29th) saw unbroken sunshine, superb visibility and persistent snow cover. Temperatures rose steadily over the following two days reaching the monthly maximum of 11.5°C in the late afternoon of the 31st, accompanied by winds gusting to 50mph.
|Month as a whole
Eight out of the last ten Januarys have been warmer than the long term average
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