What are the chances of that elusive snowy seasonal celebration this year?
THE LATEST FORECAST IN DEPTH
We are now coming to the final few days before Christmas and things look rather disappointing for those who were hoping for some Christmas snow. At the moment it looks like a bright start but with increasing cloud as a weather system passes to our north on Christmas day.
Boxing day currently looks bright and mostly fine.
Temperatures as a whole 5’c to 7’c and the winds will be moderate and from the northwest although upon passage of the system later on Christmas day the winds may turn southeasterly for a while.
This info will be updated again in the next 48 hours.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT OUR WHITE CHRISTMAS FORECAST
Our White Christmas forecast will be updated 3-4 times a week through November and every day throughout December, although the forecast will likely change a fair amount as we approach the 25th.
For it to be counted as an official White Christmas we need 1 snowflake, yes that’s right just 1 snowflake to fall on the Isle of Wight on Christmas day.
The White Christmas forecast is the product of multiple long/medium range computer models which include the JMA Seasonal, ECMWF Seasonal, the med and long range GFS, CFS and the CFS2. The data is fed into our very own software and the forecast is the end result!
This forecast is mostly just for fun, but there is at least some science behind the predictions!