Summer/Autumn Snows

9 October 1280, heavy snow fell in London.

12 June 1761, snow occurred in London and East Sussex.

28 October 1762, snow occurred in London.

25 October 1784, heavy snow fell in London.

26 October 1785, heavy snow fell in London.

29 October 1785, heavy snow fell in London.

30 October 1810, snow occurred in London.

20-21 October 1825, snow fell in parts of London.

7 October 1829, 3cm of snow fell in London.

29 October 1836, up to 30cm of snow fell across parts of London.

13 October 1838, snow showers affected London.

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19-20 October 1880, heavy snow affected southern England for up to 12 hours in places. In Sevenoaks, Kent, 30cm of snow fell, while 15cm of snow fell across London damaging oak and elm trees.

24 October 1882, 20cm of snow fell in 3 hours at Evesham, Hereford and Worcester.

25 September 1885, snow fell in several areas of London (the earliest start to the snow season known across London).

12 October 1887, snow reported to have occurred in London.

10 June 1888, it was reported that 15cm of snow fell in parts of Scotland.

7 July 1888, snow fell in Rutland.

9 July 1888, snow occurred in Inverness.

10 July 1888, snowstorm affected Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, while snow also affected Northern Ireland, NE England and Grampian.

11-12 July 1888, snow was reported to have fallen over the Isle of Wight, Kent, East Midlands, East Yorkshire, Isle of Man, and the south Midlands. The snow may have been mistaken for soft hail in parts of southern England.

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16 June 1889, snow occurred across the high ground of N England and Scotland.

19 September 1910, snow was reported to have fallen at Epsom, Surrey.

19-20 September 1919, snow covered the ground at low levels in Scotland and northern England, while a substantial fall of snow occurred across Dartmoor, Exmoor and the high ground of Wales. Over Exmoor, 5cm of snow fell, while the snow that fell across Snowdon lasted on the ground for a week.

28-29 October 1926, heavy snow fell in parts of N Scotland. Dalwhinnie, Highland sustained a snowfall of 30cm.

30-31 October 1934, heavy snow fell across Scotland and parts of N England. At West Linton, Peebleshire, 20cm of snow occurred.

12 June 1942, significant snow fell across the Scottish Mountains.

8 June 1971, snow fell across many districts of N Scotland.

14 June 1971, snow fell across the Pennines.

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2 June 1975, snow fell at Lords, London (mentioned by John Arlott (cricket commentator)); several parts of Scotland, Buxton, Derbyshire (snow stopped the cricket match between Lancashire and Derbyshire as 3cm of snow fell); Birmingham, West Midlands; Cambridge, Cambridgeshire; Colchester, Essex and Keswick, Cumbria. Sleet fell at Orpington, Kent; Royston, Hertfordshire; Hassocks, East Sussex, Totton and Portsmouth, Hampshire and Great Easton, Essex.

7 June 1985, sleet shower occurred at Birmingham Airport during the morning, while snow fell at Eskdalemuir, Dumfries and Galloway in the evening.

10 June 1986, heavy snow fell in parts of Scotland. On the A95 road at Glenshee, Tayside 15cm of snow occurred.

2-3 June 1991, snow fell across Grampian.

9 June 1991, snow fell across Northern Scotland.

7 June 1999, a northerly airstream caused 18cm of snow to fall on the Cairngorms.

10 July 2000, snow was reported to have fallen over the Cairngorms, sufficient to make snowballs, while on Ben Macdui, drifts of fresh snow occurred.

7 June 2001, sleet and snow showers fell across the Highlands.

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9 June 2001, Kyle in Sutherland, the day dawned with a good covering of snow down to about 600m.

23 September 2003, snow fell down to 600m across the Cairngorms.

19 June 2004, snow was reported to have affected some Scottish mountains.

13 September 2004, snow fell across the Cairngorms.

3 October 2004, snow fell across the Cairngorms.

8 October 2004, snow was reported to have fallen in the Cairngorm region.

18-19 October 2004, snow fell across the Cairngorms.

26 October 2004, snow fell across the Cairngorms.

11-12 June 2005, snow fell across the Cairngorms.

16-17 September 2005, snow fell widely across the Scottish Highlands.

11-12 October 2005, heavy snow fell across the Cairngorms, Western Highlands and BenWyvis.

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22-23 October 2005, snow fell across the Cairngorms.

26-27 October 2006, snow fell across parts of N Scotland.

17 October 2007, snow was reported to have fallen across Glencoe.

13-14 June 2008, snow fell across the Cairngorms.

20 June 2008, snow was reported to have fallen across Ben Nevis.

28 September 2008, snow was reported to have fallen across the area of Aonach Mor and Lochaber, Scotland.

30 September – 1 October 2008, snow fell across the Cairngorms.

4-9 June 2009, snow was reported to have fallen across many Scottish mountains (4-5th, 7-9th), while sleet and snow fell was observed across the hills of NE England (5th) and over Snowdonia (6th).

11 October 2010, snow was observed across Aviemore.

17 October 2010, snow fell across Trawscoed.

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19 October 2010, snow fell across the Northern Isles and N Scotland.

20 October 2010, wintry showers fell across N Scotland and the Northern Isles.

21-22 October 2010, snow showers affected the Northern Isles.

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Snowcast

Snow forecast for the period 18 - 24 December 2016 across the UK

18th - None

19th - None

20th - None

21st - None

22nd - Western and central Scotland

23rd - Western and central Scotland

24th - Western and central Scotland