Search

Forget a white Christmas - it could be 11C this year

Late night Christmas shopping and lights in Norwich.
PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Late night Christmas shopping and lights in Norwich. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY

Archant Norfolk

Those dreaming of a white Christmas in the region this year are going to be disappointed once again.

Forecasters have said this Christmas day is going to be dry and mild with the hills of Scotland the only place which might see some of the white stuff.

The 25th will be dry during the day with highs of 11C but it will be blustery. Dan Holley, of Norwich-based Weatherquest, said the average temperature for this time of year is 7C.

There will be a chance of rain during Christmas night but showers are more likely on Boxing Day as the weather turns more unsettled.

This wet and windy weather will stay in the region for the rest of the week but Mr Holley said forecasts currently show drier and milder conditions as we move into the new year.

The last widespread white Christmas in the UK was in 2010.

Snow was recorded at a weather station in Weybourne, north Norfolk.

Other news

Fear, embarrassment, and stigma are just some of the reasons thousands of women in the country are putting off having routine cervical screening. Reporter DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP explores what can be done to break the shame.

10:38

The consultation over the potential closure of all but seven of Norfolk’s children’s centres is “shameful” and should be suspended, it has been claimed.

Heptahare was crowned as Norfolk’s favourite GoGoHare, now we want to know which of the moongazers are your favourite.

Yesterday, 16:43

Firefighters from Dereham were called to put out a house fire in a mid-Norfolk village this afternoon.

Most Read

Fear, embarrassment, and stigma are just some of the reasons thousands of women in the country are putting off having routine cervical screening. Reporter DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP explores what can be done to break the shame.

Read more
Elizabeth Hospital
10:38

The consultation over the potential closure of all but seven of Norfolk’s children’s centres is “shameful” and should be suspended, it has been claimed.

Read more
Andrew Proctor

Heptahare was crowned as Norfolk’s favourite GoGoHare, now we want to know which of the moongazers are your favourite.

Read more
Jake Humphrey
Yesterday, 16:43

Firefighters from Dereham were called to put out a house fire in a mid-Norfolk village this afternoon.

Read more
Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service
Yesterday, 16:14

Authentic tribal song and dance is set to liven up a mid-Norfolk town next month.

Read more
United Kingdom

Most Commented

Fear, embarrassment, and stigma are just some of the reasons thousands of women in the country are putting off having routine cervical screening. Reporter DONNA-LOUISE BISHOP explores what can be done to break the shame.

Read more
Elizabeth Hospital
10:38

The consultation over the potential closure of all but seven of Norfolk’s children’s centres is “shameful” and should be suspended, it has been claimed.

Read more
Andrew Proctor

Heptahare was crowned as Norfolk’s favourite GoGoHare, now we want to know which of the moongazers are your favourite.

Read more
Jake Humphrey
Yesterday, 16:43

Firefighters from Dereham were called to put out a house fire in a mid-Norfolk village this afternoon.

Read more
Norfolk Fire and Rescue Service
Yesterday, 16:14

Authentic tribal song and dance is set to liven up a mid-Norfolk town next month.

Read more
United Kingdom

Local Weather

Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 3°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Dereham Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Dereham Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy