HadCET

This page shows the winter (November to March) daily maxima and minima of the Central England Temperature series known as HadCET, which can be downloaded from here:

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/hadobs/hadcet/data/download.html

The following two figures shows all the data, which runs from 1878 to present, with blue squares marking:

  • Maxima equal to or less than zero degrees C
  • Minima equal to or less than -6 degrees C

hadcet_all

hadcetmin_all

Note that winter 2010/11 (shown in more detail below) was cold relative to winters of the last 25 years, but was not exceptional (at least in terms of temperature) over the entire period from 1878.

To identify the coldest winters the data are plotted again below at greater resolution, starting with winters 2007/08 to 2015/16, and ending with winters 1878/79 to 1884/85.

Winters 2007/08 to 2015/16:

hadcet2007_16

hadcetmin2007_16

Winters 1995/96 to 2006/07:

hadcet1995_07

hadcetmin1995_07

Winters 1985/86 to 1994/95:

hadcet1985_96

hadcetmin1985_96

Winters 1975/76 to 1984/85:

hadcet1975_86

hadcetmin1975_86

Winters 1965/66 to 1974/75:

hadcet1965_76

hadcetmin1965_76

Winters 1955/56 to 1964/65:

hadcet1955_66

hadcetmin1955_66

Winters 1945/46 to 1954/55:

hadcet1945_56

hadcetmin1945_56

Winters 1935/36 to 1944/45:

hadcet1935_46

hadcetmin1935_46

Winters 1925/26 to 1934/35:

hadcet1925_36

hadcetmin1925_36

Winters 1915/16 to 1924/25:

hadcet1915_26

hadcetmin1915_26

Winters 1905/06 to 1914/15:

hadcet1905_16

hadcetmin1905_16

Winters 1895/96 to 1904/05:

hadcet1895_06

hadcetmin1895_06

Winters 1885/86 to 1894/95:

hadcet1885_96

hadcetmin1885_96

Winters 1878/79 to 1884/85:

hadcet1878_86

hadcetmin1878_86

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