Just to put our recent snowfall into perspective…

Here are the latest recent snow depths as reported in this morning’s 06 UTC SYNOP reports from across Europe to put the recent snowfall we’ve had in the UK into some kind of perspective.

Figure 1

Don’t get the idea that Sweden lies in some kind of snow shadow, it’s just that as a nation the Swedes hate measuring snow, and can’t stand being tied to follow international conventions as laid down by the WMO for reporting it.

Figure 2

I bet the French ski resorts would like some of the snow that fell in Scandinavia at the moment.

Figure 3