Andover, MA (PRWEB) December 26, 2012
WSI (Weather Services International) expects temperatures for the upcoming period (January-March) to average slightly lower than normal across the UK and parts of western Europe and Norway, with higher-than-normal temperatures expected across other regions, especially southeast Europe and western Russia.
“The very cold early December weather pattern is relenting, especially across western Europe, as a milder and wetter westerly flow regime returns,” said Dr. Todd Crawford, WSI Chief Meteorologist. “With the exception of the Nordic Region, we do not expect much in the way of sustained cold weather in January. However, heading into February, it appears that the risk of cold weather returning will increase. Recent and expected trends in the stratosphere and in the tropical Pacific (Madden-Julian Oscillation) are both favorable for a transition back to an atmospheric blocking pattern late in January and into February.”
In January, WSI forecasts:
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