It is stated to be probably the most miserable day of the yr when freezing temperatures and darkish nights crush our spirits on the third week again to work after Christmas, with the festive season now a distant reminiscence.
However forecasters recommended ‘Blue Monday’ ought to be renamed ‘Blue Sky Monday’ for at present, as a blanket of fog lifted to disclose lovely winter sunshine throughout most of Britain lasting for the entire day.
Temperatures might be round common for the time of yr peaking at 10C (50F) within the South West and 8C (46F) for the remainder of England, Wales and Scotland as excessive strain stays in cost throughout the nation.
And although the solar will set between 4.30pm and 5pm as regular for mid-January, it will likely be a really vibrant night for the entire of the UK forward of the total ‘Wolf Moon’ which happens at 11.48pm tonight.
The remainder of the week might be largely dry with extra in a single day frosts and freezing fog and temperatures nonetheless round common ranges, however there might be some wintry showers in Scotland on Thursday.
The moon units this morning behind St Thomas Becket Church in Fairfield, Kent, forward of the Wolf Moon tonight
The moon units behind homes in Bristol this morning forward of the primary full moon of 2022 – the Wolf Moon – tonight
Right now, most of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Eire will all get pleasure from largely sunny skies after morning mist and fog clears – though North West Scotland might be cloudy and misty with some drizzle.
Tonight might be a transparent evening for Wales and north-eastern Scotland, whereas mist and fog will linger over the remainder of the UK for many of the evening however it would stay dry for all.
There might be mild winds for many of England however average gusts in north-western Scotland. Fog in England and Wales might be gradual to elevate by means of tomorrow, and it will likely be cloudy with rain in Northern Eire and Scotland.
Showers in Scotland will transfer eastward by means of the day as England and Wales stay dry with sunny spells, and there might be average south-westerly winds in Scotland and northern England.
Wednesday will start moist and cloudy for many, changing into drier and brighter by means of the day, with scattered showers in Wales and Southern England. There’s additionally the potential for some wintry showers in Scotland.
Thursday will then be dry and vibrant for many, with some thick cloud in Northern Eire and Scotland.
The bottom temperature recorded in a single day into this morning was -3.9C (39F) at Leeming in North Yorkshire.
The very best temperature recorded over the weekend was 12.3C (54.1F) at Gosport in Hampshire yesterday, whereas the bottom was -4.7C (23.5F) at Benson in Oxfordshire on Saturday.
The highest temperature of 2022 to date was New Yr’s Day – the UK’s warmest on document – when London obtained to 16.3C (61.3F), beating the earlier document of 15.6C (60.1F) set in Bude, Cornwall, set greater than a century in the past in 1916.