Allsopp, K & Dawson, I / May 1988 – vol. 81, issue 5, pp 247–251 The month ivas dominated by unsettled cyclonic westerly weather. Very moist, warm air from the Azores meeting the colder Arctic air caused strong winds and very heavy rain. Fortunately, the warm airflow covered Britain and Ireland, and the extensive cloud cover kept nightfrosts to a minimum. Only on 22nd when the cold air penetrated to the south was there extensive snow cover in lowland areas, but... This article is only available to subscribed users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.