But to collect your payout you’ll need to ensure that the snowfall is fresh on Christmas Day — slush still coating the ground from Christmas Eve won’t cut it.In the UK, according to the Met Office, the last white Christmas was in 2017.There were no reports of snow staying and laying on the ground, but 11 percent of weather stations picked up some snowfall on the day.But if we’re talking serious coverage, then the last ‘proper’ white Christmas in the UK took place in 2010, with the most snow ever recorded on the day.A wintry flurry meant 83 percent of the Met Office’s recording stations reported snow on the ground. Brrrr.
Dreaming of a white Christmas in 2020? A fairytale ending to a less than perfect year?Stranger things have happened. They really have. And let’s face it, waking up to see a sparkling layer of snowy magic on Christmas morning is just the tonic we all need.The betting markets for a white Christmas are some of the most sought-after of the year เว็บพนัน UFABET , with forecasts starting months in advanceSo, with the festive season just around the corner, here is your guide to the latest white Christmas odds in the UK. Let’s see what the bookies are saying this year…Latest Odds For A White Christmas In The UKFirst things first, let’s take a look at the important stuff — the odds.What are the chances the UK will transform into a winter wonderland? Here’s what some of the biggest bookies are offering.For punters in the Republic of Ireland, there are odds of 4/1 for snow on Christmas Day in Dublin (Airport).
And for those seeking longer odds and a longer shot, there’s William Hill’s 16/1 for snow on Christmas Day in Penzance (RNAS Culdrose).Just one snowflake will determine whether you win your bet. Image: Aaron Burden on UnsplashBefore you place any bets, it might be worth making sure you know exactly what a white Christmas is.The official definition by the folks who know weather best — the UK Met Office — is that the country needs at least one snowflake to be officially observed falling during the 24 hours within 25 December, to count as a white Christmas.But crucially, the snow is not required to settle.The bar for what a ‘white Xmas’ is, is actually quite low.Basically, you don’t need blankets ofthe stuff to bank your bet. Just a little bit of powder will do. And airports tend to be used as the location of choice for confirmation of snow in your chosen area.When it comes to the bookies’ definition, which let’s face it is pretty important, it’s very close to that of the Met Office.