How much will it snow in January in the UK?

The Met Office has confirmed northern parts of the UK could be hit by snow in January. This has sparked bookies to set odds of snow falling in Edinburgh or Glasgow at 6/4. Coral’s Harry Aitkenhead said: "We didn't get the White Christmas that many people were dreaming off but snow is on its way and we've slashed the odds on a White New Year. Edinburgh and Glasgow look the most likely to be bringing in the New Year with the white stuff but it's a distinct possibility across England too."

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How much will it snow in January? 

Forecasters predict the first part of the New Year to be mostly foggy. 

The Met Office said: “Most places are likely to stay dry but rather cloudy through next week. 

“The cloudiest and mildest weather is likely to be in the northwest, where it will be cloudy enough for some drizzle over the hills, and sometimes rather windy.

UK snow forecast: How much will it snow in January? When will it snow and where?UK snow forecast: Northern parts of the UK may get snow this month (Image: GETTY)

“In the south, winds will stay light and there is a greater chance of sunny spells, but also a greater likelihood of overnight frost and fog. Where fog does form, it may be slow to clear during the day. 

“By the end of the week a change to wetter and windier weather is likely, particularly in the north. There is a risk of snow on hills in the north, and perhaps to lower levels at times too. In the south, night frost and fog will become less likely.”

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