Storms in late February / early March occur in 88 per cent of years, according to Philip Eden’s study on singularities.
This year looks no different although the drop in air pressure looks like it will happen just in the nick of time.
A look at the past eight years shows the effects of the pattern are quite pronounced.
And a look nationwide reveals the following named storms occurred around this period.
And going back further reveals a notable storm in the 19th century.