Bookmakers William Hill can report a surprise early gamble on a white Christmas, with the Scottish cites now as short as 5/2 having opened at 4/1. The bookies Christmas cheer is largely based on whether a snowflake falls in London over the festive 24 hrs, which is currently priced at 6/1.
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With the warm weather set to continue for the next few days, William Hill are offering just 6/1 that the temperature breaches 100f on the mercury at any point over the course of 2017 and 9/1 the record UK temperature of 38.5C is broken.
The odds of a hosepipe ban being introduced this year have plunged from 8/1 to 3/1 with William Hill as reports have suggested that water levels are worryingly low after a dry winter.
With the mercury set to rise above 20C later this week, William Hill have been forced to cut the odds of a record Easter weekend temperature being recorded this year.
The 20th February became the hottest day of the year so far and William Hill are offering 6/1 that the remaining eight days of the month sees a hotter temperature registered.
As 2016 was named the hottest on record for the third consecutive year, William Hill are offering 11/10 that 2017 follows suit.
William Hill have halved the price of Parliament being shut at any point for weather reasons after much of the UK awoke to snow.
William Hill are offering just 4/1 that any of the 10 Premier League fixtures this weekend are called off due to inclement weather.
With snow set to fall this week, William Hill are predicting this weekend’s football fixtures could well be affected, offering 4/1 that a Premier League match is postponed due to inclement weather.