Today's conditions and Readings at 09:00 GMT:
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Sunday 17th December 2017
Clear spells developing overnight, widespread frost and ice forming. Still the odd patch of frozen snow. At observation, cloudy, icy underfoot.
Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 2.2∞C.
Minimum temperature overnight -2.3∞C
24-hour maximum 2.2∞C
24-hour minimum -2.3∞C
Minimum temperature on grass / Snow -3.6c
Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 9.9 mph W
Rainfall total: 0.7mm
Conditions at 09:00 GMT
7 Oktas Altostratus, Cirrostratus, Stratocumulus.
Visibility 5 miles.
Dew point –1.0∞C
Wind Direction: SSE force 2
Barometer 1020.0mb: Trend: falling.
Clear spells overnight, widespread frost. At observation, mainly cloudy, odd blob of sleet. Only patchy snow cover 10%. Widespread ice. Staying cloudy all day with a little light rain.
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December 2017 so far:
Mean temperature: 2.9c (-1.2c) (of local average 1992-2014)
Maximum temperature: 11.4.c on the 6th.
Minimum temperature: -9.1c on the 12th
Grass Minimum: -13.5c on the 12th.
Wettest 24 hours = 3.7mm on the 7th
Maximum wind gust: 30.1mph WSW the 6th.
2017 so far:
Maximum temperature: 30.1c on the 19th June.
Minimum temperature: -9.1c on the 12th Dec
Grass Minimum: -13.5c on the 12th Dec.
Wettest 24 hours = 27.6m on the 8th August.
Maximum wind gust: 51.0 mph WSW on the 23 Feb.
Mean maximum temperature = 13.9c
Mean minimum temperature = 6.0c
Mean temperature = 10.0c = 0.0c of the local average. (1992-2014)
Highest maximum on the 19th June. = 32.4c
Lowest minimum on the February 24th = -4.5c
Minimum Grass Temperature on the February 24th = -9.5c
Ground Frosts = 113
Air frost = 53
Total rain days = 195
Wettest Day 14thth June = 44.1mm
Rainfall total = 753.1mm 107.3% of the local average.
Days of sleet / snow falling = 15
Days of lying snow at 09:00 GMT = 2
Maximum snow depth = 2.5cm 17th January.
Maximum temperature: 33.1c on the 01st July.
Minimum temperature: -3.7c on the 19th January
Grass Minimum: -7.0c on the 19th January.
Wettest 24 hours = 24.8mm the 13th August.
Maximum wind gust: 50.8 mph W on the 17th November.
Maximum temperature: 29.0c on the 18th July.
Minimum temperature: -5.3c on the 29th dec
Grass Minimum: -9.3c on the 30th Dec
Wettest 24 hours 21.9mm on the 26th Dec.
Maximum wind gust: 46.6 mph SE on the 5th Feb.
Maximum temperature: 30.6c on the 1st August.
Minimum temperature: -5.1c on the 14th March.
Grass Minimum: -9.8c on the 16th Jan
Wettest 24 hours 52.9.mm on the 26th July.
Maximum wind gust: 56.7 mph WSW on the 5th Dec
Mean Temperature: 9.5c -0.1c
Mean max 13.5c
Mean min 5.5c
Maximum temperature: 29.0c on the 24th July.
Minimum temperature: -8.9c on the 4th Feb
Grass Minimum: -11.2c on the 4th Feb
Rainfall = 997.9 mm
Wettest 24 hours, 30.7mm on the 24th November
Maximum wind gust: 48.6mph, NW 5th Jan
Extremes from this station since 2005.
Highest temperature: 32.7c 19th July 2006
Lowest Screen Temperature: -12.2c December 25th
Lowest temp on grass: -16.6c December 25th 2010
Wettest 24 hours: 39.9mm 5th September 2008
Wettest month: 158.2mm July 2009
Driest month: 14.0mm September 2009
Highest wind gust: 68mph January 18th 2007
Warmest year: 2006, with a mean of 11.05c.
Coldest year: 2010, with a mean of 8.80c
Wettest year: 2008 with 787.7mm
Driest year: 2005 with 576.1mm