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Saturday 18th March 2018
A cloudy night and turning cold with light snow showers through the early hours. At observation, feeling bitterly cold in the strong ENE wind, light snow flurries.
Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 11.4∞C.
Minimum temperature overnight -0.5∞C
24-hour maximum 11.4∞C
24-hour minimum -0.5∞C
Minimum temperature on grass -0.6c
Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 24.7 mph ENE
Rainfall total: 1.0mm
Conditions at 09:00 GMT
8 Oktas Stratus, Cumulus congestus.
Visibility 10 miles.
Dew point -1.2∞C
Wind Direction: ENE Force 5
Barometer 1007.9mb: Trend rising slowly.
A cloudy night, intermittent outbreaks of rain, misty This morning mainly cloudy rain in the vicinity, a few cloud breaks to the SW. Mist cleared. Sunny spells developing through the late morning, a couple of light showers afternoon. The early evening saw a change to a rather breezy east wind and turning notably cooler, low cloud and mist also blowing in from the east.
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March 2018 so far:
Mean temperature: 4.1c (-2.4c) (of local average 1992-2014)
Maximum temperature: 13.0c on the 10th.
Minimum temperature: -7.0c on the 01st
Grass Minimum: -8.5c on the 01st.
Wettest 24 hours = 23.4mm on the 12th
Maximum wind gust: 42.5mph ENE the 2nd.
2018 so far:
Maximum temperature: 13.1c on the 28th Jan.
Minimum temperature: -7.0 on the 01st March.
Grass Minimum: -9.6c on the 28th Feb.
Wettest 24 hours = 23.4m on the 12th March.
Maximum wind gust: 44.9 mph W on the 18th Jan.
Mean maximum temperature = 14.1c
Mean minimum temperature = 6.4c
Mean temperature = 10.2c = 0.2c of the local average. (1992-2014)
Highest maximum on the 19th June = 30.1c
Lowest minimum on the 12th Dec = -9.1c
Minimum Grass Temperature on the 12th Dec = -13.5c
Ground Frosts = 83
Air frost = 51
Total rain days = 197
Wettest Day 8th Aug = 27.6mm
Rainfall total = 771.2mm 109.8% of the local average.
Days of sleet / snow falling = 21
Days of lying snow at 09:00 GMT = 8
Maximum snow depth = 9.0cm on the 11th Dec
Thunder heard / Thunderstorms = 2
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