Tuesday 21st February 2012

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Tuesday 21st February 2012

Postby Richard Hunt » 2012 Feb 21, 09:44

Sunny, dry, milder.

21 FEBRUARY 2012 --- 0900 UTC ---

Current Air Temp: 7.6c
Grass Minimum: 2.5c
Relative Humidity: 91%
Dewpoint: 6.2c
Soil Temp (30cm): 4.6c
Barometric Pressure: 1023.7 mb
Pressure Trend: +0.3 mb/hr.
Cloud Cover: 2/8.
Wind Speed: 13 MPH.
Wind Direction: W.
Maximum Gust: 24 MPH.
Rainfall Today: 0.0mm.
Rainfall Last 24hrs: Trace.
Rainfall This Month: 14.4mm.
Rainfall This Year: 38.4mm.
2012. Days with:-

Air Frost: 13
Ground Frost: 13
Snow Falling: 4
Snow Lying: 12
Sleet: 1
Ice Days: 0
Hail: 1
Thunder/Lightning: 0
Fog: 2
Gale: 2
Rain Day (>0.2mm): 17
Wet Day (>1.0mm): 7
COL Station: 25020.

Watson W-8681 AWS. Standard Stevenson Screen. Maximum and Minimum screen thermometers. Grass minimum thermometer.
5" Copper standard rain gauge. Roof mounted annemometer.
Richard Hunt
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Re: Tuesday 21st February 2012

Postby PhilipEden » 2012 Feb 21, 10:04


0900z 250° 16kn 28km 1Sc020 6Sc030 06.2/04.2 1028.2
Notes: Most of the cloud dispersed between 09 and 10 gmt

Last 24 hours
Lodge: max 7.6 min 0.9 grass 0.7 rain nil sun(CS) 2.4 (Instromet) 1.0
Observatory: max 7.4 min 2.4 grass 0.3 rain nil

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Re: Tuesday 21st February 2012

Postby Ken Cook » 2012 Feb 21, 10:20

Hi, All,
Bright skies, horizontal drizzle and gusty winds. This is normal with mild, SW flows on the lee slopes of the Pennines. Things will not improve until later on Friday when some welcome polar air moves in. Mild winter weather is seldom pleasant here but never as wet as over the "other side".
Current 21st 10:20Z, Wind WSW 30KT(Bft 7), vis >10 miles, broken clouds, drizzle, temp 7C dew 7C, 1019mb falling.

09Z-09Z 21st February 2012
Copley Lead Mill 218m
Max 7.2C min 3.5C
Copley Met O site 253m
Max 6.6C min 3.1C grass 2.4C, rain 2.2mm, sun 20th 0.0hr

Copley, nr Barnard Castle, Teesdale, County Durham
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Re: Tuesday 21st February 2012

Postby Roland Marshall » 2012 Feb 21, 12:18

Obs 0900

Weather:- Sunny 3 oktas cloud
Dry bulb 8.4c Wet bulb 7.1c Humidity 82% 24hr Max 8.5c 24hr Min 3.2c Grass Min 7.9c (usually set around sunset)
Barometer 1024.0 Wind speed 5 mph W 24hr Rainfall 0.2 mm Sunshine yesterday 2.82 hrs Max gust yesterday 27mph
Current electronic temperature 1215 13.4c Current weather Sunny

Roland Marshall
Hull North
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Re: Tuesday 21st February 2012

Postby Paul Carfoot » 2012 Feb 21, 16:55

Mostly cloudy overnight, dry and mild. At observation, mostly cloudy, dry.

Today's readings for the 24 hrs up to 09:00 GMT:

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday: 7.7°C
Minimum temperature overnight: 6.0°C
24-hour maximum = 7.7°C
24-hour minimum: 1.7°C
Minimum temperature on grass: 4.8°C
Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 26.5 mph. WNW
Rainfall total: tr mm

Current Conditions:

7 Oktas: Stratocumulus.
Visibility: 8 - 10 miles.
Temperature: 6.5°C
Wind chill 5.5°C .
Humidity: 94%
Dew point 5.1°C
Wind Direction: Force 3-4 SW
Barometer 1026 mb steady.
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Location: Stanton, Burton on Trent, Staffs UK.

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