Saturday April 7 2012

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Saturday April 7 2012

Postby Paul Carfoot » 2012 Apr 07, 09:56

Saturday 06th April 2012:

Cloudy overnight with a little light rain. The morning to observation has been overcast with a few spots of light rain.

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

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday: 9.5°C
Minimum temperature overnight: 7.0°C
24-hour maximum = 9.5°C
24-hour minimum: 6.0°C
Minimum temperature on grass: 6.8°C
Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 15.4 mph WNW
Rainfall total: tr mm

Current Conditions:

8 Oktas: Stratus, Cumulus congestus.
Visibility: about 5 miles.
Temperature: 8.0°C
Wind chill 8.0°C .
Humidity: 87.3%
Dew point 6.0°C

Wind Direction: Force 3 NE
Barometer 1014 mb rising.


Clear and very cold overnight with a moderate to severe frost, low –4.0c with –7.0c on the grass. After a sunny and cold start with mist over the near by fields, low and mid level cloud increased from the north west by 07:30 GMT, the frost slowly lifting. Cloud increased to almost overcast by observation and the morning and afternoon stayed cloudy with the odd spot of light rain felt in the moderate NW wind.

April 2012 so Far

Mean temperature: 5.2c (-2.5c) of the local average)
Maximum temperature: 14.4 on the 1st
Minimum temperature: -4.0c on the 5th
Grass Minimum: -7.0c on the 5th
Rainfall = 19.0 mm
Wettest 24 hours = 9.5 mm on the 3rd
Maximum wind gust: 30.8 mph NNE on the 4th.

2012 so far

Maximum temperature: 21.4c on the 28th March.
Minimum temperature: -8.9c on the 4th Feb
Grass Minimum: -11.2c on the 4th Feb
Rainfall = 142.7 mm
Wettest 24 hours, 17.2mm on the 4th Jan
Maximum wind gust: 48.6mph, NW 5th Jan
Paul Carfoot
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Location: Stanton, Burton on Trent, Staffs UK.

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