Saturday 12 May 2012

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Saturday 12 May 2012

Postby Paul Carfoot » 2012 May 12, 09:14

Saturday 12th May 2012:

Clear overnight with a ground frost, low 1.6c with –0.6c on the grass. The morning to observation has been bright with good sunny spells, though cloud is now beginning to bubble up.

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

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday: 13.0°C
Minimum temperature overnight: 1.6°C
24-hour maximum = 13.0°C
24-hour minimum: 1.6°C
Minimum temperature on grass: -0.6°C
Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 26.5 mph WNW
Rainfall total: 0.0 mm

Current Conditions:

4 Oktas: Cumulus humulis, mediocris.
Visibility: > 10 miles
Temperature: 11.0C
Wind chill 6.5°C .
Humidity: 61.1%
Dew point 3.8°C

Wind Direction: Force 3 NNW
Barometer 1038 mb rising.

Yesterday:

Variable cloud and mild with a fresh westerly breeze overnight. The morning to observation has seen a few brighter spells and a light shower with the temperature falling to the minimum for the 24 hour period. The day saw bright and sunny spells, though feeling cooler in the fresh west to north-west wind. The evening quickly turned chilly under a clear sky.

May 2012 so far:

Mean temperature: 9.5c (-1.9c) of the local average)
Maximum temperature: 17.9 on the 10th
Minimum temperature: -0.1c on the 5th
Grass Minimum: -2.5c on the 6th
Rainfall = 22.7 mm
Wettest 24 hours = 12.6 mm on the 9th
Maximum wind gust: 19.4 mph ENE on the 1st.

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 = 272.1 mm
Wettest 24 hours, 17.2mm on the 4th Jan
Maximum wind gust: 48.6mph, NW 5th Jan
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Re: Saturday 12 May 2012

Postby greg_gruner » 2012 May 12, 10:38

Paignton, 1135:

Current Air Temp: 12.9c
Max temp since 0000: 12.9c
Min temp since 0000: 3.9c
Relative Humidity: 49%
Dewpoint: 2.8c
Barometric Pressure: 1039.8 mb
Pressure Trend: +0.0 mb/hr.
Cloud Cover: 1/8.
Wind Speed: 4 mph.
Wind Direction: NE.
Max Gust: 12mph
Rainfall since 0000: 0.0mm.
Rainfall This Month: 58.4mm.

A glorious May day here, some Cu starting to develop over the land, but excellent visibility.
Greg Gruner
Farnborough, Hampshire
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Re: Saturday 12 May 2012

Postby greg_gruner » 2012 May 12, 18:01

Paignton, 1900:

Current Air Temp: 13.0c
Max temp since 0000: 15.1c
Min temp since 0000: 3.9c
Relative Humidity: 49%
Dewpoint: 2.5c
Barometric Pressure: 1037.9 mb
Pressure Trend: -0.6 mb/hr.
Cloud Cover: 2/8.
Wind Speed: 0 mph.
Wind Direction: -.
Max Gust: 12mph
Rainfall since 0000: 0.0mm.
Rainfall This Month: 58.4mm.

Some Cu developed over land only, and spread a little, but nothing to spoil a glorious day. Visibility estimated at 25-30 miles. The earlier NE breeze died away altogether in the last half hour.
Greg Gruner
Farnborough, Hampshire
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