Monday 14 May 2012

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Monday 14 May 2012

Postby Paul Carfoot » 2012 May 14, 09:27

Monday 14th May 2012:

Mostly cloudy overnight with a short spell of moderate rain around midnight. The day dawned damp underfoot and cloudy. Mostly cloudy with showers threatening to observation, though a few cloud breaks appearing during.

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

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday: 16.9°C
Minimum temperature overnight: 7.0°C
24-hour maximum = 16.9°C
24-hour minimum: 7.0°C
Minimum temperature on grass: 6.5°C
Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 22.5 mph SW
Rainfall total: 1.2 mm

Current Conditions:

6 Oktas: Cumulus congestus, Cirrus.
Visibility: about 10 miles
Temperature: 11.5°C
Wind chill 12.0°C .
Humidity: 79.3%
Dew point 8.0°C

Wind Direction: Force 4 W
Barometer 1014 mb falling.


Clear and cool overnight, low 1.1c and –0.5c on the grass, so another ground frost. Sunshine for a good part of the morning so far with variable cloud and an increasing WSW wind. The stayed dry with varying amounts of cloud and sunny spells, breezy by afternoon with the SW wind becoming fresh. The evening turned mostly cloudy.

May 2012 so far:

Mean temperature: 9.4c (-2.0c) 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 = 23.9 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 = 273.3 mm
Wettest 24 hours, 17.2mm on the 4th Jan
Maximum wind gust: 48.6mph, NW 5th Jan
Paul Carfoot
Posts: 135
Joined: 2012 Feb 09, 07:27
Location: Stanton, Burton on Trent, Staffs UK.

Re: Monday 14 May 2012

Postby Richard Hunt » 2012 May 14, 18:08

14 MAY 2012 --- 1420 UTC ---

Mild out of the wind, sunny and dry.

Current Air Temp: 16.1c
Grass Minimum: 7.4c
Relative Humidity: 44%
Dewpoint: 3.2c
Barometric Pressure: 1011.7 mb
Pressure Trend: -0.1 mb/hr.
Cloud Cover: 4/8.
Wind Speed: 12 mph.
Wind Direction: SW.
Maximum Gust: 25.5 mph.
Rainfall Today: TRACE.
Rainfall Last 24hrs: 0.0mm.
Rainfall This Month: 26.0mm.
Rainfall This Year: 226.1mm.
2012. Days with:-

Air Frost: 18
Ground Frost: 32
Snow Falling: 4
Snow Lying: 11
Sleet: 3
Ice Days: 0
Hail: 5
Thunder/Lightning: 1
Fog: 8
Gale: 3
Rain Day (>0.2mm): 28
Wet Day (>1.0mm): 32
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
Posts: 374
Joined: 2012 Jan 27, 19:23
Location: Hornsea, East Yorkshire. 10m AMSL

Re: Monday 14 May 2012

Postby Paul Carfoot » 2012 May 14, 18:56

Quite a pleasant day here out of the wind with quite long spells of sunshine, the temperature topped around 15.5c and was still around 14c an hour ago. A short heavy shower accompanied with small hail just went through and the temperature is now 8.5c with another shower building.
Paul Carfoot
Posts: 135
Joined: 2012 Feb 09, 07:27
Location: Stanton, Burton on Trent, Staffs UK.

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