Tue 15 may 2012

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Tue 15 may 2012

Postby Paul Carfoot » 2012 May 15, 09:12

Tuesday 15th May 2012:

Variable cloud overnight with a few moderate showers continuing to squeeze through the Cheshire gap on force 3 NW wind. Low 3.4c. The day dawned cloudy with light showery rain. There have been further light showers though with sunny spells developing towards the observation.

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

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday: 15.8°C
Minimum temperature overnight: 3.4°C
24-hour maximum = 15.8°C
24-hour minimum: 3.4°C
Minimum temperature on grass: 2.1°C
Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 20.2 mph W
Rainfall total: 3.4 mm

Current Conditions:

4 Oktas: Cumulus mediocris, congestus.
Visibility: about 10 miles
Temperature: 8.1°C
Wind chill 6.0°C .
Humidity: 79.1%
Dew point 4.7°C

Wind Direction: Force 4-5 NNW
Barometer 1014 mb rising.


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. The shower clouds receded shortly after observation and the rest day saw sunny spells, feeling pleasant out of the brisk west wind. Just after teatime showers clouds built once again producing a short heavy downpour here accompanied by small hail, there was also a very rapid drop in temperature from 14c to 8.5c in just a few minutes.

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 = 27.3 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 = 276.7 mm
Wettest 24 hours, 17.2mm on the 4th Jan
Maximum wind gust: 48.6mph, NW 5th Jan
Paul Carfoot
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Joined: 2012 Feb 09, 07:27
Location: Stanton, Burton on Trent, Staffs UK.

Re: Tue 15 may 2012

Postby Richard Hunt » 2012 May 15, 09:14

14 MAY 2012 --- 0900 UTC ---

Rain showers, sunny intervals.

Current Air Temp: 9.5c
Grass Minimum: 4.6c
Relative Humidity: 90%
Dewpoint: 7.9c
Barometric Pressure: 1012.7 mb
Pressure Trend: +0.8 mb/hr.
Cloud Cover: 6/8.
Wind Speed: 16 mph.
Wind Direction: NW.
Maximum Gust: 23 mph.
Rainfall Today: 1.2mm.
Rainfall Last 24hrs: TRACE.
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): 33
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: Tue 15 may 2012

Postby Neil Johnson » 2012 May 15, 18:35

Showers dying away and skies clearing,

Dew point:3C

Neil Johnson,

Midsomer Norton.
Neil Johnson
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Joined: 2012 Jan 28, 10:41
Location: Midsomer Norton northern edge of the Mendip Hills 129mts

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