Wednesday 23 May 2012

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Wednesday 23 May 2012

Postby Paul Carfoot » 2012 May 23, 09:11

Wednesday 23rd May 2012:

Fine and clear overnight, low 8.3c. Sunny from the word go this morning with wall to wall sunshine, warming rapidly.

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

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday: 25.6°C
Minimum temperature overnight: 8.3°C
24-hour maximum = 25.6°C
24-hour minimum: 8.3°C
Minimum temperature on grass: 7.2°C
Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 13.5 WSW
Rainfall total: 0.0 mm

Current Conditions:

0 Oktas: clear.
Visibility: about 5 miles
Temperature: 18.9°C
Wind chill 18.9°C .
Humidity: 73.5%
Dew point 14.1°C

Wind Direction: Force 2 ENE
Barometer 1024 mb rising slowly.


Clear overnight with mist forming over the near by fields around dawn. The morning so far has seen wall to wall warm sunshine. The day stayed sunny and it turned very warm, even hot by afternoon with the temperature hitting 25.6c. The evening continued fine and warm.

May 2012 so far:

Mean temperature: 9.8c (-1.6c) of the local average)
Maximum temperature: 19.2c on the 21st
Minimum temperature: -0.1c on the 5th
Grass Minimum: -2.5c on the 6th
Rainfall = 33.7 mm
Wettest 24 hours = 12.6 mm on the 9th
Maximum wind gust: 26.5 mph WNW on the 11th.

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 = 283.1 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.

Re: Wednesday 23 May 2012

Postby Ken Cook » 2012 May 23, 10:17

Hi, All,
As with most, yesterday warmest and sunniest of the year so far.
Beautiful (:0)

Current 23rd 10:10Z, Wind NE 4KT(Bft 2), vis >10 miles, few clouds, temp 20C dew 15C, 1024mb steady.
09Z-09Z 23rd May 2012
Copley Lead Mill 218m
Max 22.9C min 6.6C
Copley Met O site 253m
Max 21.9C min 8.3C grass 3.0C, rain 0.0mm, sun 22nd 15.4hr

Copley, nr Barnard Castle, Teesdale, County Durham
Ken Cook
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Location: Copley, nr Barnard Castle, Teesdale, County Durham. 253m

Re: Wednesday 23 May 2012

Postby Richard Hunt » 2012 May 23, 17:01

23 MAY 2012 --- 1650 UTC ---

Fog and mist first thing, then sun came out under 0/8 skies.
Screen maximum of 17.7c at 1235 UTC, not as warm as I thought it would be.

Now, sunny, clear sky , mild and dry.

Current Air Temp: 16.9c
Wind Chill Temp: 16.9c
Grass Minimum: 8.8c
Relative Humidity: 77%
Dewpoint: 12.8c
Barometric Pressure: 1026.9 mb
Pressure Trend: +0.2 mb/hr.
Cloud Cover: 0/8.
Wind Speed: 8 mph.
Wind Direction: NE.
Maximum Gust: 18 mph.
Rainfall Today: 0.0mm.
Rainfall Last 24hrs: 0.0mm.
Rainfall This Month: 32.1mm.
Rainfall This Year: 232.2mm.
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: 9
Gale: 3
Rain Day (>0.2mm): 29
Wet Day (>1.0mm): 34
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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Joined: 2012 Jan 27, 19:23
Location: Hornsea, East Yorkshire. 10m AMSL

Re: Wednesday 23 May 2012

Postby John Killick » 2012 May 23, 21:47

From John Killick Steyning West Sussex:

Max today 23 May: 28.0c (0.1c lower than previous highest in May 1986-2012.
John Killick
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Joined: 2012 Jan 27, 16:30

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