Wednesday 30 May 2012

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Wednesday 30 May 2012

Postby Paul Carfoot » 2012 May 30, 09:26

Wednesday 30th May 2012:

Clear for a time last night, a short spell of moderate rain crossed the area from the west around 02:0 GMT, followed once again by a clearing sky. The day dawned bright and damp with shallow fog over the near by fields. Sunny and mostly clear up to observation.

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

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday: 22.9°C
Minimum temperature overnight: 9.4°C
24-hour maximum = 22.9°C
24-hour minimum: 9.4°C
Minimum temperature on grass: 8.2°C
Maximum wind gust: MPH (Midnight to Midnight) 9.5 WSW
Rainfall total: 1.6 mm

Current Conditions:

1 Oktas: cumulus humilis, Cirrus.
Visibility: about 8 miles.
Temperature: 17.0°C
Humidity: 83.7%
Dew point 14.2°C

Wind Direction: Force 2 WSW
Barometer 1018 mb steady.


Fine, clear and dry overnight. Cloud increased through the morning to almost overcast, though bright and sunny spells are developing once more towards reading time, warm. A rather cloudy morning and early afternoon followed, by mid afternoon the cloud broke well to allow good sunny spells. Feeling warm. The evening continued fine.

May 2012 so far:

Mean temperature: 11.7c (+0.3c) of the local average)
Maximum temperature: 26.0c on the 24th
Minimum temperature: -0.1c on the 5th
Grass Minimum: -2.5c on the 6th
Rainfall = 35.3 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: 26.0c on the 24th May.
Minimum temperature: -8.9c on the 4th Feb
Grass Minimum: -11.2c on the 4th Feb
Rainfall = 284.7 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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