Thursday 31 May 2012

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Thursday 31 May 2012

Postby Paul Carfoot » 2012 May 31, 09:02

Thursday 31st May 2012:

Turning cloudy through the early hours, though dry. The day dawned overcast with the odd spot of rain up to observation.

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

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday: 23.9°C
Minimum temperature overnight: 12.7°C
24-hour maximum = 23.9°C
24-hour minimum: 12.7°C
Minimum temperature on grass: 11.6°C
Maximum wind gust: MPH (Midnight to Midnight) 13.4 WSW
Rainfall total: 0.4 mm

Current Conditions:

8 Oktas: Stratocumulus.
Visibility: about 8 miles.
Temperature: 14.6°C
Humidity: 92.2%
Dew point 13.3°C

Wind Direction: Force 3 WSW
Barometer 1018 mb steady.


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. The day became very warm with good spells of sunshine continuing. Heavy showers broke out by late afternoon locally, though only a short burst of light rain was recorded at this station.

May 2012 so far:

Mean temperature: 11.9c (+0.5c) 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 = 35.7 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: 26.0c on the 24th May.
Minimum temperature: -8.9c on the 4th Feb
Grass Minimum: -11.2c on the 4th Feb
Rainfall = 285.1 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: Thursday 31 May 2012

Postby Richard Hunt » 2012 May 31, 10:25

31 MAY 2012 --- 0900 UTC ---

Cloudy, and mild. Light rain showers.

Current Air Temp: 16.0°c
Wind Chill Temp: 15.8°c
Grass Minimum: 12.0°c
Relative Humidity: 99%
Dewpoint: 15.8°c
Barometric Pressure: 1016.5 mb
Pressure Trend: ►.
Cloud Cover: 8/8.
Wind Speed: 12 MPH.
Wind Direction: W.
Maximum Gust: 14.9 MPH.
Rainfall Today: 9.5mm.
Rainfall Last 24hrs: TRACE
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: 10
Gale: 3
Rain Day (>0.2mm): 29
Wet Day (>1.0mm): 35
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

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