Tue 5 June 2012

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Tue 5 June 2012

Postby Paul Carfoot » 2012 Jun 05, 09:39

Tuesday 05th June 2012:

Some clear spells overnight, temperatures kept well up as a force 3 easterly wind kicked in. Turning cloudy towards dawn. The morning to observation has been cloudy and dry.

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

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday: 14.4°C
Minimum temperature overnight: 6.6°C
24-hour maximum = 14.4°C
24-hour minimum: 6.6°C
Minimum temperature on grass: 5.1°C
Maximum wind gust: MPH (Midnight to Midnight) 11.1 SE
Rainfall total: 16.1 mm

Current Conditions:

8 Oktas: Altocumulus, Cumulus mediocris.
Visibility: about 10 miles.
Temperature: 12.1°C
Humidity: 82.0%
Dew point 9.1°C

Wind Direction: Force 4 SSE
Barometer 1015 mb falling.


After around 26 hours of continuous light to moderate rain, it petered out around 00:30 GMT.. The total for that period, 29.1mm. the 24 hour up to 09:00 GMT total was 16.1mm.
The maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday was just 10.6c, though the 24 hour maximum to 09:00GMT was 11.0c, even so this made it the coldest June day since 1997. (10.2c)
The day dawned bright and partly cloudy, wet underfoot. The morning to observation has been bright with sunny spells. There were further sunny spells throughout the day, but also large amounts of cloud at time, enough to produce the odd moderate spot of rain. Cool for June, top temperature 14.4c.

June 2012 so far:

Mean temperature: 11.9c (-2.4c) of the local average)
Maximum temperature: 17.8c on the 1st
Minimum temperature: 6.2c on the 4th
Grass Minimum: 5.1c on the 5th
Rainfall = 29.7 mm
Wettest 24 hours = 16.1 mm on the 3rd
Maximum wind gust: 29.7 mph ENE on the 3rd.

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 = 315.3 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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