Friday June 29 2012

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Friday June 29 2012

Postby Paul Carfoot » 2012 Jun 29, 09:22

Friday 29th June 2012:

Eventual rainfall total after yesterdays storms was 20.4mm, bringing the total for this month to 140mm so far, still not as wet as June 2007 (161.5mm)

Clear for a time last night, though turning cloudy and breezy through the early hours with the odd spot of rain. The morning to observation has been mainly cloudy and breezy, though there were a few sunny spells early on, just bright spells currently.

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

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday: 24.2°C
Minimum temperature overnight: 13.0°C
24-hour maximum 24.2°C
24-hour minimum: 13.0°C
Minimum temperature on grass: 11.2°C
Maximum wind gust: MPH (Midnight to Midnight) 15.4 SE
Rainfall total: 20.4 mm

Current Conditions:

7 Oktas: Stratocumulus.
Visibility: about 10 miles.
Temperature: 16.5°C
Humidity: 85.5%
Dew point 14.1°C

Wind Direction: Force 5 SW
Barometer 1000 mb falling slowly.


Cloudy and warm overnight with a little rain. The morning to observation has seen mostly overcast conditions with a little light rain. At observation, heavy dark cloud to the west is back building towards this location, continuous high elevation thunder.

At around 10:45 GMT, high altitude lightening and thunder passed through this location, torrential rain for 15 minutes leaving 9mm.
Further storms moved in from the SW during the morning and in to the early part of the afternoon producing more torrential rain. By mid afternoon the storms cleared and there was some warm sunshine through to the evening.

June 2012 so far:

Mean temperature: 13.7c (-0.6c) of the local average)
Maximum temperature: 21.1c on the 25th
Minimum temperature: 6.2c on the 4th
Grass Minimum: 5.1c on the 5th
Rainfall 142.0 mm
Wettest 24 hours 20.4 mm on the 28th
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 = 427.6 mm
Wettest 24 hours, 20.4mm on the 28th June
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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