Friday July 6 2012

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Friday July 6 2012

Postby Paul Carfoot » 2012 Jul 06, 09:30

Friday 06th July 2012:

Mostly cloudy overnight, light to moderate rain spread from the east before dawn. The morning to observation has seen continuous moderate to heavy rain.

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

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday: 23.7°C
Minimum temperature overnight: 14.8°C
24-hour maximum 23.7°C
24-hour minimum: 14.8°C
Minimum temperature on grass: 15.0°C
Maximum wind gust: MPH (Midnight to Midnight) 9.5 ESE
Rainfall total: 16.2 mm

Current Conditions:

8 Oktas: Nimbostratus.
Visibility: < 1 mile.
Temperature: 15.6°C
Humidity: 100%
Dew point 15.6°C

Wind Direction: Force 0 calm
Barometer 1007mb falling slowly.


The showers eventually cleared away after midnight, though it remained cloudy. The day dawned damp and overcast. The morning to observation has seen bright and sunny spells developing. The day managed to keep dry with some good sunny spells, turning warm by afternoon. The evening saw showers move in to the area with some heavy to the north of this area, though this station only saw a short light one.

July 2012 so far:

Mean temperature: 16.1c (-0.6c) of the local average)
Maximum temperature: 22.4c on the 4th
Minimum temperature: 8.2c on the 1st
Grass Minimum: 7.6c on the 1st
Rainfall 32.1 mm
Wettest 24 hours 16.2 mm on the 5th
Maximum wind gust: 21.8 mph SW on the 1st.

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 = 472.4 mm
Wettest 24 hours, 20.4mm on the 28th June
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: Friday July 6 2012

Postby Richard Hunt » 2012 Jul 06, 20:40

06 July 2012 --- 1830 UTC ---

Sunny, drying up, mild and light breeze.

Current Air Temp: 15.9°c
Grass Minimum: 13.4°c
Relative Humidity: 99%
Dewpoint: 15.7°c
Barometric Pressure: 1007.8 mb
Pressure Trend: +0.5 mb/hr.
Cloud Cover: 4/8.
Cloud Base: 64 Feet
Wind Speed: 5 Knots.
Wind Direction: SE.
Maximum Gust: 19 Knots.
Visibility: Moderate~Good.
Rainfall Today: 29.5mm.
Maximum Rain Rate: 28.8mm/hr at 0812 UTC.
Rainfall Last 24hrs: 6.8mm.
Rainfall This Month: 38.7mm.
Rainfall This Year: 403.1mm.
2012. Days with:-

Air Frost: 18
Ground Frost: 32
Snow Falling: 4
Snow Lying: 11
Sleet: 3
Ice Days: 0
Hail: 6
Thunder/Lightning: 7
Fog: 13
Gale: 3
Rain Day (>0.2mm): 34
Wet Day (>1.0mm): 51
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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