Saturday July 7 2012

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Saturday July 7 2012

Postby Paul Carfoot » 2012 Jul 07, 09:16

Saturday 07th July 2012:

Rainfall total yesterday from 05:00 GMT to 18:00 GMT = 31.9mm.

Variable cloud overnight. The day dawned bright with sunny spells, with shallow fog briefly over the near by fields. Cloud soon built with showers threatening by 06:30 GMT. At observation, still some bright spells, though shower cumulus building.

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

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday: 17.1°C
Minimum temperature overnight: 10.7°C
24-hour maximum 17.1°C
24-hour minimum: 10.7°C
Minimum temperature on grass: 9.6°C
Maximum wind gust: MPH (Midnight to Midnight) 17.0c E.
Rainfall total: 15.7 mm

Current Conditions:

5 Oktas: Cumulus mediocris / congestus.
Visibility: about 10 miles.
Temperature: 16.5°C
Humidity: 89.6%
Dew point 14.8°C

Wind Direction: Force 4 ESE
Barometer 1008mb steady.


Mostly cloudy overnight, light to moderate rain spread from the east before dawn. The morning to observation has seen continuous moderate to heavy rain. The most part of the day remained overcast with continued moderate to heavy rain. The early evening saw a clearance to broken skies and a little sunshine to end the day.

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 47.8 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 = 488.1 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: Saturday July 7 2012

Postby greg_gruner » 2012 Jul 07, 19:47

Raining lightly again now after being mainly dry since mid late morning. Overcast with cloud on hills.

Since 0000:
Max 15.0C
Min 11.8C
Rain 21.2 mm
Wind average 3.7mph ENE,gust of 31mph at 5am

Temp 13.3C
Dewpoint 12.5C
RH 95%
8/8 Stratus
Light rain
Wind 3.3 mph NE (10 min av)

The heaviest of the rain missed us in Paignton, and instead went to E Devon and Dorset. It is difficult to forecast exactly where the heaviest rain will fall!

Rain so far in July: 50.4mm
Greg Gruner
Farnborough, Hampshire
Posts: 224
Joined: 2012 Feb 04, 17:28

Re: Saturday July 7 2012

Postby Richard Hunt » 2012 Jul 07, 21:15

07 July 2012 --- 2110 UTC ---

Warm, sunny and dry day, but now overcast.

Current Air Temp: 14.6°c
Grass Minimum: 9.0°c
Relative Humidity: 96%
Dewpoint: 14.0°c
Barometric Pressure: 1009.1 mb
Pressure Trend: -0.1 mb/hr.
Cloud Cover: 8/8.
Cloud Base: 258 Feet
Wind Speed: 5 Knots.
Wind Direction: E.
Maximum Gust: 12 Knots.
Visibility: Good~Moderate.
Rainfall Today: 0.0mm.
Maximum Rain Rate: 0.0mm/hr at ---- UTC.
Rainfall Last 24hrs: 29.5mm.
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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