Thursday 21 June 2012

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Thursday 21 June 2012

Postby Paul Carfoot » 2012 Jun 21, 10:10

Thursday 21st June 2012:

Turning cloudy overnight with light to moderate rain commencing through the early hours. The day dawned wet and breezy. The morning to observation has been overcast with several spells of moderate to heavy rain.

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

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday: 20.3C
Minimum temperature overnight: 10.6°C
24-hour maximum = 20.3°C
24-hour minimum: 10.6°C
Minimum temperature on grass: 10.4°C
Maximum wind gust: MPH (Midnight to Midnight) 21.8 E
Rainfall total: 7.4 mm

Current Conditions:

8 Oktas: Nimbostratus.
Visibility: <1 mile.
Temperature: 13.7°C
Humidity: 100%
Dew point 13.7°C

Wind Direction: Force 4 ENE
Barometer 1015 mb falling.


Fine with clear spells overnight. The morning to observation has been dry with sunny spells. There were more sunny spells through the day, but cloud built enough to produce a moderate shower during the mid afternoon period. Warmer. The late afternoon and evening saw further spells of sunshine as the lower shower clouds dispersed, though much high cloud was in evidence by this time.

June 2012 so far:

Mean temperature: 12.8c (-1.5c) of the local average)
Maximum temperature: 20.3c on the 20th
Minimum temperature: 6.2c on the 4th
Grass Minimum: 5.1c on the 5th
Rainfall = 101.2 mm
Wettest 24 hours = 17.2 mm on the 14th
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 = 386.8 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 21 June 2012

Postby Richard Hunt » 2012 Jun 21, 13:35

21 JUNE 2012 --- 1325 UTC ---

Recent rain, now wet underfoot, but feeling milder.

Current Air Temp: 14.5°c
Grass Minimum: 9.6°c
Relative Humidity: 99%
Dewpoint: 14.3°c
Barometric Pressure: 1005.3 mb
Pressure Trend: -0.6 mb/hr.
Cloud Cover: 8/8.
Wind Speed: 5 Knots.
Wind Direction: E.
Maximum Gust: 18 Knots.
Rainfall Today: 15.6mm.
Maximum Rain Rate: 32.4mm/hr at 0857 UTC.
Rainfall Last 24hrs: 0.0mm.
Rainfall This Month: 68.5mm.
Rainfall This Year: 317.0mm.
2012. Days with:-

Air Frost: 18
Ground Frost: 32
Snow Falling: 4
Snow Lying: 11
Sleet: 3
Ice Days: 0
Hail: 6
Thunder/Lightning: 4
Fog: 10
Gale: 3
Rain Day (>0.2mm): 33
Wet Day (>1.0mm): 43
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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