Nov 022019
 
Weather review - October 2019

October 2019 was cooler than average (9.1°C versus an average of 10.7°C), wetter than average (92.60 mm versus an average total of 47.62) and calmer than average (a wind run of 2435 miles versus an average of 2691). The highest temperature in the month was 15.2°C recorded at 13:51 on the 6th. The was the lowest October maximum ever recorded here. The lowest temperature was 0.8°C recorded at 06:04 on the 28th. The monthly average temperature was 9.1°C, only 2012’s 8.7°C was lower. The average daily hogh temperature 12.5°C, 1.4°C below the mean, with the average low temperature being 6.1°C, [Read more]

Oct 012019
 
Weather review - September 2019

September 2019 was equal to the average temperature at 13.4°C, wetter than average (104.20 mm versus an average total of 37.09) and windier than average (a wind run of 2388 miles versus an average of 2199). The highest temperature in the month was 22.6°C recorded at 16:03 on the 21st. The lowest temperature was 4.6°C recorded at 07:01 on the 8th and the monthly average was 13.4°C The average daily high temperature was 18.0°C, 0.3°C above the mean. The average daily low temperature was 9.6°C, the same as the mean. The warmest days were the 3rd and the 21st with [Read more]

Sep 022019
 
Weather review - August 2019

August 2019 was warmer than average (16.7°C versus an average of 15.5), wetter than average (63.00 mm versus an average total of 49.91) and windier than average (a wind run of 2660 miles versus an average of 2272). The highest temperature in the month was 30.0°C recorded at 17:54 on the 25th, the second highest temperature of 2019, beaten only by the 34.1°C recorded on July 25th. This is only the sixth time that a temperature of 30.0°C has been recorded here. The minimum temperature was 8.1°C, recorded at 06:04 on the 12th. The average temperature in the month was [Read more]

Aug 012019
 
Weather review - July 2019

July 2019 was warmer than average (17.3°C versus an average of 16.4), wetter than average (82.80 mm versus an average total of 44.78) and calmer than average (a wind run of 1944 miles versus an average of 2044). The record temperature for this location was smashed in July 2019 when the thermometer reached 34.1°C at 18:37 on the 25th. This easily beat the previous record of 32.7°C set on July 1st 2015. This is only the fifth time that a temperature in excess of 30°C has been recorded here. The minimum temperature was 7.9°C recorded at 05:00 on the 2nd. [Read more]

Jul 032019
 
Weather review - June 2019

June 2019 was cooler than average (13.7°C versus an average of 14.4), wetter than average (104.20 mm versus an average total of 52.56) and less windy than average (a wind run of 2240 miles versus an average of 2408). The highest temperature in the month was 29.4°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far, and the highest temperature since 31.0°C was recorded on July 26th 2018. This was the second highest June temperature recorded here, beaten only by the 29.5°C recorded on June 19th 2017. The minimum temperature was 7.0°C recorded at 05:03 on the 16th. The average temperature in [Read more]

Jun 022019
 
Weather review - May 2019

May 2019 was cooler than average (11.0°C versus an average of 11.5), drier than average (23.40 mm versus an average total of 44.13) and calmer than average (a wind run of 2132 miles versus an average of 2724). The highest temperature in the month was 21.3°C recorded at 16:30 on the 30th, 1.9°C below the mean for the month. The minimum temperature was 0.4°C recorded at 05:01 on the 5th, equalling the lowest May temperature set on May 5th 2012. The average temperature in the month was 11.0°C, 0.5°C below the mean. The average daily high temperature was 15.6°C, 0.2°C [Read more]

May 012019
 
Weather review - April 2019

April 2019 was warmer than average (8.6°C versus an average of 8.5°C), drier than average (17.60 mm versus an average total of 38.96) and windier than average (a wind run of 3094 miles versus an average of 2786). The month was very average with no records broken. The highest temperature in the month was at 17:04 on the 20th when the thermometer hit 22.2°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far. The lowest temperature was -0.3°C at 06:15 on the 13th, the only time the temperature dropped below freezing in the month. The average temperature in the month was 8.6°C, [Read more]

Apr 022019
 
Weather review - March 2019

March 2019 was warmer than average (7.4°C versus an average of 5.8°C), wetter than average (77.60 mm versus an average total of 40.56) and windier than average (a wind run of 4495 miles versus an average of 3112). March was a month of two distinct halves, the first 18 days being cold, damp and windy, with the final 13 days being milder and dry. The highest temperature in the month was 29th at 15:43 when 16.2°C was recorded. The lowest temperature was 0.6°C recorded at 07:00 on the 10th. This is the highest March minimum ever recorded here. The average [Read more]

Mar 022019
 
Weather review - February 2019

February was warmer than average (6.7°C versus an average of 4.0°C), drier than average (28.00 mm versus an average total of 35.71) and calmer than average (a wind run of 2751 miles versus an average of 3108). An exceptional spell of warm weather in the second half of the month ensured that February 2019 was a record-breaker. The maximum temperature was 18.3°C at 14:44 on the 28th, beating the previous February high of 15.6°C set on February 23rd 2012. This was also the highest Winter temperature recorded here and also the February average of 6.7°C was the highest February average [Read more]

Feb 022019
 
Weather review - January 2019

January 2019 was average temperature at 3.8°C, drier than average (23.20 mm versus an average total of 44.42) and calmer than average (a wind run of 2667 miles versus an average of 3646). If it wasn’t for a record breaking cold spell in the final days of the month, January 2019 would have seen above average temperatures. A minimum temperature of -6.7°C recorded at 08:20 on the 31st was the lowest temperature since -7.2°C was recorded on February 11th 2012, and the lowest temperature ever recorded in January. The daytime maximum temperature of 0.4°C on the 31st was the lowest [Read more]

Jan 012019
 
Weather review - December 2018

December 2018 was warmer than average (6.3°C versus an average of 4.6), wetter than average (76.80 mm versus an average total of 47.91) and calmer than average (a wind run of 3206 miles versus an average of 3343). The maximum temperature in the month was 12.3°C recorded at 13:25 on the 2nd. The minimum temperature was -1.1°C recorded at 04:04 on the 14th, the lowest temperature of the winter season so far. The monthly average temperature was 6.3°C. The average daily high temperature was 8.6°C, with the average daily low temperature being 4.0°C. The warmest day was the 2nd with [Read more]

Oct 012018
 
Weather review - September 2018

September 2018 was cooler than average (13.0°C versus an average of 13.4), wetter than average (41.40 mm versus an average total of 36.68) and windier than average (a wind run of 2502 miles versus an average of 2162). September 2018 was cooler than average with the maximum being 23.9°C recorded at 15:29 on the 2nd, 0.1°C above the average high. The minimum temperature was 3.2°C, equalling the lowest ever September temperature recorded on September 22nd 2012. The maximum temperature on the 22nd, recorded at 14:02, was only 11.9°C making it the lowest daily maximum since May 2nd, when the maximum [Read more]

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