Jun 022021
 

May 2021 was cooler than average (9.67°C versus an average of 11.55), wetter than average (88.00 mm versus an average total of 38.84) and calmer than average (a wind run of 2493 miles versus an average of 2649). The cold, dry weather of April was replaced by a cold, wet May. The maximum temperature in the month was 21.7°C at 17:47 on the last day of the month. The minimum temperature was -0.1°C at 05:44 on the 6th. The average temperature in the month was 9.7°C, the lowest monthly average for May here. The average daily high temperature was 14.4°C [Read more]

May 022021
 

April 2021 was cooler than average (6.32°C versus an average of 8.69), drier than average (7.00 mm versus an average total of 34.78) and calmer than average (a wind run of 1964 miles versus an average of 2792). The month was cold and dry with a number of records broken. At 05:24 on the 7th, the minimum temperature fell to -4.4°C, the lowest temperature ever recorded here in April. This beat the previous April low of -1.9°C set in 2013 and 2017. The maximum temperature in the month was 17.7°C, recorded at 15:00 on the 20th. The monthly avaerage was [Read more]

Apr 012021
 

March 2021 was warmer than average (6.86°C versus an average of 5.98), drier than average (35.20 mm versus an average total of 42.80) and calmer than average (a wind run of 3202 miles versus an average of 3315). The maximum temperature in March was 22.3°C recorded at 16:38, on the 31st. This was the highest temperature ever recorded in March beating the previous high of 21.2°C recorded on March 28th 2012. This was the highest temperature since 23.2°C was recorded on September 22nd 2020. The minimum temperature was -1.4°C recorded at 03:55 on the 7th. The average temperature in the [Read more]

Mar 012021
 

February 2021 was warmer than average (4.70°C versus an average of 4.37), wetter than average (51.20 mm versus an average total of 44.51) and calmer than average (a wind run of 3316 miles versus an average of 3403). The first half of the month was very cold with frosts recorded on 8 successive nights (7th – 14th). The lowest temperature was -4.1°C, recorded at 01:42 on the 11th. On the 13th, the maximum temperature was only -0.1 °C, the lowest daily maximum since -0.7°C was recorded on March 18th 2018. In the second half of the month, the temperatures recovered [Read more]

Feb 022021
 

January 2021 was cooler than average (2.57°C versus an average of 4.04), wetter than average (92.80 mm versus an average total of 42.51) and calmer than average (a wind run of 2554 miles versus an average of 3361). January was a cold month with an average temperature of only 2.6°C, the second coldest ever here, beaten only by the 1.2°C recorded in 2010. The highest temperature was 10.4°C recorded on the 20th at 09:01. The minimum temperature was -4.8°C, recorded at 07:55, the lowest temperature since -6.7°C was recorded on January 31st 2019. The average daily high temperature was 5.0°C, [Read more]

Jan 022021
 

December 2020 was cooler than average (4.48°C versus an average of 4.85), wetter than average (93.40 mm versus an average total of 51.56) and calmer than average (a wind run of 2657 miles versus an average of 3353). Temperatures in December were almost average, despite a cold snap with snow towards the end of the month. The highest temperature was 12.2°C recorded at 16:17 on the 18th. The lowest temperature was -3.7°C recorded at 04:18 on the last day, one of six sub-sero temperatures in the month. This was the lowest temperature here since -4.4°C was recorded on February 3rd [Read more]

Dec 022020
 

November 2020 was warmer than average (7.98°C versus an average of 6.80), drier than average (29.60 mm versus an average total of 65.93) and windier than average (a wind run of 3027 miles versus an average of 2756). The month started off on a very warm note with the temperature reaching 16.8°C at 20:00 on the 1st, the highest November temperature ever recorded here, beating the 16.3°C set on November 10th 2015. The lowest temperature was 0.3°C recorded at 07:23 on the 7th, the lowest temperature of the autumn season. The average temperature ijn the month was 8.0°C, 0.9°C above [Read more]

Nov 012020
 

October 2020 was cooler than average (9.65°C versus an average of 10.53), wetter than average (53.20 mm versus an average total of 52.16) and calmer than average (a wind run of 2559 miles versus an average of 2665). October was a very average month weather-wise, with little of note. The highest temperature was 16.7°C recorded at 14:47 on the 20th, 2.3°C below the October average high. The lowest temperature was 3.2°C recorded at 08:00 on the 13th. There were no frost days. The average for the month was 9.7°C, 0.8°C below the October mean. The average daily high was 13.0°C, [Read more]

Oct 022020
 

September 2020 was warmer than average (13.62°C versus an average of 13.37), drier than average (15.20 mm versus an average total of 43.80) and calmer than average (a wind run of 2079 miles versus an average of 2218). The month was very warm until the last third when the temperatures tailed off. The highest temperature was 27.7°C recorded at 16:40 on the 15th. This was the third highest September temperature recorded here, and the highest September temperature since 28.4°C was recorded on September 13th 2016. The lowest temperature was recorded at 06:47 on the 28th when the thermometre fell to [Read more]

Sep 032020
 

August 2020 was warmer than average (16.75°C versus an average of 15.61), wetter than average (70.20 mm versus an average total of 51.22) and windier than average (a wind run of 2424 miles versus an average of 2310). The month was a tale of two halves – the first half being hot and dry with the second half being cold and damp. The highest temperature was on the 12th when the thermometer reached 32.0°C at 15:45. This was the highest August temperature ever recorded here and the third highest all-time temperature. The day before, the temperature had reached 31.6°C, beating [Read more]

Aug 012020
 

July 2020 was cooler than average (15.09°C versus an average of 16.49), drier than average (41.80 mm versus an average total of 48.58) and windier than average (a wind run of 2527 miles versus an average of 2034). The maximum temperature in the month, recorded at 17:24 on the 31st, was 33.7°C, the second highest temperature ever recorded at Bracken House, beaten only by the 34.1°C recorded on 15th July 2019. The minimum temperature in the month was 6.0°C recorded at 05:29 on the 12th. The average in the month was 15.1°C. The average daily high temperature was 19.2°C, with [Read more]

Jul 022020
 

June 2020 was warmer than average (14.57°C versus an average of 14.30), wetter than average (77.60 mm versus an average total of 57.72) and windier than average (a wind run of 2431 miles versus an average of 2200). The maximum temperature in the month was 28.8°C, recorded at 16:08 on the 24th, the highest temperature since 30.0°C was recorded on August 25th 2019. The minimum in the month was 5.9°C, recorded at 04:50 on the 9th. The month average temperature was 14.6°C. The average daily high temperature was 19.4°C, with the average daily low being 10.4°C. The warmest day was [Read more]

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