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]

Jun 012020
 

May 2020 was warmer than average (12.46°C versus an average of 11.45), drier than average (6.60 mm versus an average total of 42.06) and calmer than average (a wind run of 2501 miles versus an average of 2664). Th maximum temperature in the month was 25.7°C recorded at 17:04 on the 20th. This was ghe highest temperature since 27.8°C was recorded on August 27th 2019. The minimum temperature was -0.6°C, the lowest temperature ever recorded in May. There were two frost days in the month, the first time sub-zero temperatures had been recorded in May. The average temperature in the [Read more]

May 012020
 

April 2020 was warmer than average (10.04°C versus an average of 8.56), drier than average (14.40 mm versus an average total of 36.84) and calmer than average (a wind run of 2552 miles versus an average of 2817). The maximum temperature in the month was 22.3°C recorded at 15:12 on the 11th, the highest temperature since 27.8°C was recorded on August 27th 2019. The minimum temperature was 0.0°C recorded at 08:22 on the 14th. The average temperature in the month was 10.0°C. The average daily high temperature was 15.4°C, and the average daily low temperature was 5.2°C. The warmest day [Read more]

Mar 032020
 

February 2020 was warmer than average (5.67°C versus an average of 4.26), wetter than average (128.80 mm versus an average total of 35.20) and windier than average (a wind run of 5789 miles versus an average of 3076). The average temperature for the month was the third highest for February at 5.7°C. This was 1.3°C above the Februsry mean. The highest temperature in the month was 12.8°C at 12:32 on the 9th, with the lowest being -0.9°C at 08:09 on the 6th. This was the only day in the month when the temperature fell below zero. The average daily high [Read more]

Feb 032020
 

January 2020 was warmer than average (6.04°C versus an average of 3.84), wetter than average (44.20 mm versus an average total of 42.34) and windier than average (a wind run of 3794 miles versus an average of 3318). The month was also the warmest January here, with the average temperature beating the previous high of 5.2°C set in 2016. The new decade started with unseasonally mild weather through the month with just four days of sub-zero temperatures from the 18th and 21st. The maximum temperature in the month was 12.8°C on the 14th at 15:53. The minimum temperature was -1.3°C [Read more]

Dec 022019
 
Weather review - November 2019

November 2019 was cooler than average (5.9°C versus an average of 6.9), wetter than average (142.20 mm versus an average total of 58.30) and calmer than average (a wind run of 2349 miles versus an average of 2797). The highest temperature in the month was 13.3°C recorded at 23:01 on the 1st. This equalled the lowest November maximum temperature set in 2012. The lowest temperature was -1.8°C recorded at 05:22 on the 19th, the lowest temperature of the Autumn season. At 06:21 on the 9th, the temperature fell to -0.7°C, the lowest temperature since -4.4°C was recorded on February 3rd. [Read more]

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]

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