Maulds Meaburn Weather

    Weather Conditions at Maulds Meaburn, Nr Appleby, in the county of Westmorland

21/12/14   17:16

(updated every 5 minutes 24 hours a day)

Station located at (approx) 54° 32' 00" N     2° 34' 00" W   Elev. 602 Ft

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Current Conditions -
Temperature  10.7 C Dew Point  10.0 C Humidity  95  %
Wind  SW  (225) at   18.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 22.0 mph
Barometer 1011.2 hPa Pressure trend Falling Rapidly Wind Chill 6.1 C
Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr Daily Rain 0.6 mm Storm Rain 1 0.0 mm
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Temp (time)
Highest gust (time)
Dew Point
Heat Index
Wind Chill
Rain Rate
10.7 C (17:14)
6.4 C ( 3:42)
41.0 mph (11:44)
1024.1 hPa
1011.0 hPa
10.0 C
5.0 C
96 %
88 %
11.1 C
1.1 C
0.6 mm
0.2 mm/hr
This Month
12.2 C
-4.5 C
51.0 mph
1029.0 hPa
987.6 hPa
11.1 C
-5.6 C
100 %
70 %
12.2 C
-6.7 C
57.4 mm
9.2 mm/hr
This Year
28.6 C
61.0 mph
1037.1 hPa
957.3 hPa
20.6 C
-5.6 C
29.4 C
-6.7 C
1281.6 mm
1645.8 mm/hr

  Compare data with Brampton and Drumburgh Weather stations

  1 - As used here, a "storm" begins when 5mm of rain has fallen in a 24-hour period, and continues until 24 hours pass without 5mm of rain.

  During snowfall events AWS rainfall readings will be effected by the timing of when the snow melts.

0900 - 0900 GMT Daily Standard Observations

Min' Temp
Max' Temp
Wet Bulb
Dry Bulb
Soil @ 1 ft
Soil @ 1 Meter
Grass Temp
20th Dec
2.2 mm
61.1 mm
Good (7)


   Yesterday (19th)   - a fairly damp, overcast and windy day - a little cooler.

           Today (20th)   - some rain overnight with a cloudy but bright start that saw a gradual improvement to sunny intervals.

            Mean Temp'       1st-10th      2.83°c              11th-20th      4.82°c              21st-31st      -.--°c                         Current Mean     3.79°c              Average for December is:      3.4°c


Monthly Weather Summary

NOVEMBER   -   whilst still favouring unsettled conditions, in many respects it was a quiet month and whilst rain fell on 24 days it was never heavy and below average. Sunshine was fairly average but often weak or hazy, but also with numerous dull days, especially towards the end of the month. Mild and once again well above average with only 3 air frosts. MSLP was -5.5 Mb below average. Mean Min' of 4.10°c - Mean Max' 10.02°c with the highest maximum of 13.5°c (1st) and the lowest minimum of -1.2°c (6th).

Summary   - is now updated with a full weather report for November.

A summary and detail of the weather for 2013 can be read here   REVIEW OF 2013    and a summary of the winter 2013-14 is also available WINTER 2014   


Local Historical Weather

Morland - rainfall in December 1914 was 195.8 mm and average rainfall in December for the period 1902-1944 was 106.7 mm

Orton - between 1967-2012 the average rainfall for December was 184.0 mm - the driest being 33.6 mm (2010) and the wettest 428.1 mm (2006)

Appleby - average rainfall for December for the period 1856-2013 was 95.8 mm - and the average temperature during the period 1931-46 was 3.35°c

Maulds Meaburn - December over the last 7 years as been the wettest month on average with the last two both having well in excess of 200mm and last year was the second wettest yet recorded.

The following was submitted by Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) to the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the December of 1874

   'The ground so covered with snow that farm work is suspended, except that of leading manure on to the meadows; all the ponds and rivers are ice bound'

and on the 12th of the month he noted ' Rain and snow, one flash of lightning at 4.30 p.m.'

'HISTORICAL EVENTS' (above) is a new page that is a start in recording historical weather in our immediate locality.  

The Appleby section of the 'Historical' page now has all monthly rainfall totals back to 1856 when Dr. Fergus Armstrong made the first rainfall readings in the town.


Weather Lore

"A long frost before Christmas may bring an early spring."

"If it rains much during the 12 days of Christmas it will be a wet year."

"If the sun shines through the apple tree on Christmas day, there will be an abundant crop the following year."


Sunrise:  8:30        Sunset: 15:47

Moon Phase: New Moon




Great Asby, Nr Appleby       Local site, making for interesting comparisons with Maulds Meaburn.

  Brampton Weather NE Cumbria  An authoritative site that includes the Cumbrian Weather report.     

  Huncoat Weather              Includes an excellent study on the history of British rainfall.      

  Cumbrian Weather Forum       For all the latest discussion on the Cumbrian Weather.               

  Visit Cumbria                Take a look at Maulds Meaburn and the surrounding area.            

  A summary of this stations data is sent to the Climatological Observers Link and to the Cumbria Weather Report and forms part of their monthly reports.  


Forecast:  Increasing clouds and cooler. Precipitation possible and windy within 6 hours


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