Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  23/06/18   16:56

(updated every 5 minutes 24 hours a day)

Station located at (approx)    54° 32' 18.25" N      -2° 34' 55.80" W        Elev.    602 Ft asl

A 'Standard' Climatological Observation site - using Met' Office supplied equipment supported with a Davis Vantage Pro2 - and reporting to the Met' Office via W.O.W.

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Current Conditions -
Temperature  15.4 C Dew Point  10.2 C Humidity  71  %
Wind  NNW  (340) at   6.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 8.0 mph
Barometer 1027.4 mb Pressure trend Falling Slowly Wind Chill 14.6 C
Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr Daily Rain 0.0 mm Storm Rain 1 0.0 mm
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Temp (time)
Highest gust (time)
Dew Point
Heat Index
Wind Chill
Rain Rate
16.1 C (14:11)
5.3 C ( 4:35)
18.0 mph (15:19)
1030.8 mb
1027.4 mb
11.1 C
3.9 C
96 %
67 %
16.1 C
5.6 C
0.0 mm
0.0 mm/hr
This Month
23.1 C
3.4 C
60.0 mph
1032.8 mb
994.6 mb
18.9 C
2.2 C
100 %
45 %
23.9 C
3.3 C
72.2 mm
169.4 mm/hr
This Year
23.7 C
63.0 mph
1034.8 mb
971.7 mb
18.9 C
-8.9 C
24.4 C
-11.7 C
473.6 mm
169.4 mm/hr

  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
Dry Bulb
Wet Bulb
Soil @ 1 ft
Soil @ 1 Meter
Grass Temp
22nd June
0.0 mm
70.7 mm
Excellent (9)


   Yesterday (22nd)   - what a beautiful sunny day.

           Today (23rd)   - and at 0600 hrs it is a little chilly and with a lot of high cloud.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      14.96°c                    11th-20th     12.79°c                   21st-30th     9.13°c                           Current Mean     13.54°c                Average for June is:    13.18°c


Monthly Weather Summary

MAY  -   the warmest June (of 10) now recorded at this site - also much drier and sunnier than average. The majority of the month's rain fell during the first half after which there were many dry and suuny days with it becoming increasingly warm. Most days from the 24th attaine 20°c, prior to which the mean temperature was still close to average - the mean minimum was bang on average whilst the mean maximum was well above.

Of the eleven May's now recorded, 3 have been drier and 7 have been wetter. MSLP was +4.3 Mb below average, rainfall 56% of the average for 2008-17 and the temp' was 1.4°c above average.

Rainfall totalled 36.6 mm   (CR school 38.7 mm)  -  Mean Min' of 5.78°c  -  Mean Max' 17.83°c  -  with a highest maximum of 23.6°c (27+28th) and a lowest minimum of -1.9°c (1st).

There was one day with hail (12th) and with 10.4 mm the 1st was the wettest day.


Summary   - is now updated with May's weather report.


A summary and detail of the weather for 2017 can be read here   REVIEW OF 2017   and other summaries/articles are also available such as this: But it's meant to be Summer (Summer 2017)  


Local Historical Weather

Morland - rainfall in June 1918 was 30.2 mm and between 1902-44 the average for the month was 52.9 mm

Orton - between 1967-2017 the average rainfall for June is 86.6 mm - the driest being 17.2 mm (1988) and the wettest 205.2 mm (1972)

Appleby - average rainfall for June for the period 1856-2017 is 58.0 mm - the driest decade was the 1990's (45.7 mm), the wettest, 1930's (63.8 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - In years of old June was the driest month of the year, but not now. It can still be prone to cooler conditions with ground frost and such as the end of the month last year when it turned chilly and the start of 2009 when snow was on Cross Fell.  -   The mean temperature has varied from 11.81°c (2012) to 14.15°c (2016).

Averages 82.7 mm of rain    -    ground frost on 1.1 days    -    20°c on 7.2 days    -    25°c on 1.1 days    -    Thunder on 0.8 days    -    Hail on 0.1 days


  Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) sent the following entry to the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the June of 1879:-

  'Cold, dark and wet.'

          He made just the one comment regarding particular days in the month:  

27th 'A dreadful storm of wind and rain; doing much damage to gardens.'


'HISTORICAL EVENTS' (above) is a start in recording historical weather in our immediate locality  -  now includes the flood report: Summary and Analysis

The 'Historical Events' page now has a section on the history of flooding in Appleby - and now includes a full summary and analysis as that which was featured in the Cumberland and Westmorland Herald.


Weather Lore

"Grey mists at dawn, the day will be warm."

"In June when there is no dew, it indicates rain."

"If a June night could talk it would probably boast it invented romance."


Sunrise:  4:35        Sunset: 21:50

Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous




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:  Mostly clear and warmer.


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