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   Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  01/12/20   12:26

(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  2.9 C Dew Point  2.4 C Humidity  96  %
Wind  NNW  (337) at   0.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 0.0 mph
Barometer 1028.5 mb Pressure Trend Steady Wind Chill 2.9 C
Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr Daily Rain 0.2 mm Storm Rain 1 0.0 mm
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Temp (time)
Highest gust (time)
Dew Point
Heat Index
Wind Chill
Rain Rate
2.9 C (12:21)
-2.4 C ( 6:32)
5.0 mph ( 7:40)
1029.0 mb
1025.9 mb
2.2 C
-3.3 C
96 %
91 %
2.8 C
-3.3 C
0.2 mm
0.2 mm/hr
This Month
2.9 C
-2.4 C
5.0 mph
1029.0 mb
1025.9 mb
2.2 C
-3.3 C
96 %
91 %
2.8 C
-3.3 C
0.2 mm
0.2 mm/hr
This Year
29.5 C
60.0 mph
1047.2 mb
967.0 mb
23.9 C
-5.0 C
33.3 C
-5.6 C
1401.0 mm
240.0 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
30th Nov
0.5 mm
137.1 mm
Good (7)

   Yesterday (30th)   - cloudy.

           Today (1st)   - at 0600 Hrs it is cold. Skies virtually clear.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      8.24°c                    11th-20th     8.47°c                   21st-30th     5.48°c                           Current Mean     7.50°c                Average for November is:    5.79°c


Monthly Weather Summary

OCTOBER  -   much wetter and colder than average and very dull. Rain was a constant companion throughout the month, falling on 28 days, becoming quite wet from the 21st through to the end of the month. Many days were on the cool side with no particular warmth at all. A poor month.

Wettest since 2014 and warmest since 2018 - fourth wettest (of14) and third coldest (of 12) - MSLP was -5.6 Mb below average, rainfall 148.4% of the average for 2007-19 and the temp' was 0.91°c below average (2009-19).

Rainfall totalled 170.5 mm    -  Mean Min' of 5.16°c  -  Mean Max' 12.11°c  -  with a highest maximum of 15.6°c (4th) and a lowest minimum of -0.6°c (2nd).

There were the following 'Days of' - hail on two days. Only one air frost and seven ground frosts. With 36.4 mm the 3rd was the month's wettest day and the highest gust of wind was 56 Mph - the mean wind speed was 6.42 mph.

  Summary   - is now updated with the full weather report for October.

  A summary and detail of the weather for 2019 can be read here   REVIEW OF 2019   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 December 1920 was 96.8 mm and between 1902-44 the average for the month was 106.7 mm

Orton - between 1967-2019 the average rainfall for December is 194.7 mm - the driest being 33.69 mm (2010) and the wettest 704.0 mm (2015)

Appleby - average rainfall for December for the period 1856-2019 is 96.8 mm - the driest decade was the 1870's (77.0 mm), the wettest, 2010's (131.4 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - December - really all that you have to say is 2010 and 2015. They were so memorable that everyone can fill in the rest. Does 'average' still exist?   -   The mean temperature has ranged from -1.98°c (2010) to 7.39°c (2015).

Averages 163.7 mm of rain    -    Air Frost on 10.0 days    -    Ground Frost on 17.0 days    -    Gales on 1.1 days    -    Snow Fall on 6.1 days    -    Day of Laying snow 3.7


  Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) sent the following entry to the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the December of 1881:-

  'began and ended with a few mild, damp days, there were few frosts and very little snow; spring flowers in bloom in sheltered places.'

          He didn't make any comments regarding particular days of the month, the following is from Elterwater:    

18th   'Heavy showers of hail and rain. Thunder and lightning at 9.30 a.m.'


'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 - November

"The nearer the new moon to Christmas Day the harder the winter."

"A windy Christmas is a sign of a good year to come."

If a girl raps at the henhouse door on Christmas Eve and a rooster crows, she will marry within the year


Sunrise:  8:10        Sunset: 15:50

Moon Phase: Full 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:  Partly cloudy with little temperature change.


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