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   Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  12/11/19   6:41

(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  3.9 C Dew Point  2.6 C Humidity  91  %
Wind  WSW  (244) at   4.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 3.0 mph
Barometer 989.2 mb Pressure trend Falling Slowly Wind Chill 2.9 C
Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr Daily Rain 3.8 mm Storm Rain 1 27.0 mm
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Temp (time)
Highest gust (time)
Dew Point
Heat Index
Wind Chill
Rain Rate
5.7 C ( 0:00)
3.9 C ( 6:35)
32.0 mph ( 1:26)
992.6 mb
988.9 mb
4.4 C
2.8 C
98 %
86 %
5.6 C
-0.6 C
3.8 mm
4.4 mm/hr
This Month
12.4 C
-2.2 C
40.0 mph
1017.7 mb
973.0 mb
12.2 C
-3.3 C
100 %
75 %
12.2 C
-3.9 C
55.6 mm
18.6 mm/hr
This Year
31.9 C
60.0 mph
1046.6 mb
973.0 mb
23.9 C
-9.4 C
37.2 C
-10.0 C
1070.0 mm
960.0 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
11th Nov
18.4 mm
45.3 mm
Good (7)

   Yesterday (10th)   - a frosty start, but also fine and sunny. The cloud then built in the afternoon, thickened with rain arriving in the eve'.

           Today (11th)   - wet overnight with the rain petering out just before 9 a.m. Overcast with showers.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      5.41°c                    11th-20th     -.--°c                   21st-30th     -.--°c                           Current Mean     5.12°c                Average for November is:    5.91°c


Monthly Weather Summary

OCTOBER  -   drier, colder and sunnier than average with a frosty end to the month - generally unsettled upto the 19-20th before a quiter spell was interuppted by a wet day on the 25th, the month then ending settled, sunny, cool and frosty. Despite having over 100 mm of rain, it was that bit drier than average with most of the month's rain having fallen by the 19th. Many days were chilly and failed to reach the seasonal norm', with the temperature markedly down on average. The first October to have a highest maximum temperature below 15°c.

Coldest since 2012, driest since 2016 - MSLP was -1.1 Mb below average, rainfall 92.3% of the average for 2007-18 and the temp' was 1.49°c below average (2009-18).

Rainfall totalled 106.7 mm   (CR school 115.0 mm)  -  Mean Min' of 4.78°c  -  Mean Max' 11.60°c  -  with a highest maximum of 14.1°c (4th) and a lowest minimum of -3.2°c (28th).

There were: six air frosts and ten ground frosts, fog on one day (28th) and with 22.3 mm the 5th was the wettest day.

  Summary   - will be updated shortly with October's weather report.

  A summary and detail of the weather for 2018 can be read here   REVIEW OF 2018   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 November 1919 was 75.7 mm and between 1902-44 the average for the month was 87.0 mm

Orton - between 1967-2018 the average rainfall for November is 180.3 mm - the driest being 51.9 mm (2004) and the wettest 504.4 mm (2009)

Appleby - average rainfall for November for the period 1856-2018 is 86.4 mm - the driest decade was the 1870's (71.1 mm), the wettest, 2000's (107.3 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - November, the then record breaking rainfall of 2009, the cold and snowy end to the month in 2010, the mildness of 2011 and 2015 can certainly see the autumn end in various ways, but its driest month (64.3 mm) is the 'wettest driest' of the twelve.   -   The mean temperature has ranged from 3.64°c (2016) to 8.12°c (2011).

Averages 133.7 mm of rain    -    Air Frost on 7.4 days    -    Ground Frost on 14.2 days    -    Snowfall on 1.5 days    -    Snow Lying on 0.5 days    -    an inch of rain on 0.7 days


  Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) did not make any comments in the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the November of 1880, the following is from Mardale:-

  'Very wet weather.'

          but he did make the following comments about particular days in the month:  

9th    'Heavy gale.'           15th   'Heavy fall of snow at night.'          24+25th    'Very great floods.'


'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

"A warm November is the sign of a bad winter."

"Wind north-west at Martinmas, severe winter to come."

"As high as the weeds grow, so will the banks of snow."


Sunrise:  7:34        Sunset: 16:15

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.            

  Penrith and District Red Squirrels       Our much loved friends own website.            

  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 with little temperature change. Precipitation possible within 12 hours, possibly heavy at times. Windy.


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