Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  20/09/17   22:41

(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  14.1 C Dew Point  13.6 C Humidity  97  %
Wind  SSW  (196) at   9.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 11.0 mph
Barometer 1008.5 hPa Pressure trend Falling Slowly Wind Chill 11.8 C
Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr Daily Rain 2.2 mm Storm Rain 1 2.2 mm
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Temp (time)
Highest gust (time)
Dew Point
Heat Index
Wind Chill
Rain Rate
15.8 C (17:01)
10.8 C ( 0:53)
33.0 mph (20:58)
1017.1 hPa
1008.4 hPa
14.4 C
10.0 C
97 %
89 %
16.1 C
9.4 C
2.2 mm
2.0 mm/hr
This Month
18.5 C
0.9 C
37.0 mph
1023.7 hPa
978.5 hPa
17.2 C
0.6 C
100 %
61 %
18.9 C
1.1 C
86.0 mm
41.4 mm/hr
This Year
26.9 C
51.0 mph
1036.9 hPa
974.7 hPa
22.2 C
-6.1 C
29.4 C
-7.8 C
745.6 mm
69.0 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
Dry Bulb
Wet Bulb
Soil @ 1 ft
Soil @ 1 Meter
Grass Temp
20th Sept
0.1 mm
80.5 mm
Good (7)


   Yesterday (19th)   - was cold at first with the first ground frost of the season. However, it was a lovely sunny day.

           Today (20th)   - cloudy and overcast all day, rain from 1700 hrs.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      12.28°c                    11th-20th     10.48°c                   21st-30th     -.--°c                           Current Mean     11.40°c                Average for September is:    12.62°c


Monthly Weather Summary

AUGUST  -   another poor month to close a poor summer! Slightly colder than average with no warmth of any note and indeed only one day managed to attain 20°c. Upto the 21st the temperature was well below average, but a run of very mild nights spiked the temperature up and the mean minimum ended slightly above average, but the mean maximum still ended well below. Rainfall was heavier upto the 19th after which it became lighter and patchier and whilst well below my 10yr average, locally it was just above average. It was just poor - the summer has seen just 12 days attain 20°c, the lowest total in the 9 yrs now recorded.

The third driest of the 11 recorded. MSLP was -1.0 Mb below average, rainfall 60.7% of the average for 2007-16 and the temp' 0.5°c below the long term average.

Rainfall totalled 68.7 mm   (CR school 73.6 mm)  -  Mean Min' of 10.35°c  -  Mean Max' 17.77°c  -  with a highest maximum of 22.2°c (22nd) and a lowest minimum of 4.4°c (13th).

Thunder heard on 1 day (31st) - the 14th with 10.4 mm was the wettest day.

Summary   - will be updated shortly with a full weather report for August.

A summary and detail of the weather for 2016 can be read here   REVIEW OF 2016    and other summaries and articles are also available such as this about The Oldest Inhabitant   


Local Historical Weather

Morland - rainfall in September 1917 was 57.4 mm and between 1902-44 the average for the month was 70.7 mm

Orton - between 1967-2016 the average rainfall for September is 125.8 mm - the driest being 8.4 mm (2014) and the wettest 275.9 mm (1981)

Appleby - average rainfall for September for the period 1856-2016 is 76.2 mm - the driest decade was the 1900's (51.6 mm), the wettest, 1960's (95.0 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - September has given some fine weather - just 10.1 mm of rain in 2014 and then there was the amazing end to 2011 when the 30th recorded 25.4°c. The Mean temp' has varied from 14.08°c (2016) to 13.27°c (2014).

Averages 77.8 mm of rain    -    Rainfall on 14.6 days    -    20°c=> on 4.5 days    -    25°c=> on 0.1 days    -    Thunder on 0.1 days    -    Ground Frost on 0.9 days


  The following was submitted by Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) to the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the September of 1878 -

  'Early part fine and dry and the crops well secured; heavy showers at the end.'

          He made the following comments about individual days in the month:  15th 'A dreadful storm of wind and rain; trees blown down and some land flooded. 2.34 in of rain fell.'


'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

"St. Michael's rain does not stay long in the sky."

"The first and last frosts are the worst."

"Do not pick blackberries after Michaelmas - the devil will have cursed them."


Sunrise:  6:54        Sunset: 19:14

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


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