Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  22/05/17   20:16

(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  13.4 C Dew Point  11.1 C Humidity  86  %
Wind  SSW  (202) at   14.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 15.0 mph
Barometer 1011.1 hPa Pressure trend Steady Wind Chill 10.1 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
20.2 C (15:14)
8.3 C ( 0:00)
27.0 mph (15:12)
1018.1 hPa
1010.3 hPa
15.0 C
6.7 C
90 %
67 %
20.6 C
8.3 C
0.2 mm
0.2 mm/hr
This Month
20.2 C
-1.7 C
36.0 mph
1030.5 hPa
994.7 hPa
15.0 C
-2.8 C
100 %
44 %
20.6 C
-1.7 C
31.0 mm
15.8 mm/hr
This Year
20.2 C
51.0 mph
1036.9 hPa
974.7 hPa
15.0 C
-6.1 C
20.6 C
-7.8 C
308.4 mm
25.8 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
Dry Bulb
Wet Bulb
Soil @ 1 ft
Soil @ 1 Meter
Grass Temp
21st May
1.3 mm
30.8 mm
Good (7)


   Yesterday (20th)   - a cool day with frequent showers in the morning which then died out early p.m. Cloudy thereafter before some late sunshine.

           Today (21st)   - light rain from 0920 hrs dying out later in the morning, therafter a slow progression to brightening up.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      8.77°c                    11th-20th     10.82°c                   21st-31st     -.--°c                           Current Mean     9.74°c                Average for May is:    10.15°c


Monthly Weather Summary

APRIL  -   very dry and sunny with average temperatures - April confirmed itself as the driest month of the year with rainfall just under one third of average and after a cool end to the month, the mean temperature fell back to near normal. For the majority of the month night-time minima were keeping the tempearture above average, with the day-times below average and indeed many of the days felt quite fresh with winds from the W-NW. A little snow and hail 24-25th with frosts, otherwise a quiet month. Warmest since 2014 (both 5th warmest and driest of 9) at this site.

Driest since 2010 and the second driest (of 10) recorded. MSLP was +7.3 Mb above average, rainfall 32.2% of the average for 2008-16 and the temp' 0.3°c above the long term average.

Rainfall totalled 19.6 mm   (CR school 19.4 mm)  -  Mean Min' of 3.56°c  -  Mean Max' 11.86°c  -  with a highest maximum of 16.4°c (8th) and a lowest minimum of -3.4°c (25th).

Snow fell on 1 day with hail on 2 - the 16th with 5.8 mm was the wettest day.

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

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 May 1917 was 70.9 mm and between 1902-44 the average for May was 62.9 mm

Orton - between 1967-2016 the average rainfall for May is 87.3 mm - the driest being 8.6 mm (1991) and the wettest 178.9 mm (1986)

Appleby - average rainfall for May for the period 1856-2016 is 56.6 mm - the driest decade was the 1910's (45.4 mm), the wettest, 1920's (78.3 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - May has given a frost as late as the 25th and snow fall on the 28th - expect anything. The Mean temp' has varied from 9.13°c (2015) to 11.07°c (2014).

Averages 68.5 mm of rain    -    Air Frosts on 2.3 days    -    Ground Frost on 6.3 days    -    20°c=> on 3.0 days    -    25°c=> on 0.3 days    -    Snow Fall on 0.3 days


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

   'Very wet, at times mild and warm; land in a very wet state and fruit trees have suffered from the wind.'

          His comments about individual days in the month included that thunder was heard on both the 15th and 18th and then:  21st 'Snow.' a separate report from Reagill states: 'Pennine range and High Street, white with snow.'


'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 morning with a rising glass, fine weather will come to pass."

"Mist in May, heat in June, makes harvest come right soon."

"Yellow sky to end the day, wind and rain are on their way."


Sunrise:  4:53        Sunset: 21:21

Moon Phase: Waning Crescent




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.  


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