Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  05/05/16   20:56

(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  12.3 C Dew Point  8.2 C Humidity  76  %
Wind  SSW  (211) at   0.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 1.0 mph
Barometer 1017.4 hPa Pressure trend Steady Wind Chill 12.3 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 (15:39)
7.3 C ( 5:40)
34.0 mph (10:12)
1020.3 hPa
1017.2 hPa
9.4 C
5.6 C
92 %
60 %
15.6 C
3.3 C
0.0 mm
0.0 mm/hr
This Month
16.1 C
4.3 C
41.0 mph
1025.9 hPa
1010.2 hPa
10.0 C
1.7 C
97 %
60 %
15.6 C
1.1 C
6.2 mm
6.8 mm/hr
This Year
18.8 C
63.0 mph
1038.8 hPa
968.2 hPa
11.7 C
-6.1 C
18.3 C
-7.2 C
527.2 mm
822.8 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
Wet Bulb
Dry Bulb
Soil @ 1 ft
Soil @ 1 Meter
Grass Temp
5th May
0.0 mm
6.0 mm
Good (7)


   Yesterday (4th)   - bright and breezy but with the sun coming out in the afternoon.

           Today (5th)   - bright and breezy again, but sunny intervals from late a.m.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      8.31°c                    11th-20th      -.--°c                   21st-31st      -.--°c                           Current Mean     8.31°c                Average for May is:    10.02°c


Monthly Weather Summary

APRIL  -   both the coldest and wettest April yet recorded at this site. A backward month with rain a fairly constant theme and after a few decent days 19th-21st when spring arrived, the month finished on a wintry note with snow falling on several days. MSLP was -1.6 Mb below average, rainfall 168% of the average for 2008-15 and the temp' 1.3°c below the long term average.

Rainfall totalled 95.1 mm   (CR school 102.3 mm)  -  Mean Min' of 1.92°c  -  Mean Max' 10.19°c  -  with a highest maximum of 18.4°c (21st) and a lowest minimum of -3.3°c (17th). Snow fell on 5 days with hail on 4 and we had 7 air frosts and 17 ground frosts.

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

A summary and detail of the weather for 2015 can be read here   REVIEW OF 2015    and other summaries are also available such as the winter of 2013-14 WINTER 2014   


Local Historical Weather

Morland - rainfall in May 1916 was 67.3 mm and between 1902-44 the average for May was 62.9 mm

Orton - between 1967-2015 the average rainfall for May is 88.2 mm - the driest being 8.6 mm (1991) and the wettest 178.9 mm (1986)

Appleby - average rainfall for May for the period 1856-2015 is 56.8 mm - the driest decade was the 1910's (45.4 mm), the wettest, 1920's (78.3 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - May, has given us a little everything over the last few years. Some fantastic warm days or like 2015, not a single day over 20°c. Its mean temperature has ranged from 9.13°c (2015) to 11.07°c (2014).

Averages 73.5 mm of rain   -   2.4 air frosts   -   20°c on 2.6 days   -   and snow 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 1877

   'May was a cold and rather wet month. The spring is one of the most backward that we have had for many years.'

'HISTORICAL EVENTS' (above) is a new page that is a start in recording historical weather in our immediate locality.  

The 'Historical Events' page now has a section on the history of flooding in Appleby - a work in progress.


Weather Lore

"When grass is dry at morning light, look for rain before the night."

"Ash before oak and we shall have a soak, oak before ash and we shall have a splash."

"The winds of the day-time wrestle and fight longer and stronger than those of the night."


Sunrise:  5:21        Sunset: 20:52

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 24 to 48 hours


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