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   Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  21/10/19   11:56

(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  9.0 C Dew Point  7.1 C Humidity  88  %
Wind  NW  (318) at   2.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 3.0 mph
Barometer 1024.1 mb Pressure trend Steady Wind Chill 8.7 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
9.0 C (11:52)
6.2 C ( 8:32)
16.0 mph ( 2:19)
1024.3 mb
1021.4 mb
7.2 C
5.6 C
95 %
88 %
9.4 C
3.3 C
0.0 mm
0.0 mm/hr
This Month
13.6 C
-0.4 C
40.0 mph
1024.3 mb
993.7 mb
12.8 C
-1.7 C
100 %
68 %
13.3 C
-1.1 C
98.8 mm
43.2 mm/hr
This Year
31.9 C
60.0 mph
1046.6 mb
974.9 mb
23.9 C
-9.4 C
37.2 C
-10.0 C
998.0 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
19th Oct
0.1 mm
87.3 mm
Good (7)

   Yesterday (18th)   - a day of watery sunshine.

           Today (19th)   - coolish overnight with a ground frost. However, an overcast start - THIS SECTION WILL NOT NOW BE UPDATED UNTIL THE 27th.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      9.45°c                    11th-20th     9.32°c                   21st-31st     -.--°c                           Current Mean     9.39°c                Average for October is:    9.68°c


Monthly Weather Summary

SEPTEMBER  -   much wetter than average with tempearture very close to average - generally a disappointing month with little warmth and sun and which fom the 21st became very wet. Rainfall up to the 20th was actually quite light and corresponded with the end of the period enjoying some brief warmth and sunshine 19th-21st, but then the rain arrived! All 10 days of 21st-30th recorded at least 5mm of rain with 102.6 mm falling in those ten days! Rainfall up to the 10th was light and patchy and only 0.9 mm fell from 11-20th. Twenty days failed to attain a seasonal maximum temp'. Whilst I just missed out on a ground frost (0.0°c on the 8th) Newton Rigg did not with -0.1°c on the same day.

Warmest since 2016, driest since 2016 - MSLP was +1.2 Mb above average, rainfall 141.7% of the average for 2007-18 and the temp' was 0.12°c below average (2009-18).

Rainfall totalled 122.6 mm   (CR school 130.3 mm)  -  Mean Min' of 8.38°c  -  Mean Max' 16.33°c  -  with a highest maximum of 23.2°c (20th) and a lowest minimum of 2.0°c (8th).

There were: no frosts, Tunder was heard on one days and with 19.9 mm the 30th was the wettest day.

  Summary   - is now updated with September'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 October 1919 was 56.9 mm and between 1902-44 the average for the month was 103.0 mm

Orton - between 1967-2018 the average rainfall for October is 161.6 mm - the driest being 38.1 mm (2003) and the wettest 436.4 mm (1967)

Appleby - average rainfall for October for the period 1856-2018 is 90.4 mm - the driest decade was the 1970's (65.0 mm), the wettest, 1930's (114.1 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - October, has a half-term for the kids and then the clocks go back! Usually the month is wet and more likely to see at least 100mm - but I bet that I'll still have to cut the grass twice!   -   The mean temperature has ranged from 7.50°c (2012) to 11.00°c (2013).

Averages 115.6 mm of rain    -    Air Frost on 2.1 days    -    Ground Frost on 7.0 days    -    20°c on 0.3 days    -    Thunder on 0.3 days    -    an inch of rain on 0.7 days


  Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) made the following comments in the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the October of 1880:-

  'First half of the month fine and dry. Total rainfall very small; very little fog.'

          and he did made the following comments about particular days in the month (the second entry for the 30th coming from Reagill):  

27-28th 'Tremendous gale with snow.'  30th 'Roads much blocked up in many places.'


'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 - October

"For every fog in October, a snow in winter."

"Dry your barly in October or you'll always be sober."

"St. Luke, St. Luke, be kind to me. In dreams let me my true love see."


Sunrise:  7:50        Sunset: 17:59

Moon Phase: Last Quarter



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:  Partly cloudy with little temperature change.


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