Maulds Meaburn Weather

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

03/09/15   3:21

(updated every 5 minutes 24 hours a day)

Station located at (approx) 54° 32' 00" N     2° 34' 00" W   Elev. 602 Ft

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Current Conditions -
Temperature  8.8 C Dew Point  7.6 C Humidity  92  %
Wind  NW  (321) at   0.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 2.0 mph
Barometer 1016.2 hPa Pressure trend Steady Wind Chill 8.8 C
Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr Daily Rain 0.0 mm Storm Rain 1 0.4 mm
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Temp (time)
Highest gust (time)
Dew Point
Heat Index
Wind Chill
Rain Rate
9.6 C ( 0:00)
8.5 C ( 1:50)
6.0 mph ( 2:10)
1016.8 hPa
1016.1 hPa
8.3 C
7.2 C
92 %
91 %
10.0 C
8.3 C
0.0 mm
0.0 mm/hr
This Month
16.7 C
7.1 C
21.0 mph
1019.3 hPa
1016.1 hPa
12.2 C
6.1 C
100 %
66 %
16.7 C
7.2 C
0.4 mm
3.2 mm/hr
This Year
29.9 C
59.0 mph
1040.9 hPa
971.5 hPa
22.2 C
-7.8 C
33.3 C
-7.8 C
725.4 mm
72.4 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
2nd Sept
0.0 mm
0.0 mm
Very Good (8)


   Yesterday (1st)   - was quite reasonable and whilst mainly cloudy we still had decent sunny spells.

           Today (2nd)   - dry and bright again with some sunny intervals.

            Mean Temp'       1st-10th      10.40°c              11th-20th      -.--4°c              21st-30th      --.--°c                         Current Mean     10.40°c              Average for September is:      12.30°c


Monthly Weather Summary

AUGUST  -   despite being both drier and marginally warmer than average, it was still a poor month. Often dull and chilly, with 18 days failing to attain the average day-time maximum temperature and there was no single warm spell during the month. Cool during mid month, but with mild nights from the 19th. Low pressure in the ascendancy and rain became frequent during the second half of the month. Only five days attained 20°c. The warmest August since 2013 and the driest since 2010 (the 3rd driest of 9) with rainfall totalling 97.0 mm (CR school 102.5 mm) and MSLP was -1.5 Mb below average. Mean Min' of 10.32°c - Mean Max' 18.22°c with the highest maximum of 24.5°c (23rd) and a lowest minimum of 4.1°c (17th) - summer has been 0.65°c colder than average but has only had 70% of rainfall (2007-14).

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

A summary and detail of the weather for 2014 can be read here   REVIEW OF 2014    and a summary of the winter 2013-14 is also available WINTER 2014   


Local Historical Weather

Morland - rainfall in September 1915 was 29.0 mm and average rainfall in September for the period 1902-1944 was 70.7 mm

Orton - between 1967-2014 the average rainfall for September is 127.4 mm - the driest being 8.4 mm (2015) and the wettest 275.9 mm (1981)

Appleby - average rainfall for September for the period 1856-2014 is 76.5 mm - and the average temperature during the period 1931-46 was 12.0°c

Maulds Meaburn - Sept 2015 was the driest on record locally and in 2011 the month ended with a heatwave, 25.4°c recorded on the 30th - averages 20° on 4.5 days and 0.8 ground frosts.

The following was submitted by Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) to the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the September of 1876

   'Cold and wet; very unfavourable for gathering in the harvest, some of the corn in this district being still out at the end of the month; the land is very cold and wet, weather generally cloudy with occasional frosts at night.'

His comments about individual days during the month included very loud thunder at 5.25 p.m. on the 7th and:    '19th Sept' - Very hot all day; frost at night.'

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

SHAP - a new page containing all rainfall data back to 1867, all the daily and monthly observations submitted by Mr. Hoggarth to the British Rainfall guides during 1874-90, plus the Manchester Corporation and the Met'O data - is now complete - see 'historical events' above.


Weather Lore

"September dries up ditches or breaks down bridges."

"September blow soft till the fruits in the loft."

"If the sun goes pale to bed, twill rain tomorrow it is said."


Sunrise:  6:21        Sunset: 19:58

Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous




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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