Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  20/07/17   17:31

(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  15.7 C Dew Point  9.8 C Humidity  68  %
Wind  SSW  (209) at   14.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 13.0 mph
Barometer 1004.9 hPa Pressure trend Rising Slowly Wind Chill 13.1 C
Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr Daily Rain 0.0 mm Storm Rain 1 9.6 mm
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Temp (time)
Highest gust (time)
Dew Point
Heat Index
Wind Chill
Rain Rate
16.6 C ( 1:16)
12.2 C ( 7:45)
24.0 mph (17:03)
1005.0 hPa
1000.8 hPa
16.1 C
8.9 C
99 %
66 %
17.2 C
9.4 C
0.0 mm
0.0 mm/hr
This Month
26.1 C
5.1 C
33.0 mph
1023.6 hPa
1000.5 hPa
19.4 C
4.4 C
99 %
48 %
26.7 C
5.0 C
34.8 mm
52.8 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
513.8 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 July
8.9 mm
33.4 mm
Very Good (8)


   Yesterday (19th)   - an overcast and dull day. Rumbles of thunder from 1745 hrs and then a thunderstorm for half hour from 1900 hrs with heavy rain.

           Today (20th)   - and a cloudy start, now brightening at 1130 hrs. Much fresher.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      14.34°c                    11th-20th     14.51°c                   21st-31st     --.--°c                           Current Mean     14.42°c                Average for July is:    14.85°c


Monthly Weather Summary

JUNE  -   the wettest June (of 11) yet recorded. Overall a poor month with rain frequent either side of a warm and dry spell 16-20th with two very wet days. Many mild nights with the mean minimum significantly above average. Cool end to the month and sunshine also down on average - That warm spell ended with thunder on the 21st, heralding that cooler period at the month's end.

Wettest yet recorded. MSLP was -5.6 Mb below average, rainfall 213.5% of the average for 2007-16 and the temp' 1.0°c above the long term average.

Rainfall totalled 160.1 mm   (CR school 162.9 mm)  -  Mean Min' of 10.39°c  -  Mean Max' 17.57°c  -  with a highest maximum of 26.2°c (21st) and a lowest minimum of 3.7°c (3rd).

Thunder heard on 1 day - the 28th with 55.4 mm was the wettest day.

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

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 July 1917 was 28.7 mm and between 1902-44 the average for the month was 76.3 mm

Orton - between 1967-2016 the average rainfall for July is 96.5 mm - the driest being 21.0 mm (1984) and the wettest 226.1 mm (1988)

Appleby - average rainfall for July for the period 1856-2016 is 74.8 mm - the driest decade was the 1990's (49.5 mm), the wettest, 1880's (104.6 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - July is as likely as any month to see rainfall topping 100mm, although the last three have failed to do so. The Mean temp' has varied from 13.77°c (2012) to 17.14°c (2013).

Averages 105.9 mm of rain    -    Rainfall on 15.6 days    -    20°c=> on 9.9 days    -    25°c=> on 2.4 days    -    Thunder on 0.8 days    -    Fog on 0.1 days


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

   'Very dry; favourable for gathering in the abundant hay crop.'

          His comments about individual days in the month was just one entry:  21st 'severe thunder storm with hail'


'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

"Dew on the grass, rain won't come to pass."

"If the 1st of July it be rainy weather, it will rain more or less for four weeks together."

"If bees stay at home, rain will soon come - if they fly away, fine will be the day."


Sunrise:  5:02        Sunset: 21:30

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.  


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


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