Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


05/10/15   17:41

(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  15.6 C Dew Point  14.6 C Humidity  94  %
Wind  SSE  (157) at   2.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 1.0 mph
Barometer 998.9 hPa Pressure trend Steady Wind Chill 15.6 C
Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr Daily Rain 8.6 mm Storm Rain 1 8.6 mm
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Temp (time)
Highest gust (time)
Dew Point
Heat Index
Wind Chill
Rain Rate
16.0 C (16:01)
6.1 C ( 2:31)
28.0 mph (10:00)
1010.9 hPa
998.8 hPa
15.0 C
5.0 C
98 %
92 %
16.1 C
4.4 C
8.6 mm
13.2 mm/hr
This Month
20.8 C
0.3 C
28.0 mph
1037.7 hPa
998.8 hPa
15.0 C
-0.6 C
100 %
56 %
20.6 C
0.6 C
9.0 mm
13.2 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
766.2 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
5th Oct
1.5 mm
1.5 mm
Poor (5)


   Yesterday (4th)   - misty in the morning, cloudy thereafter.

           Today (5th)   - the rain started at 0930 hrs and was falling heavily come 1000 hrs.

            Mean Temp'       1st-10th      7.80°c              11th-20th      -.--°c              21st-31st      -.--°c                         Current Mean     7.80°c              Average for October is:      9.10°c


Monthly Weather Summary

SEPTEMBER  -   despite being the coldest since 1994 it was a good month. Significantly drier and sunnier than average with summer-like conditions during 6-11th and then 25-30th which was an especially fine end to the month. The nights were cool throughout the month with day-time maxima only just below average. Dry and cool in NW'ly flow 1st-5th and more mixed through the middle part of the month. Two ground frosts recorded. High pressure in the ascendancy for large parts of the month and +3.7Mb above average. The coldest Sept' in my now 7yrs of records and the wettest since 2013 (the 3rd driest of 9) with rainfall totalling 32.5 mm (CR school 30.3 mm).

Mean Min' of 6.33°c - Mean Max' 16.49°c with the highest maximum of 20.7°c (10th) and a lowest minimum of 1.7°c (16th).

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

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 October 1915 was 21.8 mm and average rainfall in October for the period 1902-1944 was 103.0 mm

Orton - between 1967-2014 the average rainfall for October is 164.8 mm - the driest being 38.1 mm (2003) and the wettest 436.4 mm (1967)

Appleby - average rainfall for October for the period 1856-2014 is 91.1 mm - the driest decade was the 1970's (65.0 mm), the wettest, 1930's (114.1 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - The last 4 Octobers have all had in excess of 100 mm of rain and its mean temperature has ranged from 7.5°c (2012) to 11.0°c (2013). Only averages 1.7 air frosts.

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

   'The early part very rainy with high southerly wind; floods in the middle of the month; land about that time very damp and cold; towards the end of the month dry and cold with a little frost; snow has not yet made its appearance on the hills.'

His comments about individual days during the month included thunder and hail at 5.25 p.m. on the 10th with 1.62" of rain on the 11th and then:    '19th Oct' - Quite a summer day.'

'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

"Rain in October means wind in December."

"When birds and badgers are fat in October, expect a cold winter."

"A hard winter follows a fine St. Denis (9th)."


Sunrise:  7:19        Sunset: 18:37

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.               

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  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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