Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  16/11/18   22:56

(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  9.2 C Dew Point  8.7 C Humidity  97  %
Wind  ESE  (105) at   4.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 5.0 mph
Barometer 1027.3 mb Pressure trend Steady Wind Chill 8.1 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
12.6 C (11:06)
5.6 C (20:20)
14.0 mph ( 8:47)
1027.3 mb
1021.1 mb
11.7 C
4.4 C
100 %
87 %
12.8 C
5.0 C
0.0 mm
0.0 mm/hr
This Month
12.8 C
0.3 C
45.0 mph
1027.3 mb
985.0 mb
11.7 C
-0.6 C
100 %
73 %
12.8 C
-0.6 C
86.2 mm
18.2 mm/hr
This Year
29.4 C
63.0 mph
1038.9 mb
971.7 mb
20.0 C
-8.9 C
30.0 C
-11.7 C
934.4 mm
169.4 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
16th Nov
0.0 mm
67.1 mm
Good (7)


   Yesterday (15th)   - a last a dry day. Lovely and sunny in the morning, cloud then building in the afternoon. Mild.

           Today (16th)   - just cloudy and a nagging cloud at that.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      8.32°c                    11th-20th     8.44°c                   21st-30th     -.--°c                           Current Mean     8.36°c                Average for November is:    5.80°c


Monthly Weather Summary

OCTOBER  -   marginally wetter and colder than average - 'Storm Callum' on the 12-13th gave 70% of the month's rainfall total and led to some flooding of roads. A plunge of Arctic air at the month's end brought several severe frosts and the coldest October temperature in the 10yrs of records at this site. Otherwise it was a relatively quiet month.

The fourth wettest of twelve recorded - MSLP was +6.8 Mb above average, rainfall 113% of the average for 2007-17 and the temp' was 1.08°c below average (2009-17).

Rainfall totalled 129.6 mm   (CR school 143.0 mm)  -  Mean Min' of 4.55°c  -  Mean Max' 12.85°c  -  with a highest maximum of 22.4°c (10th) and a lowest minimum of -5.3°c (30th).

One day attained 20°c, there were 7 air frosts and 12 ground frosts, two days had in excess of 1 inch of rain and with 55.8 mm the 12th was the wettest day.


Summary   - is now updated with October's weather report.


A summary and detail of the weather for 2017 can be read here   REVIEW OF 2017   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 November 1918 was 75.9 mm and between 1902-44 the average for the month was 87.0 mm

Orton - between 1967-2017 the average rainfall for November is 180.1 mm - the driest being 51.9 mm (2004) and the wettest 504.4 mm (2009)

Appleby - average rainfall for November for the period 1856-2017 is 86.3 mm - the driest decade was the 1870's (71.1 mm), the wettest, 2000's (107.3 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - November is rarely a quiet month. Be it the heavy rains of 2009 and 2015 or the very cold and snowy end to 2010, usually there is always something happening. Curiously, along with August, it has always recorded at least 50 mm of rain.  -   The mean temperature has varied from 3.64°c (2016) to 8.12°c (2011).

Averages 133.1 mm of rain    -    Air Frost on 7.7 days    -    Ground Frost on 14.8 days    -    snowfall on 1.7 days    -    fog on 0.6 days    -    an inch of rain on 0.7 days


  Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) sent the following entry to the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the November of 1879:-

  'Cold and windy with small rainfall; all the rivers frozen.'

          He made the following comments about particular days of the month:  

14th   'Hard frost.'     on the 11th at Elterwater there was:   'Thunder and hail in the evening.'


'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

"Wind north-west at Martinmas, severe winter to come."

"November's sky is chill and drear, November's leaf is red and sear."

"On first November if weather is clear,tis the end of the sowing youll do for the year."


Sunrise:  7:44        Sunset: 16:08

Moon Phase: First 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.            

  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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