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   Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  30/07/21   15:36

(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  14.4 C Dew Point  13.3 C Humidity  93  %
Wind  NW  (321) at   4.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 8.0 mph
Barometer 1003.6 mb Pressure Trend Steady Wind Chill 13.4 C
Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr Daily Rain 3.6 mm Storm Rain 1 3.6 mm
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Temp (time)
Highest gust (time)
Dew Point
Heat Index
Wind Chill
Rain Rate
15.0 C (14:37)
12.3 C ( 0:05)
16.0 mph (14:54)
1006.1 mb
1003.3 mb
13.9 C
11.1 C
95 %
91 %
15.0 C
12.2 C
3.6 mm
4.8 mm/hr
This Month
29.9 C
6.6 C
28.0 mph
1030.3 mb
993.7 mb
22.2 C
4.4 C
99 %
40 %
32.8 C
6.7 C
65.0 mm
67.0 mm/hr
This Year
29.9 C
54.0 mph
1041.7 mb
970.9 mb
22.2 C
-9.4 C
32.8 C
-11.7 C
691.4 mm
67.0 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
24th July
0.0 mm
32.8 mm
Excellent (9)

   Yesterday (23rd)   - sunny and hot - and seventh consecutive day above 25°c.

           Today (24th)   - a change! Cloudy and cooler.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      15.16°c                    11th-20th     17.94°c                   21st-31st     19.13°c                           Current Mean     16.93°c                Average for July is:    14.98°c


Monthly Weather Summary

JUNE  -   dry and whilst never becoming hot it was just consistently warm. Just 2.1 mm of rain was recorded up to the 23rd, the only two meaningful days of rain coming 24-25th. Generally settled up to this point, although the final third was more mixed and included a couple of chillier days as well as a fine and warm final four days. A ground frost on the 22nd is the latest in spring/summer to have recorde such at this site.

Driest yet recorded - MSLP was +3.8 Mb above average, rainfall 22.6% of the average for 2007-20 and the temp' was 0.48°c above average (2009-20).

Rainfall totalled 20.1 mm    -  Mean Min' of 8.59°c  -  Mean Max' 19.05°c  -  with a highest maximum of 23.2°c (29th) and a lowest minimum of 1.7°c (22nd).

There were the following 'Days of' - none - 0 air frosts and 1 ground frost. With 11.2 mm the 24th was the month's wettest day and the highest gust of wind was 38 Mph (11th) - the mean wind speed was 5.87 mph.

  Summary   - is now updated with the weather report for June.

  A summary and detail of the weather for 2020 can be read here   REVIEW OF 2020   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 July 1921 was 78.0 mm and between 1902-44 the average for the month was 76.3 mm

Shap - average rainfall for July is 98.8 mm - and the average mean temperature is 14.05°c with an average of no air frosts and 11.7 'Wet Days'

Appleby - average rainfall for July for the period 1856-2020 is 74.9mm - the driest decade was the 1990's (49.5 mm), the wettest, 1880's (104.6 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - July - as i always say (along with August), the expectation and the reality rarely meet! July is a wet month and whilst it was always throw up a few hot days, it rarely gives a prolonged hot and sunny spell (2013 being a slight exception, but which from the 22nd went downhill and the first half of 2018 was good). And this July is looking like being unsettled well into the month, but with a few early signs of finishing well   -   The mean temperature has ranged from 13.77°c (2012) to 17.14°c (2013).

Averages 101.3 mm of rain    -    20°c on 10.4 days    -    25°c on 2.3 days    -    30°c on 0.1 days    -    Thunder on 1.0 days    -    Fog on 0.2 days


  Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) sent the following entry to the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the July of 1882:-

  'Cold and wet, very trying for farmers; grass remarkably thick, but very little cut.'

          He made the following comments regarding particular days of the month (3rd and 11th are from Elterwater):    

1st   'Thunderstorm'        3rd 'Violent storms of wind and rain'         11th 'Thunder and lightning most of the day.'


'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.


Folk Lore - July

"If spiders are many and spinning their webs, the spell will soon be dry"

"If birds be silent expect thunder"

"Dandelion blossoms close before a storm"


Sunrise:  5:18        Sunset: 21:14

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.     

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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:  Mostly cloudy and cooler.


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