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   Maulds Meaburn Weather

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

              

  08/04/20   20:11

(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

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Current Conditions -
Temperature  11.8 C Dew Point  7.1 C Humidity  73  %
Wind  SW  (234) at   1.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 0.0 mph
Barometer 1024.6 mb Pressure trend Steady Wind Chill 11.8 C
Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr Daily Rain 0.0 mm Storm Rain 1 0.0 mm
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Extremes
Temp (time)
Highest gust (time)
Barometer
Dew Point
Humidity
Heat Index
Wind Chill
Rainfall
Rain Rate
Today
High
Low
16.5 C (17:29)
3.7 C ( 3:49)
26.0 mph (15:07)
1027.1 mb
1023.8 mb
10.0 C
2.2 C
91 %
60 %
16.1 C
1.7 C
0.0 mm
0.0 mm/hr
This Month
High
Low
19.1 C
3.7 C
37.0 mph
1029.8 mb
1001.7 mb
10.6 C
0.6 C
97 %
47 %
18.3 C
0.6 C
7.4 mm
7.6 mm/hr
This Year
High
Low
19.1 C
-3.4C
60.0 mph
1047.2 mb
967.0 mb
10.6 C
-4.4 C
100%
43%
18.3 C
-5.6 C
568.8 mm
105.6 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

Rainfall
Min' Temp
Max' Temp
Dry Bulb
Wet Bulb
Soil @ 1 ft
Soil @ 1 Meter
Grass Temp
Visibility
8th Apr
Day
Month
0.0 mm
7.1 mm
3.3°c
14.5°c
12.1°c
8.5°c
8.7°c
7.7°c
-1.1°c
Excellent (9)

   Yesterday (7th)   - a decent sunny day.

           Today (6th)   - slight ground frost overnight, but the same again, a decent sunny day to come.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      8.44°c                    11th-20th     -.--°c                   21st-30th     -.--°c                           Current Mean     8.44°c                Average for April is:    7.84°c

 

Monthly Weather Summary

MARCH  -   very average for both rain and temperature - all the month's rain falling by the 17th after which it was very settled and dry. The month had of mix of cooler nights, some warmer days and decent amounts of sunshine. The first half was generally unsettled, continuing the wet them of winter, but from the 18th high pressure built and became dominant through to the months end.

Driest and coldest since 2018 and the fifth wettest March recorded - MSLP was +2.8 Mb above average, rainfall 113% of the average for 2008-18 and the temp' was 0.06°c above average (2009-19).

Rainfall totalled 94.9 mm   (CR school 117.4 mm)  -  Mean Min' of 1.50°c  -  Mean Max' 9.31°c  -  with a highest maximum of 17.0°c (26th) and a lowest minimum of -3.0°c (20th).

There were: nine air frosts and twenty ground frosts, snow fell on three days and hail on two. With 19.8 mm the 7th was the month's wettest day and gusts of wind attaining 50mph or more were recorded on four days, the highest being 59 Mph.

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

  A summary and detail of the weather for 2019 can be read here   REVIEW OF 2019   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 April 1920 was 90.9 mm and between 1902-44 the average for the month was 53.0 mm

Orton - between 1967-2019 the average rainfall for April is 80.2 mm - the driest being 3.0 mm (1974) and the wettest 170.9 mm (1970)

Appleby - average rainfall for April for the period 1856-2019 is 47.8 mm - the driest decade was the 1980's (36.3 mm), the wettest, 1960's (58.9 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - April - on average the driest month of the year and still the only month in my records that hasn't had a 100mm. Curiously I've still to record a 'day of laying snow' in April, but last year we did have the warmest Easter ever. Once inmy records April was colder than March!   -   The mean temperature has ranged from 6.06°c (2016) to 10.24°c (2011).

Averages 56.7 mm of rain    -    Air Frost on 4.5 days    -    Ground Frost on 12.2 days    -    Snowfall on 1.3 days    -    Snow Lying on 0.0 days    -    20°c on 0.8 days

 

  Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) did not send any comments to the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the April of 1881, the following is from Sedbergh:-

  'Mean temp 44.4°f - minimum of 29°f on 3rd and 4th. Frost on eight days.'

          he also did not make any comments about particular days in the month, the following is from Elterwater:  

4th    'Elterwater Tarn covered with fresh ice'

 

'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 - April

"If early April is foggy, rain in June will make lanes boggy."

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

"When you hear the cuckoo shout, it's time to plant the tatties out"

 

Sunrise:  6:22        Sunset: 20:01

Moon Phase: Full Moon

 

LINKS TO OTHER WEATHER WEBSITES

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.

 

Four Day Weather Forecast and current Synoptic and Rainfall charts     
 


   

  

 

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