Maulds Meaburn Weather

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

24/10/14   11:06

(updated every 5 minutes 24 hours a day)

Station located at (approx) 54° 32' 00" N     2° 34' 00" W   Elev. 602 Ft

Website commenced 1st April 2009        --        A 'Standard' Weather Observation site - supported with a Davis Vantage Pro2

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Current Conditions -
Temperature  10.8 C Dew Point  8.4 C Humidity  85  %
Wind  SSW  (204) at   7.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 10.0 mph
Barometer 1010.0 hPa Pressure trend Steady Wind Chill 8.3 C
Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr Daily Rain 1.2 mm Storm Rain 1 3.6 mm
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Temp (time)
Highest gust (time)
Dew Point
Heat Index
Wind Chill
Rain Rate
13.3 C ( 0:57)
8.8 C ( 8:01)
27.0 mph ( 0:58)
1010.2 hPa
1008.1 hPa
12.8 C
7.8 C
98 %
84 %
13.3 C
6.1 C
1.2 mm
1.2 mm/hr
This Month
16.8 C
-0.7 C
49.0 mph
1029.9 hPa
986.4 hPa
15.0 C
-1.1 C
100 %
60 %
17.2 C
-0.6 C
140.2 mm
49.6 mm/hr
This Year
28.6 C
61.0 mph
1037.1 hPa
957.3 hPa
20.6 C
-4.4 C
29.4 C
-5.0 C
1089.4 mm
1645.8 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
24th Oct
3.6 mm
144.2 mm
very good (8)


   Yesterday (23rd)   - generally overcast with light rain during afternoon and evening.

           Today (24th)   - a fairly bright start with a little sun - feels slightly fresher.

            Mean Temp'       1st-10th      9.77°c              11th-20th      10.94°c              21st-31st      9.73°c                         Current Mean     10.26°c              Average for October is:      9.1°c


Monthly Weather Summary

SEPTEMBER   -   exceptionally dry with only 10.1 mm of rain and is the driest of any month yet recorded at this site. Measurable rain only fell on three days, a new record, and there was a 17 day 'absolute drought' during the month. High pressure was dominant, but cloudy skies prevailed with a lack of direct sunlight, which was hazy and weak at best. Also notably warm, being warmer than August, but overall it was a somewhat flat month. MSLP was +5.7 Mb above average. Mean Min' of 8.83°c - Mean Max' 18.48°c with the highest maximum of 22.5°c (4th) and the lowest minimum of 3.8°c (8th).

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

A summary and detail of the weather for 2013 can be read here   REVIEW OF 2013    and a summary of the winter 2013-14 is also available WINTER 2014   


Local Historical Weather

Morland - rainfall in October 1914 was 27.2 mm and average rainfall in October for the period 1902-1944 was 103.0 mm

Orton - between 1967-2012 the average rainfall for October was 161.9 mm - the driest being 38.1 mm (2003) and the wettest 436.4 mm (1967)

Appleby - average rainfall for October in the period 1891-1999 was 91.1 mm - and the average temperature during the period 1931-46 was 8.24°c

Maulds Meaburn - 1st October in 2011 recorded a high temperature of 24.7°c, the latest date on which 20° has been recorded and the last 3 October's have all had 100mm+ of rain

The following was submitted by Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) to the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the October of 1874

   'Thunder, lightning, wind and heavy rain have been frequent during the month, total fall 14.82 inch'  But he sent notes in for the 6th October which read: High winds and great fall of rain this day (3.70") and as 1.05" fell yesterday, there are great floods, much land is under water and some roads are flooded.

'HISTORICAL EVENTS' (above) is a new page that is a start in recording historical weather in our immediate locality.  

The Appleby section of the 'Historical' page now contains all monthly rainfall totals from 2000 to present from Mill Hill - along with comparisons to the rainfall from this site, Newton Rigg and Shap since 2008.


Weather Lore

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

"Many haws, many snaws, many sloes, many cold toes."

"A good October and a good blast, to blow the hog acorn and mast."


Sunrise:  7:56        Sunset: 17:52

Moon Phase: New Moon




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.


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