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   Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  24/06/21   9:46

(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  15.7 C Dew Point  15.2 C Humidity  97  %
Wind  SW  (229) at   0.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 0.0 mph
Barometer 1021.2 mb Pressure Trend Falling Slowly Wind Chill 15.7 C
Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr Daily Rain 0.2 mm Storm Rain 1 0.0 mm
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Temp (time)
Highest gust (time)
Dew Point
Heat Index
Wind Chill
Rain Rate
15.7 C ( 9:43)
12.8 C ( 2:25)
4.0 mph ( 0:57)
1023.8 mb
1021.2 mb
15.0 C
12.2 C
98 %
95 %
16.1 C
12.8 C
0.2 mm
0.2 mm/hr
This Month
23.6 C
1.9 C
38.0 mph
1026.7 mb
1009.3 mb
18.3 C
0.6 C
98 %
43 %
23.9 C
1.7 C
2.0 mm
0.8 mm/hr
This Year
23.6 C
54.0 mph
1041.7 mb
970.9 mb
18.3 C
-9.4 C
23.9 C
-11.7 C
608.0 mm
39.4 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
23rd June
0.0 mm
1.7 mm
Very Poor (4)

   Yesterday (22nd)   - sunny into the afternoon then clouded over. Sun spells eve'.

           Today (23rd)   - cool a while overnight and just avoided a ground frost - cloud has built this morning and just before 10h it started to drizzle -- could this finish as my driest month on record?

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      13.90°c                    11th-20th     14.29°c                   21st-30th     9.62°c                           Current Mean     13.60°c                Average for June is:    13.34°c


Monthly Weather Summary

MAY  -   a very poor month - wet and cold in equal meassure with frosts frequent at the start of the month and a ground frost as late as the 23rd. Rain was ever present during the month and whilst often showery and not especially heavy, both the 3rd and 20th were very wet with over an inch. Many cool days and 15°c wasn't attained until the 27th, the final three days of the month being quite pleasant an sunny. Recorded both my lowest minimum temperature and lowest maximum (6.7°c) for May.

Wettest and coldest yet recorded - MSLP was -6.2 Mb below average, rainfall 235.1% of the average for 2008-20 and the temp' was 1.78°c below average (2009-20).

Rainfall totalled 133.8 mm    -  Mean Min' of 3.67°c  -  Mean Max' 13.53°c  -  with a highest maximum of 22.3°c (30th) and a lowest minimum of -3.8°c (1st).

There were the following 'Days of' - hail fell on 4 days - 6 air frosts and 10 ground frosts. With 27.6 mm the 3rd was the month's wettest day and the highest gust of wind was 35 Mph (23rd) - the mean wind speed was 5.90 mph.

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

  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 June 1921 was 6.9 mm (the driest) and between 1902-44 the average for the month was 52.9 mm

Shap - average rainfall for June is 87.5 mm - and the average mean temperature is 12.1°c with an average of 0.3 air frosts

Appleby - average rainfall for June for the period 1856-2020 is 58.5mm - the driest decade was the 1990's (45.7 mm), the wettest, 2010's (75.3 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - June - with rainfall records for 14yrs, we've not yet had a really dry June! 2010 with 33.0 mm being the driest. It also has a high frequency of month's with 100mm+. 2009 saw snow on Crossfell (5th) and on the 13th in 2019 the temperature didn't even reach 10°c!   -   The mean temperature has ranged from 11.81°c (2012) to 14.46°c (2018).

Averages 88.8 mm of rain    -    Ground Frost on 0.9 days    -    20°c on 7.9 days    -    25°c on 1.6 days    -    Thunder on 1.3 days    -    Hail on 0.3 days


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

  'Rather wet with much thunder and lightning; hay-time began about 27th; grass a very good crop; corn, potatoes and turnip looking well.'

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

6th   'Strong gale all day'        10th 'Strong NE gale all day'         24th 'Great thunderstorm'


'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 - June

A rose picked on Midsummers day will keep fresh until Christmas

"Dew in the night, next day will be bright"

It is claimed that summer doesn't start until the elder is in flower"


Sunrise:  4:35        Sunset: 21:50

Moon Phase: Full 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.     

  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. Precipitation possible within 24 to 48 hours


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