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   Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  23/09/21   6:26

(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  12.8 C Dew Point  11.2 C Humidity  90  %
Wind  SSW  (192) at   2.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 1.0 mph
Barometer 1015.2 mb Pressure Trend Falling Slowly Wind Chill 12.8 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
15.4 C ( 2:59)
12.8 C ( 6:23)
33.0 mph ( 0:21)
1017.7 mb
1015.1 mb
14.4 C
11.1 C
93 %
89 %
15.6 C
10.6 C
0.0 mm
0.0 mm/hr
This Month
29.1 C
2.9 C
34.0 mph
1035.6 mb
1004.9 mb
20.0 C
2.2 C
100 %
47 %
30.6 C
2.8 C
6.2 mm
7.0 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
746.4 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
22nd Sept
0.0 mm
7.1 mm
Excellent (9)

   Yesterday (21st)   - cloud with some brightness a.m. Sunny p.m. but with high cloud.

           Today (22nd)   - cloudy with just the odd spot overnight. Decent start though, sunny, but still with a variable amount of cloud.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      15.69°c                    11th-20th     13.89°c                   21st-30th     12.03°c                           Current Mean     14.60°c                Average for September is:    12.38°c


Monthly Weather Summary

AUGUST  -   uneventful, uninspiring, quiet, often cloudy, but dry. It never really felt like a summer month due to the lack of any real warmth and sunshine. Unsettled to start, becoming mixed but the settled from the 23rd when we did have some better days with reasonable tempeartures and some sunshine. Cool at the close.

Driest yet recorded at site -- average for temperature - MSLP was +2.0 Mb above average, rainfall 42.9% of the average for 2007-20 and the temp' was 0.23°c above average (2009-20).

Rainfall totalled 49.2 mm    -  Mean Min' of 10.42°c  -  Mean Max' 18.91°c  -  with a highest maximum of 23.7°c (25th) and a lowest minimum of 3.8°c (3rd).

There were the following 'Days of' - none at all. With 14.6 mm the 6th was the month's wettest day and the highest gust of wind was 36 Mph (13th) - the mean wind speed was 4.42 mph.

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

  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 September 1921 was 35.1 mm and between 1902-44 the average for the month was 70.7 mm

Shap - average rainfall for September is 128.3 mm - and the average mean temperature is 11.45°c with an average of 0.5 air frosts

Appleby - average rainfall for September for the period 1856-2020 is 76.9mm - the driest decade was the 1900's (51.6 mm), the wettest, 1960's (95.0 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - September - will it be an extension of summer or straight into autumn? Whilst never too wet it still has a high frequency of 100 mm+ months - but it still holds the record for my driest ever month (10.1 mm 2014)   -   The mean temperature has ranged from 11.41°c (2015) to 14.08°c (2016).

Averages 88.2 mm of rain    -    20°c on 3.5 days    -    25°c on 0.2 days    -    Air Frost on 0.2 days    -    Grond Frost on 1.6 days    -    Thunder on 0.2 days


  Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) didn't send an entry to the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the September of 1882, the following is from Carlisle:-

  'Weather on the whole favourable for harvest operations; all the corn cut and most of it secured in excellent condition. Temp' remarkably low towards the close of the month. Max temp' 68.9°f on 9th; Min 34.3°f on 30th.'

          He did though make the following comment regarding particular days of the month:    

2nd   'Strong gale'         and apart from severe floods in N. Ireland (27th) it was a quiet month.


'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 - September

You must not pick blackberries after Michaelmas (29th) - the devil will have spat on them

"Eat a goose on Michaelmas Day, want not for money all the year"

Michaelmas used to be a popular day for the winter night curfew to begin - the first hint that winter was on its way


Sunrise:  6:58        Sunset: 19:06

Moon Phase: Waning Gibbous



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:  Increasing clouds with little temperature change.


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