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   Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  13/07/20   2:16

(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  13.0 C Dew Point  10.4 C Humidity  84  %
Wind  SW  (217) at   7.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 6.0 mph
Barometer 1023.3 mb Pressure trend Falling Slowly Wind Chill 12.3 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
13.2 C ( 0:45)
12.9 C ( 1:22)
22.0 mph ( 0:46)
1024.2 mb
1023.2 mb
10.6 C
9.4 C
84 %
78 %
13.3 C
10.6 C
0.0 mm
0.0 mm/hr
This Month
17.9 C
6.4 C
42.0 mph
1028.3 mb
996.2 mb
16.1 C
5.0 C
98 %
63 %
17.8 C
5.6 C
40.2 mm
42.6 mm/hr
This Year
28.2 C
60.0 mph
1047.2 mb
967.0 mb
20.6 C
-5.0 C
30.0 C
-5.6 C
795.8 mm
240.0 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
10th July
10.7 mm
39.5 mm
Very Good (8)

   Yesterday (9th)   - mainly cloudy. Rain late eve'. overcast by day with rain in the eve.

           Today (10th)   - a little rain overnight. Mainly cloudy to start, but brightening up.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      12.98°c                    11th-20th     -.--°c                   21st-31st     -.--°c                           Current Mean     12.98°c                Average for June is:    15.07°c


Monthly Weather Summary

JUNE  -   warm and wety - apart from the first two days, it was cool up to the 12th after which the trend was to warmer conditions with a marked warm spell 23rd to 26th. However, it was a wet month. Rain came in clusters of 4-5 days at a time and included a couple of thunderstorms 15-16th.

Wettest since 2017 and the fourth wettest of 14 - warmest since 2018, being the thid warmest of twelve - MSLP was -3.4 Mb below average, rainfall 175.6% of the average for 2007-19 and the temp' was 0.84°c above average (2009-19).

Rainfall totalled 147.9 mm   (CR school 153.3 mm)  -  Mean Min' of 9.52°c  -  Mean Max' 18.69°c  -  with a highest maximum of 27.8°c (25th) and a lowest minimum of 4.0°c (9th).

There were: no ground frosts - thunder was heard on four days - with 24.3 mm the 16th was the month's wettest day and the highest gust of wind was 51 Mph.

  Summary   - will be updated shortly with the full weather report for June.

  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 July 1920 was 137.4 mm and between 1902-44 the average for the month was 76.3 mm

Orton - between 1967-2019 the average rainfall for July is 97.3 mm - the driest being 21.0 mm (1984) and the wettest 226.1 mm (1988)

Appleby - average rainfall for July for the period 1856-2019 is 74.9 mm - the driest decade was the 1990's (49.5 mm), the wettest, 1880's (104.6 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - July - last year saw the first 30°c recorded at this site, yet in six years 20°c hasn't managed to get into double figures and at an average of just 2.4, it isn't that often we get to see 25°c. 2013 was the exception with 23 days at 20°c and 10 at 25°c. As for rainfall, July is as likely as January and December to see 100 mm!   -   The mean temperature has ranged from 13.77°c (2012) to 17.14°c (2013).

Averages 84.2 mm of rain    -    20°c on 11.0 days    -    25°c on 2.4 days    -    Fog on 0.2 days    -    Thunder on 1.1 days    -    Days of rain 18.3


  Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) sent the following entry to the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the July of 1881:-

  'The beginning of the month was windy, wet and cold, quite unlike summer. The 4+5th were sultry, a severe thunderstorm occuring on the latter day and 0.70 inch in rain fell in 25 minutes. The middle of the month was warm and dry, but there was a good deal of rain in the last week.'

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

5th 'Heavy thunderstorm 7-9 p.m. with 1.03 inch of rain, 0.70 inch fell in 25 minutes'.  10th and 17th 'Great gale.'


'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 - July

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

"Sun sets Friday clear as bell, rain on Monday sure as hell."

"When clouds appear like rocks and towers, the earth's refreshed by frequent showears."


Sunrise:  4:52        Sunset: 21:39

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.     

  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.


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