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AUGUST 21st, 2014
A new site low temperature record for any August with a minimum of 5.8 °C

 SITE RECORDS (since 1984) - MORE
 Highest Temperature
 36.5 °C ( 97.7 °F ), 10 Aug 2003
 Lowest Temperature
 -10.0 ºC ( 14.0 ºF ) 13 Feb 1985
 Lowest Daytime Maximum
 -6 ºC ( 21.2 ºF ) 12 Jan 1987
 Mean Annual Temperature
 10.95 ºC ( 51.71 ºF )
 Highest Daily Rainfall
 57.0 mm ( 2.24 ins ) 12 Oct 2000
 Average Annual Rainfall
 686.3 mm ( 27.0 ins )
 Driest year
 2005 ( 424.7 mm / 16.7 ins)
 Wettest Year
 2000 ( 1032.7 mm / 40.66 ins )
 Average Annual Wet Days >0.2mm
 163 ( min 129, max 206 )
 Average Annual Wet Days >=1mm
 122 ( min 90, max 147 )
 High Barometer
 c. 1045 hPa, 3 Mar 1990
 Low Barometer
 c. 951 hPa, 25 Feb 1989

 Dry \ Overcast
 Last updated: 01/09/14 19:00, BST / UTC+1
 MEASURE
 Data update time as above
 Temperature
 17.8°C  HIGH: 18.2°C , LOW: 9.2°C
 Wind
 1.2 mph   SW  Gust: 3 mph
 Max today: 10 mph
 Pressure
 30.11 in.  -0.3hpa/3hr  Steady
 Dewpoint
 15.8°C
 Relative Humidity: 88%
 "Feels Like"
 22.2C °C
 (Humidex Apparent Temperature)
 Rain Total/Rate  0.00 in. / 0.0/hr
 2 day(s) without rain

PLEASE NOTE

This is a private automatic weather station (AWS) based in South East England, and reported data is neither official nor part of the UK Met Office network. This AWS does not conform to Met Office standards - which are far too stringent for most amateurs but the readings give a good indication of weather conditions in the "average" local back garden.

Information is provided for general interest only and use of any data is entirely at your own risk. Live weather updates are available most evenings and weekends.

AUGUST 2014 - COOLER, WETTER & LESS SUNSHINE THAN AVERAGE.

WEATHER: After a generally fine and warm first week, becoming cooler and dominated by low pressure with two spells of particularly prolonged wet weather. The 12th - 24th was however rather dry.
TEMPERATURE: 1.4 °C below average monthly mean. Some rather cool nights and fresh days in the middle of the month. Warm days very few and far between after the first week. A new site record low temperature for August of 5.8 °C on the 21st.
RAINFALL: 96.4 mm, 192% of average. 15 days with rainfall, 3 thunder days. The 8th - 10th and 25th/26th were especially wet.
SUNSHINE: c. 166 hours, well below average. Rather sunny for the first week but increasingly cloudy as the month progressed, notably dull durng some of the last week

Full monthly stats for August 2014.


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