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TORRENTIAL RAIN Weds 8th Oct

10.2 mm rainfall in just 10 minutes at 09.00 is a new site record high rainfall for 10 min period since autologger was installed in 2004.


MILD NIGHT
18th / 19th OCTOBER

The temperature was 18.0 °C at midnight and the night was the second mildest October night in these site records with temperature not falling below 15.9 °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 \ Cloudy, fair
 Last updated: 22/10/14 14:00, BST / UTC+1
 MEASURE
 Data update time as above
 Temperature
 12.4°C  HIGH: 12.8°C , LOW: 6.1°C
 Wind
 1.6 mph   W  Gust: 1 mph
 Max today: 13 mph
 Pressure
 30.28 in.  -0.3hpa/3hr  Steady
 Dewpoint
 6.2°C
 Relative Humidity: 66%
 "Feels Like"
 12.1C °C
 (Humidex Apparent Temperature)
 Rain Total/Rate  0.00 in. / 0.0/hr
 0 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.

SEPTEMBER 2014 - DRY AND WARM BUT LESS SUNSHINE THAN AVERAGE.

WEATHER: It was a very dry month despite often being very cloudy under a north-easterly or easterly airflow with anticyclonic conditions dominating. There were 6 mornings with fog, and no thunder. Winds were generally very light throughout the month.
TEMPERATURE: 1.05 °C above average monthly mean. The month was notable for consistent daily maximum temperatures - averaging higher than those of August , but with some rather cool nights.
RAINFALL: 8.8 mm, 17% of average. 7 days with rainfall but only 2 with >= 1.0 mm. A new site record low September rainfall total. The 2nd - 18th was rain free with just a little precipitaion from condensation of fog.
SUNSHINE: c. 121 hours, well below average. Very cloudy at times but with some rather sunny days from the 9th to 22nd. The last week was mainly rather dull.

Full monthly stats for September 2014.


ALSO ON THIS SITE...


The SITE/WEATHER FAQS page provides some info about weather records and averages for Tonbridge and Kent. TONBRIDGE WEATHER NOTES - some anecdotal records of notable local weather events from 1692 onwards. Comprehensive SITE WEATHER RECORDS.   PHOTOS of "The Tonbridge Twister" from August 2002.


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