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HALLOWE'EN WARMTH

The maximum temperature at this site on the 31st October was 22.1 °C, a new site record for the warmest day so late in the year ( previously 20.3 °C, 30th Oct. 2005).


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 \ Overcast. light drizzle
 Last updated: 01/11/14 11:00, UTC
 MEASURE
 Data update time as above
 Temperature
 15.4°C  HIGH: 16.0°C , LOW: 12.5°C
 Wind
 1.6 mph   WSW  Gust: 1 mph
 Max today: 10 mph
 Pressure
 30.03 in.  +0.8hpa/3hr  Steady
 Dewpoint
 13.5°C
 Relative Humidity: 88%
 "Feels Like"
 18.5C °C
 (Humidex Apparent Temperature)
 Rain Total/Rate  0.00 in. / 0.0/hr
 1 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.

OCTOBER 2014 - WET AND WARM WITH LESS SUNSHINE THAN AVERAGE.

WEATHER: The month was largely dominated by Atlantic low pressure systems bringing regular and often heavy prolonged rainfall, although this became less so in the second half of the month.
TEMPERATURE: 1.85 °C above average monthly mean. The month was unusual in that the second half of the month was rather warmer than the first half. From the 16th onwards it was the warmest second half of October in these site records with a particularly notable high temperature of 22.1 °C on the 31st, the highest of the whole month. Many nights were especially mild.
RAINFALL: 131.8 mm, 161% of average. 22 days with rainfall and 15 with >= 1.0 mm. The majority of the rainfall, some 86%, fell from the 1st - 15th, the second half of the month being rather dry for October.
SUNSHINE: c. 91 hours, rather below average. Uncommonly the second half of the month was sunnier than the first half despite being very cloudy 23rd - 26th.

Full monthly stats for October 2014.


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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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