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WINTER 2015/16 - MILDEST
IN 32 YEARS OF SITE RECORDS

Mean temperature for the winter months of December, January and February was 7.56 °C which is 2.31 °C higher than the site average, beating the previous mildest winter in 1989/90 by 0.18 °C. Total rainfall was 254.2 mm, 124% of the long term site average, Sunshine hours total was around 145 hours which is well below the area average.

There were 13 air frosts during the winter trimester.


 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
 695.1 mm ( 27.37 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
 164 ( min 129, max 206 )
 Average Annual Wet Days >=1mm
 124 ( min 90, max 147 )
 High Barometer
 c. 1045 hPa, 3 Mar 1990
 Low Barometer
 c. 951 hPa, 25 Feb 1989

 CURRENT WEATHER CONDITIONS
 Dry \ Overcast
MEASUREMENT   Last updated: 25/5/2016 17:00, UTC+1
Temperature 12.8°C HIGH: 13.6°C , LOW: 8.6°C
Wind 1.1 mph   NNW Gust: 1.0 mph
Max today: 10.4 mph
Pressure 30.01 in. -0.2hPa/3hr  Steady
Dewpoint 7.2°C  Relative Humidity: 69%
"Feels Like" 12.9C °C (Humidex Apparent Temperature)
Rain total/rate 0.00 in. / 0.0/hour  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.

APRIL 2016 - COOLER AND DRIER THAN AVERAGE.

WEATHER: A month with changeable conditions: frequent showers and variable temperatures. Briefly more settled in the middle of the month.
TEMPERATURE: Mean 1.05 °C below average. The beginning and middle of the month saw temperatures close to average, but the last 9 days of April were rather cool. There were two air frosts during month and many cold nights at the month's end
RAINFALL: 40.6 mm, 81% of site average. The first half of April was rather wet although much of the rain came in the form of short downpours. There was a 6 day dry spell in mid-month follwed by a return to showery conditions. There were 4 days with thunder and two with hail ( the second of which gave a snow-like ground covering).
SUNSHINE: 141.4 hours, below average. There were many days with long sunny spells and cloudy days were spread over the month with no really dull spells of weather apart from the 15th & 16th. There was only 1 day without any sunshine.

Full monthly stats for April 2016.


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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