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APRIL 2014 daily and monthly summary

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APRIL 2014
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April 2014 Monthly summary stats
* Compared to site averages 1985 - 2013.
‡ SUN:
From February 2014, bright sunshine hour totals are estimated from observation only, and corroborated to some extent by the nearest UKMO stations.
THW = Shaded Heat Index calculated with cooling/warming effect of wind and humidity to give an apparent temperature.

   DAILY STATS APRIL 2014
 
TEMPERATURE ºc
HUMIDITY
SUN ‡
PRESSURE
RAINFALL
WIND SPEED
DIRECTION
 WEATHER
 NOTES
DATE
Low
(00-00h)
High
(00-00h)
Temp at 14.00z
RH %
at 14.00z
Dewpoint ºc
at 14.00z
Bright
sun hrs
hPa   †
at 14.00z
Day Total
(mm)
Average
(mph)
Max Gust
(mph)
Dominant
(Compass)
 Precipitation
 type etc ‡
                       
1st
4.4 21.3 19.9 42 6.6 10.5 1009.6 FS 0.0 0.2 6 ESE  Sunny
2nd
7.9 20.8 19.6 48 8.3 2.5 1002.5 F 0.0 0.5 12 ESE  Cloudy
3rd
9.9 18.7 16.7 67 10.5 0.7 999.6 RS 0.0 1.0 13 ESE  Cloudy
4th
10.4 14.7 14.6 63 7.6 0.4 1009.0 RS 0.0 1.6 10 SW  Cloudy
5th
2.9 15.2 13.6 79 10.0 2.5 1014.8 ST 0.2 1.4 14 SW  Fog am, rain night
6th
12.1 15.7 14.7 85 12.2 0.2 1013.9 ST 1.4 3.6 17 SW  Rain night am
7th
12.0 13.9 13.0 93 11.9 0.0 1007.7 F 17.8 2.4 20 SW  Rain
8th
5.6 13.9 13.1 45 1.4 7.0 1020.3 RS 0.0 2.9 19 SW  Sunny spells
9th
2.7 16.8 16.4 52 6.5 11.5 1025.1 F 0.0 1.4 12 SW  Sunny
10th
4.1 17.1 16.7 47 5.3 6.3 1021.3 F 0.0 0.4 7 SW  Sunny spells
11th
9.8 16.5 15.7 48 4.7 3.6 1021.3 FS 0.0 0.4 8 N  Cloudy
12th
5.1 15.7 14.8 52 5.1 4.2 1017.7 FS 0.0 1.5 15 SW  Cloudy
13th
7.1 17.1 15.8 47 4.5 9.8 1021.7 FS 0.0 1.2 19 SW  Sunny
14th
5.9 16.4 15.5 40 1.9 11.3 1024.5 ST 0.0 1.2 11 N  Sunny
15th
2.0 14.0 13.5 43 1.2 10.2 1030.4 ST 0.0 0.6 9 SE  Sunny periods
16th
1.6 16.2 15.4 33 -0.8 11.8 1027.1 F 0.0 0.6 10 ESE  Sunny
17th
2.8 18.9 18.1 35 2.3 6.5 1017.5 F 0.0 1.3 11 N  Sunny am
18th
5.8 13.8 11.9 48 1.3 4.4 1020.6 ST 0.0 1.1 12 N  Cloudy
19th
5.4 13.8 13.7 54 4.5 4.7 1016.6 F 0.0 1.1 10 N  Cloudy
20th
7.8 13.4 10.8 94 9.9 2.0 1003.0 FS 8.0 0.6 10 ENE  Rain
21st
2.7 20.1 19.7 49 8.6 7.4 1004.6 FS 3.8 0.4 8 ESE  Rain night pm
22nd
9.8 16.6 16.1 61 8.6 4.1 1009.8 RS 11.0 1.5 14 SW  Rain night am
23rd
7.0 18.4 18.3 45 6.2 5.7 1017.9 ST 0.4 0.9 11 SW  Sunny spells
24th
9.6 17.7 15.8 64 9.0 4.2 1018.1 FS 0.0 0.2 5 SE  Cloudy
25th
9.2 13.6 13.6 88 11.6 0.0 1008.7 F 1.0 0.7 12 SW  Rain
26th
7.7 15.3 14.2 64 7.5 4.3 1005.5 FS 4.0 1.5 14 ESE  Rain am
27th
6.5 15.5 14.2 64 7.5 3.1 1003.4 ST 2.4 1.0 12 ESE  Cloudy
28th
8.8 16.0 15.7 67 9.6 1.3 1010.7 ST 0.4 0.3 9 ESE  Rain shower pm
20th
6.3 18.2 15.1 75 10.7 3.7 1011.9 FS 0.0 0.4 7 ESE  Cloudy
30th
7.4 19.2 17.4 62 10.0 6.8 1012.5 FS 0.0 0.9 13 SW  Fog am, sunny spells
                         
‡ SUN: As from February 2014 this is an estimated total from observation for the whole day.
† Barometer trend (previous 3 hours) : F = falling, ST = steady, R = rising; Q = quickly, S = slowly
Weather Notes use METAR codes: OVC = overcast; SHRA = rain showers; '+' = heavy; CAVOK = no cloud below 5000 ft & visibility> 10 km & no fog, precipitation or snow; SN = snow; RASN = Rain and snow

1st
LP 986 hPa WNW of Finisterre. A day of very long sunny periods with just a little cloud to interrupt the sunshine in mid morning.
2nd
A rather cloudy but bright day with a few sunny spells mainly in the middle of the day.
3rd
Cloudy and occasionally dull day with a short sunny spell in the middle of the day.
4th
Cloudy but not dull day with a short sunny spell in the middle of the day.
5th
Fog and mist to start the day, clearing with some sunny spells in the morning. More cloudy in the afternoon with a few sunny intervals. Some light rain after 22.00.
6th
Some light rain and drizzle during the night, a dull morning with further light drizzle. A cloudy afternoon with only a brief glimpse of blue sky and sunshine in early evening.
7th
Ten hours of more or less constant rainfall as cold front passes through from 07:00, and mainly very dull. A further spell of much heavier rain as a second cold front passes from 19.30 to 21.30.
8th
A sunny start, more cloud developing after 09.00 but staying bright and breezy with some sunny spells.
9th
A day of long sunny periods with only patches of cloud in the middle of the day.
10th
A mix of sunny and cloudy spells throughout the day.
11th
A cloudy but bright day with sunny spells, mainly in the morning.
12th
Another rather cloudy but bright day with sunny spells, again mainly in the morning.
13th
Sunny and cloudy spells in the morning, cloud decreases towards midday giving a clear and sunny afternoon.
14th
A day of long sunny periods with a few shorter cloudier spells.
15th
Sunny to start but rather more cloudy in the mid and late morning. A long period of sunshine in the afternoon.
16th
Once again a sunny start with a cloudier spell in mid morning, however from late morning there is uninterrupted sunshine until sunset.
17th
Sunny periods through the morning with patches of thin high cloud. More extensive thicker cloud from early afternoon as cold front approaches from the NW.
18th
A rather cloudy day with sunny spells mainly in the morning.
19th
A mostly cloudy day with some long sunny spells in the morning and afternoon.
20th
(Easter Sunday). LP 1003 hPa Normandy tracking westwards. Overcast and dull start with rain starting around 09.00 and lasting until 16.30. Sky clears to give some late sunshine.
21st
Bright and warm with a mixture of sunny and cloudy spells. After a cloudy spell in the middle of the day it becomes sunny but increasingly hazy and then cloudy from late afternoon. A band of rain arrives with a slow moving LP at 21.00.
22nd
Rain, sometimes heavy, continues overnight from slow moving fronts. Light rain and drizzle clear around 09.00 and the sky gradually clears to give some sunny spells in the afternoon and evening.
23rd
Early fog clears around 07.30 to give sunny and cloudy spells through the morning and afternoon. A cloudy end to the day with light rain after 19.00.
24th
A mainly cloudy day with some sunny intervals. A longer spell of sunshine in the evening.
25th
An overcast and dull day with intermittent drizzle in the morning, and a short spell of rain in late afternoon.
26th
LP 979 hPa SW Ireland. A dull start to morning with rain after 05.30 which dies out around 09.30. Remaining rather cloudy but slowly brightening up with sunny spells in the afternoon.
27th
A spell of light rain and drizzle from 04.00 to 08.00. Mainly cloudy with some sunny intervals and spells from mid morning.
28th
LP 1009 hPa Normandy. A cloudy day with a few sunny intervals and a rain shower in the afternoon.
29th
A cloudy morning with haze and a few short brighter interludes. Cloud builds in the early afternoon but clears in late afternoon to give a longer period of hazy sunshine.
30th
Early fog and mist clears around 08.30 to give a hazy spell. Some long sunny spells develop in midmorning with a cloudier spell in midafternoon, A mainly sunny end to the day.