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AUTUMN 2015 AT THIS SITE -
A VERY DULL SECOND HALF

Mean temperature for the autumn months of September, October and November was 11.88 °C which is 0.48 °C higher than the 30 year site average. Total rainfall was 194.0 mm, 93% of the long term site average, Sunshine hours total was around 262 hours which is well below the area average.

September and the first half of October were rather sunny but from the middle of October onwards it became extremely dull.


 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 \ Sunny spells, scattered clouds
MEASUREMENT   Last updated: 11/02/16 14:00, UTC
Temperature 8.6°C HIGH: 8.7°C , LOW: -2.0°C
Wind 3.2 mph   WNW Gust: 5 mph
Max today: 7 mph
Pressure 29.64 in. -1.4hpa/3hr  Steady
Dewpoint 1.7°C  Relative Humidity: 62%
"Feels Like" 6.9C °C (Humidex Apparent Temperature)
Rain total/rate 0.00 in. / 0.0/hour  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.

JANUARY 2016 - UNSETTLED, RATHER WET, BRIEFLY COLD.

WEATHER: Generally unsettled and dominated by Atlantic low pressure systems over or near the UK; except for a more settled, drier and colder anticyclonic spell in mid-month. Becoming very windy at the end of the month.
TEMPERATURE: Mean 0.82 °C above average. A fairly mild start to the month but becoming colder with some hard frosts from the 10th to the 21st. Mild again at the month's end. 5 air frosts in total.
RAINFALL: 136.6 mm, 176% of site average. The first 11 days of January were very wet. It turned drier in midmonth with two days having a slight snowfall which settled briefly to give a slight ground covering. The last week of the month was again very wet.
SUNSHINE: 49.1 hours, a little below average. There were 8 days without any sunshine and a number of mainly dull days with just a little sunshine, but also a few sunny days with longer sunny periods in the second half of the month.

Full monthly stats for January 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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