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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 \ Cloudy
MEASUREMENT   Last updated: 26/6/2016 12:00, UTC+1
Temperature 17.3°C HIGH: 17.4°C , LOW: 10.7°C
Wind 1.5 mph   NW Gust: 1.0 mph
Max today: 10.4 mph
Pressure 30.07 in. +0.3hPa/3hr  Steady
Dewpoint 11.6°C  Relative Humidity: 69%
"Feels Like" 19.4C °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.

MAY 2016 - SLIGHTLY WARMER BUT DULLER THAN AVERAGE.

WEATHER: A rather warm and dry first half with a wet spell in the middle of the month and a rather cool end.
TEMPERATURE: Mean 0.74 °C above average. Following a slightly cool start, there was a very warm and mainly dry spell from the 5th to 13th although rain fell on the 12th and 13th. From the 14th temperatures returned to average although there were a few warmer days and nights
RAINFALL: 48.2 mm, 104% of site average. There were two dry spells of five days or more and most of the rainfall was concentrated on 4 days spread out from the 12th to 31st.
SUNSHINE: 168.2 hours, below average. The first half of the month was rather sunny but it became predominantly cloudy from mid month although there were some sunnier days in the last week. The end of the month brought in a very dull spell of weather.

Full monthly stats for May 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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