April 2012

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April 2012

Post by rjd1000 » Tue May 01, 2012 9:03 am

Mean Max 10.3c

Mean Min 3.1c

Mean 6.7c

Highest Max 15.1c (30th)

Lowest Max 6.9c (29th)

Highest Min 6.3c (8th)

Lowest Min -2.4c (5th)

Rainfall 70.0mm

Wettest Day 12.0mm (10th)

Days >1mm 14

Days >10mm 1

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Re: April 2012

Post by Carl M » Tue May 01, 2012 12:01 pm


Equal coolest on record with 2001.
Rain shadow in effect with just average rainfall.

M.MAX: 11.3c (-1.4)
M.MIN: 2.9c (-1.3)
MEAN: 7.1c (-1.3)

H.MAX: 14.7c 30th
L.MAX: 5.8c 3rd
L.MIN: -3.9c 5th
H.MIN: 6.9c 8th

G.MIN: -8.3c 5th


TOTAL 57.7mm 106%

Most: 10.9mm 10th
0.2 16
1.0 14
5.0 4
10.0 1

AF 4
GF 12

A little sleet/snow on the 3rd.
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Re: April 2012

Post by wmb » Tue May 01, 2012 6:49 pm

Mean max 11.0 -1.5
Mean min 3.9 -0.6
Mean 7.5 -1.0 (1.1C colder than March)

Max 16.0 30th
Min -1.3 5th
Low max 7.8 3rd
High min 7.4 2nd

Rain 52.4 86%
Wettest day 8.2 10th

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Re: April 2012

Post by darrog » Wed May 02, 2012 8:18 pm

Maulds Meaburn


Mean = 6.2 c
Mean max’ = 10.0 c
Mean min’ = 2.3 c

High Max = 15.1 c (30th)
Low Max’ = 6.8 c (4th)

Low Min’ = -4.3 c (5th)
High Min = 5.8 c (8th)

Grass = -8.6 c (5th)

AF = 6
GF = 17


1ft Mean = 8.8c
High 9.5c (23rd)
Low 7.6c (5th)

1 metre Mean = 8.4c
High 8.8c (16th
Low 8.0c (8th)


Total = 91.9 mm
Rain days = 19
Wet days = 14

Wettest day = 16.0 mm on 25th
10mm + = 4


Mean = 1004.3 Mb
High = 1026.2 Mb (31st)
Low = 977.3 Mb (3rd)


SNOW FALL = 2 (3rd and 4th)
GALE = 0


Colder than March by 1.5c
Only x1 over 15c
Most of the heavy rain apart from p.m. 29th fell overnight.
Darren Rogers - he who submits the most interesting posts, AKA Mr Data
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Re: April 2012

Post by Paul C » Sat May 05, 2012 11:02 am

A wet month and a cold one

Mean 6.4 (-1.9c)
Mean Max 9.9 (-2.4c)
Mean Min 2.9 (-1.3c)
High Max 12.8c 22nd
Low Max 6.5c 3rd
Lowest Min -2.3c 5th
Highest Min 5.7c 8th
Grass Min -6.6c 3rd

Rainfall 90.1mm ( wettest April on record) 190%
Wettest Day 14.2mm 10th

Air Frosts - 2
Grass Frosts 11

Max Gust 43.1mph 3rd
Mean Wind Speed 7.1mph
No Fog/No Gales
Hail 5 days
Sleet/Snow 2 days

Sunshine 93.7hrs

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Re: April 2012

Post by Anne » Wed May 16, 2012 11:37 am

Here's my April weather summary, delayed because I was away from 29th April. **memo to self ..... organise holidays to go away AFTER the month end!!!**

After such a mild and pleasant March, April came as a shock because it was significantly colder and wetter than March. The only other time in my records this happened was in 1989 (the coldest April in my records) and the differences then were not so marked. The average maximum temperature for April was 11.6C, which was 2C lower than March. The least cold April day was the 30th with a maximum of 14.7C. There were seven air frosts, all during the first half of the month. The coldest night was the 5th with a low of -3.2C.

The rainfall total for April was 82.2mm, which is about 50% above the April average. It was the wettest April since 1994. There were 22 days with rain, the wettest being the 10th with 17.4mm. There was some snow on the 3rd, but it did not settle in Scotby.

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Re: April 2012

Post by Paul C » Thu May 17, 2012 7:35 pm

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