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Fungus seems to be the theme at the moment in these warm, damp conditions

High: 32.2c

- ALL TIME AUGUST RECORD -

Low: 5.7c


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Smoke Warning
An Atlantic hurricane (Ernesto) is weakening as it moves northwest
towards the UK and drawing up some warm, moist air for the start
of next week. We may also see the arrival of some smoke particles, high in the atmosphere from the Californian wild fires. Possibly some colourful sunsets.

 

19Aug 2018

 

Next weekend is the Bank Holiday.
We have only had two totally dry August bank holidays in the last dozen.
Last year was the warmest, and the driest. This year looks dry & cool.

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July 19th to Aug 18th

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ANNUAL WEATHER RECORDS

 

 

 

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Highest Temp (deg c)

34.2
19 Jul

26.2
5 Aug

28.2
27 Jul

28.9
30 Jun

29.3
9 Jul

29.2
27 Jun

28.9
25 Jul

31.2
1 Aug

28.3
26 Jul

31.7
1 Jul

32.2
24 Aug

31.4
21 Jun

32.7
26 Jul

Lowest Temp (deg c)

-5.7
2 Mar

-4.4
7 Feb

-4.1
12 Dec

-8.9
10 Jan

-8.6
3 Dec

-2.9
19 Dec

-8.1
12 Feb

-5.9
22 Jan

-3.5
29 Dec

-4.2
2 Feb

-4.3
20 Jan

-4.4
22 Jan

-7.2c
28 Feb

Wettest Day (mm)

31.8
6 Oct

36.6
20 Jul

50.8
15 Jan

32.5
9 Feb

27.4
23 Aug

26.2
17 Jan

24.1
20 Dec

44.7
23Dec

28.2
17 Jan

21.6
8 Jan

24.0
20 Nov

51.0
9 Aug

18.0
30 Apr

Heaviest Rain
(mm/hr)

121.9
11 Oct

108.5
20 Jul

100.3
28 Jul

155.7
23 Nov

70.6
21 Feb

80.3
23 Jun

168.1
3 Jun

97.5
20 Oct

118.1
18 Jul

114.3
1 Mar

65.3
26 Mar

85.4
19 May

49.6
31 Jul

Highest Wind (mph)

41 (SSW)
3 Dec

42 (S)
6 Mar

51 (S)
10 Mar

41 (S)
14 Nov

38 (WSW)
31 Mar

42 (SW)
13 Dec

35 (SW)
3Jan&
29Dec

46 (S)
24 Dec

50 (SSW)
14 Feb

40 (SW)
15 Jan

46(S)
28 Mar

36(W)
23 Feb

33 (W)
13 Feb

Last Air Frost of Spring

-1.7
11 Apr

-3.0
22 Mar

0.0
15 Apr

-0.2
28 Apr

-0.4
13 May

-0.1
20 Mar

-1.7
16 Apr

-0.4
28 Apr

-0.2
5 Mar

-0.8
23 Mar

-0.6
28 Apr

-1.4
27 Apr

-0.5
29 Mar

First Air Frost of Autumn

-0.1
4 Nov

-0.8
12 Nov

-0.4
28 Oct

-0.7
1 Dec

-1.6
20 Oct

-1.1
28 Nov

-0.5
28 Oct

-0.1
10 Nov

-0.3
6 Nov

-2.7
22 Nov

-0.8
3 Nov

-1.4
6 Nov

 

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Occasional attempts are made to forecast the weather for certain local events. It should be noted that my only qualification for this is a slightly unhealthy interest in the weather, and in rain in particular.

Current weather is reported every 5 minutes from an automatic Davis Weatherstation in my garden in Staplefield. It is not sited very scientifically and is sheltered from the west & northwest, which leads to wind reports which may not represent those experienced elsewhere in the village. The site is approximately 300ft (91m) above sea level.
Other readings should be fairly accurate, although they should not be relied on for anything more than general interest. UV readings are definitely not accurate and should be ignored.

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