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A beautiful misty, frosty start to the week. Looking south over the Common.


Changeable week ahead.
Monday looks like a day to dry out.
But wet weather returns after that, and then
expect a warmer spell of southerlies to end the week.

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Are we heading towards a record wet year?
With annual rainfall on Mon 24th at 1008mm, it needs another 152mm to set a new record.
December averages 100mm so it is quite possible. Watch this space.
As you can see from the graph below 2001 had a very wet Nov & Dec.

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How warm was October?

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RECENT YEARS' RECORDS

 

 

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

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

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

-1.6
12 Jan

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

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

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

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

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


Staplefield Anorak
is a privately-run, not-for-profit website.

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 10 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.

Other pages on the website depict recent weather graphically and another, the level of water in our well (which may give some indication of groundwater levels). There is a photographs page which is updated every few days. I either post pictures of the village or of wildlife
and nature around the village. There is a Village Notice Board page where I post information that has been sent to me and
may be of local interest.

I always welcome feedback, so please use the contact me link if you would like anything added, or removed, from the site, or to send in any
photograph that you think suitable for publication. I also welcome general comments, praise, quotes and weather-related jokes, funny or not.

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