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by Richard Griffith
Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Recording the Weather
Topic: Soil Thermometers
Replies: 3
Views: 2098

Re: Soil Thermometers

You could try one of Gemini Data Loggers TinyTag Plus loggers with an external sensor.
http://www.geminidataloggers.com
As long as you can house the datalogger in some form of shelter to protect it from the weather you could then log earth temperatures hourly.

Regards
Richard Griffith
Horsham AWS
by Richard Griffith
Thu Dec 01, 2016 11:29 am
Forum: Recording the Weather
Topic: Best for calibration
Replies: 2
Views: 1645

Re: Best for calibration

Jonathan, There use to be a company Dowding and Mills who offered calibration service for glass thermometers however the link I had for them appears to have gone. A quick search on the internet shows Brannan offer a service - http://www.brannan.co.uk/thermometer-calibration However sometime ago when...
by Richard Griffith
Thu Dec 01, 2016 8:59 am
Forum: Recording the Weather
Topic: Wick for wetbulb mercury thermometer
Replies: 5
Views: 2344

Re: Wick for wetbulb mercury thermometer

Jonathan,

You could try Bill Read at Read Scientific based in Norfolk. His contact details are:

bill.read1@virgin.net or telephone number 01760724546

Regards
by Richard Griffith
Thu Aug 18, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: Short Term Weather Events
Topic: Wind Gusts at EGKK
Replies: 0
Views: 1094

Wind Gusts at EGKK

The wind at my location has been light and variable for the day, maximum gust has been just 8Kn. Checking the METAR observations for Gatwick (EGKK) there appears to have been a short term gust: EGKK 181120Z 08006KT 030V100 9999 FEW023 21/15 Q1010= EGKK 181050Z 02006KT 350V060 9999 FEW020 22/15 Q1010...
by Richard Griffith
Sun Jul 31, 2016 8:15 am
Forum: Recording the Weather
Topic: Thermometers v AWS sensors
Replies: 2
Views: 1846

Thermometers v AWS sensors

I recently had the misfortune to break a minimum thermometer, I checked various suppliers and was amazed at the prices. For the supply of a sheathed maximum and sheathed minimum thermometer I have been quoted anything between £216 - £450. Thank goodness for my AWS system. Due to these high costs I a...
by Richard Griffith
Sat Jul 02, 2016 8:21 am
Forum: Anything Else
Topic: Inside the Met Office
Replies: 2
Views: 1715

Re: Inside the Met Office

Len

Try 'The Weather Business, the full title was 'The Weather Business - Inside the Met Office. I've just checked, it does come up under 'Alll 4' catch up.

Best Wishes
by Richard Griffith
Sat Jun 25, 2016 6:58 pm
Forum: Anything Else
Topic: Inside the Met Office
Replies: 2
Views: 1715

Inside the Met Office

Apologies if this has been mentioned or posted before but 4 interesting programmes about the work of the Met Office on Channel 4..not sure when these were shown as didn't see them advertised. However you can see them on More 4 catch up..well worth watching.
by Richard Griffith
Thu Jun 09, 2016 8:39 am
Forum: Short Term Weather Events
Topic: Rainfall at Kenley
Replies: 2
Views: 1315

Re: Rainfall at Kenley

Thank you Martin for your very comprehensive reply
Since my post a friend of mine confirmed 48mm in the hour as you mention.

Reagrds
by Richard Griffith
Wed Jun 08, 2016 6:00 pm
Forum: Short Term Weather Events
Topic: Rainfall at Kenley
Replies: 2
Views: 1315

Rainfall at Kenley

I heard on the Radio 4 forecast early this morning that 48mm of rain fell at Kenley in Surrey during yesterdays storms.Does any know what time and over what time period this fell? I had thunder at my location around midday and further thunder during the evening but only recorded 6.3mm up to 09h this...
by Richard Griffith
Fri May 06, 2016 7:42 am
Forum: Short Term Weather Events
Topic: Warmest day so far.
Replies: 9
Views: 2694

Re: Warmest day so far.

Likewise 19.7°C here in Sussex following another a cool night. An overnight minimum of 1.2°C and a Grass Minimum of -1.3°C a light / moderate SE'ly breeze developed backing to a light NE'ly by evening. - forecast for the weekend is for temps to reach 23°C.

Regards