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by Adrian Hudson
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Short Term Weather Events
Topic: Warmest June Day
Replies: 7
Views: 2824

Re: Warmest June Day

I just had 32.6 degC today - also my highest June temperature since I started temperature records in 2004. Dewpoint was 20.9 degC
by Adrian Hudson
Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Short Term Weather Events
Topic: Warmest June Day
Replies: 7
Views: 2824

Re: Warmest June Day

Yep, warmest June day here too since my records began in 2004 - by a smidge (technical term, that). My previous June high was 31.1 in 2005. Today (June 19th 2017) it was 31.6 at 15:40.

Willand (Near Cullompton), Devon
by Adrian Hudson
Wed Feb 22, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Recording the Weather
Topic: The Snowdon 5 inch copper rain gauge
Replies: 3
Views: 2088

Re: The Snowdon 5 inch copper rain gauge

Hi Len, Yes, I can't find any reference to who "Snowden" was. British Rainfall says "There appears to be some difference of opinion as to the inventor of the " Snowdon " funnel, but whatever may be the origin it is clear that its introduction marked an important step in the solution of the problem o...
by Adrian Hudson
Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Recording the Weather
Topic: Wick for wetbulb mercury thermometer
Replies: 5
Views: 2347

Re: Wick for wetbulb mercury thermometer

How did you get on Jonathan? I need wick too.. having a devil of a time finding anything suitable for a met pattern sheathed thermometer!
by Adrian Hudson
Tue Feb 14, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Recording the Weather
Topic: The Snowdon 5 inch copper rain gauge
Replies: 3
Views: 2088

Re: The Snowdon 5 inch copper rain gauge

Hello Len, I believe it was in July 1921. On page ix of "British Rainfall" 1920, under the heading "Standardization of Rainfall Records" it states, in an excerpt from the "Meterological Magazine of July 1921" [yes, it appears to be time travelling into the future] that "The prototype of the approved...