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by Len Wood
Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:27 pm
Forum: Short Term Weather Events
Topic: 17th January - Rain in an Anticyclone
Replies: 3
Views: 3237

Re: 17th January - Rain in an Anticyclone

Dry here after early morning (before I got up) drizzle. Only 0.6 mm.

Cloudy all day with a rather thin layer of stratus. Max 9°C.

It seems Nick that you drew the short straw today.
by Len Wood
Sat Jan 14, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Long Term Weather Patterns
Topic: Snow??
Replies: 3
Views: 3608

Re: Snow??

We are now half way through winter Greg, so there is still a chance of snow. We had some sleet mixed in with the rain on Thursday. I have a feeling that may be as near to snow as we get here on the SW Devon coast. Nothing on the charts to indicate snow here in the next few days. As regards long term...
by Len Wood
Mon Jan 09, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Recording the Weather
Topic: The Snowdon 5 inch copper rain gauge
Replies: 3
Views: 3476

The Snowdon 5 inch copper rain gauge

Does anyone know, maybe Stephen, when the Snowdon 5 inch copper raingauge was accepted as standard in the UK? Someone asked me the other day during a discussion of rainfall records. I know Symmonds was instrumental in trying to standardise rain measurement, but I am not sure when the 5 inch gauge wa...
by Len Wood
Wed Dec 28, 2016 10:09 am
Forum: Short Term Weather Events
Topic: Absolute Drought?
Replies: 3
Views: 3940

Re: Absolute Drought?

35.4 mm to 27th Dec. here.
30% of 1981-2010 average.
by Len Wood
Fri Dec 02, 2016 1:41 pm
Forum: Climate
Topic: Autumn temperature trend
Replies: 1
Views: 3507

Autumn temperature trend

No significant trend here
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by Len Wood
Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Long Term Weather Patterns
Topic: November 2016 - Sunny so far but cold by night
Replies: 3
Views: 3481

Re: November 2016 - Sunny so far but cold by night

Rainfall here to 15th is 36.6 mm
Running somewhat below average.
Average total for November is 113 mm.
by Len Wood
Sat Nov 05, 2016 9:41 am
Forum: Long Term Weather Patterns
Topic: October 2016: Near-Record Dry in Stornoway & Sunny
Replies: 3
Views: 4970

Re: October 2016: Near-Record Dry in Stornoway & Sunny

Edward,
it would have been a record dry October here if there had not been a deluge (49 mm) which came on 24/25th, caused by a depression moving up from France.
Total for the month ended up as 78.6 mm, 70% of average since my record began in 1984.
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by Len Wood
Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Long Term Weather Patterns
Topic: October 2016 - 1st - 12th Dry, sunny and warm
Replies: 3
Views: 3768

Re: October 2016 - 1st - 12th Dry, sunny and warm

I have reached 28.7 mm to 17th.

It looks like it may be a dry month.
My 30 year average for Oct. is 113 mm.
by Len Wood
Fri Sep 23, 2016 9:52 pm
Forum: Climate
Topic: Summer temperature trend
Replies: 3
Views: 4863

Re: Summer temperature trend

The longterm Plymouth record is broadly in agreement with your indices Martin. There is a small longterm warming trend shown by the black dotted line. The record is smoothed by 10 yr running means shown in red. Three periods of relatively warm summers show up. Just like your graphs, there is a small...