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by Nicholas Gardner
Sun Dec 20, 2015 8:20 pm
Forum: Long Term Weather Patterns
Topic: December 2015 - 'Warm & Dry'
Replies: 10
Views: 8088

Re: December 2015 - 'Warm & Dry'

... half-way through the month: 24hr mean temperature here = 11.3degC, which is +5.8C on the eLTA 1981-2010 The remarkable warmth of this December continues and there were over 5 hours of sunshine today, which came as a shock to the system! A 'pulse' of warm air moved through last night around midn...
by Nicholas Gardner
Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: Short Term Weather Events
Topic: A mild December
Replies: 23
Views: 12816

Re: A mild December

Normally Len, my autumn/winter minimums are lower than yours due to my slightly further inland, low valley location. Maybe the persistent wind and cloud cover this month has generally prevented radiative cooling and also a persistent breeze on most nights has been responsible. I also note that whils...
by Nicholas Gardner
Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: Recording the Weather
Topic: Where to locate temperature sensor
Replies: 6
Views: 6424

Re: Where to locate temperature sensor

Hi Jon I've placed my Davis AWS VP2 temperature and humidity sensor in my Stevenson Screen (see photo). I removed the radiation screen from it as this was no longer necessary and this increased the response time (it was also bulky within the screen). The AWS is usually within 0.1°C or 0.2°C of my st...
by Nicholas Gardner
Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:36 pm
Forum: Short Term Weather Events
Topic: A mild December
Replies: 23
Views: 12816

Re: A mild December

The mins measured by Nick in the Otter Valley Devon are quite a bit higher than mine here in Wembury. On 13th Dec. my min was 9.4C. While Nick had 13.1C Almost 4 deg.C cooler here in Wembury , SW Devon. Len you must have misread my post, on the 13th I recorded a minimum of 9.1°C. It was on the 3rd ...
by Nicholas Gardner
Wed Dec 16, 2015 8:19 pm
Forum: Long Term Weather Patterns
Topic: December 2015 - 'Warm & Dry'
Replies: 10
Views: 8088

Re: December 2015 - 'Warm & Dry'

Last night recorded a minimum of 13.2°C just beating the previous minimum high of 13.1°C recorded on the 3rd. This month's mean temperature (1st - 16th) is currently running at a very high 11.5°C. Graham, yes this year's mean temperature is way down on last year due to a run of cool weather, especia...
by Nicholas Gardner
Mon Dec 14, 2015 8:54 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Website and Forum Issues
Replies: 1
Views: 2439

Re: Website and Forum Issues

Paul

Thanks for your continuing input and hard work on keeping the website and forum going. It is most appreciated and hopefully we will get lively debates and frequent weather postings from now on:!:
by Nicholas Gardner
Sat Dec 12, 2015 9:06 pm
Forum: Long Term Weather Patterns
Topic: December 2015 - 'Warm & Dry'
Replies: 10
Views: 8088

December 2015 - 'Warm & Dry'

This December seems to be re-writing my 10 years of recording for temperature. 1st - 12th Mean minimum = 9.3°C Mean minimum = 13.3°C Mean maximum = 11.3°C Rain = 19.4 mm Sunshine = 24.3 hours. The minimum high of 13.1°C on the 3rd was higher than anything else I've recorded for December. The mean te...