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    South Derbyshire nr. Burton on Trent, Midlands, UK: alt 262 feet
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    Meteorology, I.T, Piano, Running.
  • Weather Preferences
    Extreme winter cold,heavy bowing snow,freezing fog.Summer 2012

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  1. Saturday 23rd February 2019 Clear spells overnight, low cloud and fog rolling in from the east just before dawn. Visibility at dawn <100 yards. Fog lifting to low cloud and mist by observation. Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 14.7c. Minimum temperature overnight 3.9c 24-hour maximum 14.7c 24-hour minimum 3.9c Minimum temperature on grass 1.8c. Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 12.9 mph E Rainfall total: tr.mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 8 Oktas stratus. Visibility <1 mile Temperature: 6.6c Humidity: 98.5% Dew point 6.4c Wind Direction: SSE Force 2-3 Barometer 1029.6mb Trend falling slowly. Yesterday. The Maximum temperature of 16.2c yesterday afternoon was the highest for February, locally since 2012 (17.7c) Mainly clear overnight. noticed patches of ground frost while out running early this morning, though just missing ground frost here. Hazy sunshine so far this morning. Further hazy sunny spells through the morning. The afternoon saw the high cloud clear away allowing bright sunshine through the afternoon. Feeling very mild and spring like once more.
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    Friday 22nd February weather observations

    Friday 22nd February 2019 The Maximum temperature of 16.2c yesterday afternoon was the highest for February, locally since 2012 (17.7c) Mainly clear overnight. noticed patches of ground frost while out running early this morning, though just missing ground frost here. Hazy sunshine so far this morning. Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 16.2c. Minimum temperature overnight 3.5c 24-hour maximum 16.2c 24-hour minimum 3.5c Minimum temperature on grass 0.3c. Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 12.9 mph E Rainfall total: tr.mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 4 Oktas Cirrostratus. Visibility 4 Miles Temperature: 10.3c Humidity: 96.9% Dew point 5.1c Wind Direction: E Force 2 Barometer 1031.4mb Trend Rising. Yesterday. Light showery rain cleared away after midnight. staying mild. Dawning partly cloudy, damp underfoot. No change so far this morning. Sunny spells developing through the morning, long sunny spells by afternoon, Turning very mild and feeling spring like.
  3. Thursday 21st February 2019 Light showery rain cleared away after midnight. staying mild. Dawning partly cloudy, damp underfoot. No change so far this morning. Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 12.2c. Minimum temperature overnight 7.8c 24-hour maximum 12.2c 24-hour minimum 7.8c Minimum temperature on grass 7.1c. Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 17.5 mph SW Rainfall total: 1.0mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 7 Oktas Altostratus. Visibility >10 Miles Temperature: 10.3c Humidity: 91.0% Dew point 8.9c Wind Direction: WSW Force 2-3 Barometer 1019.8mb Trend Rising. Yesterday. Cloudy overnight with a light shower or two. Mostly cloudy this morning, some light showery rain. A few brighter spells towards and around the observation. Further bright spells and brief sunny spells, though a good deal of cloud also at times produce the odd spit of rain. Mild. The evening saw a little more light showery rain.
  4. Wednesday 20th February 2019 Cloudy overnight with a light shower or two. Mostly cloudy this morning, some light showery rain. A few brighter spells towards and around the observation. Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 9.9c. Minimum temperature overnight 6.4c 24-hour maximum 9.9c 24-hour minimum 6.0c Minimum temperature on grass 6.2c. Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 17.5 mph SSE Rainfall total: 0.8mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 7 Oktas Altostratus, Altocumulus Visibility >10 Miles Temperature: 8.4c Humidity: 88.9% Dew point 6.7c Wind Direction: SSE Force 2-3 Barometer 1013.1mb Trend falling slowly. Yesterday. Variable cloud overnight. Bright spells this morning, cloud increasing quickly from the west. Some weak, hazy sunshine at times, though a good deal of cloud also. The late afternoon saw a light drizzly shower.
  5. Tuesday 19th February 2019 Variable cloud overnight. Bright spells this morning, cloud increasing quickly from the west. Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 10.4c. Minimum temperature overnight 4.9c 24-hour maximum 10.4c 24-hour minimum 4.9c Minimum temperature on grass 2.9c. Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 18.4 mph SW Rainfall total: 0.6mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 5 Oktas Altocumulus, Altostratus. Visibility >10 Miles Temperature: 6.0c Humidity: 87.8% Dew point 4.1c Wind Direction: SSW Force 2-3 Barometer 1013.4mb Trend rising slowly. Yesterday. Showery rain cleared away last evening, leaving clear spells. Bright start this morning, high cloud increasing. Cloud continued to thicken through the morning, a few short light showers out around noon. The afternoon saw more broken cloud, though still with a few showers in the area.
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    Monday 18th February weather observations

    Monday 18th February 2019 Showery rain cleared away last evening, leaving clear spells. Bright start this morning, high cloud increasing. Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 12.6c. Minimum temperature overnight 5.8c 24-hour maximum 12.6c 24-hour minimum 5.8c Minimum temperature on grass 4.9c. Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 19.6 mph SSW Rainfall total: 0.6mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 5 Oktas Cirrostratus, Cirrocumulus.. Visibility >10 Miles Temperature: 6.6c Humidity: 97.0% Dew point 6.2c Wind Direction: SSW Force 3 Barometer 1008.8mb Trend steady. Yesterday. Mostly cloudy last evening, cloud breaking towards midnight, turning mostly clear by the early hours, quite breezy. Sunny spells, cloud increasing this morning. Variable cloud, bright spells. More broken cloud from mid afternoon. The evening saw a short spell of showery rain.
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    Sunday 17th February weather observations

    Sunday 17th February 2019 Mostly cloudy last evening, cloud breaking towards midnight, turning mostly clear by the early hours, quite breezy. Sunny spells, cloud increasing this morning. Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 13.9c. Minimum temperature overnight 6.1c 24-hour maximum 13.9c 24-hour minimum 6.1c Minimum temperature on grass 4.9c. Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 18.4 mph S Rainfall total: 0.0mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 4 Oktas Altostratus, Cirrus. Visibility 8 Miles Temperature: 7.4c Humidity: 92.7% Dew point 6.3c Wind Direction: SSE Force 3 Barometer 1008.1mb Trend falling. Yesterday. Quickly turning cloudy last evening leading to a mainly cloudy and frost free night. Cloud clearing away soon after dawn. Sunny spells through the morning and in to early afternoon, cloud increasing. From mid afternoon mostly cloudy, dry, another very mild day.
  8. Saturday 16th February 2019 Quickly turning cloudy last evening leading to a mainly cloudy and frost free night. Cloud clearing away soon after dawn. Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 13.3c. Minimum temperature overnight 5.1c 24-hour maximum 13.3c 24-hour minimum 2.8c Minimum temperature on grass 1.4c. Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 12.9 mph SE Rainfall total: 0.0mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 2 Oktas stratocumulus. Visibility 4 Miles Temperature: 7.6c Humidity: 94.2% Dew point 6.7c Wind Direction: S Force2 Barometer 1017.6mb Trend falling slowly. Yesterday. Clear spells overnight, widespread frost forming. This morning dawned clear, frost melting after mid morning. Long sunny spells throughout, turning mild.
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    Friday 15th February weather observations

    Friday 15th February 2019 Clear spells overnight, widespread frost forming. This morning dawned clear, frost melting after mid morning. Long sunny spells throughout, turning mild. Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 11.9c. Minimum temperature overnight -1.1c 24-hour maximum 11.9c 24-hour minimum -1.1c Minimum temperature on grass -5.9c. Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 11.5 mph E Rainfall total: 0.0mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 0 Oktas Clear. Visibility >10 Miles Temperature: 2.8c Humidity: 92.9% Dew point 1.8c Wind Direction: S Force2 Barometer 1021.0mb Trend falling Yesterday. Variable cloud last evening leading to a clearer sky before midnight. Widespread ground frost developing. A mainly sunny and mild day followed.
  10. Thursday 14th February 2019 Variable cloud last evening leading to a clearer sky before midnight. Widespread ground frost developing. A mainly sunny and mild day followed. Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 11.0c. Minimum temperature overnight 0.6c 24-hour maximum 11.0c 24-hour minimum 0.6c Minimum temperature on grass -4.9c. Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 13.8 mph SW Rainfall total: 0.0mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 2 Oktas Cirrus. Visibility 7 Miles Temperature: 1.7c Humidity: 88.8% Dew point 0.1c Wind Direction: ESE Force2- 3 Barometer 1028.8 mb Trend steady Yesterday. Mostly cloudy and mild overnight. Bright spells developing this morning. A few hazy sunny spells through most of the morning. Turning cloudy before noon. Overcast afternoon. Dry and mild
  11. Tuesday 12th February 2019 Clear spells overnight, widespread frost. High and mid level cloud increasing since dawn. Hazy sunny spells so far this morning. Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 9.0c. Minimum temperature overnight -0.5c 24-hour maximum 9.0c 24-hour minimum -0.5c Minimum temperature on grass -5.2c. Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 11.8 mph WNW Rainfall total: 0.0mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 6 Oktas Cirrostratus, Altocumulus, Altocumulus. Visibility >10 Miles Temperature: 3.3c Humidity: 93.1% Dew point 2.3c Wind Direction: SW Force 3 Barometer 1027.4 mb Trend rising. Yesterday. Clear spells overnight, temperature up and down in the NW breeze. Frost forming at times. Sunny spells so far this morning. Staying dry with good sunny spells, feeling almost spring like.
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    Monday 11th February weather observations

    Monday 11th February 2019 Clear spells overnight, temperature up and down in the NW breeze. Frost forming at times. Sunny spells so far this morning. Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 7.3c. Minimum temperature overnight -0.1c 24-hour maximum 7.3c 24-hour minimum -0.1c Minimum temperature on grass -4.9c. Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 22.0 mph WNW Rainfall total: 1.2mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 2 Oktas Altostratus Visibility >10 Miles Temperature: 3.3c Humidity: 84.5% Dew point 0.9c Wind Direction: NW Force 2-3 Barometer 1019.2 mb Trend rising. Yesterday. A cloudy night. continuous light to moderate rain through the early hours. This morning do far, continuous light to moderate rain. Further light to moderate rain through the morning. The early afternoon saw broken cloud and sunny spells developing.
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    Sunday 10th February weather observations

    Sunday 10th February 2019 A cloudy night. continuous light to moderate rain through the early hours. This morning do far, continuous light to moderate rain. Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 9.7c. Minimum temperature overnight 3.8c 24-hour maximum 9.7c 24-hour minimum 3.8c Minimum temperature on grass 3.1c. Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 28.8 mph W Rainfall total: 8.8mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 8 Oktas Nimbostratus Visibility 4 Miles Temperature: 4.4c Humidity: 100% Dew point 4.4c Wind Direction: NW Force 2-3 Barometer 989.2 mb Trend falling. Yesterday. Apart from a few brief light showers last evening, mainly dry and mild overnight, windy. This morning so far, dry, windy, bright spells. Variable cloud throughout, bright and brief sunny spells, windy morning, the afternoon less windy.
  14. Saturday 09th February 2019 Apart from a few brief light showers last evening, mainly dry and mild overnight, windy. This morning so far, dry, windy, bright spells. Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 11.3c. Minimum temperature overnight 4.8c 24-hour maximum 11.3c 24-hour minimum 4.8c Minimum temperature on grass 3.1c. Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 28.8 mph W Rainfall total: 1.2mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 5 Oktas Stratocumulus Visibility >10 Miles Temperature: 7.2c Humidity: 71.4% Dew point 2.4c Wind Direction: W Force 5-6 Barometer 991.2mm Trend falling. Yesterday. A few clear spells early last evening turning mostly cloudy, turning mild and windy. Rain light commencing close to observation. Further intermittent light rain, though only small amounts. A few bright spells by afternoon afternoon. Windy.
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    Friday 8th February weather observations

    Friday 08th February 2019 A few clear spells early last evening turning mostly cloudy, turning mild and windy. Rain light commencing close to observation. Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 7.8c. Minimum temperature overnight 4.5c 24-hour maximum 10.0c 24-hour minimum 4.5c Minimum temperature on grass 2.0c. Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 33.8 mph W Rainfall total: 2.1mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 8 Oktas Nimbostratus Visibility >10 Miles Temperature: 10.0c Humidity: 90.8% Dew point 8.6c Wind Direction: SW Force 5 Barometer 988.6 Trend falling. Yesterday. Apart from a few clear spells last evening allowing a touch of ground frost, a cloudy night, windy, with showery moderate rain. At observation, overcast, dull, moderate rain. The rain cleared towards late morning. The afternoon turned bright with sunny spells and the odd blustery light shower.
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