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

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  1. Wednesday 12th August 2020 Very warm overnight, variable cloud. Almost continuous lightening was observed from storms well to the south and SW of this location from mid evening well in to the early hours, no thunder heard. Dawning very warm with broken cloud. Storm cells clouds observed to the SE. Most of the cloud dispersed well before the observation allowing long spells of very warm sunshine. Very humid. 24-hour maximum 30.7c 24-hour minimum 18.7c Minimum temperature on grass 16.7c Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 14.0mph E Rainfall total: 0.0mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 2 Oktas Altocumulus. Visibility 9 miles Temperature: 22.5c Humidity 86.0% Wind Direction E Force 2 Barometer 1014.5mb falling slowly. Yesterday. Another warm night, again low cloud moved in from the North Sea. Cloudy and misty start. Cloudy this morning, still misty, a few chinks of brightness appearing. The low cloud cleared away late morning allowing good sunny spells, turning hot by afternoon. Staying dry here.
  2. Tuesday 11th August 2020 Another warm night, again low cloud moved in from the North Sea. Cloudy and misty start. Cloudy this morning, still misty, a few chinks of brightness appearing. 24-hour maximum 28.4c 24-hour minimum 16.5c Minimum temperature on grass 16.0c Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 19.5mph ENE Rainfall total: 0.0mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 8 Oktas stratus. Visibility <1 mile Temperature: 18.2c Humidity 93.0% Wind Direction E Force 3 Barometer 1016.7mb rising slowly. Yesterday. Clear spells last evening gave way to low cloud moving in from the North Sea after midnight. Another cloudy start this morning. Turning brighter towards mid morning with some hazy sunny spells. A few brief showers scattered around the area late morning, though staying dry here. The cloud became well broken towards midday, the afternoon hot.
  3. Monday 09th August 2020 Clear spells last evening gave way to low cloud moving in from the North Sea after midnight. Another cloudy start this morning. Turning brighter towards mis morning with some hazy sunny spells. 24-hour maximum 23.1c 24-hour minimum 15.2c Minimum temperature on grass 15.6c Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 20.2mph NE Rainfall total: 0.0mm Conditions at 08:00 GMT 4 Oktas Altocumulus, Cirrostratus. Visibility 10m Temperature: 18.0c Humidity 86.1% Wind Direction E Force 4 Barometer 1016.6mb falling. Yesterday. Clear for a time overnight before low cloud rolled in from the North Sea. Cloudy this morning. The early afternoon saw the cloud thinning and breaking allowing bright and sunny spells. Turning warm mid afternoon.
  4. Sunday 08th August 2020 Clear for a time overnight before low cloud rolled in from the North Sea. Cloudy this morning. The early afternoon saw the cloud thinning and breaking allowing bright and sunny spells. 24-hour maximum 26.4c 24-hour minimum 15.0c Minimum temperature on grass 15.5c Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 17.3mph NE Rainfall total: 0.0mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 8 Oktas Stratus. Visibility 6m Temperature: 15.5c Humidity 88.2% Wind Direction NE Force 4 Barometer 1021.4mb falling slowly. Yesterday. A warm night with variable cloud. Quickly turning very warm in long sunny spells this morning. Turning hot by afternoon in good sunny spells.
  5. Saturday 07th August 2020 A warm night with variable cloud. Quickly turning very warm in long sunny spells this morning. 24-hour maximum 30.1c 24-hour minimum 15.6c Minimum temperature on grass 14.1c Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 11.9mph S Rainfall total: 0.0mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 2 Oktas Cumulus humilis. Visibility >10m Temperature: 22.2c Humidity 79.1% Wind Direction NE Force 3 Barometer 1022.2mb rising. Yesterday. Clear spells overnight, mild. Sunny this morning, very warm. Cloud bubbled up after midday with a few showers breaking out locally, though none fell at this station. By mid afternoon the cloud became more well broken, turning hot.
  6. Monday 03rd August 2020 Variable cloud overnight. Sunny spells this morning. 24-hour maximum 21.4c 24-hour minimum 10.9c Minimum temperature on grass 8.5c Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 18.9mph WNW Rainfall total: 0.0mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 4 Oktas Cumulus humulis Altocumulus. Visibility >10 miles Temperature: 16.6c Humidity 79.5% Wind Direction NW Force 3 Barometer 1016.5mb steady Yesterday. Clear spells overnight. Sunny spells this morning, cloud bubbling up. Staying dry with sunny spells, these becoming more prolonged by late afternoon.
  7. Sunday 02nd August 2020 Clear spells overnight. Sunny spells this morning, cloud bubbling up. 24-hour maximum 22.7c 24-hour minimum 8.8c Minimum temperature on grass 6.0c Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 17.3mph W Rainfall total: 2.3mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 5 Oktas Cumulus mediocris. Visibility >10 miles Temperature: 17.1c Humidity 77.9% Wind Direction W Force 3 Barometer 1016.1mb rising slowly Yesterday. After the hottest day on local record yesterday (34.3c) thunderstorms moved away last evening leaving a clear and fresher night. Sunny spells so far this morning. Further sunny spells though large amounts of cloud at times. Showers scattered around with a heavy one around mid afternoon.
  8. Saturday 01st August 2020 After the hottest day on local record yesterday (34.3c) thunderstorms moved away last evening leaving a clear and fresher night. Sunny spells so far this morning. 24-hour maximum 34.3c 24-hour minimum 12.6c Minimum temperature on grass 8.9c Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 23.0mph SE Rainfall total: 1.8mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 5 Oktas Cumulus mediocris. Visibility >10 miles Temperature: 19.0c Humidity 80.9% Wind Direction WSW Force 3 Barometer 1014.1mb rising. Yesterday. Mainly clear overnight. Sunny this morning, turning very warm. Feeling hot during the afternoon in long sunny spells. Cloud building early evening with a thunderstorm breaking out here producing a brief heavy downpour.
  9. Friday 31st July 2020 Mainly clear overnight. Sunny this morning, turning very warm. 24-hour maximum 27.5c 24-hour minimum 14.5c Minimum temperature on grass 10.2c Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 17.3mph SE Rainfall total: 0.0mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 0 Oktas Clear. Visibility >10 miles Temperature: 23.5c Humidity 66.5% Wind Direction S Force 2-3 Barometer 1011.3mb falling. Yesterday. Cloudy and dry overnight. After a cloudy start this morning turning brighter with sunny spells. Sunny spells throughout the rest of the day, feeling quite hot by mid afternoon.
  10. Thursday 30th July 2020 Cloudy and dry overnight. After a cloudy start this morning turning brighter with sunny spells. 24-hour maximum 20.5c 24-hour minimum 13.1c Minimum temperature on grass 9.9c Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 14.6mph W Rainfall total: 0.2mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 5 Oktas Altocumulus. Visibility >10 miles Temperature: 20.5c Humidity 71.3% Wind Direction SW Force 2-3 Barometer 1018.4mb falling. Yesterday. Clear spells overnight. Sunny spells early this morning, turning rather cloudy before mid morning, still bright. A few spells of sunshine early afternoon before becoming mostly cloudy again around mid afternoon. A few spots of rain early evening.
  11. Wednesday 29th July 2020 Clear spells overnight. Sunny spells early this morning, turning rather cloudy before mid morning, still bright. 24-hour maximum 18.3c 24-hour minimum 10.9c Minimum temperature on grass 8.4c Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 25.3mph WNW Rainfall total: 0.0mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 6 Oktas Stratocumulus, Cumulus humilis. Visibility >10 miles Temperature: 15.0c Humidity 75.3% Wind Direction W Force 3 Barometer 1020.0mb rising. Yesterday. Showers cleared away last evening leaving variable cloud overnight. Sunny spells developing this morning as cloud becomes well broken. Breezy. Sunny spells through the day, also large amounts of cloud at times. Feeling cool in the fresh at times strong westerly wind.
  12. Tuesday 28th July 2020 Showers cleared away last evening leaving variable cloud overnight. Sunny spells developing this morning as cloud becomes well broken. Breezy. 24-hour maximum 21.5c 24-hour minimum 10.4c Minimum temperature on grass 8.1c Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 25.3mph NW Rainfall total: 2.5mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 3 Oktas Cumulus humilis. Visibility >10 miles Temperature: 15.7c Humidity 70.9% Wind Direction WNW Force 4 Barometer 1012.0mb rising. Yesterday. Variable cloud overnight. Cloudy this morning, showery moderate rain. Staying cloudy through the morning, with further light showery rain. The late afternoon saw a few sunny spells developing, but heavy showers quickly followed. Windy.
  13. Monday 27th July 2020 Variable cloud overnight. Cloudy this morning, showery moderate rain. 24-hour maximum 20.7c 24-hour minimum 14.5c Minimum temperature on grass 10.6c Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 21.98mph W Rainfall total: 1.7mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 8 Oktas Nimbostratus. Visibility 7 miles Temperature: 15.0c Humidity 97.8% Wind Direction S Force 4 Barometer 1000.8mb falling. Yesterday. Last nights thunder storms moved away leaving clear spells overnight. Sunny spells this morning, high cloud increasing. At observation, mainly cloudy, bright, a little weak watery sunshine. Variable cloud through the day, some warm intervals of sunshine also. Odd light shower around.
  14. Sunday 26th July 2020 Last nights thunderstorms moved away leaving clear spells overnight. Sunny spells this morning, high cloud increasing. At observation, mainly cloudy, bright, a little weak watery sunshine. 24-hour maximum 21.3c 24-hour minimum 10.8c Minimum temperature on grass 8.5c Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 19.8mph S Rainfall total: 6.1mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 6 Oktas Cirrostratus, Cumulus mediocris, congestus. Visibility >10 miles Temperature: 16.8c Humidity 79.6% Wind Direction W Force 3-4 Barometer 1008.4mb rising.. Yesterday. Mainly cloudy and mild overnight with a couple of moderate showers. Variable cloud this morning, bright and brief sunny spells. A good deal of cloud through the morning, few bright spells. A short spell of heavy rain late morning. The afternoon mainly cloudy with the odd light shower. Feeling warm and humid. A thunderstorm occurred during the early evening with many loud claps of thunder, though only a few spots of rain at this location, a couple of miles further north though torrential rain and hail was reported.
  15. Saturday 25th July 2020 Mainly cloudy and mild overnight with a couple of moderate showers. Variable cloud this morning, bright and brief sunny spells. 24-hour maximum 24.3c 24-hour minimum 15.5c Minimum temperature on grass 14.8c Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 17.7mph WSW Rainfall total: 1.7mm Conditions at 09:00 GMT 6 Oktas Stratocumulus. Visibility >10 miles Temperature: 18.7c Humidity 89.2% Wind Direction SSW Force 3 Barometer 1004.7mb falling. Yesterday. Apart from a little light rain last evening, mainly dry and mild overnight, cloudy. Overcast so far this morning, a little light rain at observation. The low cloud began to thin and break towards late morning allowing warm sunny spells until around mid afternoon when cloud increased again. Feeling warm.
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