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Wednesday 23rd January 2013 - Weather and General Chat

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Morning folks.

No surprise this morning too see a light dusting on cars this morning from the remains of the system that moved much further north than predicted. Less cold than recent nights and a thaw continued well into the night.

Temp -0.1C

Wind f1

Rainfall unmeasured as yet most likely trace.

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2.5°C

1005.7 mb rising 0.6 mb/hr

Wind 9.4 mph gusting 22.3 mph max E/NE

Windchill -1.7°C

DP -0.3 °C

Humidity 82%

13.4 mm of rain last 24 hours (some snow)

Cloud base 1138ft

A little above freezing today, quite cloudy

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A cloudy night with light snow arriving by late evening and continuing, intermittently, into the early hours giving 1.5cm of fresh snow.

Currently cloudy with intermittent snow grains.

At 0900;

Temp; -1.8c

24 hr max; -0.4c

24 hr min; -3.4c

Overnight min; -1.9c

Grass ( snow ) min; -4.7c

Rainfall in 24 hrs ending 0900; 2.1 mm

Mean wind speed; 7 mph E

8 oktas St

Intermittent snow grains

Vis; 6 km

Mean depth of level snow; 20.1 cm

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Cloudy with a very light easterly breeze,temperature 0.4c after a nighttime 0c,we just had a moderate snow shower which turned any clear surface white.The North Sea seems to be developing a few more showers.

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Wednesday 23rd January 2013:

Another cloudy night, with a slight thaw for a few hours, though re-freezing later. There was a little light snow, which gave just a sprinkling over the old cover. Low –0.3c around dawn. At observation, overcast, very icy, the odd snow grain falling. Mean snow depth 8.5cm 90%.

Today's readings for the 24 hrs up to 09:00 GMT:

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday: 0.3°C

Minimum temperature overnight -0.3°C

24-hour maximum 0.9°C

24-hour minimum: -2.7°C

Minimum temperature on snow / grass: -1.0°C

Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 15.4 mph ENE

Rainfall total: 0.9mm

Current Conditions:

8 Oktas: Stratus.

Visibility: poor about 2 miles.

Temperature: -0.2°C

Humidity: 96.2%

Dew point –0.7°C

Wind Direction: Force 2 E

Barometer 1010.2 mb: Trend: rising slowly

Yesterday:

Now in to the 10th consecutive day of snow lying, also with snow falling at some stage.

Also 3 ice days recorded so far.

Mostly cloudy overnight with a few light snow showers producing a further slight addition to the existing deep cover. The sky cleared just before dawn and the temperature quickly dipped to –4.0c in the screen and –5.8c on the snow, although thermometer was slightly buried. A moderate to severe frost. Mean snow depth 11.0cm 100%. At observation, sunny, icy. There were further sunny spells through the morning, by around lunch time the cloud returned and the sun was blotted out again. High 0.4c as the cloud cover thickened during the late afternoon and in to the evening.

January 2013 so far:

Mean temperature: 2.6c (-1.1c) of local average)

Maximum temperature: 12.5c on the 3rd

Minimum temperature: -4.6c on the 16th

Grass Minimum: -9.8c on the 16th

Rainfall 27.7 mm

Wettest 24 hours 9.7mm on the 20th

Maximum wind gust: 25.0 mph SE on the 17th.

2013 so far:

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A pretty dismal grey day here with an all over blanket of one colour cloud blanketing the sky.

temp 2.1°C

pressure 1004.6 mb falling slowly

RH 91%

dewpoint 0.8°C

wind 4.8mph NE gusting 10.1mph

rain 3.1mm

cloudbase 538ft

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More snow overnight and patchy snow this morning giving another inch on top of 6" slight drifting in a gentle east wind,and drifting off the roof earlier in the snow.

Min of 0.0c and max of 1.7c but it`s freezing higher up on the gates,slightly wet on garden gate.

Snow covering the trees.

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Weather: Sunny spells dry.

Wind: 16mph South East.

Temp: 4c.

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Fun of the fair. 30 miles between them, but Dover has temperatures above 0c for the next 30 hours, whilst Calais is firmly below 0c for the next 48 hours at the least.

North Sea does really change our weather, especially on weeks like these!

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Light snow last night, and some heavy snow showers through today with a max temp of -0.7c (100% snow cover) not measured today but around 30cm (ish)

Some very long icycle's forming now off the cow sheds, some around 2+ feet which should grow over the next day or two..

Current Temp -1.7c

Dp -2.5c

Wind Chill -2.2c

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A cloudy cold day with light Snow from time to time

Max temp 0.4C

Wind Calm

Rainfall trace

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A cold and overcast day with light snow flurries and one moderate snow shower during mid-afternoon which gave 1cm of fresh snow.

At 1800;

Temp; -2.2c

Max' today; -1.6c

Min' last night; -1.9c

Grass ( snow ) min; -4.7c

Rainfall from 0900-1800; 0.4 mm

Sunshine today, 0.00 hrs

Mean wind speed; 9 mph NE/E

Highest gust today; 18 mph E at 1215

8 oktas St and Cu

A few flakes of snow

Vis; 5 km

Mean depth of level snow; 20.2 cm.

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Slight frost last night.

Mainly cloudy with occasional light sleet and snow flurries. Moderate snow mid to late afternoon gave a thin fresh covering.

There was some heavy snow at times in Carmarthen during the morning at work, again giving a thin covering there.

Very cold with a light to moderate east breeze. Only a slight thaw today.

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Min: -1.8c yesterday evening

Max: 2.1c @ 1330

Currently: Cloudy a few snowflakes from time to time.

Temp: -0.2c

RH: 91%

Pressure: 1007mbar, steady.

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A light dusting of snow this morning, but the thaw has set in and we're now down to around 25% coverage on grass and the roads and pavements are more or less clear. Last night was the first for over a week without an air frost. Cloudy all day with occasional light snow flurries becoming increasingly sleety in the afternoon. Maximum 2.3, minimum 0.5. Wind light NE.

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Current Temperature- -0.2c Recent Snow showers, of which some have been heavy other last few hours, settling on most surfaces. Dry now with clear skies, with the moon clearly evident.

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