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Saturday 27th December General Weather Chat

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Heavy snow overnight with a little drifting,Snow eased around 2am leaving around foot. A low of -1.6c. 

 

Currently; Full snow cover, Clear with light winds.

Temp -1.2c

Dp -1.8c

WC -1.1c

Wind S/E 4mph

Snow cover 100%

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Whilst some parts of the country are covered in snow its completely different here in the NE

 

A clear night has lead to a hard frost current temp is 0-4c

 

Need to keep an eye on some rain moving down from the north as that could give some snow inland at times for the north

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Heavy snow yesterday evening eventually moved away after midnight and the cloud cleared before dawn.

Currently it's dry and sunny.

 

At 0900.

Temp; -0.6c

24 hr max; 1.5c

24 hr min; -1.3c

Grass ( snow ) min; -4.1c

Rainfall in 24 hrs ending 0900 ( waiting for snow from gauge to melt )

Mean wind speed; 24 mph NW

1 okta Cu and Ac

Vis; 15 km

Mean depth of lying snow 21.5cm . 100% cover

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24 hrs to 0900: 2nd "Ice-day" of the winter:

-9.0c Low temp

-3.2c High temp

1.2 mm rainfall (as snow)

Currently -3.6c

1010 Mb steady

Calm. Low hill-fog. Full snow cover, 2cm level depth.

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Dry cold with sunny spells and deep snow.

Temp 0.9C

Barometer 1008mb falling

Wind F2 Variable

Rainfall 11.5 so far measured.

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Heavy snow yesterday evening eventually moved away after midnight and the cloud cleared before dawn.

Currently it's dry and sunny.

 

At 0900.

Temp; -0.6c

24 hr max; 1.5c

24 hr min; -1.3c

Grass ( snow ) min; -4.1c

Rainfall in 24 hrs ending 0900 ( waiting for snow from gauge to melt )

Mean wind speed; 24 mph NW

1 okta Cu and Ac

Vis; 15 km

Mean depth of lying snow 21.5cm . 100% cover

 

reads like a winter wonderland there TM, along with a good many others in the Peak and Sheffield areas, some good shots of Matlock as well.

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Snow from gauge now melted and measured at 28.2 mm, the largest amount in a rainfall day ( 0900-0900 ) this year.

After a sunny morning it's clouded over. Temperature is 0.7c according to the Davis on the roof mast.

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A dry day with Sunny spells before increasing cloud made it hazy.

Max temp 2.1C now 1.6C

Barometer 1008mb falling

Wind F2 WNW

Rainfall from yesterday 34mm

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Fantastic line of heavy showers developing in Nth Sea, hitting us full on now...shame it's all rain...Yorkshire/Lincolnshire Wolds and Norfolk may get quite a bit of snow though...

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A mostly clear day with very little snow melt and light winds, Full snow cover remains at around 11inch and ground already frozen. A top temp of 1.2c.

 

Currently; Cold with patchy clouds and light winds.

Temp -0.3c

Dp -1.2c

WC -0.8 N/N/E 7mph.

Snow Cover 100% (Apart from the drive which took some bloody clearing.

Edited by Polar Maritime

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After last night`s mixture of rain/sleet and snow today was a pretty cold day at 2.9c max

A few sleet/snow showers morning,then this afternoon a prolonged spell of snow showers some were heavy now have 3inches, heaviest snow since march 2013.

Edited by Snowyowl9

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Increasing cloud has no led to an increased in temps from 0.7C earlier this evening. Now 1.2C. The old curse of cloudy nights in cold spells arises once again. Next question will the showers reach us.

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Saturday 27th December 2014

 

Moderate sleet and snow turned lighter after midnight, slow thawing taking place for a time before re-freezing as a clearing sky followed around 05:00 GMT. The morning so far has been bright, mean snow depth 4cm 95%. The morning saw good sunny spells. Turning cloudy by afternoon, just a light sleet shower around mid afternoon. Cold.

 

Readings at 09:00 GMT:

 

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday: 3.7°C

Minimum temperature overnight -1.2°C

24-hour maximum 3.7°C

24-hour minimum: -1.2°C

Minimum temperature on grass: -4.7°C

Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 16.3 mph ESE

Rainfall total: 21.9mm

 

Conditions at 09:00 GMT

 

0 Oktas Clear.

Visibility: Good, around 10 miles

Temperature: -0.9°C

Humidity: 88.1%

Dew point -2.6°C

Wind Direction: Force 1-2 NW

Barometer 1009.7mb: Trend: rising.

 

Yesterday.

 

Rather cloudy overnight, some cloud breaks allowed the temperature to dip low enough for a ground frost to develop. The morning so far, overcast, cold frost. The stayed overcast, light to moderate rain set in by late afternoon, this turned to snow by early evening producing a light cover around 17:30GMT.

 

December 2014 so far:

 

Mean temperature: 5.2c  (0.9c) of local average)

Maximum temperature: 13.5c on the 22nd

Minimum temperature: -3.5c on the 6th

Grass Minimum: -6.1c on the 13th

Rainfall 71.7mm

Wettest 24 hours = 21.9mm on the 16th.

Maximum wind gust: 36.9 mph W on the 23rd.

 

2014 so far:

 

Maximum temperature: 29.0c on the 18th July.

Minimum temperature: -1.8c on the 20th Jan

Grass Minimum: -7.1c on the 20th Jan

Rainfall 836.1mm

Wettest 24 hours 21.9mm on the 26th Dec

Maximum wind gust: 46.6 mph SE on the 5th Feb.

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Dry clear day

 

Temp 4.3c

Max Temp 6.4c

Min Temp 4.0c

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A dry day with a sunny morning and a cloudier afternoon. Very little thawing of lying snow.

 

At 1800.

Temp; -0.1c

Max' today; -0.1c

Min' last night; -1.3c

Grass ( snow ) min; -4.1c

Rainfall from 0900-1800; 0.0 mm

Sunshine today; 3.24 hrs

Mean wind speed; 14 mph N

Highest gust today; 27 mph NW at 0833

7 oktas Sc and Cu

Vis; 70 km

Mean depth of lying snow; 19.8 cm.

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Increasing cloud has no led to an increased in temps from 0.7C earlier this evening. Now 1.2C. The old curse of cloudy nights in cold spells arises once again. Next question will the showers reach us.

3.1c here now and cloudy.

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Clear intervals to showers last night, rather cloudy showers at times by day. I am not there but likely there were hail and sleet showers Rather cold with a moderate to fresh north to nw wind.

Min 2.7c

Max 5.7c

Rain yesterday 16mm approx

Rain since 0900 4mm approx

Est sun 1.5 hours

Max gust 33mph

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rain turning into snow right now

 

proper winter weather ahead: 5x4ocy.jpg

 

-21°C on friday! :smiliz65:

Edited by Knoxgar

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A frosty sunny start with some cloud later,max 1 deg,min -1 deg,still full 1 inch snowcover ,deeper on higher ground

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Clear spells to start the day, sleet/rain showers through the afternoon,before clearing away to leave a clear evening, -0.2c currently. A high of 4.2c. Wind 15mph NW

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