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Cloudy and mostly dry with a few flakes of snow now and then in the air the wind is still gusty and bitingly cold

Temp 0.7c 

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Dry and cold with an air frost and a fresh covering of snow.

Temp -2.7C low -2.9C, Barometer 999mb rising, Wind F2 NE, Rainfall unmeasured

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Dry cloudy start

Temp 1.9c

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Saturday 03rd March 2018

 

Further intermittent mainly light snow overnight, just the occasional moderate outbreak, further drifting in the strong ENE wind. Another penetrating frost. Cloudy this morning, feeling bitterly cold.  Mist. Average snow depth around 12cm. 100%

 

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday -0.1∞C.

Minimum temperature overnight -3.0∞C

24-hour maximum -0.1∞C

24-hour minimum -3.0∞C

Minimum temperature on grass -3.0c Therm buried in snow again.

Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 42.5 mph ENE

Rainfall total: Waiting for snow to melt in gauge. Yesterdays rainfall equivalent = 7.0mm

 

Conditions at 09:00 GMT

 

8 Oktas  Stratus.

Visibility 1 mile.

Temperature: -1.0∞C

Humidity: 92.0%

Dew point -2.1∞C

Wind Direction: E Force 3-4

Barometer 991.7mb: Trend: steady.

 

Yesterday.

 

Moderate/heavy snow died out last night, still very windy with further drifting through the night, easterly gusts past gale force. A severe and penetrating frost. Overcast so far this morning, bitterly cold, easterly wind still gusting past gale force. Mean snow depth, estimated 10cm. Drifts locally over 4 feet deep, possibly much deeper in some areas. The morning stayed dry with a few bright and hazy sunny spells. The afternoon cloudy, light snow setting in mid afternoon, turning moderate briefly by early evening with further light drifting. Another bitterly cold day, especially so in the strong, occasionally gale fore E wind.

 

February 2018:

 

Mean temperature: 2.4c (-2.3c) (of local average 1992-2014)

Maximum temperature: 10.4c on the 19th.

Minimum temperature: -7.0c on the 28th

Grass Minimum:  -9.6c on the 28th.

Rainfall 39.1mm

Wettest 24 hours = 6.7mm on the 8th

Maximum wind gust: 34.6mph WSW the 11th.

 

2018 so far:

 

Maximum temperature: 13.1c on the 28th Jan.

Minimum temperature: -7.0 on the 28th Feb.

Grass Minimum: -9.6c on the 28th Feb.

Rainfall 123.5mm

Wettest 24 hours = 13.6m on the 21st Jan.

Maximum wind gust: 44.9 mph W on the 18th Jan.

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Overcast but dry now after slight snow in the early hours, total depth remains 5cm after the slight top up, low of -1.7 C currently up to -0.3 C, so now 10 consecutive air frosts.

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Dry and cloudy now that wind has died right down it isn't feeling quite as cold

Temp 0.4c

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Dry,cold and cloudy,much lighter winds.

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A cold and cloudy night with light snow from late evening into the early hours, and freezing fog from around 0400 onwards. Further drifting of lying snow overnight with the wind gusting 40-47 mph until after midnight but drifting stopped sometime during the early hours as the wind began to decrease and the fog developed.

At 0900

Temp; -3.1c

24 hr max; -1.6c

24 hr min; -3.8c

Grass ( snow ) min; -3.8c

Rainfall in 24 hrs ending 0900; 1.3mm ( from melted snow cores as almost all snow had been blown out of the gauges)

Mean wind speed; 17 mph E/NE

Sky obscured by fog

Vis; 120 mts

Mean depth of lying snow 14.5 cm. Deep drifts

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Boring day so far apart from a few flakes of snow this morning dry cold and gray and heading for another ice day by the looks of it.

Max temp so far -0.6C, Barometer 999mb steady, Wind F2 ENE, Rainfall 1.5mm

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Had a few more snow/graupel showers throughout the night and first part of today. 2.3C / -3.6C 993.9hpa

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Temp just crept upto 0.2c some thawing on the bare roof where the snow has blown mostly off it.

-3.7c min last night upto 10 inches of snow,freezing fog and thick rime on the trees snow is still drifting higher up steadily.

 

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Cloudy dull another ice day in the book

Max temp -0.4C now -0.7C, Barometer 989 falling, Wind F3 NNE, Rainfall trace

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Overcast, dull and relatively calm after the high winds of recent days. Light snow this morning added a dusting to areas where snow hadn't yet melted. There was a 60% cover of 0.5cm so we just sneaked another lying snow day at 0900.

Max Temp: 0.8C
Min Temp: -0.8C
Mean Wind: 10mph E
Max Gust: 19mph
Sunshine: None
Rainfall: 0.2mm
Snowfall: 0.5cm 40% cover

Currently overcast with a temp of 0.6C and dewpoint of -2.2C.

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Misty start with the temperature just above freezing, dry with intervals of hazy sunshine then overcast in the afternoon. Feeling much milder with a rapid thaw - the snow coverage has reduced to about 20% now. Maximum 4.6, minimum -1.5. Wind light ENE.

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Cloudy day with patchy rain

Temp 2.7c

Max Temp 3.5c

Min Temp -0.6c

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Dull and cold with thick freezing fog all day.

At 1800

Temp; -1.7c

Max today; -1.3c

Min last night; -3.8c

Grass ( snow ) min; -3.8c

Rainfall from 0900-1800; Trace

Sunshine today; 0.00 hrs

Mean wind speed; 18 mph NE

Highest gust today; 27 mph NE at 1749

Sky obscured by fog

Vis; 100 mts

Mean depth of lying snow; 10.5cm. Deep drifts

Fairly thick rime above 290 m.

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