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Thursday 8th March Weather Observations

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Heavy snow which started as rain. An air frost earlier

Temp 0.2C low -0.8C, Barometer 992mb falling, Wind Calm, Rainfall 0.4mm

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Showery start

Temp 4.2c

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A dry start to the night with snow arriving during the early hours, turning to sleet before it cleared to the north. A thin cover of wet snow here but a more significant covering on the hills a few miles to the north. Light sleet at the moment.

At 0900

Temp; 1.3c

24 hr max; 7.1c

24 hr min; 0.0c

Grass min; -3.0c

Rainfall in 24 hrs ending 0900; 6.3 mm

Mean wind speed; 21 mph SW/W

8 oktas Ns

Vis; 20 km

Mean depth of lying snow; 0.5cm; 70% cover.

 

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A few spots of rain after moderate rain earlier, cloudy, an  air frost in the very early hours with a low of -0.1 C now on 3.8 C

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Bit of snow dampened the ground slightly around 8

Currently dry and cloudy

Temp 2.8c

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Sunny spells,light winds,dry.

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Posted (edited)

Gone cloudy it`ll stop the thaw of drifts in the sun.

Early light snow,slight dusting early on min of 0.3c

Edited by Snowyowl9

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A slight frost overnight then snow in the morning until 10.00 leaving 50mm of damp snow.Clearing to give sunny spells and a steady thaw.Max 4 deg min 0 deg.patchy snow remaining and small drifts under walls

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Thursday 08th March 2018 

Variable cloud overnight, showery rain and sleet early hours. Cloudy, mainly light rain this morning. The rain gave way to brighter spells by early afternoon, though still the odd light shower.

 

Maximum temperature to 18:00 GMT yesterday 8.6∞C.

Minimum temperature overnight 1.4∞C

24-hour maximum 8.6∞C

24-hour minimum 1.4∞C

Minimum temperature on grass 0.5c

Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 16.1 mph WSW

Rainfall total: 1.0mm

 

Conditions at 09:00 GMT

 

8 Oktas  Nimbostratus.

Visibility 2 Miles.

Temperature: 2.5∞C

Humidity: 98.2%

Dew point 2.2∞C

Wind Direction: W Force 3

Barometer 989.7.0mb: Trend falling

 

Yesterday.

 

Clear spells forming overnight, widespread frost. Bright spells so far this morning. Bright and a few sunny spells developing, feeling pleasant in sunshine. odd shower scattered around.

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Heavy snow didn't last long giving a slight covering which was enough to send people into panic mode even when the road was clear. Quickly turned to wet snow then light rain luckily enough temps rose preventing freezing drizzle. A cold day for March

Max temp 6.5C now 4.7C low -0.6C, Barometer 1000mb rising rapidly, Wind f2 WSW, rainfall mostly snow 2.6mm

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Showery rain cleared in the early hours to leave a dry day with long sunny spells and near average temperatures. Maximum 10.1, minimum 4.3. Wind light SW.

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A cloudy and chilly morning with intermittent light snow which added nothing to the thin cover, all of which had thawed by late morning leaving only old drifts. A dry afternoon with sunny intervals.

At 1800

Temp; 3.6c

Max today; 5.7c

Min last night; 0.0c

Grass min; -3.0c

Rainfall from 0900-1800; 0.1 mm

Sunshine today; 1.89 hrs

Mean wind speed; 11 mph W

Highest gust today; 41 mph W at 1248

7 oktas Cu and St

Vis; 80 km.

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Heavy snow from dawn with blizzard like conditions causing severe disruption to travel. The snow cleared by late morning giving way to mostly sunny skies and a massive thaw. Todays max only 6.3c in a light s/westerly. 

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