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Friday 21st August weather observations

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Warm cloudy and dry

Temp 15.9C, low 14.7C, Barometer 990mb falling rapidly, Wind F2 S, Rainfall Nil

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Torrential rain at times through the night has cleared to leave it cloudy and windy with a few spots of rain still in the air at times

Temp 16.2c

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From holiday home in the valley below Blencathra, Lake District. Temp currently is 15.8c. 11mm of rain since midnight. Maximum gust of 33mph from the SW and pressure is currently 985.78mb and falling slowly. Torrential rain at times with very strong winds and the occasional rainbow. Not a day for being on the tops.

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Friday 21st August 2020


Variable cloud overnight, turning windy, light showers around dawn.  Broken cloud this morning, sunny spells, very windy. 


24-hour maximum 23.0c

24-hour minimum 15.4c

Minimum temperature on grass 13.5c

Maximum wind gust: (Midnight to Midnight) 25.6mph S

Rainfall total: 0.2mm 


Conditions at 09:00 GMT


4 Oktas. Cumulus mediocris, Cirrocumulus.

Visibility >10 miles

Temperature: 20.2c

Humidity 74.5%

Wind Direction S Force 5

Barometer 995.8mb.falling.




Clear spells developing overnight after a few showers around midnight. Mainly sunny this morning, breezy.  Sunny spells throughout, breezy.


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Becoming partly cloudy and windy overnight, min temp 14.9c. Windy with sunny spells to start, blustery showers late morning.

Current Temp: 17.7c

Wind: SSW around 20 mph, gusting to 30 mph

Rainfall: 1.5mm

Pressure: 998mb

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Mostly cloudy with sunny spells and a strong southerly wind. Warm overnight again with a min of 15.6C and a high of 22.7C so far.

The max gust so far has been 51mph which has smashed the previous high gust of 42mph set in August 2002. Its also beaten the highest summer gust Ive ever recorded of 45mph and that was last month!

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A mild breezy morning with light early rain and then one brief heavy shower recently.

Temp 19.9C, High 20.4C, Barometer 992mb rising , Wind F3 to F4 SSW, Rainfall 1mm

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A mild and mainly dry night with a few light showers arriving around dawn. Windy with short sunny intervals and one or two brief, light showers so far today.

At 0800 g.m.t

Temp; 16.4c

24 hr max; 21.0c

24 hr min; 14.0c

Grass min; 10.1c

Rainfall in 24 hrs ending 0800 g.m.t; 0.2 mm

Mean wind speed; 29 mph SW

6 oktas Cu humilis and St fractus

Vis; 50 km.

Light shower in past hour

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A windy day with brief, light showers and equally brief sunny intervals.

At 1700 g.m.t

Temp; 14.7c

Max today; 19.0c

Min last night; 14.0c

Grass min; 10.1c

Rainfall from 0800-1700 g.m.t; 0.2 mm

Sunshine today so far; 0.3 hrs

Mean wind speed; 27 mph W/SW

Highest gust today; 59 mph SW at 1416 g.m.t

7 oktas Cu and St fractus

Vis; 9 km

Light rain showers

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A blustery day but not to bad max gust 34 mph and no twigs broke off the trees. A few short heavy showers and a cooler afternoon.

Max temp 20.4C, now 17.2C, Barometer 997mb rising rapidly, Wind F3 SSW, Rainfall 1.6mm

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Sunny spells and blustery showers through the afternoon. Drier but still breezy at times this evening. Max temp 20.7c.

Current Temp: 16.6c

Wind: S around 13 mph, gusting to 22 mph

Rainfall: 2.0mm

Pressure: 1005mb

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