Weather Statistics January 2018

February 21, 2018 | 0 Comments | Filed under: 2018, March 2018

Temperature

Mean daily maximum: 5.8 (0.9 above average)
Mean daily minimum: 1.4 (1.0 above average)
Mean temperature: 3.6 (0.9 above average)

Highest daily maximum: 10.8 (28th)
Lowest daily maximum: 1.4 (20th)

Lowest daily minimum: -2.7 (21st)
Highest daily minimum: 8.1 (29th)

Lowest daily grass minimum: – 5.2 (20th)

Number of air frosts: 7
Number of ground frosts: 15

Days with max 10.0-14.9: 3
Days with max 5.0-9.9: 15
Days with max 0.0-4.9: 13

Frost duration: 40.5 hours

Rainfall

Total fall: 168.6 mm (136% of average)
Wettest day (0900-0900) 18.7 mm (15th)
Rain days (0.2 mm or more): 26
Wet days (1.0 mm or more): 23

Snow

Days with snow or sleet falling: 11
Days more than 50% cover at 0900: 5
Deepest at 0900: 4 cm

Sunshine

Total sunshine: 30.8 hours (85% of average)
Sunniest day: 5.9 hours (7th)
Days with no sun: 11

Other phenomena

Days with thunder heard: 0
Days with hail: 5
Days with fog at 0900: 1

Wind
Mean wind speed: 8.7 mph
Maximum gust: 51 mph (3rd)
Days with gale: 0

Remarks
A dull, wet and mild month with much less frost and snow than the January average. No notable individual weather events during the month.

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