Weather Statistics – Tideswell – January 2016

February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | Filed under: 2016, March 2016

Temperature

Mean daily maximum: 6.4 (1.6 above average)
Mean daily minimum: 1.4 (1.2 above average)
Mean temperature: 3.9 (1.4 above average)

Highest daily maximum: 12.5 (24th)
Lowest daily maximum: 0.9 (16th)

Lowest daily minimum: -3.2 (21st)
Highest daily minimum: 7.9 (25th)

Lowest daily grass minimum: -7.1 (21st)

Number of air frosts: 9
Number of ground frosts: 18

Days with max 10.0-14.9: 6
Days with max 5.0-9.9: 15
Days with max 0.0-4.9: 10

Frost duration: 71.0 hours

Rainfall

Total fall: 151.7 mm (125% of average)
Wettest day (0900-0900) 19.1 mm (3rd)
Rain days (0.2 mm or more): 27
Wet days (1.0 mm or more): 24

Snow

Days with snow or sleet falling: 14
Days more than 50% cover at 0900: 5
Deepest at 0900: 4 cm

Sunshine

Total sunshine: 29.8 hours (82% of average)
Sunniest day: 5.0 hours (15th)
Days with no sun: 15

Other phenomena

Days with thunder heard: 0
Days with hail: 3
Days with fog at 0900: 2

Wind
Mean wind speed: 6.9 mph
Maximum gust: 56 mph (29th)
Days with gale: 0

Remarks
A mild month – equal to Jan 2012 but slightly less mild that Jan 2014. Very dull for the 4th month in succession. Wet for the 3rd month in succession. The perception of many weeks of dull and wet weather is supported by the figures.

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