Weather Statistics  –  Tideswell  –  Winter (Dec-Feb) 2017/18

March 5, 2018 | Filed under: 2018, March 2018

Temperature

 

Mean daily maximum:                 5.1 (0.3 below average)

Mean daily minimum:                 0.4 (0.3 below average)

Mean temperature:                   2.7 (0.4 below average)

 

Highest daily maximum:             10.8 (20th Dec)

Lowest daily maximum:              -4.2 (28th Feb)

 

Lowest daily minimum:              -8.1 (28th Feb)

Highest daily minimum:              8.1 (29th Jan)

 

Lowest daily grass minimum:        -9.9 (28th)

 

Number of air frosts:               39

Number of ground frosts:            57

 

Days with max 10.0-14.9:             6

Days with max 5.0-9.9:              40

Days with max 0.0-4.9:              42

Days with max -5.0 to -0.1:          2

 

Frost duration:                   403.7 hours

 

Rainfall

 

Total fall:                       387.6 mm (105% of average)

Wettest day (0900-0900)            29.4 mm (13th Dec)

Rain days (0.2 mm or more):         71

Wet days (1.0 mm or more):          53

 

Snow

 

Days with snow or sleet falling:    38

Days more than 50% cover at 0900:   29

Deepest at 0900:                    12 cm

 

Sunshine

 

Total sunshine:                   130.3 hours (108% of average)

Sunniest day:                       7.5 hours (15th Feb)

Days with no sun:                   30

 

Other phenomena

 

Days with thunder heard:             0

Days with hail:                     13

Days with fog at 0900:               4

 

Wind

Mean wind speed:                    7.8 mph

Maximum gust:                       51 mph (3rd Jan)

Days with gale:                      0

 

Remarks

Temperatures were slightly below average but, overall, it was a very average winter. The exceptional cold of the last day of winter (28th Feb) was the most notable event.

 

Lots more at   http://peakdistrictweather.org

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