Weather Stats for 2012

January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments | Filed under: 2013, February 2013

Tideswell, Derbyshire  –  Whole Year 2012

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Mean max:                          11.9 (+0.4)

Mean min:                           4.9 (+0.1)

Mean temp:                          8.4 (+0.3)

 

Highest max:                       28.3 (24 May)

Lowest max:                        -0.3 (8 + 10 Feb)

 

Lowest min:                        -8.8 (4 Feb)

Highest min:                       15.4 (18 Aug)

 

Lowest grass:                     -12.8 (3 Feb)

 

Air frosts:                         52

Ground frosts:                     112

 

Days with max 25.0-29.9:             4

Days with max 20.0-24.9:            33

Days with max 15.0-19.9:            64

Days with max 10.0-14.9:           109

Days with max 5.0-9.9:             119

Days with max 0.0-4.9:              35

Days with max -5.0 to -0.1:          2

 

Frost duration:                   535.5 hrs

 

Total rainfall:                  1572.1mm (139%)

Wettest rainfall day (09-09z)      35.6mm (24 Nov)

Rain days (0.2 mm or more):        246

Wet days  (1.0 mm or more):        187

 

Days with snow/sleet falling:       40

Days with 50%+ snow cover at 09z:   14

Deepest at 0900z                    20 cm (4 April)

Eden Snow Index:                    57 cm/days

 

Total sunshine:                   922.2 hours (81% of 1931-1960 Buxton average)

Sunniest day:                      13.3 hours (26 May)

Days with no sun:                   88

 

Days with thunder heard:            10

Days with hail:                     19

Days with fog at 0900z:             17

 

Wind direction at 0900z

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N:30 NNE:8  NE:4  ENE:21 E:19 ESE:7  SE:4  SSE:22

S:26 SSW:41 SW:33 WSW:16 W:27 WNW:56 NW:37 NNW:8

CALM:5

 

Remarks

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A dull wet year with temperatures only marginally above the 1981-2010 estimated

average. The most notable snowfall of the year occurred in April.

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