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Swanston Weather Station
August 2020 (Means and totals to date are at foot of table)
 
  0900 GMT readings
 Daily  Readings (See notes at foot of page)
Weather in previous 24h & hours of air frost (to 0900 on date)
Date
Date
Pressure
(mb)
Temp (°C)
Relative
Humidity (%)
Wind Speed (mph)
Wind Direction
SoilTemp @ 20cm
(°C)
SnowDepth(cm) or
Pentlands, Lammermuirs, Moorfoots snowline(ft)
1Maximum Temp (°C)
2Minimum Temp (°C)
3Rainfall
(mm)

4Grass Min Temp
(°C)
5Sun (Hours)

Solar
Rad'n High
(W/m2)

7ET
(mm)
6Max Wind
Speed (mph)
1
1010.4
15.4
74
11
NW
16.5
18.3
13.5
1.3
12.6
2.26
1165
2.79
24
Hot and sunny 31st July, rain in evening. Cloudy and much cooler am 1st August
1
2
1012.1
14.7
77
9
W
16.5
17.1
10.8
trace
9.5
6.00
889
2.92
23
Sunny intervals 1st, rain am 2nd
2
3
1014.7
13.8
65
10
W
15.0
16.9
8.8
4.7
7.8
7.06
1009
2.87
21
Sunny periods 2nd, light shower 1230h. Mainly clear skies am 3rd
3
4
1006.6
12.1
90
19
W
15.0
16.8
11.3
14.5
9.9
0.08
246
1.50
49
Suny periods 3rd, rain am 4th
4
5
1002.1
15.8
85
8
WSW
15.5
17.8
12.1
6.0
12.1
0.09
341
1.37
35
Rain all day 4th. Overcast am 5th
5
6
1014.5
17.3
79
4
WNW
15.5
22.4
11.8
0.0
8.6
7.67
1060
2.49
18
Rain afternoon 5th. Clear skies am 6th. New anemometer installed on 6th
6
7
1016.0
18.9
76
4
SSW
16.5
23.9
15.1
0.1
13.5
5.38
1041
2.74
21
Sunny periods 6th, warm. Clear skies and mild am 7th.
7
8
1024.6
15.8
72
1
NNE
16.0
20.4
10.7
0.0
8.6
15.09
786
3.61
14
Sunny intervals 7th, shower 1800 GMT. Clear skies am 8th
8
9
1025.0
15.1
79
2
E
16.0
18.2
9.8
0.0
8.7
10.21
872
3.18
19
Unbroken sunshine 8th. Clear then broken cloud from E AM 9th
9
10
1020.3
14.1
92
2
ENE
16.0
17.1
12.7
8.6
10.6
0.16
541
1.12
12
Prolonged sunshine 9th. Haar am 10th
10
11
1018.8
14.6
97
0
ENE
16.5
13.3
12.6
Haar. Thundery shower 1820 GMT 10th, heavy thundery shower 0340 GMT 11th
11
12
 
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13
 
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14
 
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15
 
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16
 
16
17
 
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18
 
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19
 
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20
 
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21
 
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22
 
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23
 
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24
 
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25
 
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26
 
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27
 
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28
 
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29
 
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30
 
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31
 
31
 
Total/
Mean
18.9
11.8
35.2
7.8
54.01
1165
24.59
49
 
Date
 
Pressure
(mb)
Temp
(°C)
Relative
Humidity
(%)
Wind Speed (mph)
Wind
Direction
Soil Temp
at 20cm
(°C)
Snow Depth(cm)
or
Pentlands Snow line(ft)
1 Mean Maximum
Temp
(°C)
2Mean Minimum
Temp
(°C)
3Total Rainfall
(mm)


4Grass Min
Temp
lowest
(°C)
5Total Sun
(Hours)
Solar
Rad'n highest
W/m2
7Total ET
(mm)
6Max
Wind Speed
(mph)

Month so far (to 0900 GMT on the 11th August)

Overall mean temperature 15.3 ( +1.1 degC of normal)

Precipitation 35.2 mm (46.9%), Sunshine 54.01 hours (34.8%)

 
  0900 GMTreadings
Daily Readings (see notes below)  
   

 

Notes
1. For the 24 hours from 0900UTC* on the date to 0900UTC* on the following day. (The maximum temperature is generally in the afternoon*)
2. For the 24 hours ending at 0900UTC* on the date. (The minimum temperature is generally just after sunrise*)
*Where a maximum is overnight or minimum is during the day the figure is shown in italics. This often occurs in winter
3. For the 24 hours from 0900UTC* on the date to 0900UTC* on following day. SEPA = Scottish Environmental Protection Agency/UKMO 5" diameter gauge
4. For the period from sunset on previous day to 0900UTC* on the date
5.For the period sunrise to sunset on the date
6. For the period 0000UTC*–2400UTC* on the date i.e the Calendar Day
7. Total evapotranspiration on the date (in mm).
* UTC is Universal Time Coordinated. It has been adopted by the UK Met.Office in place of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). When British Summer Time is in force UTC is BST minus one hour ,e.g.1000BST=0900UTC

 

 

 

 

 


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