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Swanston Weather Station
August 2018 (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 Temperature (°C)
2Minimum Temperature (°C)
3Rainfall
(mm)

4GrassMin Temp
(°C)
5Sunshine (Hours)

Solar
Rad'n High
(W/m2)

7ET
(mm)
6Max Wind
Speed (mph)
1
1015.4
17.4
68
12
SW
16.5
19.3
13.8
3.5
12.5
1.88
636
2.2
41
Sunny intervals 31st. Mainly clear skies am 1st
1
2
1017.4
19.3
86
7
W
17.0
24.3
14.9
0.8
12.9
2.33
977
3.0
38
Rain mid-afternoon to midnight 1st. Windy. Clearer am 2nd
2
3
1019.7
18.9
85
10
WSW
18.0
20.7
16.6
0.0
15.3
1.73
719
2.3
23
Occasional light rain 2nd August. Cloudy am 3rd
3
4
1023.9
15.8
81
8
W
17.0
21.2
11.9
0.0
9.8
3.93
1118
3.5
27
Mainly cloudy 3rd, Clear skies am 4th
4
5
1022.2
16.4
77
7
W
17.0
20.3
12.2
0.0
10.4
5.98
951
3.4
21
Sunny intervals 4th. Variable cloud am 5th
5
6
1011.4
17.6
82
10
WSW
18.0
22.9
15.4
1.7
14.2
8.04
940
3.7
27
Sunny intervals 5th. Variable cloud am 6th
6
7
1006.2
14.2
97
3
E
18.0
17.9
13.2
0.3
13.1
2.46
798
1.7
20
Sunny periods 6th. Rain at times am 7th
7
8
1004.5
14.7
77
6
SW
17.0
18.3
11.7
0.0
10.1
6.66
1090
3.0
24
A few sunny intervals pm 7th. Clearer skies am 8th
8
9
1011.4
14.8
64
10
W
16.0
18.7
9.4
2.5
7.5
10.55
963
3.6
24
Sunny intervals 8th. Clear skies overnight 8th/9th
9
10
1012.0
11.4
93
8
W
16.0
17.5
10.6
0.2
7.8
3.32
932
2.3
22
Sunny periods 9th. Clear overnight the rain 0500-0830 GMT 10th
10
11
1018.6
14.5
72
6
W
16.0
18.3
9.5
5.7
7.9
5.17
991
2.6
18
Sunny intervals 10th, shower 1400 GMT. Clear am 11th
11
12
1007.3
13.9
98
8
E
16.0
14.4
12.5
9.5
12.5
0.00
151
0.5
18
Sunny intervals 11th, rain, drizzle, low cloud am 12th. Fog
12
13
1007.3
13.6
99
3
NNE
15.5
15.1
12.8
1.0
12.8
0.00
301
0.7
13
Rain/drizzle and low cloud 12th and am 13th. Fog
13
14
1010.7
15.1
91
7
W
16.0
19.0
12.4
2.3
11.3
1.02
1078
1.7
25
Rain/drizzle and low cloud/fog 13th. Clearer late 13th/am 14th
14
15
1007.4
18.1
86
12
SW
17.0
21.0
15.2
2.5
14.5
3.96
893
2.9
29
Mainly cloudy 14th. Rain late am. Cloudy am 15th
15
16
1005.2
13.5
80
14
WSW
16.0
17.8
10.6
0.4
9.0
9.27
1041
3.4
29
Sunny intervals and showers 15th. Shower 0230h 16th
16
17
1012.1
12.8
85
10
WSW
16.0
15.8
11.1
0.9
10.0
0.19
837
2.3
37
Sunshine, a few light showers 16th. Clouding over am 17th
17
18
1010.7
13.2
96
12
WNW
16.0
16.9
13.0
17.5
12.9
0.26
816
1.2
36
Cloudy 17th. Rain and drizzle am 18th
18
19
1011.9
12.6
99
3
NE
16.0
14.4
12.3
2.4
12.3
0.00
325
0.8
17
Cloudy 18th with rain late pm. Rain and drizzle am 19th. Low cloud
19
20
1018.8
13.6
91
0
NNE
16.0
10.7
10.7
2.46
745
Cloudy with drizzle and low cloud 19th. Clearer skies am 20th
20
21
 
21
22
 
22
23
 
23
24
 
24
25
 
25
26
 
26
27
 
27
28
 
28
29
 
29
30
 
30
31
 
31
 
   
Total/
Mean
18.6
12.5
51.2
7.5
70.25
1118
44.8
41
 
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
Temperature
(°C)
2Mean Minimum
Temperature
(°C)
3Total Rainfall
(mm)


4GrassMin
Temperature
lowest
(°C)
5Total Sunshine
(Hours)
Solar
Rad'n highest
( W/m2)
7Total ET
(mm)
6Maximum
Wind Speed
(mph)
 
  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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