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April 2021 (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)
@ 0900 GMT
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
1031.2
4.2
83
3
ENE
7.5
7.2
3.7
0.0
2.3
6.30
814
1.22
18
Overcast 31st March. Turning much colder with rain and drizzle pm. Overcast am 1st April
1
2
1035.0
3.3
78
2
WNW
6.5
10.2
– 1.0
0.0
– 6.5
5.39
932
1.62
9
Sunny periods 1st. Clear skies with air frost am 2nd. 5.3h<0C
2
3
1035.9
7.1
73
3
SSE
7.0
14.9
– 0.1
0.0
– 4.9
13.15
652
2.44
18
Sunny periods 2nd. Clear skies with brief air frost am 3rd. 0.2h<0C
3
4
1022.1
5.9
79
9
SW
7.0
9.6
5.2
0.1
4.2
6.32
810
2.18
40
Unbroken sunshine 3rd. Cloud amount increasing am 4th. Gusty wind from SW
4
5
1019.4
0.4
53
10
NW
6.5
<50% cover
5.5
– 2.5
0.0
– 4.0
10.85
942
2.36
33
Sunny periods 4th. Turning much colder early am 5th with snow/hail showers. 8.5h<0c
5
6
1020.7
1.9
62
6
WNW
6.0
4.3
– 1.7
0.0
– 3.2
8.97
896
1.98
30
Prolonged sunshine 5th. Light snow and hail showers am 6th. 8.7h<0C
6
7
1021.8
1.9
64
6
NW
5.0
7.7
1.7
0.0
– 4.0
0.85
949
1.63
17
Prolonged sunshine 6th, a few light snow/hail showers. Clear skies am 7th, 7.9h<0C
7
8
1009.7
7.7
85
9
SSW
6.0
9.7
1.9
0.9
0.5
4.09
788
1.98
47
Mainly overcast 7th and am 8th. Turning less cold
8
9
1011.2
3.9
65
4
WNW
6.0
7.8
0.4
0.0
– 2.2
10.42
849
2.11
20
Cold front with gusty winds (47 mph) early evening 8th. Clear skies am 9th
9
10
1017.1
3.1
65
3
NW
5.5
6.9
– 1.6
1.9
– 4.7
10.34
863
1.65
16
Prolonged sunshine 9th, clear skies am 10th. 8.3h<0c am 10th
10
11
1020.9
2.2
69
3
WNW
5.5
<50% cover
6.7
– 2.0
0.3
– 6.1
8.85
865
1.70
21
Snow and hail showers (large hail) pm 10th. Clear skies am 11th, 9.3h<0C
11
12
1027.6
3.4
62
3
WNW
5.0
9.4
– 1.7
0.0
– 4.8
13.40
747
2.51
15
Light snow showers 11th. Clear skies am 13th with 9.2h<0C
12
13
1032.0
5.8
73
3
WNW
6.0
10.9
1.4
0.0
– 3.0
9.11
879
1.80
10
Unbroken sunshine 12th, clear skies am 13th
13
14
1034.6
6.4
75
2
NW
6.0
12.7
– 0.7
0.0
– 5.0
13.65
777
2.46
10
Prolonged sunshine 13th, clear skies am 14th with 2.7h<0C
14
15
1034.7
9.1
53
1
ESE
6.5
13.1
2.3
0.0
– 3.3
13.95
708
3.07
15
Unbroken sunshine 14th, clear skies am 15th
15
16
1031.1
8.1
66
1
NW
6.5
14.6
0.9
0.0
– 4.4
12.10
772
2.90
13
Unbroken sunshine 15th, clear skies am 16th
16
17
1029.7
9.9
52
2
WNW
7.0
14.7
2.8
0.0
– 2.9
12.63
772
3.20
16
Prolonged sunshine 16th, clear skies am 17th
17
18
1024.6
8.5
61
4
S
7.0
12.2
6.7
0.0
2.7
0.00
352
1.91
17
Prolonged sunshine 17th, becoming overcast am 18th
18
19
1021.1
10.4
70
1
WNW
8.5
17.6
7.7
0.0
5.9
6.62
765
2.95
18
Overcast 18th. Variable cloud amount am 19th
19
20
1018.6
9.6
75
4
NW
9.0
13.5
6.8
2.3
1.1
7.78
717
1.73
14
Sunny periods 19th, variable cloud amount am 20th
20
21
1025.4
6.3
72
3
ENE
9.0
9.8
3.5
0.0
1.4
14.40
763
2.69
18
Sunny periods 20th, rain in evening. Clear skies am 21st
21
22
1027.2
9.7
63
3
WNW
8.0
17.2
1.6
0.0
– 2.1
14.44
749
3.02
13
Unbroken sunshine 21st, clear skies am 22nd
22
23
1028.6
12.1
56
1
NW
9.0
17.6
2.7
0.0
– 2.1
11.11
816
3.05
14
Unbroken sunshine 22nd, clear skies am 23rd
23
24
1031.5
8.6
76
2
ENE
9.5
12.1
5.8
0.0
5.3
10.11
898
2.29
18
Prolonged sunshine 23rd. Increased cloud later 23rd and am 24th. Haar
24
25
1032.3
7.8
70
1
NE
9.5
12.6
2.5
0.0
1.0
13.23
740
2.79
14
Prolonged sunshine 24th. Clear skies am 25th
25
26
1021.7
10.1
64
4
SW
9.5
12.9
6.9
3.5
1.1
0.87
990
1.68
31
Unbroken sunshine 25th, becoming overcast am 26th
26
27
1010.5
6.1
94
4
NW
9.0
7.3
5.7
1.1
3.3
0.62
322
0.43
22
Showers evening 26th, rain am 27th. Turning colder from NE
27
28
1015.5
6.1
75
5
ENE
9.0
9.8
3.7
0.0
2.6
4.19
1028
2.13
21
Mainly overcast 27th and am 28th. Occasional showers. Colder
28
29
1014.7
5.8
74
3
N
9.0
9.3
2.3
1.4
– 0.6
5.64
1027
1.80
14
Sunny intervals 28th, clear skies am 29th
29
30
1018.4
7.2
72
5
ENE
9.0
10.2
2.8
0.0
0.1
8.56
858
2.87
16
Sunny intervals 29th. shower evening. Showers am 30th
30
31
 
31
 
Total/
Mean
10.9
2.1
11.5
– 6.5
258.14
1028
66.15
47
 
Date
 
Pressure
(mb)
Temp
(°C)
Relative
Humidity
(%)
Wind Speed (mph)
Wind
Direction
Soil Temp
at 20cm
(°C)
SnowDepth(cm) or
Pentlands, Lammermuirs, Moorfoots snowline(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)

April 2021 summary (to 0900 GMT on the 1st May)

Overall mean temperature 6.5C (– 1.2 degC of normal)

Precipitation 11.5 mm (20.9%), Sunshine 258.14 hours (184.4%)

 
  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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