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Swanston Weather Station
February 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
984.6
7.1
87
17
W
5.5
8.5
7.1
6.0
5.5
0.61
251
1.07
51
A few sunny intervals 31st, rain later. Gusts to 51 mph, am 1st
1
2
999.8
3.7
90
8
S
5.0
7.7
1.6
2.6
– 0.8
0.32
229
0.56
35
Rain pm 1st. Clear am 2nd then cloud and rain. Colder
2
3
1001.2
4.3
82
20
W
4.5
5.8
3.5
1.6
2.9
4.31
302
1.27
50
Showers pm, milder later. Turning colder from early am 3rd, gusts 50mph
3
4
1015.8
5.4
85
10
WNW
3.5
P 1300'
8.9
0.7
0.0
– 0.3
6.28
425
1.09
39
Sunny periods 3rd, snow late pm 3rd and early am 4th
4
5
1033.6
4.8
89
7
W
4.0
6.6
3.8
0.0
– 1.3
0.01
193
0.97
30
Prollonged sunshine 4th. Clear becoming cloudy am 5th
5
6
1029.2
4.8
83
10
W
4.5
8.1
4.6
0.2
3.9
5.97
396
0.94
24
Overcast 5th, a few clear spells am 6th
6
7
1016.9
4.1
66
10
SSW
3.5
8.7
– 0.2
0.6
– 4.4
6.06
413
0.94
36
0.5h <0c. Sunny periods 6th, clear skies and air frost am 7th
7
8
1003.1
4.2
77
20
SW
3.5
9.8
2.5
39.1
0.3
5.57
396
1.57
62
Sunny periods 7th, shower late pm. Showers am 8th, gust 51 mph
8
9
963.9
9.8
87
21
SW
4.0
9.8
2.7
4.7
2.5
2.81
408
1.47
58
Sunny periods 8th. Storm Ciara later pm 8th/am 9th. Wet and windy
9
10
980.9
1.2
90
14
WSW
3.5
1 cm
2.4
0.7
20.7
– 0.5
0.84
380
0.71
47
Becoming colder throughout 9th. Snow showers+thunder am 10th. 1 cm 0900.
10
11
988.2
1.8
82
15
W
2 cm
2.6
0.2
3.4
– 1.6
1.33
359
0.69
49
Heavy snow showers, rasn 10th. Snow showers am 11th. 2 cm (frozen) 0900
11
12
1001.6
1.9
79
17
W
2 cm
3.4
0.6
3.2
– 0.2
6.20
357
1.19
40
Squally snow showers 11th and early 12th. 2 cm (frozen) 0900
12
13
991.1
2.3
94
7
ESE
1 cm
4.4
– 0.2
1.2
– 2.0
0.00
137
0.25
26
Heavy, squally snow showers midday 12th. RaSn → ra am 13th
13
14
1004.1
4.4
85
8
SSE
3.0
PML 700'
8.5
0.4
1.8
– 2.5
0.76
244
1.37
56
Overcast 13th, light rain am. Clearer later pm 13th then cloudy am 14th
14
15
992.7
6.0
85
11
S
3.5
PML 900'
9.7
4.3
8.6
4.2
0.00
227
1.14
57
Gust 56 mph 1100 14th, rain midday. Overcast am 15th
15
16
974.3
4.1
74
24
WSW
4.0
Patches PML
6.8
3.0
4.8
1.7
5.43
436
2.41
61
Wet and windy pm 15th. Occasional showers am 15th
16
17
989.5
5.6
86
25
WSW
4.0
Patches PML
7.9
3.7
5.2
2.1
5.88
427
1.47
59
Sunny periods 16th. Windy overnight, 61 mph gust. Squally showers am 17th
17
18
1003.5
3.7
83
20
WSW
3.5
P 1200'
5.9
0.9
4.3
0.6
2.71
417
1.04
39
Sunny periods 17th, snow showers evening. Hail & snow shwrs am 18th
18
19
1010.8
3.3
85
16
WSW
3.0
P 1250'
9.2
2.4
8.2
0.2
0.17
125
1.14
45
Heavy showers with hail and snow early pm 18th, temporary cover. Dry am 19th
19
20
994.5
3.2
92
11
WNW
4.0
Patches 1300'
5.9
3.0
4.8
2.1
2.19
568
1.02
47
Rain evening 19th and am 20th
20
21
1001.4
5.9
87
30
SW
4.0
Patches 1400'
9.9
1.1
7.9
– 0.2
0.01
167
1.30
56
Squally hail and snow showers pm 20th. Milder am 21st with gusty wind and rain
21
22
998.3
1.5
89
20
SW
4.5
PML 700'
4.2
1.1
6.9
– 0.1
3.97
506
1.37
55
Mild and wet 21st, gust 56 mph 1700. Turning much colder am 22nd, snow showers
22
23
1004.1
2.4
84
17
W
4.0
PML 850'
6.2
1.0
2.3
– 0.1
6.19
577
1.37
40
Squally snow and hail showers pm 23rd, temporary cover. Light sn shrs am 23rd
23
24
1000.6
0.4
94
11
ESE
3.5
1 cm
3.4
0.2
6.8
– 0.1
0.00
163
0.36
24
Light snow and hail showers late am 23rd. Snow 0600 onwards am 24th
24
25
992.7
1.8
90
10
W
3.0
PML 700'
6.0
0.9
0.0
– 0.6
3.52
622
0.91
22
Snow am and pm 24th. 2cm -3 cm by early pm. Clear spells am 25th
25
26
997.9
1.6
88
12
W
3.0
PML 850'
5.1
0.1
0.6
– 1.7
6.32
621
1.12
621
Light snow shower midday 25th. Clear skies overnight 25th/26th with ground frost
26
27
996.6
0.7
85
13
W
2.5
< 1 cm
– 0.3
– 2.6
2.9h <0c. Prolonged sun 26th. Snow showers late pm. Clear skies am 27th.
27
28
 
28
29
 
29
30
 
30
31
 
31
 
Total/
Mean
6.7
1.8
145.5
– 4.4
77.53
622
28.74
62
 
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 27th)

Overall mean temperature 4.3C (+0.1 degC of normal)

Precipitation 145.5mm (223.8%), Sunshine 77.53 hours (96.9%)

 
  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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