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Swanston Weather Station
February 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)
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
999.7
0.9
95
0
Calm
1.5
<50%
3.7
– 1.4
0.4
– 3.8
0.53
434
0.23
12
Sunny periods 31st January. Clear skies overnight 31st/1st, fog am 1st. 11.7h<0C
1
2
995.9
0.6
95
2
ENE
1.5
<0.5 cm
1.6
0.4
12.8
– 0.4
0.00
121
0.13
19
Mainly overcast 1st, brief Fohn type effect 1320-1330 GMT. Light snow am 2nd
2
3
996.1
0.9
95
5
ENE
1.5
P750'
1.8
0.3
8.3
– 0.1
0.00
132
0.15
27
Snow at times 2nd and 3rd giving temporary cover
3
4
1008.5
1.8
94
3
ENE
2.0
P650'
4.6
0.3
2.7
– 0.2
0.00
51
0.13
15
Snow at times 3rd and 4th giving temporary cover, 1 cm late 3rd/early 4th
4
5
1009.9
3.2
91
3
ENE
2.5
PML 900'
3.3
1.8
8.1
2.3
0.00
114
0.10
28
Rain at times 4th and am 5th. Rather less cold. Tmax early am 5th
5
6
1015.9
1.7
95
6
ENE
2.0
PML 1100'
2.4
1.6
0.3
1.1
0.00
72
0.13
26
Rain showers 5th and am 6th with wet snow at times
6
7
1018.3
– 0.8
90
4
ENE
2.0
1 cm
0.7
– 0.8
0.2
– 1.0
0.00
155
0.38
29
Rain and snow showers 6th. Light snow showers am 7th. 1 cm @ 0900h. 4.2h<0C
7
8
1015.6
– 1.6
89
1
NE
1.5
1 cm
0.9
– 2.1
7.8
– 3.4
5.45
429
0.43
31
Light snow/snow pellets at times 7th and am 8th. 23.5h<0C
8
9
1014.7
– 2.1
95
2
ENE
13 cm
– 0.1
– 3.0
12.8
– 3.5
1.33
504
0.20
16
Heavy snow showers overnight 8th/9th. 21.3h <0C. Drifting in winds to 30 mph
9
10
1021.6
– 2.4
93
0
ENE
27 cm
0.9
– 3.6
0.2
– 7.5
2.96
703
0.30
22
Heavy snow showers 9th/am 10th. 24.0h <0C. Record snow depth since records began 2014
10
11
1018.3
– 3.3
81
1
ENE
22 cm
0.7
– 4.9
0.00
– 10.5
8.89
385
0.48
8
Light snow showers pm 10th. Clear skies overnight 10th/11th. 23.5h<0C
11
12
1032.5
– 1.4
85
1
SSE
18 cm
1.1
– 4.6
0.00
– 6.2
3.49
301
0.46
33
Unbroken sunshine 11th. Clear skies am 12th. 23.0h<0c
12
13
1029.0
– 4.3
78
8
SSE
14 cm
2.3
– 4.4
0.5
– 6.0
2.66
301
0.84
30
Sunny periods 12th. Broken cloud am 13th, windy with some blowing snow. 19.5h<0C
13
14
1014.6
2.3
84
2
SSE
13 cm
7.1
– 4.3
0.3
– 2.4
0.00
204
0.79
53
Sunny intervals am 13th, light snow showers later. Rain and snow am 14th. 17.0h<0C. Windy
14
15
1010.2
6.9
88
9
SSE
Patches<50%
8.9
2.3
0.4
2.8
1.11
387
0.79
41
Milder and overcast 14th with thaw. Windy with 53mph gust at 1758h. Overcast am 15th.
15
16
997.5
7.9
85
8
SSW
PML patches
9.7
5.7
1.6
3.0
6.60
415
1.04
46
A few sunny intervals 15th, gusty evening. Gusts to 46 mph am 16th
16
17
996.1
5.6
84
7
SSW
Patches 1150'
9.2
4.2
0.4
2.6
6.81
390
1.14
36
Sunny periods 16th. Rain am 17th
17
18
987.1
5.1
81
12
SW
PML patches
6.3
5.1
1.7
4.1
1.70
353
0.86
44
Sunny periods 17th. Light rain early am 18th, then colder
18
19
992.0
4.6
91
14
SSE
PML patches
10.5
4.1
1.0
2.6
0.02
221
1.07
60
A few sunny intervals 18th. Showers 0850h on 19th. 48 mph gust am 19th
19
20
994.6
8.6
91
1
ENE
PML patches
11.1
4.6
4.8
6.6
0.00
128
0.71
48
Overcast 19th with 60 mph gust @1414h. Overcast and mild am 20th
20
21
1001.5
7.5
84
9
S
PML patches
10.3
6.7
0.2
4.8
7.20
497
1.32
45
Overcast 20th with rain pm. Heavy shower late pm 20th. Dry am 21st
21
22
1009.5
6.9
85
4
S
PML patches
10.0
6.5
0.00
4.8
7.54
434
1.60
42
Prolonged sunshine 21st. Clear skies am 22nd
22
23
1006.2
6.8
81
12
SSE
Isol patches
11.2
5.9
14.3
4.1
0.09
348
0.97
68
Prolonged sunshine 22nd. Clouding over am 23rd with gusts to 46 mph.
23
24
1008.3
9.6
82
9
S
Isol patches
9.9
6.2
0.00
8.0
0.10
267
1.19
40
Rain 0900h-2100h 23rd, 68 mph gust @ 1343h on 23rd. Overcast and windy am 24th. Mild
24
25
1017.6
5.3
86
8
SSW
Few isol patches
8.9
4.7
0.00
3.5
7.97
547
1.32
32
Overcast 24th, clear skies am 25th
25
26
1032.7
5.2
85
4
SW
11.2
3.8
0.00
2.0
9.56
638
1.37
31
Prolonged sunshine 25th, clear skies am 26th
26
27
1038.9
6.8
86
1
NW
11.6
5.2
0.00
4.0
4.25
527
1.09
19
Prolonged sunshine 26th, clear skies am 27th.Milder
27
28
1038.2
6.9
84
2
WSW
6.7
6.1
Sunny periods 27th, clear periods am 28th
28
29
 
29
30
 
30
31
 
31
 
Total/
Mean
5.9
1.7
78.8
– 10.5
78.26
703
19.2
68
 
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)

February 2021 so far (to 0900 GMT on the 28th February)

Overall mean temperature 3.8C (– 0.4 degC of normal)

Precipitation 78.8 mm (121.2%), Sunshine 78.26 hours (97.8%)

 
  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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