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Swanston Weather Station
October 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
994.5
8.0
94
3
WSW
11.0
11.9
7.2
0.1
6.9
2.68
708
0.91
14
Overcast 30th September, rain am 1st October
1
2
1000.0
8.5
79
1
ESE
10.0
12.6
2.2
3.1
– 1.0
7.65
557
0.99
13
Sunny intervals 1st, clear skies with ground frost am 2nd
2
3
997.2
7.7
93
1
W
10.5
12.2
7.7
42.8
7.0
0.00
53
0.13
10
Sunny periods 2nd. Overcast, rain setting in am 3rd
3
4
984.0
11.8
98
2
ENE
11.0
14.6
7.5
3.1
8.2
2.72
659
0.71
22
Dull with continuous rain and low cloud, 3rd and 4th
4
5
991.2
9.9
97
1
NNW
11.0
12.3
9.7
4.1
9.3
0.58
501
0.46
12
A few sunny intervals 4th, overcast with rain at times am 5th
5
6
990.3
9.9
92
4
WSW
11.0
13.6
8.9
0.1
7.0
4.57
592
0.84
18
Heavy showers 5th, hill fog. Rain am 6th
6
7
1003.9
10.9
86
8
WSW
11.0
12.7
9.2
0.0
7.2
5.99
652
1.27
29
Sunny intervals 6th. Variable cloud amount am 7th
7
8
1007.9
8.2
85
2
WSW
10.5
11.9
6.8
1.6
4.8
7.80
577
1.04
22
Sunny periods 7th, overcast early am 8th then cloud clearing
8
9
1010.1
7.1
81
6
SW
10.0
10.1
5.9
1.6
3.8
7.19
519
1.24
35
Sunny periods 8th, shower late afternoon. Blustery showers early am 9th then clear skies
9
10
1017.5
8.6
88
4
WNW
10.0
12.7
5.1
0.7
2.9
2.10
677
1.09
20
Sunny periods 9th,showers early am 10th .
10
11
1026.4
8.6
79
2
WNW
9.5
12.4
6.3
4.4
4.2
5.30
629
1.24
13
Sunny intervals 10th, shower 1630 GMT. Variable cloud amount am 11th
11
12
1013.8
7.8
94
3
SSE
10.0
9.9
7.6
9.7
6.3
0.59
148
0.38
14
Sunny intervals 11th, rain arriving 0600 GMT on 12th
12
13
1015.8
7.9
95
4
N
9.5
10.3
5.9
11.8
3.0
0.08
148
0.41
28
Mainly overcast with rain 12th and am 13th. Low cloud
13
14
1029.7
10.3
97
2
NW
10.0
10.7
7.9
2.0
7.3
0.00
151
0.28
21
Overcast, with low cloud and rain at times, 13th and am 14th
14
15
1031.3
6.9
84
1
NNW
9.5
9.2
5.7
0.6
4.3
0.00
200
0.41
13
Overcast, with low cloud and showers at times on the14th. Overcast and dry am 15th
15
16
1030.1
7.4
91
0
W
10.0
9.6
6.3
0.7
5.6
0.13
265
0.36
14
Overcast, low cloud 15th. Light showers am 16th
16
17
1026.6
6.9
93
2
NE
9.5
9.1
6.3
1.0
6.0
0.00
137
0.30
15
Overcast 16th. Low cloud with drizzle am 17th
17
18
1024.0
6.3
94
1
SE
9.5
11.3
6.2
0.2
5.7
0.02
213
0.41
20
Overcast 17th, ocasional rain and drizzle. Overcast, low cloud, am 18th
18
19
1008.4
11.3
87
10
SW
10.0
11.4
6.3
8.3
7.5
0.00
186
0.84
43
Overcast, with light winds, 18th. Turning unsettled am 19th with SW'y gusts to 43mph
19
20
993.9
8.6
95
3
SSE
10.0
13.4
7.8
1.0
7.5
0.96
408
0.56
20
Light rain 19th and am 20th
20
21
991.0
11.6
85
5
SSE
10.0
16.0
8.6
0.1
8.4
4.86
439
1.14
34
Overcast 20th with drizzle pm. Clear skies am 21st. Milder
21
22
998.9
9.6
89
2
W
10.5
10.6
7.8
2.3
5.0
0.00
155
0.32
14
Sunny intervals and rather warm 21st. Overcast am 22nd
22
23
998.5
8.1
88
1
SSE
9.5
11.1
6.4
2.8
4.3
3.47
374
0.76
30
Overcast 22nd, rain pm. Overcast am 23rd
23
24
988.4
6.9
90
6
SW
9.0
9.8
5.8
2.5
3.5
0.09
172
0.84
46
Sunny intervals 23rd, showers midday. Squally rain and 46mph gust 0828h 24th
24
25
983.8
7.5
84
8
SW
9.0
9.8
5.3
1.3
3.3
4.88
432
1.09
42
Heavy shower am 24th, overcast pm. Clear skies am 25th then shower
25
26
984.5
8.2
86
5
SW
9.0
10.4
6.4
0.2
5.0
1.94
469
0.84
26
Shower am 25th. Showers am 26th
26
27
990.1
6.9
84
5
SSE
9.0
8.9
6.4
5.2
4.0
0.32
146
0.56
29
Sunny intervals am 25th, mainly overcast am 26th
27
28
988.6
6.9
83
7
SW
8.5
8.9
5.7
0.1
3.5
2.11
200
0.91
36
Rain pm 27th. Gusty winds, 36 mph, am 28th
28
29
1001.9
7.2
85
7
S
7.5
14.4
6.1
1.8
4.1
0.00
141
0.79
43
Sunny intervals 28th, overcast am 29th
29
30
1006.0
9.6
82
5
SW
9.0
11.4
7.8
1.4
7.7
3.63
374
0.57
46
Rain afternoon 29th, gusty winds overnight with 46mph 30th early am. Milder.
30
31
993.4
12.6
92
6
SSE
9.0
14.2
4.4
4.0
3.0
1.65
301
0.99
57
Sunny intervals 30th. Overcast with occasional rain am, becoming milder
31
 
Total/
Mean
11.4
6.7
118.6
-1.0
71.31
708
22.68
57
 
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)

October 2020 summary (to 0900 GMT on the 1st November)

Overall mean temperature 9.1 ( + 0.2 degC of normal)

Precipitation 118.6 mm (131.8%), Sunshine 71.31 hours (71.5%)

 
  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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