August 2014 weather data

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August 2014 was colder and much wetter overall than average. The total rainfall of 146.0 mm was 2.39 times the Ross-on-Wye* average for August of 61.1 mm, and the average maximum temperature of 19.5 °C was 2.0 °C below the Ross average for August of 21.5 °C, the warmest day being the 7th (24.5 °C). There were only 8 rain-free days in the month and the wettest day was the 10th, with a rainfall of 41.4 mm.

Nationally, it was the coolest August since 1993 and the wettest since 2004.

* Ross-on-Wye is the nearest Met Office station for which long term averages (1971-2000) are available.

Day by day data for August are given below:-

 

                   MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for AUG. 2014

NAME: Penallt 210   CITY:    STATE:  
ELEV:   210 m  LAT:  51° 48' 00" N  LONG:   2° 42' 00" W

                   TEMPERATURE (°C), RAIN  (mm), WIND SPEED (km/hr)

                                      HEAT  COOL        AVG
    MEAN                              DEG   DEG         WIND                 DOM
DAY TEMP  HIGH   TIME   LOW    TIME   DAYS  DAYS  RAIN  SPEED HIGH   TIME    DIR
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 1  16.5  21.7   14:30  14.6    6:00   2.2   0.3  10.8   1.0  14.5   10:00   ESE
 2  15.6  20.3   14:00  11.7   00:00   2.8   0.1  18.2   2.3  17.7    6:00    SE
 3  16.0  20.7   13:30  11.6    0:30   2.7   0.4   0.0   1.3  14.5   13:00     W
 4  16.1  22.2   16:30  11.1    4:30   2.9   0.6   0.0   0.6  12.9   13:30     W
 5  16.0  21.8   17:00  11.6    0:30   2.8   0.6  14.8   1.8  19.3    9:30    SE
 6  18.4  23.2   15:30  14.9   00:00   1.2   1.3   7.6   1.1  12.9    6:30     W
 7  17.8  24.5   13:00  12.5    6:00   2.2   1.7   0.0   0.0   6.4   14:00   WSW
 8  16.2  22.6   13:30  10.6    6:00   2.8   0.8   0.0   0.0   1.6   10:00     W
 9  15.8  21.4   11:30  11.6    5:30   2.8   0.3   2.2   0.6  17.7   15:00     W
10  13.7  17.0   16:30  11.5   00:00   4.7   0.0  41.4   1.6  22.5   16:30    SE
11  14.0  18.6   13:30  10.8    5:00   4.3   0.0   4.4   1.9  17.7   17:30     W
12  13.2  16.7   11:00  10.9    4:00   5.1   0.0   3.0   1.8  20.9   18:00     W
13  14.8  20.9   13:30  10.1    6:30   3.7   0.2   0.2   0.5  11.3   18:30     W
14  13.9  20.1   17:00  10.2   00:00   4.4   0.1   2.4   0.0   6.4    8:00     W
15  13.5  21.0   16:00   8.7    6:00   5.0   0.2   1.8   0.2   9.7   19:30    SE
16  14.2  19.3   10:30   9.8    2:30   4.2   0.0   0.0   0.6  16.1   16:00     W
17  15.1  19.7   14:00  11.4   00:00   3.4   0.1   0.8   1.3  12.9   13:00     W
18  14.3  20.8   15:30   9.7   00:00   4.3   0.3   0.0   0.5  12.9    5:30     W
19  11.8  17.1   14:00   8.6   23:30   6.5   0.0   3.2   0.2   9.7   19:30    SE
20  11.9  18.0   12:30   7.4    2:30   6.4   0.0   2.2   0.0   8.0   12:00    SW
21  11.4  15.6   16:00   6.8    4:30   6.9   0.0   0.4   1.4  17.7   17:00     W
22  13.7  19.9   13:30   8.4   00:00   4.8   0.1   0.0   0.2   8.0   16:30    SE
23  12.6  18.7   15:00   7.7    1:00   5.8   0.0   0.6   0.3  11.3   15:30   ESE
24  12.1  16.7   16:00   7.5    6:00   6.2   0.0   0.2   0.6   9.7   12:30   ESE
25  13.6  16.4   18:30  10.8    2:00   4.8   0.0  20.2   1.8  17.7    4:30    SE
26  13.9  15.3   14:30  12.1   00:00   4.4   0.0   4.0   1.8  22.5   11:30    NE
27  13.7  17.4   14:30   8.9    5:30   4.7   0.0   2.6   3.2  19.3   14:30    NE
28  15.9  19.2   14:30  13.2    7:30   2.6   0.1   2.0   1.8  22.5   15:30     W
29  14.7  17.3   13:00  12.1    7:30   3.7   0.0   2.2   2.7  24.1    8:30     W
30  14.6  18.2   14:00  10.7    6:00   3.8   0.0   0.8   0.6  16.1   10:00     W
31  15.8  22.1   14:30  10.6    6:30   3.3   0.8   0.0   0.0   8.0   23:00     W
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    14.5  24.5     7     6.8    21   125.4   7.7 146.0   1.0  24.1    29       W

Max >=  32.0:  0
Max <=   0.0:  0
Min <=   0.0:  0
Min <= -18.0:  0
Max Rain: 41.40 ON 10/08/14
Days of Rain: 23 (> .2 mm) 16 (> 2 mm) 2 (> 20 mm)
Heat Base:  18.3  Cool Base:  18.3  Method: Integration