April 2015 weather data

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April 2015 was much warmer and drier than usual. Overall, the average maximum temperature of 15.6°C was 2.7°C above the Ross average for April of 12.9°C with a peak of 22.3°C  on the 15th. There was only one day of sub-zero temperature, this being only the third frosty day so far in 2015.

There were only 8 days on which significant rain fell and two periods of 7 consecutive days each days when no rain fell. It was a very dry month overall with the total rainfall of 19.6 mm being 40% of the Ross-on-Wye* average for April of 48.4 mm.

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

Day by day data for April are given below:-

MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for APR. 2015

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   6.9 10.3 13:00  3.4  7:00 11.4 0.0 0.6 1.3 16.1  1:30 W
2   7.8 10.1  4:00  4.9  8:00 10.6 0.0 4.4 0.5 20.9  0:30 ENE
3   8.9 12.3 13:30  6.7 00:00  9.4 0.0 3.2 0.8 20.9 23:00 ESE
4   8.1 11.4 16:00  5.8  1:30 10.3 0.0 0.0 1.0 17.7 11:00 ENE
5  10.0 14.7 14:30  5.8 00:00  8.3 0.0 0.0 0.3 11.3 12:30 ENE
6  11.8 19.1 15:00  5.1  2:00  6.6 0.0 0.0 0.5 14.5 15:30 ENE
7  11.8 18.6 16:00  5.1  6:00  6.5 0.0 0.0 0.2 12.9 12:30 ENE
8  11.6 17.7 16:00  6.1  6:30  6.7 0.0 0.0 0.2  9.7 13:00 ENE
9  10.9 16.8 15:30  4.4  7:00  7.4 0.0 0.0 1.1 16.1 13:30 ENE
10 11.4 18.9 15:00  5.6  5:30  7.0 0.0 0.0 2.1 20.9 19:00 SE
11  8.9 13.0 15:30  4.8 23:30  9.4 0.0 0.8 1.4 17.7  5:30 WSW
12  8.7 14.6 12:30  3.8  6:30  9.7 0.0 0.0 2.4 24.1  9:30 SE
13 10.2 17.6 15:30  3.2  4:30  8.2 0.0 0.0 1.0 14.5 17:00 SE
14 12.7 18.7 15:30  6.8  7:00  5.7 0.0 0.0 0.8 17.7 15:30 SE
15 15.1 22.3 14:30  8.3 00:00  4.2 0.8 0.0 0.0  9.7 23:00 W
16 11.4 18.2 15:00  5.7  5:30  6.9 0.0 1.6 1.0 12.9  9:30 ENE
17 10.2 15.1 15:30  6.4  6:00  8.1 0.0 0.0 2.3 19.3 12:00 ENE
18  9.1 14.9 15:30  3.4  6:30  9.3 0.0 0.0 3.7 25.7 15:30 ENE
19  6.3 10.1 18:00  2.7  6:30 12.1 0.0 0.0 1.4 17.7 11:00 ENE
20  9.9 16.7 17:00  1.6  6:00  8.4 0.0 0.0 1.0 14.5 12:30 ENE
21 11.7 17.9 16:30  3.8  6:30  6.7 0.0 0.0 1.4 17.7 21:30 ENE
22 11.2 17.2 16:00  4.4  5:30  7.2 0.0 0.0 2.4 22.5 15:00 ENE
23 10.7 16.9 15:30  4.9  6:30  7.7 0.0 0.0 1.0 11.3 11:00 ENE
24 10.7 15.3 15:30  5.2  4:30  7.7 0.0 1.2 0.8 16.1 19:00 SE
25 11.1 15.9 16:00  5.4 23:30  7.3 0.0 2.0 0.6 17.7 12:30 WSW
26  7.2 13.1 15:30  3.5 00:00 11.2 0.0 0.2 0.6 16.1  4:30 ENE
27  6.0 12.7 12:30 -0.4  6:30 12.4 0.0 0.2 0.3 12.9 17:30 WSW
28  7.1 13.0 15:00  0.9  6:30 11.3 0.0 0.0 1.0 16.1 17:30 WSW
29  7.9 13.8 13:00  4.8  7:00 10.4 0.0 5.4 1.8 19.3  4:30 WSW
30  8.7 14.9 16:00  4.6  4:30  9.6 0.0 0.0 0.5 12.9  7:00 ENE
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     9.8 22.3 15 -0.4 27 257.4 0.8

Max >= 32.0: 0
Max <= 0.0: 0
Min <= 0.0: 1
Min <= -18.0: 0
Max Rain: 5.41 ON 29/04/15
Days of Rain: 10 (> .2 mm) 4 (> 2 mm) 0 (> 20 mm)
Heat Base: 18.3 Cool Base: 18.3 Method: Integration