April 2016 weather data

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April 2016 was cool and wetter than usual. Overall, the average maximum temperature of 12.3°C was 0.3°C below the Ross average for April of 12.9°C with a peak of 16.4°C  on the 13th. There were only two days of sub-zero temperature, on the 17th and 28th.

There were 16 days when no rain (or a trace) fell and only one day on which the rainfall, exceeded 10mm (15.8mm on the 11th). It was wetter overall than usual with the total rainfall of 61.4 mm being 27% above 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:-

CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for APR. 2016

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   6.3  10.4   15:00   1.5    4:30  12.0   0.0   0.0   2.9  22.5   15:30    SE
 2   8.9  13.0   17:00   6.3   00:00   9.4   0.0   2.8   2.9  20.9   14:00    SE
 3   8.7  12.6   17:30   4.7    4:00   9.7   0.0   2.4   1.8  20.9   13:30    SE
 4   8.8  12.1   14:00   6.6   00:00   9.5   0.0   6.6   0.8  17.7   14:00    SE
 5   9.3  14.9   14:00   5.1   00:00   9.1   0.0   0.0   0.3   9.7   12:00   WNW
 6   7.8  12.1   15:00   4.3   22:00  10.5   0.0   0.6   1.9  32.2   13:00     W
 7   7.0  10.9   15:30   4.4    4:30  11.3   0.0   0.0   1.1  17.7   13:00     W
 8   8.6  12.8   14:30   5.6    5:30   9.7   0.0   0.2   0.8  14.5   23:30    SE
 9   5.7   9.6   17:00   1.4   00:00  12.7   0.0   4.4   0.6  12.9    1:00    SE
10   6.1  10.7   16:30   0.7    4:00  12.3   0.0   6.2   4.5  33.8   11:30   ENE
11   7.8  10.2   16:30   5.9   23:30  10.6   0.0  15.8   0.5  16.1    0:30   ENE
12   9.3  14.7   14:30   3.8    6:00   9.0   0.0   0.2   0.5  11.3   13:30    SE
13   9.8  16.4   13:30   3.4    5:30   8.6   0.0   1.4   0.2   6.4   10:00   ENE
14  10.1  14.6   14:00   6.6    6:00   8.3   0.0   2.8   1.0  16.1   17:30   ENE
15   7.4   8.9   16:30   4.6   00:00  10.9   0.0   2.8   0.0   8.0    8:30   ENE
16   5.1   9.9   15:30   1.0    8:00  13.2   0.0   2.0   0.6  12.9   14:30   ENE
17   6.3  12.3   15:00  -0.5    6:30  12.0   0.0   0.0   0.3   9.7   15:00    SE
18   7.9  14.5   16:00   1.9    4:30  10.4   0.0   0.0   0.3   9.7   12:00     W
19   9.8  14.7   16:30   6.7   23:00   8.5   0.0   0.0   0.5  12.9   18:00   ENE
20  10.3  15.9   15:00   4.1    6:30   8.0   0.0   0.0   2.7  20.9   18:30   ENE
21   9.0  14.0   16:00   3.2    6:30   9.3   0.0   0.0   1.8  17.7   23:30   ENE
22   7.5   9.7    0:30   5.1   00:00  10.8   0.0   4.8   1.3  17.7    1:00   ENE
23   6.7  11.6   14:00   1.9    6:30  11.6   0.0   0.0   0.8  16.1   10:00   ENE
24   8.0  13.8   14:30   3.9    0:30  10.3   0.0   0.0   0.6  12.9   10:00     E
25   8.4  13.1   12:30   4.5   00:00   9.9   0.0   0.2   0.8  19.3   19:00     W
26   5.2  10.0   16:00   1.8    6:30  13.2   0.0   0.2   1.0  17.7   19:30   ENE
27   3.8  10.3   12:30   0.4    4:00  14.5   0.0   3.4   0.2   8.0    0:30   ENE
28   5.1  10.3   11:00  -0.6    3:00  13.2   0.0   4.4   1.3  20.9   18:00     W
29   6.2  11.1   16:00   2.3    4:30  12.2   0.0   0.2   0.8  16.1    4:00     W
30   7.6  14.7   15:30   0.9    5:30  10.7   0.0   0.0   0.3  11.3   14:00    SW
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     7.6  16.4    13    -0.6    28   321.4   0.0  61.4   1.1  33.8    10     ENE

Max >=  32.0:  0
Max <=   0.0:  0
Min <=   0.0:  2
Min <= -18.0:  0
Max Rain: 15.80 ON 11/04/16
Days of Rain: 19 (> .2 mm) 12 (> 2 mm) 0 (> 20 mm)
Heat Base:  18.3  Cool Base:  18.3  Method: Integration