February 2018 weather data

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February 2018 was much colder than usual, especially during the last week when we were influenced by "The Beast from the East", and was much drier than usual also. The month had 17 frosty mornings in all, and there was one day (28th) when frost lasted throughout. Overall, the average maximum temperature of 6.5°C was 2.0°C below the Usk average for February of 8.5°C.

The warmest by day was the 19th with a maximum of 12.1°C and the coldest by night was the 28th with a low of -7.6°C.

There were 18 days on which no significant rain (0.2 mm or less) fell, and a total monthly rainfall of 33.5 mm was 38% of the Usk* average for February of 87.4 mm. The wettest day was the 13th with 9.8 mm.

* Usk is the nearest Met Office station for which long term averages (1981-2010) are available.


                   MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for FEB. 2018

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   4.1   7.2   12:30   2.2   00:00  14.2   0.0   0.0   1.6  20.9   10:30     W
 2   4.3   8.3   12:00   1.9    2:00  14.1   0.0   0.0   0.5   9.7   10:00    SW
 3   3.8   5.1   12:30   1.8   23:30  14.6   0.0   3.2   0.2   9.7   20:00   ESE
 4   2.4   5.2   14:30   0.8   00:00  15.9   0.0   0.6   1.0  16.1    8:30   ENE
 5   1.3   4.8   13:30  -0.3   19:30  17.1   0.0   0.0   0.5  16.1   11:30   ENE
 6   0.7   3.6   12:00  -0.8    8:00  17.7   0.0   0.0   0.5   9.7   18:30   ENE
 7   1.1   4.6   14:00  -1.7    6:00  17.3   0.0   0.0   0.3   8.0    0:30     E
 8   4.6   7.1   15:30   1.4    0:30  13.7   0.0   6.4   2.9  30.6   21:30    SE
 9   2.7   6.6    1:00  -1.0   00:00  15.7   0.0   1.4   1.4  19.3    0:30     W
10   5.2   9.4   22:30  -1.2    1:00  13.2   0.0   2.0   3.2  24.1    9:00     W
11   2.6   6.4    0:30  -0.6   21:00  15.7   0.0   0.2   1.6  19.3   14:30     W
12   2.3   6.8   12:00  -1.3    8:00  16.1   0.0   0.2   1.3  16.1   22:00     W
13   2.7   5.1   14:00  -1.9   00:00  15.6   0.0   9.8   3.5  40.2    7:00    SE
14   3.7   8.2   20:00  -2.1    1:00  14.6   0.0   5.2   4.2  29.0   12:30    SE
15   5.2   8.6   14:00   1.8   21:00  13.1   0.0   1.6   1.8  19.3   15:30     W
16   4.5   8.9   13:30  -0.1    5:00  13.8   0.0   0.2   1.3  19.3   15:30    SE
17   5.4   9.2   14:00   3.4    5:30  12.9   0.0   0.0   1.0  11.3    0:30    SE
18   6.2   7.8   13:30   4.5    2:00  12.1   0.0   2.0   1.4  11.3    7:30    SE
19   9.2  12.1   14:30   6.9    0:30   9.1   0.0   0.6   0.0   6.4   14:00     W
20   7.3  10.3   14:30   5.1    8:00  11.1   0.0   0.0   1.6  16.1   10:00     E
21   5.1   7.3   14:30   3.0   19:00  13.3   0.0   0.0   0.2   9.7    0:30   ENE
22   1.7   4.1   12:00  -1.3   22:30  16.7   0.0   0.0   1.0  16.1   14:30   ENE
23   0.6   4.7   13:30  -2.7    7:30  17.8   0.0   0.0   2.1  20.9   14:00   ENE
24   1.1   5.2   14:30  -2.6    7:00  17.2   0.0   0.0   1.6  17.7   13:30   ENE
25   0.8   4.8   14:30  -2.2    7:00  17.6   0.0   0.0   1.9  17.7   10:30   ENE
26  -1.2   2.7   13:30  -3.6    4:30  19.6   0.0   0.0   1.9  22.5   12:00   ENE
27  -2.1   1.8   14:30  -4.9   00:00  20.4   0.0   0.0   0.6  12.9    1:30   ENE
28  -4.3  -0.1   13:30  -7.6   22:30  22.7   0.0   0.0   2.7  25.7   19:00   ENE
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     2.9  12.1    19    -7.6    28   432.7   0.0  33.5   1.5  40.2    13     ENE

Max >=  32.0:  0
Max <=   0.0:  1
Min <=   0.0: 17
Min <= -18.0:  0
Max Rain: 9.80 ON 13/02/18
Days of Rain: 13 (> .2 mm) 6 (> 2 mm) 0 (> 20 mm)
Heat Base:  18.3  Cool Base:  18.3  Method: Integration