April 2020 weather data

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April 2020 had two long dry spells and was much warmer than usual overall too. Overall, the average maximum temperature of 16.7°C was 2.7°C above the Usk average for April of 14.0°C with a peak of 24.7°C on the 11th, the minimum temperature being 0.1°C on the 1st and there were no air frosts. There were 7 days on which the temperature exceeded 20°C.

There were 23 days when no rain (or a trace) fell, the wettest days being 18th when 18.6 mm fell each. It was drier than usual overall with the total rainfall of 54.4 mm being 81% of the Usk* average for April of 67.5 mm.

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

Day by day data for April are given below:-

                  
                   MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for APR. 2020

NAME: Penallt210   CITY: Penallt   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   5.3   8.8   12:30   0.1    4:30  13.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   9.7   15:30    NE
 2   8.5  12.1   12:30   5.4    2:00   9.8   0.0   0.0   0.6  16.1   13:00   WNW
 3   8.6  13.9   17:30   3.4   00:00   9.7   0.0   0.0   0.2  11.3   13:30    SE
 4   8.7  14.9   14:30   2.1    6:30   9.6   0.0   0.0   1.8  20.9   16:30   SSE
 5  12.8  19.7   14:00   7.3    3:00   5.6   0.1   0.6   6.1  29.0   13:30   SSE
 6  10.8  15.3   14:00   4.5   00:00   7.5   0.0   6.4   1.1  24.1    1:00    SW
 7  10.5  17.7   16:00   2.5    6:30   7.8   0.0   0.0   0.6  16.1   12:30   SSE
 8  14.2  21.1   17:30   8.3    3:00   4.5   0.4   0.0   0.5  11.3   12:30    NE
 9  15.8  22.8   17:00   9.3    7:00   3.5   1.0   0.0   0.6  12.9   14:00    NE
10  15.7  23.3   17:00   7.9    7:00   3.8   1.1   0.0   1.0  17.7   15:00   SSE
11  17.2  24.7   15:00  10.1    7:00   2.7   1.6   0.0   0.0   9.7   15:00    NE
12  15.2  20.4   12:00   8.7    6:00   3.6   0.5   0.0   1.1  29.0   22:30    NE
13   7.5  10.7   15:00   3.2   00:00  10.8   0.0   0.0   8.0  33.8    1:00    NE
14   6.5  13.5   17:00   0.2    7:00  11.8   0.0   0.0   0.8  14.5   10:30    NE
15   9.6  17.4   17:00   1.3    6:30   8.8   0.0   0.0   0.8  16.1   16:30    NE
16  12.7  19.6   16:30   3.6    4:30   5.8   0.1   0.0   1.0  16.1   13:00    NE
17  10.2  14.7    0:30   6.6   00:00   8.2   0.0   4.4   2.9  20.9   20:00    NE
18   6.6   8.1   18:00   5.0    7:30  11.7   0.0  18.6   1.8  17.7    2:30    NE
19  10.7  15.6   16:30   7.3    8:00   7.6   0.0   0.0   3.4  24.1   17:00    NE
20  10.1  17.1   16:30   4.4    4:30   8.2   0.0   0.0   6.9  30.6   17:30    NE
21  11.5  17.9   16:00   5.8    6:30   6.8   0.0   0.0   6.6  29.0   12:00    NE
22  12.4  19.8   16:00   5.6    6:30   6.1   0.2   0.0   4.2  20.9    0:30    NE
23  12.8  21.2   18:00   6.2    6:30   5.7   0.2   0.0   1.6  14.5   10:00    NE
24  13.9  20.8   15:30   6.9    6:00   4.8   0.4   0.0   0.8  12.9   13:30    NE
25  12.9  18.9   17:00   6.1    6:30   5.4   0.0   0.0   1.0  11.3    1:30   SSE
26  13.1  19.7   13:00   5.9    5:30   5.3   0.1   0.0   0.2   9.7   13:30   SSE
27  11.8  15.7   15:00   9.1    7:30   6.5   0.0   0.0   1.1  12.9   13:00    NE
28   7.7  10.9    0:30   6.2   10:00  10.7   0.0  11.6   1.6  20.9   11:30    NE
29   8.8  13.4   16:00   6.3    8:00   9.5   0.0   7.6   1.9  20.9   21:30   SSE
30   7.9  11.6   17:00   5.3    4:00  10.4   0.0   5.2   1.4  19.3    9:00    SE
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    11.0  24.7    11     0.1     1   224.9   5.6  54.4   2.0  33.8    13      NE

Max >=  32.0:  0
Max <=   0.0:  0
Min <=   0.0:  0
Min <= -18.0:  0
Max Rain: 18.59 ON 18/04/20
Days of Rain: 7 (> .2 mm) 6 (> 2 mm) 0 (> 20 mm)
Heat Base:  18.3  Cool Base:  18.3  Method: Integration