February 2020 weather data

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February 2020 was warmer than usual, and was much wetter than usual also. The month had one frosty morning. Overall, the average maximum temperature of 9.4°C was 0.9°C above the Usk average for February of 8.5°C with a maximum of 12.3°C on the 23rd.

There were 5 days on which no significant rain (0.2 mm or less) fell, and a total monthly rainfall of 242.8 mm was 2.78 times the Usk* average for February of 87.4 mm. The wettest day was the 15th with 47.4 mm.

The Met Office reports that this has been the wettest February since records began. But this is an overall statistic and conditions in Penallt may be different. For example, February 2014 saw 266.9 mm fall in Penallt. 

Records began here in April 2011 and we have experienced five wetter months since then, with an all-time record of 302.1 mm in January 2014.

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

                   
                   MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY for FEB. 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   8.3  10.1   14:00   6.9   00:00  10.0   0.0   0.8   1.1  24.1   12:30    SE
 2   9.1  11.4   11:30   5.1    4:00   9.2   0.0   4.2   1.1  24.1   10:30    SW
 3   7.1   9.4    0:30   4.4   20:00  11.3   0.0   0.0   0.2  14.5    0:30    SE
 4   6.2   8.7   11:00   3.3    4:00  12.1   0.0   1.6   1.3  27.4   11:30    SW
 5   4.2   9.0   13:00   0.3   00:00  14.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   6.4   13:00    SE
 6   3.2   7.6   13:30  -0.2    6:00  15.1   0.0   0.4   0.2  11.3   12:30   SSE
 7   5.4   9.9   00:00   1.9    8:30  12.9   0.0   0.2   3.1  25.7   23:00   SSE
 8   7.2   9.8    0:30   3.9    8:00  11.1   0.0   5.8   3.1  29.0   00:00    SW
 9   9.6  11.8   13:30   6.9   00:00   8.7   0.0  25.6   5.5  38.6    6:00   SSE
10   4.8   7.4   10:30   2.0   18:00  13.5   0.0   7.4   2.7  29.0   12:00   WSW
11   3.9   6.8   14:30   1.6   18:30  14.4   0.0   0.0   2.4  25.7   16:30   WSW
12   4.6   7.8   13:00   2.1    4:30  13.7   0.0   3.0   0.6  19.3   23:00   SSE
13   6.2   8.6   12:30   4.7    6:00  12.1   0.0  22.8   1.6  25.7    2:00   SSE
14   7.1   9.9   15:30   2.1    3:30  11.2   0.0   3.6   1.1  22.5   11:00   SSE
15  10.6  11.9   20:00   8.1    1:00   7.8   0.0  47.4   5.6  37.0   22:30    SW
16   7.4  11.9    1:30   4.0   21:00  10.9   0.0  25.8   3.5  45.1    1:00    SW
17   5.5   8.9   13:00   2.9    5:00  12.8   0.0   7.4   1.6  30.6    1:30    SE
18   5.3   8.9   13:00   2.2   00:00  12.9   0.0   3.8   1.0  20.9   15:30    SW
19   5.9   8.4   18:30   2.2    0:30  12.4   0.0   1.6   1.3  24.1   18:30    SW
20   6.0   9.1   10:30   2.7   22:00  12.3   0.0   7.8   2.4  24.1    5:00    SE
21   7.2   9.3   14:30   2.4    0:30  11.2   0.0   0.4   3.1  30.6   21:00    SW
22   8.9  11.1   11:30   7.4   00:00   9.4   0.0   4.8   2.3  25.7    1:00   WSW
23   8.6  12.3   10:00   4.9   23:30   9.7   0.0   2.0   2.3  32.2    4:30    SW
24   8.2  10.7   14:30   5.1   00:00  10.1   0.0   7.6   2.9  27.4    5:30   SSE
25   3.9   7.6   12:30   1.9   00:00  14.4   0.0   1.6   0.8  16.1   18:30    SE
26   3.8   6.9   13:30   1.1    3:00  14.5   0.0   0.0   1.0  22.5   11:30    SE
27   3.3   7.1   15:30   0.2   00:00  15.0   0.0   5.6   1.0  24.1   12:00   ENE
28   6.7  10.3   14:30   0.2    0:30  11.6   0.0  36.6   3.2  24.1   22:00   SSE
29   5.2  10.1    0:30   2.7   11:00  13.1   0.0  15.0   3.5  33.8    2:00    SW
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     6.3  12.3    23    -0.2     6   347.6   0.0 242.8   2.0  45.1    16      SW

Max >=  32.0:  0
Max <=   0.0:  0
Min <=   0.0:  1
Min <= -18.0:  0
Max Rain: 47.40 ON 15/02/20
Days of Rain: 25 (> .2 mm) 18 (> 2 mm) 5 (> 20 mm)
Heat Base:  18.3  Cool Base:  18.3  Method: Integration