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For August 2012

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Summary:

August 2012 was wet, mild and rather windy.

August was another very wet and moist month, not much different from June and July. This was due the continued southerly position of the jet stream preventing high pressure systems reaching the UK. It was however a milder month than previous ones, being the warmest this year, and the warmest of the previous Augusts at this site. Due to the low pressure systems it was also a rather windy month, being the windiest August so far.

Rainfall for August was 137.2 mm (192.4% of Average), and rain was recorded on 24 days of 31.

Temperatures were slightly below average for August, although it was the warmest August so far.

The dominant wind direction was south. The maximum gust was 50.8 mph on 15th. There was an average wind speed of 7.1 mph, and the total wind run was 5273.9 miles.

Monthly Highs and Lows:

Daily Highs and Lows for August can be found here: August 2012 Monthly Summary

Records

For August 2012

Records for the Period 01st Aug 2012 to 31st Aug 2012 - 31 Days.

Temperature
Max24.7 °C09th Aug 2012
Min8.4 °C31st Aug 2012
Lowest Max16.3 °C07th Aug 2012
Highest Min16.1 °C11th Aug 2012
Lowest Windchill8.4 °C31st Aug 2012

Range16.3 °C
Average15.9 °C-0.1 °C from Avg
Average High18.9 °C-0.3 °C from Avg
Average Low13.5 °C+0.6 °C from Avg

Max Temperatures (°C):

< -5 -4 - 0 0 - 4 5 - 9 10 - 14 15 - 19 20 - 24 > 25
0 0 0 0 0 22 9 0

Min Temperatures (°C):

< -5 -4 - 0 0 - 4 5 - 9 10 - 14 15 - 19 20 - 24 > 25
0 0 0 1 21 9 0 0

Moisture
Dew Point:
Max20.1 °C09th Aug 2012
Min6.5 °C31st Aug 2012
Humidity:
Max99 %01st Aug 2012
Min61 %31st Aug 2012

Average Dew Point14.5 °C
Average Humidity91.4 %

Pressure
Max1032.8 mb31st Aug 2012
Min996.1 mb15th Aug 2012

Average1013.4 mb
Wind
Max Gust50.8 mph15th Aug 2012
Max Speed33.0 mph15th Aug 2012

Avg Wind Speed7.1 mph
Windrun:
Total Windrun5273.9 miles
Highest Windrun332.6 miles15th Aug 2012
Lowest Windrun41.3 miles09th Aug 2012

Wind Directions:
0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 6 0 2 0 1 0

Precipitation
Total Rainfall137.2 mm204.8 % of Avg
Days with Rainfall24 Days
Highest Daily Rainfall19.7 mm17th Aug 2012
Max Rain Rate31.7 mm/hr29th Aug 2012

Max Hourly Rainfall10.3 mm17th Aug 2012
Max Consec' Wet Days10 Days12 Aug 2012 - 21 Aug 2012
Max Consec' Dry Days2 Days10 Aug 2012 - 11 Aug 2012

Snowfall:
Total Snowfall0.0 cm
Days with Snowfall0 Days
Highest Daily Snowfall0.0 cmN/A

Rain Amounts:
> 0.2 mm > 1.0 mm > 5.0 mm > 10.0 mm > 20.0 mm
22 18 11 6 0

Days With
Fog Hail Thunder Snow Falling Snow Lying
0 0 0 0 0

Graphs:

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