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  • Location: Skirlaugh, East Yorkshire
  • Location: Skirlaugh, East Yorkshire

    Hedon, East Yorkshire.

    March 2005

    Warmest Max: 17.3°C (on 25/03/05)

    Coldest Max: 4.5°C (on 05/03/05)

    Warmest Min: 10.2°C (on 16/03/05)

    Coldest Min: -0.8°C (on 03/03/05)

    Average Min: 4.0°C

    Average Max: 10.6°C

    Overall Average: 7.3°C (+1.0°C Above 1971-2000 Average)

    Air Frosts: 6

    Snow showers: 8

    Snow lying at 0900: 1 day

    Dry Days: 12

    Wet Days: 19

    Thunderstorms: 0

    Year 2005 So Far (Jan - Mar)

    Warmest Max: 17.3°C (on 25/03/05)

    Coldest Max: 3.3°C (on 24/02/05)

    Warmest Min: 11.0°C (on 07/01/05)

    Coldest Min: -2.4°C (on 28/02/05)

    Average Min: 3.1°C

    Average Max: 8.9°C

    Overall Average: 6.0°C (+1.1°C Above 1971-2000 Average)

    Air Frosts: 12

    Snow showers: 39

    Snow lying at 0900: 4 days

    Dry Days: 40

    Wet Days: 50

    Thunderstorms: 0

    Overall, a month of three parts. The first (1st - 13th) being cold in easterly/northerly airflows which led to a 2cm covering on the 5th. The second part (14th - 25th) was very mild but relatively dull with only hazy sunshine. The last part (25th-31st) was typical anti-cyclonic gloom - day after day of overcast skies, mist, drizzle and fog in the night. The wet and dry day figures do not tell the whole story, rainfall was definitely low with many days of drizzle amounting to nothing. As usual in the north-east in March, sunshine was at a premium - I only saw the sun properly on a handful of days.

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  • Location: Pollard's Hill, Surrey
  • Location: Pollard's Hill, Surrey

    Monthly Report for March 2005 at Pollard's Hill Weather Station, Surrey

    It was a month of two halves with the second being much milder than the first.

    On the 2nd the maximum high was only 3.2c and on the 4th the night minimum fell to -3.3c

    There was also some Sleet and Snow during the early days of the month.

    Things did warm up and we had a high of 19.8c on the 19th which up to this point is the years warmest day. Overall temperature wise it was slightly below and close to the average for the month. In terms of Rainfall our March average is 34mm and we had 31mm this month so slightly below and close to the average there also.

    Max Temp Avg.....11.92c...(-0.03 below Avg)

    Min Temp Avg....4.76c...(-0.14)

    Mean Temp Avg.....8.34c.....(-0.08)

    Highest Daytime Max.....19.8c (19th)

    Lowest Night Min.....-3.3c (4th)

    Total Rainfall.....31mm...(-3mm below Avg)

    Wettest Day.....9mm...(29th)

    Number of Dry Days.....21

    Number of Rain Days.....10

    Previous March's (Mean Temps)
















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  • Location: just south of Doncaster, Sth Yorks
  • Location: just south of Doncaster, Sth Yorks


    here with my March figures

    mean temp = 7.9C(2.1C up on long term average)

    avge min = 4.7C(2.1C=avge) absolute min = -1.8C on 2nd

    avge max = 11.1C(avge=9.5C) absolute max = 18.4C on 18th

    rainfall was 14.6mm way below average with 0.2mm or more on 13 =avge

    no fog or thunder, and 4 days with snow, 1 lying, (avge=5 and 1)

    air frost = 5(avge :lol:

    ground frost = 9 (avge =14)

    general notes

    another dry month, and another way above average in terms of temps, and as has been said already, a month of two halves.

    1st 5 days = mean temp 3.5C, up to 4.5C by 10th, and 6.7C by 19th ending on 7.9C.

    Not sure how it compares to other March's yet.



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  • Location: Warminster, Wiltshire
  • Location: Warminster, Wiltshire

    Stats for Westbury, Wiltshire

    Average max = 10.54c (highest 20c on the 19th)

    Average min = 4.09c (lowest -5c on the 4th)

    Mean = 7.31c (0.9c higher than 2004)

    Dry days = 18

    Precipitation days = 13 (of which snow/sleet/hail = 4)

    Rainfall = 66mm (inc 38 mm in one 24 hour period: 29th-30th)

    A month of 2 halves

    It was definitely a month of 2 halves, and in fact the stats for the 2nd half are lower than they looked likely to be because the last 3 days were much cooler! These stats are for days 1-15 then days 16-31. Also note that days 14 and 15 were the start of milder conditions.

    1st half

    Average max = 6.46c

    Average min = 0.53c

    Mean = 3.5c

    2nd half

    Average max = 14.37c

    Average min = 7.43c

    Mean = 10.9c

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  • Location: Canterbury, Kent
  • Location: Canterbury, Kent

    Warmest Max: 20c (68f) 19th, 23rd

    Coldest Max: 1c (34f) 2nd

    Coldest Min: -7c (21f) 3rd

    Number of days with temperatures above +15c: 11

    Overall Average: 12.06c

    Snow showers: 5

    Snow lying: 7

    Dry Days: 19

    Days with sun: 18

    Wet Days: 9

    WBSH :lol:

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  • Location: Preston lancashire
  • Location: Preston lancashire

    MTemperature 68.0 °F / 20.0 °C 34.0 °F / 1.1 °C 49.0 °F / 9.4 °C

    Dew Point 50.2 °F / 10.1 °C 12.0 °F / -11.1 °C 36.4 °F / 2.4 °C

    Humidity 91.0% 31.0% 63.6%

    Wind Speed 15.0mph / 24.1km/h from the WSW - 5.2mph / 8.3km/h

    Wind Gust 33.0mph / 53.1km/h from the WSW - -

    Wind - - SSW

    Pressure 30.39in / 1029.0hPa 29.32in / 992.8hPa -

    Precipitation 1.44in / 3

    Other Data

    Sunshine 15 Days

    Rain 5 Days

    Cloud 7 Days

    Overcast 2 Days

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  • Location: Canterbury, Kent
  • Location: Canterbury, Kent
    Sunshine  15 Days

    Rain        5 Days


    Well reading thru other peoples posts on here I cant believe how few wet days there have been! :o who said we live in a wet country! :o


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