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  • Location: Heswall, Wirral
  • Weather Preferences: Summer: warm, humid, thundery. Winter: mild, stormy, some snow.
  • Location: Heswall, Wirral

    Below are the statistics for my weather station during the Winter season 2012-13

    Mean Maximum: 7.0C

    Mean Minimum: 2.0C

    Overall Mean: 4.5C

    Seasonal Rainfall total: 274.5mm

    Rainfall days: 46 days

    Max rainfall in one day: 22.9mm (20th December)

    Total Snowfall: 8.5cm

    Snowfall Days (snow falling): 6 days

    Max snowfall in one day: 4.5cm (26th January)

    Highest daily maximum temperature: 14.1C (29th January)

    Lowest daily maximum temperature: -0.6C (12th December)

    Highest daily minimum temperature: 10.5C (3rd January)

    Lowest daily minimum temperature: -3.9C (13th December)

    Days with Ground Frost: 48

    Days with Air Frost: 25

    Days of falling snow: 6

    Days of lying snow: 5

    Thunder days: 1

    Temperature frequency breakdown

    Maximum temperature:

    -5.0 to -0.1C: 2 days

    0.0C to 4.9C: 23 days

    5.0C to 9.9C: 41 days

    10.0C to 14.9C: 24 days

    Minimum temperature:

    -5.0C to -0.1C: 25 days

    0.0C to 4.9C: 47 days

    5.0C to 9.9C: 17 days

    10.0C to 14.9C: 1 day

    Compared to the Winter CET average (81-10 average = 4.5 ), my average comes in average when compared to the CET mean

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  • Location: Whitkirk, Leeds 86m asl
  • Weather Preferences: Anything but mild south-westeries in winter
  • Location: Whitkirk, Leeds 86m asl

    Whitkirk, Leeds, United Kingdom

    Elevation 86 metres asl

    Latitude/longitude 53° 47′ 59″ N, 1° 32′W

    Mean: 3.7°C

    Mean maximum: 5.4°C

    Mean minimum: 0.6°C

    Maximum temperature: 13.0°C (29 Jan)

    Minimum temperature: -7.1°C (16 Jan)

    Lowest maximum: -3.7°C (15 Jan)

    Highest minimum: 9.4°C (3 Jan)

    Days above 10°C: 8

    Days below 5°C: 46

    Days below 0°C: 3


    Precipitation: 142.7 mm

    Rain days >1 mm: 29

    Rain days >0.2 mm: 44

    Most in one day: 22.8 mm (20 Dec)

    Maximum snow depth: 25 cm (26 Jan)

    Total snowfall: in the region of 40 - 45 cm


    Maximum pressure: 1038.5 mb (27 Feb)

    Minimum pressure: 975.8 mb (13 Dec)

    Maximum wind gust: 60.1 mph (31 Jan)

    Sunshine: 182.3 hours

    Mean: 2.0 hours

    Most in one day: 9.3 hours (28 Feb)


    Thunder: 1

    Lightning: 2

    Hail: 0

    Snow falling: 27

    Snow on ground (>50%): 17

    Air frost: 44

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