Christopher Curtis (18)

Summer 2021

This summer was cooler, wetter and calmer than the recent average. June was only slightly cooler than usual, but much wetter, with twice the recent average rainfall: 132mm fell on 12 days, with 4 days of particularly heavy rain. July was cooler than usual (the…

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Spring 2021

This was a remarkable Spring, with unusually cold weather, and included a very dry and a very wet month. For the first time since we moved here (4 years ago), there were air frosts in April and May. (There were 3 air frosts and 8…

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Winter 2020-2021

It was a colder winter than has been usual in recent years. December was about 1 degree cooler than average at 6.5C, January close to average at 4.8C and February also about 1C below average at 6.2C. The lowest minimum was -3.4C on 24 January.

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A Dusting of Snow

In the current easterly airmass we have had snow for three days now, and enough overnight to give a dusting on the ground. With low temperatures and a stiff breeze it feels brutally cold by local standards. We would not expect to have significant snow…

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Autumn 2020

Average temperatures in September and October were close to the long term averages, while November was a little warmer in comparison. There were no air frosts here at all this autumn (recent years have seen 3 days with air frosts) and only three days with…

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