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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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Summer 2020

Overall, this summer was broadly in line with those of the last few years here, but conditions varied significantly over June, July and August. Temperature June was close to average with a maximum of 29C and a minimum of 7C. Although July's maximum was typical…

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Spring 2020

As has been widely reported, this Spring was remarkably sunny. Although this weather station does not record daylight hours, there were many more days with sunshine than we usually experience, at any time of the year. This was not reflected in unusually high temperatures. The…

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