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Swanston Weather Station
March 2020 (Means and totals to date are at foot of table)
 
  0900 GMT readings
 Daily  Readings (See notes at foot of page)
Weather in previous 24h & hours of air frost (to 0900 on date)
Date
Date
Pressure
(mb)
Temp (°C)
Relative
Humidity (%)
Wind Speed
(mph)
Wind
Direction
SoilTemp @ 20cm
(°C)
SnowDepth(cm) or
Pentlands, Lammermuirs, Moorfoots snowline(ft)
1Maximum Temp (°C)
2Minimum Temp (°C)
3Rainfall
(mm)

4Grass Min Temp
(°C)
5Sun (Hours)

Solar
Rad'n High
(W/m2)

7ET
(mm)
6Max Wind
Speed (mph)
1
968.1
2.3
93
16
WSW
3.0
P 900'
5.7
1.2
1.9
0.0
3.45
383
1.35
54
Sunny periods 29th Feb. Rain and snow later 29th and am 1st. Heavy at times. Windy
1
2
982.2
2.4
81
12
SW
3.5
P 1400'
5.5
1.3
1.4
– 0.1
10.29
679
1.52
35
Rain and snow showers am and late pm 1st, windy, 54 mph gust. Clear am 2nd
2
3
992.2
4.2
88
9
W
3.5
P 1500'
9.0
2.2
0.2
0.4
6.77
612
1.42
34
Unbroken sunshine 2nd. Heavy shower 0400h 3rd
3
4
1006.2
4.3
78
3
WNW
3.0
Patches 1500'
8.3
0.6
0.0
– 2.3
5.87
573
1.24
18
Sunny periods 3rd. Clear skies overnight 3rd/4th
4
5
1000.6
1.0
86
2
NNW
3.0
Patches 1500'
6.4
– 1.2
0.0
– 5.4
4.19
494
0.53
8
Sunny periods 4th. Clear skies am 5th with air frost. 4.4h < 0c.
5
6
1003.0
2.2
83
0
Calm
2.5
Few patches 1500'
7.7
– 1.8
0.0
– 5.6
5.83
610
1.12
25
Sunny periods 5th. Clear skies am 6th with air frost. 3.7h < 0c.
6
7
1002.4
6.7
86
17
SW
4.0
Few patches 1500'
10.6
2.2
2.4
0.9
0.21
436
1.70
50
Sunny periods 6th. Cloudy am 7th
7
8
991.3
5.9
81
20
WSW
4.0
Few patches 1500'
9.7
4.9
1.7
3.1
6.65
655
1.73
43
Rain pm 7th, gusts to 50 mph. Showers am 8th
8
9
1003.1
6.4
81
12
WSW
4.0
8.4
3.1
7.7
1.4
3.76
489
1.37
52
Showers early pm 9th. Clear skies am 9th
9
10
988.2
7.9
86
17
W
4.5
9.3
3.2
1.6
5.7
1.96
691
1.32
40
Sunny to early pm 9th. Showers and gusty winds, 52 mph, overnight 9th to 10th
10
11
995.9
6.9
84
12
W
5.0
7.8
3.1
4.7
1.7
3.94
696
1.85
42
Showers 10th. Clear skies overnight to 11th then showers developing by 0900h
11
12
993.7
2.5
83
16
SW
3.5
3.0 cm
5.5
– 0.8
10.1
– 2.5
3.53
626
1.22
43
Rain/snow late pm 11th. Heavy snow showers early am 12th. 2.9h < 0c. Snow 3 cm
12
13
1016.6
3.0
80
8
E
4.0
PML 900'
5.8
1.7
0.1
0.2
3.41
691
1.40
21
Squally rain/snow showers 12th. Clear am 13th
13
14
1006.8
4.4
86
8
S
4.5
PML 1250'
9.1
1.6
7.9
0.4
0.94
497
1.50
48
Sunny intervals 13th. Clear spells am 14th
14
15
991.9
6.1
80
18
WSW
4.5
Few patches 1400'
9.7
4.9
1.3
3.5
5.89
780
2.03
45
Rain, heavy at times, 2000h onwards 14th. Dry am 15th
15
16
1015.0
5.0
78
10
SW
5.0
8.4
2.4
0.6
0.5
6.42
612
2.21
48
Sunny periods 15th, shower mid afternoon. Clear skies am 16th
16
17
1016.0
7.8
79
10
WSW
5.0
10.3
5.7
9.3
4.3
4.87
728
1.75
42
Sunny periods 16th, rain and gusty winds evening. Dry with variable cloud am 17th
17
18
1018.9
4.2
83
15
WSW
5.5
7.4
2.6
trace
1.0
4.48
708
1.70
29
Sunny intervals am 17th, rain pm. Dry with clearer skies am 18th
18
19
1027.7
5.1
82
7
WNW
5.0
9.4
2.2
0.0
0.6
8.89
816
1.91
25
Sunny intervals 18th, light hail and snow shower mid-afternoon. Clear am 19th
19
20
1036.3
3.3
78
2
ESE
4.5
7.7
0.2
0.0
– 3.7
8.65
707
1.80
17
Sunny periods 19th. Clear skies with ground frost, am 20th
20
21
1032.7
4.1
75
8
SSE
4.5
7.2
0.3
0.0
– 3.0
2.18
366
1.83
25
Sunny periods 20th. Clear with ground frost am 21st, becoming overcast by 0900.
21
22
1030.4
3.6
70
3
SSW
4.0
11.1
0.2
0.0
– 2.1
11.27
603
2.67
25
Sunny intervals 21st, clear skies evening. Clear am 22nd with ground frost
22
23
1022.9
6.3
58
7
S
4.0
10.5
1.8
0.0
– 2.2
1.28
573
3.05
41
Unbroken sunshine 22nd. Overcast at times am 23rd
23
24
1016.5
7.8
54
20
SSW
5.0
12.0
6.3
0.0
4.0
4.86
621
3.51
51
Mainly cloudy 23rd. Mild with gusty winds to 46 mph overnight 23rd/24th
24
25
1019.9
8.9
78
14
SW
6.0
12.8
6.8
0.3
6.1
0.54
657
2.01
44
Sunny periods 24th, gusty winds to 51 mph pm. Variable cloud am 25th
25
26
1027.0
5.8
96
6
E
7.0
6.3
5.7
3.4
6.0
0.00
100
0.23
14
Mainly cloudy 25th. Haar am 26th
26
27
1029.9
5.6
98
6
E
7.0
5.7
5.4
2.2
5.7
0.00
90
0.23
20
Haar all day 26th and am 27th
27
28
1038.3
5.6
78
5
NNE
6.0
7.6
1.8
0.2
– 1.6
3.27
721
1.32
26
Haar and drizzle 27th, clearing late afternoon. Ground frost early am 28th
28
29
1048.0
1.7
66
4
N
5.5
7.1
1.2
0.0
– 0.1
2.98
851
1.83
20
Hail and snow showers afternoon 28th. Clear skies am 29th
29
30
1040.1
5.0
75
6
WNW
6.0
10.9
3.3
0.4
1.8
3.92
735
1.57
17
Sunny intervals 29th, clear am 30th
30
31
1036.3
5.4
81
4
W
6.0
9.6
4.0
0.00
2.4
4.86
970
1.40
14
Sunny intervals 30th. Variable cloud am 31st
31
                               
Total/
Mean
8.5
2.5
57.4
– 5.6
134.62
970
50.32
54
 
Date
 
Pressure
(mb)
Temp
(°C)
Relative
Humidity
(%)
Wind
Speed (mph)
Wind
Direction
Soil Temp
at 20cm
(°C)
Snow Depth(cm)
or
Pentlands Snow line(ft)
1 Mean Maximum
Temp
(°C)
2Mean Minimum
Temp
(°C)
3Total Rainfall
(mm)


4Grass Min
Temp
lowest
(°C)
5Total Sun
(Hours)
Solar
Rad'n highest
W/m2
7Total ET
(mm)
6Max
Wind Speed
(mph)

Monthly summary (to 0900 GMT on the 1st April)

Overall mean temperature 5.5 (– 0.1 degC of normal)

Precipitation 57.4mm (88.3%), Sunshine 134.62 hours (117.7%)

 
  0900 GMTreadings
Daily Readings (see notes below)  
   

 

Notes
1. For the 24 hours from 0900UTC* on the date to 0900UTC* on the following day. (The maximum temperature is generally in the afternoon*)
2. For the 24 hours ending at 0900UTC* on the date. (The minimum temperature is generally just after sunrise*)
*Where a maximum is overnight or minimum is during the day the figure is shown in italics. This often occurs in winter
3. For the 24 hours from 0900UTC* on the date to 0900UTC* on following day. SEPA = Scottish Environmental Protection Agency/UKMO 5" diameter gauge
4. For the period from sunset on previous day to 0900UTC* on the date
5.For the period sunrise to sunset on the date
6. For the period 0000UTC*–2400UTC* on the date i.e the Calendar Day
7. Total evapotranspiration on the date (in mm).
* UTC is Universal Time Coordinated. It has been adopted by the UK Met.Office in place of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). When British Summer Time is in force UTC is BST minus one hour ,e.g.1000BST=0900UTC

 

 

 

 

 


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