Like loose leaf tea? Contact me at - the 'Lyvennet Tea Club' has some of the finest teas from India, China and Ceylon, including first and second flush Darjeeling's, Green Tea and classics such as Earl Grey and our own Breakfast Blend

   Maulds Meaburn Weather

    Weather Conditions at Maulds Meaburn, Nr Appleby, in the county of Westmorland


  24/11/20   6:16

(updated every 5 minutes 24 hours a day)

Station located at (approx)    54° 32' 18.25" N      -2° 34' 55.80" W        Elev.    602 Ft asl

A 'Standard' Climatological Observation site - using Met' Office supplied equipment supported with a Davis Vantage Pro2 - and reporting to the Met' Office via W.O.W.

All information on this site is free to use, but please acknowledge the source and if for research purposes an email would be appreciated.

Current Conditions -
Temperature  9.8 C Dew Point  9.2 C Humidity  96  %
Wind  SW  (216) at   23.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 17.0 mph
Barometer 1012.0 mb Pressure Trend Falling Slowly Wind Chill 5.7 C
Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr Daily Rain 2.2 mm Storm Rain 1 15.2 mm
Click here for a more detailed (WeatherUnderground) look at todays Weather          or the 2 day Weatherlink archive


Temp (time)
Highest gust (time)
Dew Point
Heat Index
Wind Chill
Rain Rate
10.4 C ( 2:17)
9.8 C ( 6:01)
40.0 mph ( 0:49)
1014.1 mb
1011.9 mb
10.0 C
9.4 C
96 %
95 %
11.1 C
5.0 C
2.2 mm
2.8 mm/hr
This Month
14.3 C
-0.4 C
56.0 mph
1038.3 mb
981.8 mb
13.9 C
-1.1 C
100 %
71 %
14.4 C
-1.7 C
138.0 mm
34.6 mm/hr
This Year
29.5 C
60.0 mph
1047.2 mb
967.0 mb
23.9 C
-5.0 C
33.3 C
-5.6 C
1393.0 mm
240.0 mm/hr

  1 - As used here, a "storm" begins when 5mm of rain has fallen in a 24-hour period, and continues until 24 hours pass without 5mm of rain.

  During snowfall events AWS rainfall readings will be effected by the timing of when the snow melts.


0900 - 0900 GMT Daily Standard Observations

Min' Temp
Max' Temp
Dry Bulb
Wet Bulb
Soil @ 1 ft
Soil @ 1 Meter
Grass Temp
23rd Nov
0.1 mm
114.3 mm
Very Good (8)

   Yesterday (22nd)   - a reasonable day with sunny spells.

           Today (23rd)   - clouded over during the last hour. A cool wind.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      8.24°c                    11th-20th     8.47°c                   21st-30th     6.02°c                           Current Mean     8.09°c                Average for November is:    5.79°c


Monthly Weather Summary

OCTOBER  -   much wetter and colder than average and very dull. Rain was a constant companion throughout the month, falling on 28 days, becoming quite wet from the 21st through to the end of the month. Many days were on the cool side with no particular warmth at all. A poor month.

Wettest since 2014 and warmest since 2018 - fourth wettest (of14) and third coldest (of 12) - MSLP was -5.6 Mb below average, rainfall 148.4% of the average for 2007-19 and the temp' was 0.91°c below average (2009-19).

Rainfall totalled 170.5 mm    -  Mean Min' of 5.16°c  -  Mean Max' 12.11°c  -  with a highest maximum of 15.6°c (4th) and a lowest minimum of -0.6°c (2nd).

There were the following 'Days of' - hail on two days. Only one air frost and seven ground frosts. With 36.4 mm the 3rd was the month's wettest day and the highest gust of wind was 56 Mph - the mean wind speed was 6.42 mph.

  Summary   - is now updated with the full weather report for October.

  A summary and detail of the weather for 2019 can be read here   REVIEW OF 2019   and other summaries/articles are also available such as this: But it's meant to be Summer (Summer 2017)  


Local Historical Weather

Morland - rainfall in November 1920 was 78.2 mm and between 1902-44 the average for the month was 87.0 mm

Orton - between 1967-2019 the average rainfall for November is 179.0 mm - the driest being 51.9 mm (2004) and the wettest 504.4 mm (2009)

Appleby - average rainfall for November for the period 1856-2019 is 86.4 mm - the driest decade was the 1870's (71.1 mm), the wettest, 2000's (107.3 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - November - usally wet and we don't seem to get the 'mists and mellow fruitfulness' any more. A calm, coolish and misty/foggy November seems to be a thing of the past - but 2020 may just be different!   -   The mean temperature has ranged from 3.64°c (2016) to 8.12°c (2011).

Averages 131.2 mm of rain    -    Air Frost on 7.7 days    -    Ground Frost on 14.3 days    -    Gales on 0.5 days    -    Snow Fall on 1.4 days    -    Day of Laying snow 0.5


  Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) sent the following entry to the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the November of 1881:-

  'November in this district was one continual storm of wind and rain, gale after gale and flood after flood. Thunder and lightning frequent in the later part of the month.'

          He made the following comments regarding particular days in the month:    

15-16th   'Strong gales.'      20th 'Strong gale.'     21st 'Very heavy gale at night, buildings unroofed and many trees down.'


'HISTORICAL EVENTS' (above) is a start in recording historical weather in our immediate locality  -  now includes the flood report: Summary and Analysis

The 'Historical Events' page now has a section on the history of flooding in Appleby - and now includes a full summary and analysis as that which was featured in the Cumberland and Westmorland Herald.


Weather Lore - November

"A large crop of acorns, a harsh winter is due."

"If autumn leaves are slow to fall, prepare for a cold winter."

Anglo Saxons refered to the month as 'Wind Monath' and 'Blod Monath'


Sunrise:  7:58        Sunset: 15:57

Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous



Great Asby, Nr Appleby       Local site, making for interesting comparisons with Maulds Meaburn.

  Brampton Weather NE Cumbria  An authoritative site that includes the Cumbrian Weather report.     

  Huncoat Weather              Includes an excellent study on the history of British rainfall.      

  Cumbrian Weather Forum       For all the latest discussion on the Cumbrian Weather.               

  Visit Cumbria                Take a look at Maulds Meaburn and the surrounding area.            

  A summary of this stations data is sent to the Climatological Observers Link and to the Cumbria Weather Report and forms part of their monthly reports.  


Forecast:  Increasing clouds with little temperature change. Precipitation possible within 24 hours


Four Day Weather Forecast and current Synoptic and Rainfall charts     




         Rainfall Radar courtesy of                                    Satellite images courtesy of
Latest 1 hour rain radar loop from METEOX