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   Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  25/08/19   19:01

(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.

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Current Conditions -
Temperature  26.4 C Dew Point  20.1 C Humidity  68  %
Wind  ESE  (119) at   0.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 2.0 mph
Barometer 1017.2 mb Pressure trend Steady Wind Chill 26.4 C
Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr Daily Rain 0.0 mm Storm Rain 1 0.0 mm
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Temp (time)
Highest gust (time)
Dew Point
Heat Index
Wind Chill
Rain Rate
29.7 C (16:37)
10.9 C ( 1:36)
15.0 mph (17:55)
1018.6 mb
1017.0 mb
20.6 C
9.4 C
97 %
47 %
31.7 C
11.1 C
0.0 mm
0.0 mm/hr
This Month
29.7 C
6.0 C
41.0 mph
1023.5 mb
988.2 mb
20.6 C
5.6 C
100 %
47 %
31.7 C
6.1 C
146.2 mm
78.4 mm/hr
This Year
31.9 C
60.0 mph
1046.6 mb
974.9 mb
23.9 C
-9.4 C
37.2 C
-10.0 C
762.0 mm
960.0 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
25th Aug
0.0 mm
143.2 mm
Excellent (9)

   Yesterday (24th)   - I return home from my holiday and it is a lovely sunny and warm day. The past week having been somewhat cool, cloudy and with spells of rain!!

           Today (25th)   - conspiracy theorists look away now - it's a Bank Holiday and it is sunny and HOT.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      16.60°c                    11th-20th     13.45°c                   21st-31st     15.42°c                           Current Mean     15.09°c                Average for August is:    14.25°c


Monthly Weather Summary

JULY  -   warmer and wetter than average - a fairly poor month, but with a very brief hotl spell when a new highest temperature record was set for this site. For the first two thirds of the month July was running colder than average, but an influx of hot southerly air saw the temperature suddenly and quickly rise, reaching its zenith on the 25th. Thereafter day-time temperatures fell away but night-time temp's remained very warm. Up to the 18th the month had been dry, but an inch of rain fell on the 19th and thereafter the month became increasingly wet with rain every day.

Wettest since 2013 and the fourth wettest of thirteen recorded - MSLP was -0.4 Mb above average, rainfall 119% of the average for 2007-18 and the temp' was 1.13°c above average (2009-18).

Rainfall totalled 120.1 mm   (CR school 123.6 mm)  -  Mean Min' of 11.63°c  -  Mean Max' 20.57°c  -  with a highest maximum of 31.7°c (25th) and a lowest minimum of 3.9°c (3rd).

There were: no frosts, Tunder was heard on three days and two days had an inch or more of rain, with 32.5 mm the 27th was the wettest day.

  Summary   - is now fully updated with July's weather report.

  A summary and detail of the weather for 2018 can be read here   REVIEW OF 2018   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 August 1919 was 74.2 mm and between 1902-44 the average for the month was 87.9 mm

Orton - between 1967-2018 the average rainfall for August is 114.3 mm - the driest being 15.3 mm (1995) and the wettest 266.9 mm (1985)

Appleby - average rainfall for August for the period 1856-2018 is 85.3 mm - the driest decade was the 1990's (50.5 mm), the wettest, 1920's (116.2 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - August, when the nights draw in and the shops put out their Christmas stock! It will be wet though and along with Nov' is the only month in my records (12yrs) to have always had more than 50 mm of rain. Over the last decade it has been the warmest month of the year on three occasions.  -   The mean temperature has ranged from 13.27°c (2014) to 15.09°c (2013).

Averages 105.9 mm of rain    -    Ground Frost on 0.1 days    -    20°c on 5.8 days    -    25°c on 0.1 days    -    Thunder on 0.8 days    -    an inch of rain on 0.4 days


  Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) did not make any comments in the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the August of 1880, the following comes from Easdale:-

  'Very fine weather.'

          however, he did make the following comments about particular days in the month:  

2nd 'Distant thunder'.  12th 'Magnificent display of Aurora Borealis'.


'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 - August

"St. Bartholomews brings the cold dew."

"A wet August never brings dearth."

"When clouds look like black smoke a wise man will put on his cloak."


Sunrise:  6:06        Sunset: 20:20

Moon Phase: Waning Crescent



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.            

  Penrith and District Red Squirrels       Our much loved friends own website.            

  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 to 48 hours


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