Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  07/12/16   20:16

(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.

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Current Conditions -
Temperature  11.5 C Dew Point  11.0 C Humidity  97  %
Wind  WSW  (245) at   10.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 14.0 mph
Barometer 1017.9 hPa Pressure trend Rising Slowly Wind Chill 8.1 C
Rain Rate 0.0 mm/hr Daily Rain 3.8 mm Storm Rain 1 4.2 mm
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Temp (time)
Highest gust (time)
Dew Point
Heat Index
Wind Chill
Rain Rate
12.1 C (17:05)
8.3 C ( 2:55)
41.0 mph (17:40)
1020.6 hPa
1015.8 hPa
11.7 C
7.8 C
100 %
95 %
12.2 C
5.0 C
3.8 mm
1.6 mm/hr
This Month
12.1 C
-2.9 C
41.0 mph
1030.2 hPa
1015.8 hPa
11.7 C
-3.9 C
100 %
77 %
12.2 C
-5.0 C
4.8 mm
1.6 mm/hr
This Year
30.3 C
63.0 mph
1038.8 hPa
968.2 hPa
22.2 C
-6.7 C
33.3 C
-7.8 C
1063.4 mm
822.8 mm/hr

  Compare data with Brampton and Drumburgh Weather stations

  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
6th Dec
0.0 mm
0.2 mm
Moderate (6)


   Yesterday (6th)   - was a murky old day. Becoming mild.

           Today (7th)   - and at 0600 hrs it is damp and cloudy.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      3.28°c                    11th-20th     -.--°c                   21st-31st     -.--°c                           Current Mean     3.28°c                Average for December is:    3.55°c


Monthly Weather Summary

NOVEMBER  -   notably drier and colder than average - and wintry at times - the coldest November in my records. Overall not a bad month as despite the cold and frost weather there were numerous decent, sunny days. Frosts were common and 6 days saw some snowfall and the snow that lay 2cm deep on the 9th is the earliest 'day of laying snow' to be recorded at this site. The year's coldest temperature of -5.7°c was recorded on the 26th.

Third driest November (of 10) recorded at this site. MSLP +4.1 Mb above average, rainfall 54.3% of the average for 2007-15 and the temp' 2.3°c below the long term average.

Rainfall totalled 77.1 mm   (CR school 84.7 mm)  -  Mean Min' of 0.128°c  -  Mean Max' 7.16°c  -  with a highest maximum of 14.4°c (14th) and a lowest minimum of -5.7°c (26th).

Snow fell on 6 days and the 17th with 12.9 mm was the wettest day.

Summary   - is now updated with a full weather report for November.

A summary and detail of the weather for 2015 can be read here   REVIEW OF 2015    and other summaries are also available such as the winter of 2013-14 WINTER 2014   


Local Historical Weather

Morland - rainfall in December 1916 was 65.0 mm and between 1902-44 the average for December was 106.7 mm

Orton - between 1967-2015 the average rainfall for December is 197.9 mm - the driest being 33.6 mm (2010) and the wettest 704.0 mm (2015)

Appleby - average rainfall for December for the period 1856-2015 is 77.0 mm - the driest decade was the 1870's (77.0 mm), the wettest, 2010's (166.2 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - Already one year ago! Desmond will always be synonymous with December, 5th saw 122.4 mm with 3rd-5th having 217.0 mm - but then there was 2010 with, that was extremely cold! Since 2009 the mean temperature has ranged from -1.98°c (2010) to 7.39°c (2015).

Averages 191.3 mm of rain    -    Air Frost on 10.7 days    -    Ground Frost on 18.0 days    -    Gales on 1.7 days    -    Snow Fall on 7.4 days    -    Snow Laying on 5.3 days


  The following was submitted by Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) to the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the December of 1877

   'Damp, cold, dark and foggy; the ground is in a cold, wet state; roads are in general very dirty; rivers have on one or two occasions been very fresh.'

His comments about individual days in the month included:  11th 'Dense fog in the early part of the day; heavy rain after dark (1.3 in)'  -   the 12th 'Storm of wind.'  -   and then on the 21st 'Dense fog; near total darkness for about half hour.'

'HISTORICAL EVENTS' (above) is a new page that is a start in recording historical weather in our immediate locality.  

The 'Historical Events' page now has a section on the history of flooding in Appleby - a work in progress.


Weather Lore

"Sound travelling far and wide, a stormy day betides."

"The nearer the new moon to Christmas day, the harder the winter."

"A clear star-filled sky on Christmas eve will bring good crops in the summer."


Sunrise:  8:19        Sunset: 15:46

Moon Phase: First Quarter




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:  Mostly clear and warmer.


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