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   Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  19/05/19   17:41

(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  13.2 C Dew Point  10.2 C Humidity  82  %
Wind  NE  (47) at   0.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 0.0 mph
Barometer 1011.2 mb Pressure trend Steady Wind Chill 13.2 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
13.4 C (12:54)
8.1 C ( 6:10)
15.0 mph (10:41)
1011.3 mb
1008.4 mb
11.1 C
7.2 C
95 %
82 %
13.3 C
6.7 C
0.0 mm
0.0 mm/hr
This Month
21.6 C
-0.7 C
27.0 mph
1039.7 mb
993.3 mb
13.9 C
-2.2 C
100 %
43 %
21.1 C
-3.3 C
13.6 mm
960.0 mm/hr
This Year
22.6 C
60.0 mph
1046.6 mb
974.9 mb
13.9 C
-9.4 C
22.2 C
-10.0 C
372.2 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
19th May
0.1 mm
14.7 mm
Very Good (8)

   Yesterday (18th)   - mainly cloudy, the occasional spot of rain.

           Today (19th)   - mainly cloudy again, but with some brightness.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      6.43°c                    11th-20th     10.48°c                   21st-31st     -.--°c                           Current Mean     8.29°c                Average for May is:    10.46°c


Monthly Weather Summary

APRIL  -   overall a fairly average month, but with both warm/cold and wet/dry periods it wasn't an average month - April displayed many of its numerous faces this year, having moe frosts than average, but then also having a decent warm spell 17th-23rd with four successive days attaining 20°c. This warm spell was perfectly timed as it fell over the Easter weekend and created the warmest Easter on record - A cool and wet start to the month was replaced by a drier weather with a generally warming until the 10-14th when each night had a frost. It then gradually warmed up, leading to that warm spell at Easter. Cooler at month's end.

The sixth driest of twelve recorded - MSLP was +1.9 Mb above average, rainfall 88.3% of the average for 2008-18 and the temp' was 0.27°c above average (2009-18).

Rainfall totalled 50.6 mm   (CR school 49.6 mm)  -  Mean Min' of 2.55°c  -  Mean Max' 13.61°c  -  with a highest maximum of 22.4°c (19th) and a lowest minimum of -4.2°c (13th).

There was 6 air frosts and 15 ground frosts. Snow fell on 1 day, thunder was hear on 1 days and there was the period of drought - with 15.8 mm the 27th was the wettest day.

  Summary   - is now updated with April'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 May 1919 was 41.9 mm and between 1902-44 the average for the month was 62.9 mm

Orton - between 1967-2018 the average rainfall for May is 86.4 mm - the driest being 8.6 mm (1991) and the wettest 178.9 mm (1986)

Appleby - average rainfall for May for the period 1856-2018 is 56.2 mm - the driest decade was the 1910's (45.4 mm), the wettest, 1920's (78.3 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - May - when the garden suddenly becomes a riot of colour and grass that constantly needs cutting - the last three have all been very dry and warm - oops then for this year!  -   The mean temperature has ranged from 9.13°c (2015) to 11.80°c (2018).

Averages 62.8 mm of rain    -    Snow falling on 0.2 days    -    Air Frost on 2.2 days    -    Ground Frost on 6.4 days    -    Thunder on 0.3 days    -    an inch of rain on 0.2 days


  Mr. W. Hoggarth of Shap (Copy Hill) sent the following to the 'British Rainfall Guides' regarding the May of 1880:-

  'A very windy, dry, cold month. Hay very backward'

          He didn't make any comments about particular days and neither did any other site in Cumbria!


'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 - May

"Dew on the grass, rain won't come to pass."

"The greater the haze, the more settled the weather."

"Ne'er cast a clout till May be out."


Sunrise:  5:00        Sunset: 21:16

Moon Phase: Full Moon



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.


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