Maulds Meaburn Weather

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


  25/10/16   1:56

(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  1.7 C Dew Point  1.0 C Humidity  95  %
Wind  E  (92) at   0.0 mph Beaufort   10-min. Wind 0.0 mph
Barometer 1021.6 hPa Pressure trend Rising Slowly Wind Chill 1.7 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
2.1 C ( 0:01)
1.7 C ( 1:53)
3.0 mph ( 0:14)
1021.7 hPa
1021.3 hPa
2.2 C
1.1 C
100 %
94 %
2.2 C
1.7 C
0.0 mm
0.0 mm/hr
This Month
16.8 C
0.9 C
34.0 mph
1035.0 hPa
1004.5 hPa
13.3 C
0.0 C
100 %
61 %
16.7 C
0.6 C
24.0 mm
8.8 mm/hr
This Year
30.3 C
63.0 mph
1038.8 hPa
968.2 hPa
22.2 C
-6.1 C
33.3 C
-7.2 C
975.6 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
Wet Bulb
Dry Bulb
Soil @ 1 ft
Soil @ 1 Meter
Grass Temp
24th Oct
0.1 mm
22.7 mm
Very Good (8)


   Yesterday (23rd)   - started mainly cloudy, but with sunny intervals followed by longer sunny spells. cloud increased in the afternoon, becoming overcast with the odd light shower.

           Today (24th)   - ground frost overnight before the cloud built. Some slight brightness this morning but has been cloudy all day.

           Mean Temp        1st-10th      9.84°c                    11th-20th     9.65°c                   21st-31st     6.06°c                           Current Mean     9.20°c                Average for October is:    9.67°c


Monthly Weather Summary

SEPTEMBER  -   notably mild and after 2006 the second warmest on record. Also wetter than average with rain frequent and sucessive dry days rare. Notable thunderstorm on the 13th with vivid lightning and loud thunder. But the warmth was the main feature with especially mild nights with the mean minimum over 2°c above average. The 6-7th and 12-15th being especially warm.

Wettest Sept' since 2012 and the fourth wettest of the ten now recorded. MSLP +0.8 Mb above average, rainfall 132.3% of the average for 2007-15 and the temp' 1.8°c above the long term average.

Rainfall totalled 99.6 mm   (CR school 113.9 mm)  -  Mean Min' of 10.42°c  -  Mean Max' 17.74°c  -  with a highest maximum of 24.7°c (15th) and a lowest minimum of 4.3°c (17th).

Thunder heard on the 13th with 14.3 mm (9th) the wettest day.

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

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 October 1916 was 183.9 mm and between 1902-44 the average for October was 103.0 mm

Orton - between 1967-2015 the average rainfall for October is 163.2 mm - the driest being 38.1 mm (2003) and the wettest 436.4 mm (1967)

Appleby - average rainfall for October for the period 1856-2015 is 90.9 mm - the driest decade was the 1970's (65.0 mm), the wettest, 1930's (114.1 mm)

Maulds Meaburn - Snow fall has been recorded has early as the 28th Oct' and the 1st in 2011 saw a crazy 24.7°c, but after 2015 beware a dry first 20 days of the month!. Since 2009 the mean temperature has ranged from 7.50°c (2012) to 11.00°c (2013).

Averages 124.7 mm of rain    -    20°c on 0.3 days    -    Air Frost on 1.6 days    -    thunder on 0.4 days    -    Snow Fall on 0.1 days


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

   'Early part of the month favourable for gathering in the harvest, as warm, dry days prevailed; from the 9th to the end of the month high winds with thunder and heavy rain were frequent; land very wet at end of month.'

His comments about individual days in the month included: 14th 'A great storm of wind' and those storms continued on the 15th, 20th and 22nd with another 'great storm of wind.'

'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

"Often bad weather, the end of St. Luke's little summer (28th)."

"In October dung your fields and your land its wealth shall yield."

"If the October moon comes without frost, expect no frost till the moon of November."


Sunrise:  7:59        Sunset: 17:48

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.            

  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.  


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