WEATHER REVIEW - June 2011
Headline: A succession of shallow depressions made for a month of sunny spells and scattered showers. Continued lack of substantial rain led to the county receiving official drought status on 10th.
June began with high pressure building in across the
A depression approached from the northwest on the 6th and
remained slow-moving over the next few days, bringing further outbreaks of rain
across the county. However, once again total amounts were slight compared to
many other areas with the most, 8.2mm, falling over a period of about 9 hours
on the 12th. Daytime temperatures were generally cool for June, managing no
higher than 15.7C on the 10th, and some nights were decidedly chilly, the
lowest being 5.1C on the 12th. The rain
on the 12th was fairly widespread across the
A transitory ridge of high pressure brought most places a
brighter and warmer day on the 14th. Temperatures at Pitsford climbed to 21.5C
with 10.7 hours of bright sunshine, but a new depression took up residence to
the west of
A belt of rain moved northwards across the
Air Temperatures: The Highest Maximum: 29.4 C on 27th The Lowest Maximum: 15.4 C on 17th The Highest Minimum: 15.7 C on 27th The Lowest Minimum: 5.1 C on 12th The Mean Maximum: 19.7 C The Mean Minimum: 9.5 C The Overall Mean: 14.6 C Difference from the Monthly Mean: +0.3 C Solar Radiation: Maximum (at 0900): 806.0 W/m^2 on 9th Mean (at 0900): 437.6 W/m^2 Relative Humidity: Highest Relative Humidity (at 0900): 93.9 % on 26th Lowest Relative Humidity (at 0900): 53.0 % on 9th Mean Relative Humidity (at 0900): 71.0 % Dew Point: The Highest Dew Point (0900): 22.7 C on 27th The Lowest Dew Point (at 0900): 4.0 C on 10th The Mean Dew Point (at 0900): 10.2 C Rainfall: Total: 35.1 mm Percentage of the Monthly Mean: 64.3 % Duration: 32.5 hrs Highest 24 hour fall (0900 to 0900): 8.5 mm on 24th Rain Days (>/=0.2mm): 12 Wet Days (>/=1.0mm): 7 Sunshine: Total Duration of Bright Sunshine: 168.0 hrs Sunniest day: 11.7 hrs on 26th No. of days without sunshine: 0 Percentage of the Monthly Mean: 88 % Cloud cover (mean at 0900): 5.7 oktas 71.3 % Pressure (reduced to sea level): The Highest Pressure (at 0900): 1034.8 mb on 2nd The Lowest Pressure (at 0900): 999.9 mb on 18th Mean Pressure (at 0900): 1015.6 mb Winds Run of wind (mean over 24 hrs): 91.4 miles Mean daily wind speed: 5.0 mph Run of wind (cumulative): 2742.2 miles Highest Maximum Gust: 40 mph on 23rd No. of gusts of 50mph or more: 0 Highest wind strength (at 0900): 25.4 mph on 6th Mean wind strength (at 0900): 10.3 mph Winds from the Following Directions: N 3 NE 2 E 0 SE 4 S 5 SW 4 W 4 NW 7 Calm 1 Concrete Lowest Concrete Minimum: 5.6 C on 1st Mean Concrete Minimum: 10.1 C Evaporation Piche 97.15 ml Pan 93.17 mm Days with: Thunder: 0 Hail <5mm: 0 Hail >/=5mm: 0 Snow or snow & rain: 0 Snow lying: 0 Fog: 0 Air Frost: 0 Gales: 0 All data © Pitsford Hall weather station.
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