Annual Averages and Totals for 2019

*Anomaly figures compare values to 30 year averages*

Anomaly

Date

Temperatures

(ยบ C)

Mean annual

10.6

+0.4

Warmest day

35.2

25/7

Coldest day

1.2

31/1

Average maximum

14.5

+0.5

Warmest night

18.6

26/7

Coldest night

-6.3

31/1

Average minimum

6.7

+0.3

Lowest Grass Minimum

-10.3

3/2

Annual Rainfall

(mm)

Total

886.2

128%

Rain days > 0.2mm

198

Wettest day

33.4

30/7

Wet days>1.0mm

140

Very wet days > 5.0mm

60

Longest dry spell

13 days

19/3 to 31/3

Annual Sunshine

(hr)

Total

1600.2

104%

Sunniest day

14.0

15/6 & 5/7

Days without sunshine

37

Longest period without sun

4 days

9/4 to 12/4

Days with:

Air frosts

29

Snowfall

12

Ground frosts

81

Snow lying

2

Fog

5

Gales

0

Thunder

10

Hail

8

Average relative humidity at 0900hr

83%

Highest sea level pressure

1045mb

2/1

Average sea level pressure @ 0900hr GMT

1014.0mb

-0.7 mb

Lowest sea level pressure

971 mb

2/11 12/12 13/12

Average annual wind speed (mph)

6.4

-0.6 mph

Maximum Wind Gust (mph)

45

27/4 15/12

Brief comments on the statistics for 2019

It has been the coolest year (10.6C) since 2016 (10.5C), but the sixth year in a row with above average temperatures.

Only five years have recorded below average temperatures since 1993.

2019 ranks 20th in the list of warmest years since 1892.

2019 has been the wettest year since 2012 (892.9mm). Only four years have been wetter than 2019 since 1892 (1912 2007 2008 & 2012.

Only five years have recorded more sunshine than 2019 in the past 21 years.