The Statistics for Last Season-  Spring 2020

 

 

 

Anomaly

 

 

Date

Temperatures

(ยบ C)

 

 

 

 

Mean seasonal

  10.2

+0.9

Warmest day

26.3

20/5

 

 

 

Coldest day

5.7

5/3

Average maximum

  15.3

+1.9

Warmest night

13.8

22/5

 

 

 

Coldest night

-1.8

6/3 23/3

Average minimum

  5.1

0.0

Lowest Grass Minimum

-8.8

26/3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rainfall

 

(mm)

 

 

 

 

Total

  64.2

  41%

 

 

 

Rain days > 0.2mm

   25

 

Wettest day

9.8

28/4   

Wet days>1.0mm

   18

 

Longest dry period

22 days

 

Very wet days > 5.0mm

  4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunshine

 

(hr)

 

 

 

 

Total

687.6

  150%

Sunniest day

14.3

29/5 30/5

Days without sunshine

    6

 

Longest period without sun

2 days

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

Days with:

 

 

 

 

 

Air frosts

    5

 

Snowfall

  1

 

Ground frosts

   35

 

Snow lying

0

 

Fog

0

 

Gales

0

 

Thunder

1

 

Hail

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some brief comments on Spring 2020

  • It was the driest Spring in Coventry since 2011 (52.8mm); only 4 have been drier in 150 years 1968 1956 1990 2011.

 

  • It was the sunniest Spring since before 1895.

 

  • It was the warmest Spring since 2017 (10.6C); only 5 warmer since 1892, namely 1992 2007 2011 2014 2017