Seasonal Averages and Totals for Spring 2022

*Anomaly figures compare values to 30 year averages*

Anomaly

Date

Temperatures

(ยบ C)

Mean seasonal

10.4

-0.9

Warmest day

23.8

17/5

Coldest day

7.0

21/3

Average maximum

14.9

+1.2

Warmest night

13.0

10/5

Coldest night

-2.3

3/4

Average minimum

5.9

+0.6

Lowest Grass Minimum

-6.6

3/4

Rainfall

(mm)

Total

78.4

52%

Rain days > 0.2mm

35

Wettest day

17.8

16/3

Wet days>1.0mm

20

Longest dry period

18 days

Very wet days > 5.0mm

3

14/4 to 1/5

Sunshine

(hr)

Total

528.8

113%

Sunniest day

14.2

27/5

Days without sunshine

4

Longest period without sun

1 day

Days with:

Air frosts

8

Snowfall

3

Ground frosts

23

Snow lying

0

Fog

1

Gales

0

Thunder

1

Hail

3

Some brief comments on Spring 2022

  • It was the warmest Spring in Coventry since 2017 (10.6C)
  • Only 2 Spring seasons have been warmer since 1892 (2011 2017)
  • It was the driest Spring since 2020 (64.2mm)
  • Only 6 Spring seasons have been drier since 1870 (1938 1956 1990 2011 2020)