BABLAKE WEATHER STATION, Coventry

seasonal Averages and Totals for Winter 2020-21

*Anomaly figures compare values to 30 year averages*

Anomaly

Date

Temperatures

(ยบ C)

Seasonal mean

4.3

-0.5

Warmest day

16.0

24/2

Coldest day

0.0

13/2

Average maximum

7.1

-0.5

Warmest night

10.5

24.2

Coldest night

-5.8


11/2

Average minimum

1.6

-0.4

Lowest Grass Minimum

-7.9

7/1

Rainfall

(mm)

Total

236.6

136%

Rain days > 0.2mm

67

Wettest day

17.0

26/12

Wet days>1.0mm

45

Very wet days >5mm

19

Longest dry spell

4 days

Sunshine

(hr)

Total

196.2

94%

Sunniest day

9.1

28/2 

Days without sunshine

20

Longest period without sun

4 days

Days with:

Air frosts

36

Snowfall

17

Ground frosts

47

Snow lying

5

Fog

7

Gales

0

Thunder

0

Hail

2

Brief comments on Winter 2020-21 in Coventry

It was our coldest winter (4.3C) for 8years (2012-13 = 3.6C).

Only 7 winters have been colder in the past 30 years

(1995-96, 1996-97, 2005-06, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2012-13).

We recorded more air frosts (36) than any winter since 2012-13 (43).

It was the dullest winter (sunshine = 196.2hr) since 2016-17 (176.8hr)

Only 3 winters have recorded less sunshine in the past 30 years

(1999-97 (1996-97, 2010-11, 2019-17)