October 2013
A photo of St Mawes taken on a recent trip over the border into Cornwall, on a bright & breezy early October day.
A warm, windy, wet and unsettled month with a little below average level of sunshine.
Summary for  October 2013
Mean Max: 17.0C (+1.8C)
Mean Min: 10.6C (+2.0C)
Mean: 13.8C (+1.9C)
     
High Max: 21.1C 4th
Low Max: 13.5C 31st
High Min: 16.9C 3rd 
Low Min: 3.5C 30th
Mean Grass Min: 6.9C  
Grass Min: 1.7C 30th
     
Rain Total (gauge): 152.7 mm (172%)
Rain Total (tipping bucket): 148.7 mm (167%)
Rain Days >0.2 mm: 21 Days  
Rain Days >1.0 mm: 18 Days  
Max 24 hrs: 24.0 mm 25th
Days without any rain: 10  
     
Air Frost: 0 Days  
Grass Frost: 0 Days  
Snow Falling: 0 Days  
Snow (50%) @ 9am: 0 Days  
Ice Days: 0 Days  
Thunder Heard: 2 Days  
Hail <5 mm: 0 Days  
Hail >5 mm: 0 Days  
Fog @ 9am: 3 Days  
     
Total Monthly Sunshine: 118.7 Hours (96%)
Most Sunshine in a Day: 10.5 Hours 6th
Average Daily Sunshine: 3.8 Hours  
Sunless Days: 3 Days  
Cloudless Days: 2 Days  
Total Possible Sunshine: 331.4 Hours  
Percentage of Total Sun: 36%  
Maximum UV Index: 3.3 4th
Time of Max UV:   13:15
     
Mean Soil Temp @ 30 cm: 15.9C  
Min Soil Temp @ 30 cm: 13.9C 30th
Max Soil Temp @ 30 cm: 17.8C 3rd 
Mean Soil Temp @ 100 cm: 16.5C  
Min Soil Temp @ 100 cm: 15.5C 31st
Max Soil Temp @ 100 cm: 17.4C 7th
     
Ave 10 Min Wind >39 mph: 0.01 Days  
N: 5.15 Days  
NE: 0.51 Days  
E: 2.29 Days  
SE: 2.99 Days  
S: 9.90 Days  
SW: 3.90 Days  
W: 0.63 Days  
NW: 3.71 Days  
Calm: 1.92 Days  
Wind Chill Low: 1.9C 11th
Mean Wind: 4.1 mph  
Max Gust: 44 mph 28th
  31.00 Days  
Mean Cloud Cover: 64%  
Mean RH @ 9am: 95%  
Rain >0.1mm/hour: 68.3 Hours  
Frost Duration: 0.0 Hours  
Air Frost in a Day: 0.0 Hours 1st
     
Mean Sea Temperature: 15.9C (+0.5C)
Normal for Month: 15.4C  
Max Sea Temperature: 17.0C 5th
Min Sea Temperature: 14.8C 31st
     
Mean Pressure @ 9am: 1010.6 hPa  
Mean Pressure: 1010.5 hPa  
Max Pressure: 1026.7 hPa 6th
Min Pressure: 979.1 hPa 28th
Max Change in 24 hours: 22.7 hPa 28th
     
Radiation Daily Mean: 6.17 MJ/m  
Max Daily Value: 12.72 MJ/m 10th
Min Daily Value: 1.38 MJ/m 21st
Number of Days with Data: 31 Days  
1-Hour Maximum: 661 W/m 4th
Starting Time of the Hour:   14:00
     
Max Dewpoint: 17.9C 3rd 
Min Dewpoint: 2.2C 11th
Mean Dewpoint: 11.6C  
     
Max Humidity: 100% 8th
Min Humidity: 55% 10th
Mean Humidity: 88%  
Weather Data for Otter Valley, Devon. October 2013
  Temp oC Grass Hum (%) Soil oC DP (oC) Wind (mph) Rain Air (hPa) W/m UV Sun Frost Calm Wind Sea Observations
  Min Max Min Min Max 30 100 Min Max Max Ave Run mm Min Max Max Max Hours Hours Hours Chill Temp
1 16.0 17.0 15.3 93 97 17.6 17.3 14.6 16.4 15 2.2 53 0.9 1004 1006 118 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 15.7 16.5 Cloudy all day
2 16.1 17.7 16.0 95 99 17.6 17.3 15.4 17.2 18 4.4 105 7.5 1005 1009 194 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 15.8 16.5 Brief sunny ints am, cloudy pm
3 16.9 18.5 13.2 93 98 17.8 17.3 15.3 17.9 19 3.5 83 4.2 1002 1009 365 1.4 1.7 0.0 1.0 15.9 16.6 Rain and thunder am, bright pm
4 16.1 21.1 13.3 76 98 17.8 17.4 13.8 17.3 32 4.9 117 21.1 1002 1014 661 3.3 2.8 0.0 1.8 14.8 16.7 Sunny intervals all day
5 11.6 20.1 9.3 64 99 17.8 17.3 10.9 14.0 10 0.8 19 0.0 1014 1024 507 3.1 6.9 0.0 15.8 11.4 17.0 Sunny intervals all day
6 6.1 20.2 5.6 77 99 17.4 17.4 5.2 15.9 11 1.1 27 0.0 1025 1027 552 3.2 10.5 0.0 10.5 5.6 16.9 Sunny all day
7 9.8 18.2 9.6 90 99 17.1 17.4 9.3 16.8 11 1.6 38 0.0 1024 1026 319 2.5 0.8 0.0 11.3 9.6 16.8 Brief sunny intervals all day
8 8.6 19.4 8.1 81 100 17.1 17.3 7.9 16.8 11 1.2 29 0.0 1025 1026 572 2.9 3.9 0.0 10.8 8.4 16.9 Sunny intervals all day
9 10.7 15.9 8.3 73 99 17.0 17.2 8.7 14.9 18 2.1 49 0.0 1019 1026 457 3.0 4.0 0.0 10.5 10.8 16.7 Sunny intervals all day
10 4.2 15.1 3.7 55 97 16.4 17.0 3.2 8.6 19 3.1 75 0.0 1020 1024 641 2.5 9.9 0.0 7.0 4.1 16.5 Sunny intervals all day
11 3.6 16.6 2.8 59 96 15.7 17.0 2.2 11.0 24 4.1 99 0.0 1019 1024 564 2.4 6.3 0.0 5.0 1.9 16.2 Sunny am, cloudy pm
12 12.1 14.4 6.1 74 95 15.5 16.8 6.2 11.8 26 4.6 109 0.4 1017 1020 437 2.4 1.0 0.0 5.5 7.3 16.0 Brief sunny intervals all day
13 7.1 15.2 6.3 83 99 15.4 16.7 6.1 12.7 10 1.1 25 9.7 1012 1019 394 2.3 1.1 0.0 13.0 6.8 15.8 Sunny intervals am, rain pm
14 8.8 14.2 6.5 73 99 15.3 16.5 8.0 10.5 15 1.6 39 1.5 1008 1012 554 1.9 5.4 0.0 9.0 8.5 15.6 Misty am, sunny intervals pm
15 4.1 18.0 0.0 70 99 15.0 16.4 3.3 13.1 8 1.2 29 0.0 1010 1012 596 2.4 7.8 0.0 9.0 3.3 15.6 Sunny intervals all day
16 7.8 18.7 0.0 62 99 14.7 16.2 6.4 15.2 24 4.3 103 17.8 1004 1013 528 2.3 6.9 0.0 3.0 7.1 15.4 Rain am, sunny pm
17 10.7 21.0 0.0 68 99 14.9 16.1 9.2 15.1 13 2.5 60 0.0 1010 1015 618 2.4 7.3 0.0 5.0 10.0 15.5 Sunny intervals all day
18 12.2 16.2 0.0 85 99 15.1 16.0 11.2 14.6 19 3.5 84 4.4 1006 1015 245 1.6 0.9 0.0 6.5 11.8 15.4 Brief sunny intervals all day
19 14.8 17.9 0.0 82 98 15.4 16.0 13.2 16.4 23 5.9 141 6.4 1002 1006 459 1.9 4.1 0.0 0.0 13.7 15.5 Showers am, sunny intervals pm
20 13.8 15.9 0.0 82 95 15.5 15.9 12.0 14.6 34 8.3 216 5.7 1001 1006 496 1.4 1.7 0.0 0.0 10.5 15.5 Sunshine & showers with thunder
21 13.3 16.4 13.8 92 98 15.5 16.0 11.7 15.3 31 9.6 230 11.0 999 1007 109 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.9 15.5 Rain and drizzle all day
22 15.5 16.9 11.6 87 98 15.7 16.0 13.4 15.8 30 9.1 219 4.2 989 999 240 1.6 0.5 0.0 0.0 13.3 15.5 Showers am, brief sunny ints pm
23 13.3 17.9 4.3 64 96 15.6 16.0 6.5 14.3 28 4.9 117 2.9 988 1010 542 2.0 9.5 0.0 4.8 7.2 15.6 Sunny all day
24 6.1 16.1 7.1 90 99 15.1 16.0 5.1 14.5 18 2.5 56 0.0 1006 1012 323 1.9 1.3 0.0 3.5 5.6 15.5 Sunny intervals all day
25 14.8 17.3 13.3 89 98 15.4 15.9 13.9 15.6 28 8.0 191 24.0 999 1006 414 1.9 0.9 0.0 0.0 13.3 15.5 Rain overnight, sunny ints all day
26 14.2 16.8 8.0 80 96 15.5 15.9 12.7 14.3 31 8.8 210 1.8 999 1006 513 2.1 1.2 0.0 0.0 11.1 15.4 Brief sunny intervals all day
27 10.6 15.6 8.7 76 98 15.3 15.9 8.7 14.0 31 6.6 158 7.9 994 1000 338 1.8 3.4 0.0 1.0 8.8 15.3 Sunny intervals all day
28 11.1 15.9 2.1 73 98 15.0 15.8 6.8 15.3 44 7.8 187 15.2 979 1002 471 1.7 7.3 0.0 0.3 8.1 15.2 Sunshine & showers
29 5.2 14.8 1.7 61 98 14.3 15.8 4.1 8.7 17 1.9 45 1.1 1002 1018 577 1.7 8.1 0.0 8.0 4.7 15.0 Sunny intervals all day
30 3.5 14.9 8.0 78 99 13.9 15.6 2.7 12.4 25 4.5 107 1.1 1017 1021 402 1.7 3.3 0.0 6.3 3.2 14.9 Sunshine & showers
31 9.4 13.5 10.0 86 99 14.0 15.5 9.1 13.0 23 2.7 66 0.7 1014 1018 116 0.7 0.0 0.0 8.0 9.4 14.8 Cloudy all day
10.6 17.0 6.9 78 98 16 16.5 8.9 14.3 21 4.1 3084 148.7 1007 1014 430 2.1 118.7 0.0 148 9.3 15.9  
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