April 2014
Beautiful bluebells in my garden after a shower of rain.

A benign and pleasant spring month with above average temperature.

Summary for  April 2014
Mean Max: 15.1C (+1.9C)
Mean Min: 6.8C (+1.8C)
Mean: 10.9C (+1.8C)
     
High Max: 18.3C 14th
Low Max: 10.4C 20th
High Min: 12.3C 2nd 
Low Min: 2.0C 19th
Mean Grass Min: 4.0C  
Grass Min: -0.5C 19th
     
Rain Total (gauge): 67.6 mm (111%)
Rain Total (tipping bucket): 67.1 mm (110%)
Rain Days >0.2 mm: 11 Days  
Rain Days >1.0 mm: 10 Days  
Max 24 hrs: 20.8 mm 26th
Days without any rain: 19  
     
Air Frost: 0 Days  
Grass Frost: 1 Days  
Snow Falling: 0 Days  
Snow (50%) @ 9am: 0 Days  
Ice Days: 0 Days  
Thunder Heard: 2 Days  
Hail <5 mm: 2 Days  
Hail >5 mm: 0 Days  
Fog @ 9am: 3 Days  
     
Total Monthly Sunshine: 160.8 Hours (96%)
Most Sunshine in a Day: 13.0 Hours 14th
Average Daily Sunshine: 5.4 Hours  
Sunless Days: 4 Days  
Cloudless Days: 4 Days  
Total Possible Sunshine: 415.1 Hours  
Percentage of Total Sun: 39%  
Maximum UV Index: 6.0 12th
Time of Max UV:   13:30
     
Mean Soil Temp @ 30 cm: 12.8C  
Min Soil Temp @ 30 cm: 11.2C 1st
Max Soil Temp @ 30 cm: 14.3C 29th
Mean Soil Temp @ 100 cm: 12.4C  
Min Soil Temp @ 100 cm: 11.0C 1st
Max Soil Temp @ 100 cm: 13.4C 30th
     
Ave 10 Min Wind >39 mph: 0.01 Days  
N: 8.28 Days  
NE: 0.68 Days  
E: 4.39 Days  
SE: 4.09 Days  
S: 5.71 Days  
SW: 1.18 Days  
W: 0.47 Days  
NW: 3.86 Days  
Calm: 1.33 Days  
Wind Chill Low: 1.6C 19th
Mean Wind: 3.9 mph  
Max Gust: 35 mph 26th
  30.00 Days  
Mean Cloud Cover: 62%  
Mean RH @ 9am: 93%  
Rain >0.1mm/hour: 25.5 Hours  
Frost Duration: 0.0 Hours  
Air Frost in a Day: 0.0 Hours 1st
     
Mean Sea Temperature: 11.0C (+0.9C)
Normal for Month: 10.1C  
Max Sea Temperature: 12.1C 29th
Min Sea Temperature: 10.2C 1st
     
Mean Pressure @ 9am: 1014.2 hPa  
Mean Pressure: 1014.0 hPa  
Max Pressure: 1029.5 hPa 15th
Min Pressure: 994.1 hPa 27th
Max Change in 24 hours: 16.0 hPa 8th
     
Radiation Daily Mean: 13.31 MJ/m  
Max Daily Value: 22.20 MJ/m 14th
Min Daily Value: 2.07 MJ/m 20th
Number of Days with Data: 30 Days  
1-Hour Maximum: 1037 W/m 30th
Starting Time of the Hour:   13:45
     
Max Dewpoint: 13.3C 29th
Min Dewpoint: 0.6C 19th
Mean Dewpoint: 8.1C  
     
Max Humidity: 99% 1st
Min Humidity: 47% 14th
Mean Humidity: 83%  
Weather Data for Otter Valley, Devon. April 2014
  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 4.4 16.6 3.7 67 99 11.2 11.0 4.0 10.8 18 3.0 72 0.0 1005 1011 746 3.7 7.6 0.0 5.8 4.4 10.2 Sunny intervals all day
2 12.3 15.4 10.6 70 88 11.6 11.2 8.9 11.6 22 7.2 174 0.0 999 1005 498 3.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 10.8 10.3 Brief sunny intervals all day
3 9.8 12.3 5.0 87 97 11.9 11.4 8.8 11.3 14 2.1 51 7.4 998 1003 134 0.8 0.0 0.0 3.5 9.8 10.3 Rain all day
4 7.8 15.3 7.3 73 99 11.8 11.5 7.2 11.8 18 2.9 71 0.0 1003 1011 811 3.8 4.9 0.0 10.8 7.7 10.4 Cloudy am, sunny pm
5 9.2 12.7 4.6 91 98 12.2 11.7 7.5 12.4 17 6.0 145 0.5 1011 1013 177 1.7 0.0 0.0 1.5 8.6 10.4 Fog am, cloudy pm
6 11.4 12.8 11.4 97 99 12.6 11.8 10.9 12.5 23 8.0 191 6.0 1010 1013 179 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.6 10.4 Light rain and drizzle all day
7 10.9 12.8 3.7 82 99 12.6 11.9 6.7 12.6 25 8.4 203 8.9 1005 1011 273 1.5 0.8 0.0 0.3 8.1 10.6 Showers am, sunny ints pm
8 4.4 13.8 0.9 60 96 12.1 11.9 3.5 7.2 18 3.4 82 0.0 1010 1026 578 4.8 7.0 0.0 2.0 4.4 10.5 Sunny intervals all day
9 3.1 14.6 1.0 71 99 12.1 12.1 2.5 10.4 12 1.8 42 0.0 1025 1028 776 4.9 5.0 0.0 8.3 2.9 10.7 Sunny am, cloudy pm
10 4.1 16.3 1.5 55 98 11.9 11.9 3.2 8.9 10 1.9 45 0.0 1022 1026 868 5.1 3.6 0.0 1.3 3.9 10.9 Sunny intervals all day
11 4.4 16.9 1.9 52 98 12.2 12.0 3.1 9.9 11 2.5 60 0.0 1021 1023 926 4.8 9.1 0.0 2.5 3.5 11.0 Sunny intervals all day
12 3.8 14.3 1.7 62 97 12.3 12.1 2.8 8.6 14 2.4 57 0.0 1020 1023 629 6.0 1.9 0.0 4.0 3.6 10.6 Sunny intervals all day
13 4.5 16.4 1.0 57 98 12.5 12.1 3.5 9.4 15 2.4 58 0.0 1021 1025 956 5.3 10.3 0.0 5.5 4.3 11.0 Sunny intervals all day
14 3.3 18.3 0.1 47 98 12.5 12.2 2.3 9.7 12 2.4 59 0.0 1024 1026 811 5.1 13.0 0.0 5.3 2.9 11.2 Sunny all day
15 6.7 14.3 3.9 47 91 12.6 12.3 3.1 8.4 17 4.1 99 0.0 1026 1030 818 4.9 13.0 0.0 1.5 6.1 10.8 Sunny all day
16 8.1 14.3 1.5 64 89 12.8 12.4 5.3 9.4 18 5.0 120 0.0 1024 1028 825 4.6 11.1 0.0 0.3 6.3 11.0 Sunny all day
17 2.9 17.4 0.6 65 98 12.9 12.5 1.9 11.1 17 2.7 65 0.0 1020 1024 900 5.4 7.1 0.0 4.5 2.6 11.3 Sunny am, cloudy pm
18 3.9 16.9 1.3 48 98 12.8 12.4 2.8 8.7 11 1.9 46 0.0 1019 1021 940 5.5 12.7 0.0 5.8 3.6 11.2 Sunny all day
19 2.0 14.3 -0.5 53 95 12.9 12.5 0.6 6.0 15 2.4 57 0.0 1014 1020 961 5.6 9.6 0.0 2.8 1.6 11.1 Sunny intervals all day
20 3.8 10.4 3.3 81 97 12.8 12.8 2.4 9.9 20 3.6 93 3.1 1000 1014 150 1.4 0.0 0.0 3.8 3.7 11.0 Light, patchy rain all day
21 9.2 15.8 4.9 72 94 12.6 12.8 7.2 11.6 16 4.7 113 0.0 1001 1006 801 5.0 8.7 0.0 2.3 8.1 11.5 Sunny intervals all day
22 8.1 16.1 5.9 76 96 13.1 12.7 7.0 12.8 21 3.1 75 0.0 1005 1012 865 5.8 5.8 0.0 8.8 8.0 11.4 Sunny intervals all day
23 10.7 14.8 2.5 85 97 13.6 12.9 8.5 13.1 24 7.3 176 3.0 1012 1018 818 4.9 3.4 0.0 0.0 8.1 11.3 Sunny intervals all day
24 4.6 15.7 3.6 78 99 13.6 12.9 4.1 12.0 12 2.3 51 0.0 1016 1020 956 5.3 8.0 0.0 5.5 4.4 11.6 Sunny intervals all day
25 7.3 16.7 4.7 74 96 13.8 13.0 6.2 12.6 16 2.4 58 1.2 1008 1016 922 4.8 3.2 0.0 4.0 7.3 11.7 Sunny intervals all day
26 8.6 13.7 7.3 84 97 13.8 13.2 7.3 11.1 35 10.9 262 20.8 997 1008 823 5.5 3.6 0.0 0.0 5.9 11.6 Sunny intervals am, rain pm
27 9.2 15.0 4.8 76 96 13.8 13.3 7.5 12.1 23 4.9 118 12.1 994 1006 688 5.5 2.7 0.0 0.3 6.3 11.6 Sunshine & showers
28 7.5 16.3 7.5 76 98 13.8 13.3 6.8 12.2 13 1.9 46 2.6 1006 1012 631 4.9 1.2 0.0 3.0 7.4 11.8 Sunny intervals all day
29 9.1 17.4 4.9 74 98 14.0 13.3 8.4 13.3 13 1.4 33 0.0 1011 1012 908 5.6 3.9 0.0 10.8 8.8 12.1 Sunny intervals all day
30 7.7 15.8 9.4 78 98 14.3 13.4 6.7 12.7 17 3.2 78 1.4 1011 1013 1037 5.8 3.2 0.0 3.8 7.4 11.9 Sunny intervals all day
6.8 15.1 4.0 70 97 12.8 12.4 5.4 10.8 17 3.9 2798 67 1011 1017 714 4.4 160.8 0.0 107 6.0 11.0  
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