March 2014
Thrift or more commonly named 'Sea Pinks' coming into flower along the south Devon coast in March.

After a wild, wet and windy winter, Spring arrived with a beautifully benign month of above average temperatures and sunshine, and just below average rainfall.

Summary for  March 2014
Mean Max: 13.1C (+2.1C)
Mean Min: 4.3C (+0.2C)
Mean: 8.7C (+1.1C)
     
High Max: 18.5C 13th
Low Max: 8.9C 11th
High Min: 11.6C 30th
Low Min: -1.4C 24th
Mean Grass Min: 1.4C  
Grass Min: -3.2C 24th
     
Rain Total (gauge): 59.8 mm (94%)
Rain Total (tipping bucket): 58.4 mm (92%)
Rain Days >0.2 mm: 11 Days  
Rain Days >1.0 mm: 10 Days  
Max 24 hrs: 15.1 mm 28th
Days without any rain: 20  
     
Air Frost: 2 Days  
Grass Frost: 12 Days  
Snow Falling: 0 Days  
Snow (50%) @ 9am: 0 Days  
Ice Days: 0 Days  
Thunder Heard: 0 Days  
Hail <5 mm: 2 Days  
Hail >5 mm: 0 Days  
Fog @ 9am: 0 Days  
     
Total Monthly Sunshine: 170.5 Hours (145%)
Most Sunshine in a Day: 11.3 Hours 30th
Average Daily Sunshine: 5.5 Hours  
Sunless Days: 2 Days  
Cloudless Days: 4 Days  
Total Possible Sunshine: 369.0 Hours  
Percentage of Total Sun: 46%  
Maximum UV Index: 3.9 16th
Time of Max UV:   12:45
     
Mean Soil Temp @ 30 cm: 9.8C  
Min Soil Temp @ 30 cm: 8.4C 5th
Max Soil Temp @ 30 cm: 10.9C 20th
Mean Soil Temp @ 100 cm: 10.5C  
Min Soil Temp @ 100 cm: 9.8C 7th
Max Soil Temp @ 100 cm: 11.1C 24th
     
Ave 10 Min Wind >39 mph: 0.01 Days  
N: 8.49 Days  
NE: 1.18 Days  
E: 4.01 Days  
SE: 3.03 Days  
S: 5.07 Days  
SW: 2.46 Days  
W: 0.94 Days  
NW: 4.24 Days  
Calm: 1.58 Days  
Wind Chill Low: -2.1C 24th
Mean Wind: 4.1 mph  
Max Gust: 34 mph 20th
  31.00 Days  
Mean Cloud Cover: 56%  
Mean RH @ 9am: 90%  
Rain >0.1mm/hour: 24.0 Hours  
Frost Duration: 9.8 Hours  
Air Frost in a Day: 5.3 Hours 24th
     
Mean Sea Temperature: 9.5C (+0.9C)
Normal for Month: 8.6C  
Max Sea Temperature: 10.0C 31st
Min Sea Temperature: 8.9C 4th
     
Mean Pressure @ 9am: 1015.9 hPa  
Mean Pressure: 1015.6 hPa  
Max Pressure: 1033.7 hPa 11th
Min Pressure: 978.7 hPa 3rd 
Max Change in 24 hours: 19.7 hPa 2nd 
     
Radiation Daily Mean: 11.26 MJ/m  
Max Daily Value: 17.51 MJ/m 30th
Min Daily Value: 2.46 MJ/m 2nd 
Number of Days with Data: 31 Days  
1-Hour Maximum: 828 W/m 21st
Starting Time of the Hour:   12:15
     
Max Dewpoint: 11.4C 7th
Min Dewpoint: -2.2C 24th
Mean Dewpoint: 5.8C  
     
Max Humidity: 99% 5th
Min Humidity: 46% 13th
Mean Humidity: 83%  
Weather Data for Otter Valley, Devon. March 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 -0.4 10.2 -2.6 77 98 8.5 9.9 -1.4 6.7 9 1.7 11 0.0 1001 1006 673 1.9 5.3 4.5 8.0 -1.4 9.6 Sunny am, cloudy pm
2 5.8 9.9 3.4 92 97 8.5 9.9 3.5 9.3 28 7.6 N/A 13.6 983 1002 223 1.2 0.0 0.0 1.5 3.7 9.0 Cloudy am, rain pm
3 2.5 8.9 -0.9 82 98 8.6 9.9 1.8 6.8 18 3.3 N/A 3.4 979 995 722 1.7 4.7 0.0 4.3 1.0 9.3 Sunny intervals all day
4 0.9 10.7 -1.8 73 98 8.5 9.8 -0.2 6.9 11 1.7 N/A 0.0 996 1009 432 1.7 3.5 0.0 12.8 0.6 8.9 Sunny intervals all day
5 0.1 11.7 -2.0 80 99 8.4 9.8 -0.9 9.4 14 3.1 N/A 0.0 1009 1024 533 2.4 4.6 0.0 1.3 -1.1 9.0 Sunny intervals all day
6 7.8 10.1 7.3 93 98 8.7 9.8 7.1 9.2 24 6.8 12 0.0 1022 1024 161 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.6 9.1 Rain am, cloudy pm
7 6.3 16.3 2.8 65 98 9.1 9.8 5.2 11.4 19 4.9 118 0.0 1019 1027 667 2.6 3.2 0.0 2.5 6.3 9.7 Sunny intervals all day
8 3.7 13.4 0.7 75 98 9.6 9.9 2.8 9.5 25 7.4 178 0.0 1019 1027 598 2.8 8.8 0.0 1.0 3.5 9.4 Sunny intervals all day
9 4.6 15.1 1.4 73 99 9.7 10.0 4.0 10.9 16 2.9 70 0.0 1019 1022 600 2.8 10.7 0.0 5.5 4.4 9.5 Sunny all day
10 3.4 16.3 1.1 64 99 9.7 10.1 2.5 10.3 16 2.8 68 0.0 1022 1031 582 2.5 7.7 0.0 2.5 2.9 9.3 Sunny intervals all day
11 4.1 8.9 1.4 84 94 9.9 10.3 2.8 6.7 11 2.1 52 0.0 1031 1034 258 1.4 0.6 0.0 0.0 2.9 9.3 Sunny ints am, cloudy pm
12 2.4 15.1 -0.7 71 99 9.6 10.3 1.4 10.2 7 1.5 36 0.0 1030 1033 578 2.6 10.6 0.0 3.3 1.9 9.4 Sunny all day
13 0.7 18.5 -1.2 46 99 9.7 10.4 0.0 11.0 11 2.0 47 0.0 1028 1031 626 2.8 11.0 0.0 1.8 0.1 9.6 Sunny all day
14 1.7 11.6 -0.3 82 98 9.7 10.5 0.7 8.5 17 2.4 58 0.0 1028 1030 599 2.4 1.7 0.0 2.8 1.2 9.4 Sunny intervals all day
15 7.4 18.0 4.5 54 94 9.8 10.4 6.1 10.3 19 4.1 99 0.0 1029 1031 648 3.3 8.1 0.0 0.3 5.8 9.6 Sunny intervals am, sunny pm
16 6.6 16.5 2.5 67 97 10.3 10.5 5.5 11.0 17 3.9 93 0.0 1025 1029 658 3.9 8.0 0.0 0.3 5.9 9.7 Sunny am, cloudy pm
17 9.1 13.8 2.3 73 93 10.7 10.7 6.3 9.0 15 3.3 80 0.0 1021 1026 649 3.7 1.6 0.0 0.5 8.2 9.6 Sunny intervals all day
18 6.4 15.1 1.8 65 95 10.8 10.7 4.6 9.4 27 3.3 80 0.0 1017 1023 711 3.8 4.2 0.0 6.3 5.9 9.7 Sunny intervals all day
19 3.1 15.6 0.5 71 99 10.8 10.9 1.9 10.9 16 2.7 65 0.0 1021 1026 709 3.1 7.1 0.0 3.8 2.6 9.7 Sunny intervals all day
20 7.6 13.4 5.4 75 95 10.9 10.9 6.3 9.5 34 8.3 216 3.8 1004 1021 544 3.2 0.6 0.0 0.0 5.4 9.8 Sunny ints am, rain pm
21 3.8 12.6 -1.0 64 94 10.8 11.0 2.3 7.6 31 5.8 139 4.6 999 1009 828 3.2 7.4 0.0 4.8 3.5 9.8 Sunshine & showers
22 1.1 12.3 -1.4 59 98 10.4 11.0 0.0 6.1 20 2.9 69 1.9 999 1004 787 3.0 6.9 0.0 6.5 0.7 9.7 Sunshine & showers
23 2.2 11.8 -2.4 56 96 10.2 11.0 0.9 5.4 25 4.0 97 3.1 1004 1016 756 3.2 10.0 0.0 5.3 1.4 9.6 Sunny intervals all day
24 -1.4 9.4 -3.2 73 98 9.9 11.1 -2.2 7.7 29 7.4 163 5.0 1005 1015 503 2.4 2.1 5.3 2.8 -2.1 9.5 Sunny intervals am, rain pm
25 1.3 14.4 -0.8 55 98 9.7 10.9 0.5 8.0 18 3.4 80 0.5 1005 1014 753 3.1 8.3 0.0 4.0 1.1 9.6 Sunny intervals all day
26 6.1 12.2 0.7 47 92 10.0 10.8 0.3 6.5 12 2.3 54 0.0 1014 1020 693 2.7 6.5 0.0 2.3 4.2 9.5 Sunny intervals all day
27 3.1 9.3 0.0 70 93 10.1 10.9 1.7 5.7 18 3.2 76 3.6 1010 1015 788 2.8 6.5 0.0 3.0 0.9 9.4 Showers am, sunny pm
28 4.2 11.3 4.2 79 95 9.9 10.9 2.7 7.9 22 4.0 95 15.1 1010 1012 709 3.0 2.5 0.0 0.8 2.6 9.4 Sunshine & showers
29 6.9 13.2 5.7 67 96 10.1 10.9 6.1 9.0 24 6.1 147 3.8 1009 1013 651 2.9 5.9 0.0 0.0 5.7 9.5 Sunny intervals all day
30 11.6 16.4 8.2 61 83 10.3 10.8 7.1 9.5 19 6.2 150 0.0 1009 1011 700 3.0 11.3 0.0 0.3 9.1 9.8 Sunny all day
31 10.8 13.9 8.7 77 95 10.9 10.9 8.4 10.9 16 4.9 113 0.0 1010 1011 593 3.0 1.1 0.0 1.0 9.4 10.0 Sunny ints am, showers pm
4.3 13.1 1.4 70 96 9.8 10.5 2.8 8.7 19 4.1 2462 58 1012 1019 611 2.7 170.5 9.8 88 3.3 9.5  
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