March 2016
The beach between Sidmouth and Ladram Bay, bathed under a warm March sun.

Cooler than average with above normal rainfall and sunshine.

Summary for  March 2016
Mean Max: 11.8C (+0.8C)
Mean Min: 2.1C (-2.0C)
Mean (min+max 2): 7.0C (-0.6C)
Mean (integrated):  6.4C  
High Max: 15.8C 25th
Low Max: 7.6C 6th
High Min: 7.7C 26th
Low Min: -1.9C 7th
Mean Grass Min: 0.0C  
Grass Min: -3.9C 7th
Days  >13C 2 Days  
Days >10C 23 Days  
Nights  >10C 0 Days  
Nights  <5C 24 Days  
Rain Total (gauge): 96.5 mm (152%)
Rain Total (tipping bucket): 95.4 mm (150%)
Rain Days >0.2 mm: 14 Days  
Rain Days >1.0 mm: 11 Days  
Max 24 hrs: 21.6 mm 9th
Days without any rain: 17  
Air Frost: 12 Days  
Grass Frost: 18 Days  
Snow Falling: 0 Days  
Snow (50%) @ 9am: 0 Days  
Ice Days: 0 Days  
Thunder Heard: 2 Days  
Hail <5 mm: 3 Days  
Hail >5 mm: 0 Days  
Fog @ 9am: 0 Days  
Total Monthly Sunshine: 163.5 Hours (139%)
Most Sunshine in a Day: 12.0 Hours 31st
Average Daily Sunshine: 5.3 Hours  
Sunless Days: 4 Days  
Cloudless Days: 5 Days  
Total Possible Sunshine: 370.0 Hours  
Percentage of Total Sun: 44%  
Maximum UV Index: 3.7 15th
Time of Max UV:    
Average Max UV: 2.5  
Mean Soil Temp @ 30 cm: 8.8C  
Min Soil Temp @ 30 cm: 8.0C 8th
Max Soil Temp @ 30 cm: 10.0C 29th
Mean Soil Temp @ 100 cm: 10.2C  
Min Soil Temp @ 100 cm: 9.9C 10th
Max Soil Temp @ 100 cm: 10.7C 29th
Ave 10 Min Wind >39 mph: 0.00 Days  
N: 6.95 Days 22%
NE: 4.34 Days 14%
E: 0.91 Days 3%
SE: 1.17 Days 4%
S: 5.10 Days 16%
SW: 2.33 Days 8%
W: 1.53 Days 5%
NW: 4.96 Days 16%
Calm: 3.72 Days 12%
Wind Chill Low: -3.2C 18th
Mean Wind: 4.7 mph  
Max Gust: 47 mph 9th
Mean Cloud Cover: 62%  
Mean RH @ 9am: 90%  
Rain >0.1mm/hour: 26.1 Hours  
Frost Duration: 58.8 Hours  
Air Frost in a Day: 7.9 Hours 23rd 
Mean Sea Temperature: 8.8C (+0.2C)
Normal for Month: 8.6C  
Max Sea Temperature: 9.6C 31st
Min Sea Temperature: 8.4C 9th
Mean Pressure @ 9am: 1015.3 hPa  
Mean Pressure: 1014.2 hPa  
Max Pressure: 1033.9 hPa 13th
Min Pressure: 971.4 hPa 28th
Max Change in 24 hours: 26.0 hPa 28th
Radiation Daily Mean: 10.47 MJ/m  
Max Daily Value: 19.22 MJ/m 31st
Min Daily Value: 2.38 MJ/m 26th
Number of Days with Data: 31 Days  
1-Hour Maximum: 976 W/m 28th
Starting Time of the Hour:   13:00
Max Dewpoint: 11.9C 1st
Min Dewpoint: -3.0C 7th
Mean Dewpoint: 3.7C  
Max Humidity: 98% 8th
Min Humidity: 46% 31st
Mean Humidity: 81%  
Weather Data for Otter Valley, Devon. March 2016
  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 7.1 14.2 5.3 78 97 8.0 10.0 4.5 11.9 23 7.4 179 1.4 1008 1025 335 3.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 4.1 8.8 Brief sunny intervals all day
2 4.1 9.5 1.3 60 92 8.5 10.0 1.6 6.5 39 7.7 185 7.8 1001 1008 765 2.2 4.6 0.0 0.0 -0.4 8.6 Sunshine showers
3 6.2 12.3 1.0 68 96 8.6 10.1 3.0 7.8 31 7.6 182 1.0 997 1010 749 2.4 2.1 0.0 0.0 2.6 8.7 Sunny ints am, cloudy pm
4 -1.4 9.2 -2.6 75 97 8.6 10.1 -2.3 7.1 20 2.4 56 3.6 990 997 795 2.2 6.0 2.6 6.8 -1.8 8.6 Sunshine and showers
5 1.4 10.3 -2.0 64 95 8.5 10.1 -0.1 4.8 22 4.8 114 0.8 991 1008 778 2.3 2.0 0.0 0.0 -0.7 8.6 Sunny intervals all day
6 -0.9 7.6 -1.6 65 97 8.2 10.1 -1.8 4.4 16 2.1 49 0.0 1005 1010 657 2.1 1.1 5.0 8.0 -1.6 8.6 Brief sunny intervals all day
7 -1.9 9.7 -3.9 74 96 8.1 10.1 -3.0 6.7 18 2.3 55 2.0 1005 1015 800 2.8 3.9 5.4 9.3 -2.3 8.6 Sunshine and showers
8 -0.1 9.3 0.2 87 98 8.0 10.1 -1.1 8.8 18 3.0 71 0.4 1006 1017 261 1.9 0.0 1.7 8.6 -0.9 8.5 Cloudy all day
9 4.6 9.9 -2.5 70 98 8.3 10.0 2.6 9.6 47 13.1 315 21.6 985 1009 788 2.8 2.6 0.0 0.4 -0.6 8.4 Rain am, sunny ints pm
10 0.1 13.1 -2.3 59 95 8.3 9.9 -1.5 5.5 23 3.6 88 0.0 1009 1026 837 3.3 10.9 0.0 3.8 -0.7 8.5 Sunny all day
11 -1.4 11.9 -3.3 63 97 8.4 10.0 -2.3 6.4 9 1.1 26 0.0 1026 1029 743 3.6 2.8 6.0 9.2 -2.4 8.5 Sunny intervals all day
12 -1.4 11.4 -3.1 81 97 8.3 10.1 -2.3 8.5 10 1.8 42 0.0 1029 1032 459 2.5 7.5 7.8 8.3 -2.4 8.7 Sunny intervals all day
13 -0.7 12.5 -2.1 63 98 8.4 10.0 -1.4 8.2 14 2.7 66 0.0 1032 1034 664 3.3 11.1 4.2 2.0 -2.7 8.7 Sunny all day
14 2.1 11.7 -1.0 48 91 8.3 9.9 -3.0 5.1 20 5.8 139 0.0 1028 1033 703 3.4 11.2 0.0 0.0 -0.6 8.8 Sunny all day
15 2.3 13.6 -1.6 49 88 8.5 10.0 -2.9 7.7 24 4.5 109 0.0 1027 1030 775 3.7 9.5 0.0 0.3 -0.7 8.8 Sunny intervals all day
16 7.1 13.2 -0.2 60 92 9.0 10.0 1.5 7.4 23 4.8 115 0.0 1027 1029 883 3.4 4.1 0.0 0.0 3.7 8.8 Cloudy am, sunny ints pm
17 3.3 12.7 -3.8 58 88 8.9 10.1 0.3 5.0 20 4.0 96 0.0 1027 1031 685 2.7 11.3 0.0 0.0 0.9 8.9 Sunny all day
18 -1.6 11.8 5.4 69 95 8.8 10.2 -2.9 6.4 15 2.8 66 0.0 1026 1028 698 2.9 6.5 4.5 2.4 -3.2 8.8 Sunny intervals all day
19 5.6 8.8 4.7 75 90 8.9 10.2 3.1 5.0 18 4.1 98 0.0 1025 1027 146 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.3 8.8 Cloudy all day
20 5.5 7.6 -2.2 74 88 8.9 10.2 -0.4 4.2 16 3.7 88 0.0 1024 1026 136 1.2 0.0 0.0 1.1 1.4 8.8 Cloudy all day
21 -1.1 14.9 -2.8 56 96 8.7 10.2 -1.9 7.5 12 2.3 55 0.0 1022 1026 866 3.4 10.2 6.8 1.1 -2.6 8.9 Sunny intervals all day
22 -0.8 13.7 -3.3 60 97 8.9 10.2 -2.0 6.5 12 1.8 43 0.0 1016 1022 884 3.0 3.0 4.6 7.1 -2.9 8.9 Sunny intervals all day
23 -1.8 14.2 -1.2 57 96 9.0 10.2 -2.7 6.6 13 2.2 52 0.0 1017 1019 795 3.1 7.3 7.9 2.8 -3.2 9.0 Sunny intervals all day
24 2.1 11.7 9.0 78 96 9.2 10.4 0.3 8.6 20 4.2 100 5.4 1011 1018 271 1.7 0.0 0.0 9.3 1.9 8.9 Cloudy all day
25 4.2 15.8 1.7 60 97 9.5 10.4 2.9 9.7 19 4.6 111 2.6 1010 1017 838 0.0 11.7 0.0 2.1 3.6 9.1 Sunny all day
26 7.7 11.6 4.6 88 98 9.9 10.5 4.8 11.1 40 11.8 282 8.6 995 1014 116 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.0 4.0 9.1 Rain am, sunny ints pm
27 3.4 11.7 1.3 77 97 9.8 10.6 2.4 8.1 30 7.8 187 15.2 988 1000 913 3.5 3.3 0.0 0.6 2.2 9.1 Sunshine & showers
28 5.8 12.2 4.9 74 98 9.9 10.7 3.9 10.4 47 9.4 226 20.2 971 997 976 0.0 5.0 0.0 1.2 1.3 9.2 Sunshine & showers
29 2.8 11.4 0.7 66 95 10.0 10.7 1.6 6.7 23 5.4 135 4.8 997 1005 780 2.8 5.1 0.0 0.6 1.5 9.2 Sunny am, showers pm
30 2.9 13.8 1.2 56 95 9.6 10.7 1.6 8.0 16 3.2 76 0.0 1005 1012 941 3.5 8.0 0.0 2.2 2.3 9.3 Sunny intervals all day
31 -0.3 15.3 -1.0 46 96 9.7 10.6 -1.2 7.1 15 3.2 71 0.0 1012 1019 954 3.6 12.0 2.3 0.2 -1.2 9.6 Sunny all day
2.1 11.8 0.0 66 95 8.8 10.2 0.0 7.3 22 4.7 3476 95.4 1010 1018 677 2.5 163.5 56.5 87 0.1 8.8  
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