February 2021

A walk to Weston Beach in glorious early spring sunshine on a late February afternoon

Overall a month that was a little warmer, slightly drier and with just-below average sunshine. Mostly mild throughout except for a distinct cold spell from the 8th to the 13th when the 'Beast from the East v3' arrived. Spring sprung suddenly during for the last week with it being mostly sunny, mild and dry.

Summary for February 2021
Mean Max: 10.2C (+1.4C)
Mean Min: 3.8C (+1.1C)
Mean: 7.0C (+1.2C)
High Max: 15.2C 22nd 
Low Max: 1.5C 9th
High Min: 11.3C 24th
Low Min: -1.6C 6th
Mean Grass Min: -3.4C 6th 
Grass Min: N/A  
Days  >15C 1 Day  
Days >10C 18 Days  
Nights  >10C 2 Days  
Nights  <5C 16 Days  
Rain Total (gauge): 69.5 mm (112%)
Rain Total (tipping bucket): 66.4 mm (107%)
Rain Days >0.2 mm: 16 Days  
Rain Days >1.0 mm: 12 Days  
Max 24 hrs: 14.4 mm 17th
Days without any rain: 12  
Air Frost: 8 Days  
Grass Frost: 11 Days  
Snow Falling: 1 Day  13th
Snow (50%) @ 9am: 0 Days  
Ice Days: 0 Days  
Thunder Heard: 0 Days  
Hail <5 mm: 1 Days  
Hail >5 mm: 0 Days  
Fog @ 9am: 0 Days  
Total Monthly Sunshine: 87.9 Hours (92%)
Most Sunshine in a Day: 10.3 Hours 28th
Average Daily Sunshine: 3.1 Hours  
Sunless Days: 0 Days  
Cloudless Days: 0 Days  
Total Possible Sunshine: 282.0 Hours  
Percentage of Total Sun: 31%  
Average Sunny Interval: 16.4 mins
Maximum UV Index: 2.5 26th
Mean Soil Temp @ 10 cm: 6.0C  
Min Soil Temp @ 10 cm: 4.0C  
Max Soil Temp @ 10 cm: 8.9C  
Mean Soil Temp @ 30 cm: 6.6C  
Min Soil Temp @ 30 cm: 5.0C  
Max Soil Temp @ 30 cm: 8.9C  
Mean Soil Temp @ 100 cm: 8.0C  
Min Soil Temp @ 100 cm: 7.2C  
Max Soil Temp @ 100 cm: 9.3C  
Ave 10 Min Wind >39 mph: 0.00 Days  
N: 2.99 Days 10%
NE: 2.67 Days 9%
E: 2.19 Days 7%
SE: 2.73 Days 9%
S: 7.20 Days 23%
SW: 4.21 Days 14%
W: 0.56 Days 2%
NW: 1.33 Days 4%
Calm: 7.11 Days 23%
Wind Chill Low: -5.5C 13th
Mean Wind: 5.4 mph  
Max Gust: 39 mph 18th
Mean Cloud Cover: 68%  
Mean RH @ 9am: 92%  
Rain >0.1mm/hour: 23.5 Hours  
Frost Duration: 66.4 Hours  
Air Frost in a Day: 14.1 Hours 9th
Mean Sea Temperature: 8.5C (+0.1C)
Normal for Month: 8.4C  
Max Sea Temperature: 10.3C 25th
Min Sea Temperature: 6.8C 14th
Mean Pressure @ 9am: 1013.7 hPa  
Mean Pressure: 1013.4 hPa  
Max Pressure: 1042.4 hPa 27th
Min Pressure: 989.0 hPa 1st
Max Change in 24 hours: 17.4 hPa 10th
Radiation Daily Mean: 5.50 MJ/m  
Max Daily Value: 11.61 MJ/m 28th
Min Daily Value: 1.41 MJ/m 19th
Number of Days with Data: 28 Days  
1-Hour Maximum: 494 W/m 26th
Starting Time of the Hour:   12:00
Max Dewpoint: 11.6C 2nd 
Min Dewpoint: -6.5C 12th
Mean Dewpoint: 4.2C  
Max Humidity: 100% 1st
Min Humidity: 55% 28th
Mean Humidity: 84%  
 
Weather Data for Otter Valley, Devon. February 2021
  Temp oC Grass Hum (%) Soil oC (cm) Soil DP (oC) Wind (mph) Rain Air (hPa) W/m UV Sun Frost Sea Observations
  Min Max Min Min Max 10 30 100 (cb) Min Max Max Ave Run mm Min Max Max Max Hours Hours Temp
1 4.0 8.9 0.0 94 100 N/A N/A N/A N/A 3.2 8.9 14 2.0 47 0.6 989 1000 116 1.0 0.0 0.0 8.7 Cloudy all day
2 8.3 13.4 0.0 86 100 N/A N/A N/A N/A 8.0 11.6 35 7.8 187 4.8 992 998 301 1.5 1.6 0.0 9.3 Sunny intervals all day
3 6.5 11.5 0.0 69 99 N/A N/A N/A N/A 2.1 8.8 28 2.9 70 0.4 992 1004 328 1.4 4.9 0.0 9.2 Sunny intervals all day
4 0.4 10.6 0.0 95 100 N/A N/A N/A N/A -0.2 10.4 18 2.4 58 5.8 1004 1006 344 1.5 0.3 0.0 9.1 Brief sunny ints all day
5 1.3 11.4 0.0 85 100 N/A N/A N/A N/A 0.5 9.8 17 1.3 32 2.2 1006 1008 380 1.7 4.0 0.0 8.9 Sunny intervals all day
6 -1.6 8.7 0.0 77 100 N/A N/A N/A N/A -2.1 7.3 6 0.5 13 1.0 1004 1009 432 1.5 2.8 10.2 8.9 Sunny intervals all day
7 1.9 6.3 0.0 62 98 N/A N/A N/A N/A -2.9 4.1 22 2.7 64 0.0 1005 1008 469 1.6 2.6 0.0 9.1 Sunny intervals all day
8 -0.6 4.3 0.0 62 80 N/A N/A N/A N/A -4.3 -1.5 31 6.4 154 0.0 1004 1006 497 1.6 5.0 2.8 8.9 Sunny intervals all day
9 -1.4 1.5 -2.2 66 84 6.4 7.5 9.3 0.0 -5.8 -2.4 25 5.6 135 0.0 1003 1007 146 1.0 0.0 14.1 8.4 Cloudy all day
10 -1.5 5.8 -2.8 56 87 4.4 5.7 8.0 0.0 -5.8 -1.4 22 4.6 112 0.0 1005 1022 495 1.6 5.3 14.0 8.1 Sunny intervals all day
11 -1.1 3.7 -3.3 66 85 4.0 5.1 7.8 0.0 -5.2 -0.8 31 6.7 161 0.0 1022 1024 209 1.4 0.1 8.5 7.9 Brief sunny ints all day
12 1.6 4.2 -3.3 59 74 4.1 5.0 7.8 0.0 -6.5 -0.6 33 8.5 204 0.0 1022 1029 276 1.5 3.4 0.0 7.5 Sunny intervals all day
13 -0.9 4.6 -9.4 66 82 4.0 5.0 7.3 0.0 -6.3 0.6 27 7.8 188 0.0 1026 1029 218 1.3 0.1 3.3 7.3 Brief sunny ints all day
14 3.9 9.3 -8.9 75 98 4.7 5.0 7.2 0.0 0.6 9.0 31 8.3 199 11.0 1017 1027 106 1.0 0.0 0.0 6.9 Rain all day
15 6.6 11.9 -7.8 90 100 5.7 5.6 7.2 0.0 5.8 10.6 32 5.3 129 4.4 1014 1019 333 2.0 1.5 0.0 7.2 Sunshine and showers
16 9.1 13.1 0.0 86 98 N/A N/A N/A N/A 6.3 11.2 27 6.3 151 4.6 1007 1014 510 1.7 2.8 0.0 7.4 Sunny intervals all day
17 7.1 12.1 0.0 91 98 N/A N/A N/A N/A 5.8 10.8 29 10.2 244 14.4 1006 1010 245 1.5 1.6 0.0 7.9 Sunny intervals all day
18 7.1 12.4 0.0 58 96 N/A N/A N/A N/A 2.2 9.1 39 7.2 172 1.8 996 1008 448 1.7 5.8 0.0 8.1 Sunny intervals all day
19 2.4 10.9 0.0 87 99 N/A N/A N/A N/A 1.4 9.5 31 8.6 207 2.2 1002 1009 58 0.7 0.0 0.0 8.3 Light rain all day
20 10.1 11.9 0.0 87 96 N/A N/A N/A N/A 9.0 10.5 35 9.8 235 6.0 996 1002 127 1.3 0.0 0.0 8.7 Light rain all day
21 9.5 12.2 0.0 86 99 N/A N/A N/A N/A 8.5 11.4 16 3.0 71 1.2 1001 1008 457 2.2 0.7 0.0 9.1 Brief sunny ints all day
22 7.2 15.2 1.7 63 99 8.4 8.3 7.8 0.1 4.5 10.4 16 2.9 68 5.6 1008 1020 551 2.0 6.3 0.0 9.1 Sunny intervals all day
23 7.3 11.8 0.0 85 99 N/A N/A N/A N/A 7.2 9.9 36 9.6 231 0.0 1019 1021 235 2.3 1.6 0.0 8.9 Sunny intervals all day
24 11.3 13.0 0.0 83 95 N/A N/A N/A N/A 9.3 11.3 28 10.0 241 0.4 1019 1021 207 1.6 0.0 0.0 9.4 Cloudy all day
25 7.8 14.7 -46.1 57 98 8.9 8.9 8.3 0.0 1.5 10.5 16 2.2 53 0.0 1020 1034 487 2.4 6.3 0.0 9.5 Sunny intervals all day
26 -1.1 13.6 -67.8 60 99 7.8 8.3 8.3 0.0 -1.9 7.4 13 2.0 48 0.0 1034 1040 565 2.5 10.2 4.9 9.0 Sunny all day
27 -1.2 14.1 -67.8 61 99 7.0 7.6 8.3 0.0 -2.0 8.3 12 2.0 49 0.0 1040 1042 460 2.4 10.3 8.7 9.0 Sunny all day
28 1.1 14.2 -67.8 55 97 6.7 7.3 8.3 0.0 0.1 6.6 13 2.9 71 0.0 1032 1040 444 2.5 10.3 0.0 9.1 Sunny all day
3.8 10.2 -10.2 74 95 6.0 6.6 8.0 0.0 1.2 7.2 24 5.4 3596 66.4 1010 1017 337 1.7 87.9 66.4 8.5  
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