Summary of February 2019

Whilst this February may have broke a few warmth records Up Country, nothing that extreme here. Warmer, sunnier and drier than normal. Cold for the first three days then mild throughout. Notably dry air on the 25th with RH of 35%. Unusually severe air and ground frost (for here) on the 3rd (-5.2C/-8.3C).

Warmest February since 2011 (8.0C) though many have come very close; sunniest since 2018 (136 hours); driest since 2018 (39 mm).

Mean Max: 12.0ºC
Mean Min: 3.5ºC
Mean: 7.8ºC

High Max: 16.3ºC 27th
Low Max: 3.2ºC 1st
High Min: 8.8ºC 17th
Low Min: -5.2ºC 3rd
Grass Min: -8.3ºC 3rd

Days >10°C 25 Days
Days >5°C 27 Days
Nights >5°C 12 Days
Nights >0°C 21 Days

Rain Total: 48.6 mm
Rain Days >0.2 mm: 11 Days
Rain Days >1.0 mm: 10 Days
Max 24 hrs: 9.6 mm 10th
Days without any rain: 20

Air Frost: 7 Days
Grass Frost: 16 Days
Snow Falling: 1 Day 1st
Snow (50%) @ 9am: 1 Day 1st
Thunder Heard: 0 Days
Hail <5 mm: 0 Days
Hail >5 mm: 0 Days
Fog @ 9am: 0 Days

Total Monthly Sunshine: 131.2 Hours
Most Sunshine in a Day: 10.2 Hours 27th
Average Daily Sunshine: 4.2 Hours
Sunless Days: 4 Days
Cloudless Days: 5 Days
Total Possible Sunshine: 313.2 Hours
Percentage of Total Sun: 42%
Average Sunny Interval: 22.1 mins

Ave 10 Min Wind >39 mph: 0.00 Days
Calm: 4.18 Days 23%
Mean Wind: 4.4 mph
Max Gust: 55 mph 7th

Mean Pressure: 1019.1 hPa
Max Pressure: 1035.8 hPa 25th
Min Pressure: 981.0 hPa 1st

Max Dewpoint: 11.7ºC 27th
Min Dewpoint: -6.3ºC 3rd
Mean Dewpoint: 4.8ºC

Max Humidity: 99% 5th
Min Humidity: 35% 25th
Mean Humidity: 78%

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