Halesowen Annual Summary for 2022
An exceptionally mild year, with average rainfall.
2022 had the 2nd highest mean
temperature in 67 years, only beaten in 2006.
The mean temperature was +1.1 degrees above the 30 year normal.
It was warmer than usual in Feb, May, Jul, Aug, Oct and Nov.
It was cooler than usual only in Dec.
Rainfall for the year ranked 35th highest in 67 years, 94.6% of
Very wet months were Feb, Sep, Oct, Nov, while it was driest than usual in
Jan, Jul and Aug.
Raindays ranked 9th highest and very wet days 18th
RAIN AND MEAN TEMPS
mean max (C) , +1.5 diff from av (C)
ranks 2nd highest in 67 years
7.1 mean min (C) ,
+0.8 diff from av (C)
ranks 5th highest
11.4 mean (C),
+1.1 diff from av (C)
ranks 2nd highest
38.2 C on 18/7/22
LoMax -0.5C on 12/12/22
22.5C on 19/7/22
LoMin -7.8C on 15/12/22
Highest Mean 30.3C on 19/7/22
Lowest Mean -3.1C on
rain total (mm), 95% of av
ranks 35th highest in 67 years
205 raindays (with 0.2mm or more)
ranks 9th highest
129 wetdays (with 1mm or more)
ranks 42nd highest
59 verywetdays (with
5mm or more)
ranks 18th highest
most rainfall in a day (mm) on 22/10/22
duration 621.0 hours
days with snow falling, totalling 0.8cm
Most snowfall in a day 0.5cm on 6/1/22
1 day with lying snow on 5/1/22
mean pressure (mb) , +1.5 pressure anomaly (mb)
1043.1 max pressure at any time of day, on 18/3/22
983.0 min pressure at
any time of day, on 7/4/22
days with fog
30 air frosts, the last
was 10/4/22 , first was 6/12/22
84 ground frosts, the last was 30/4/22 , first was 11/10/22
so 164 days with no air or ground frost.
Frost duration 329 hours.
with thunder heard,
No days with hail
85% at 0900
CLOUD COVER 62% at 0900