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MAY 2016

A dry and warm month...

 

 
Halesowen, West Midlands
   lies 13km to the 
west of Birmingham 
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MAY 2016

A mild month, having the 4th Highest daily mean 13.4C in 61 years here.
Warmest days were 8-9, coolest nights 1, 4 15.  

Dry with the 21st= lowest rainfall, with 73% of normal amount. Most rain fell 1-2, 9-11, 17-22 and 26-28. 

Many days had sun for much of the day, highest solar radiation was on 27, 29, 24, 28 and 14.  Dullest days were 25-26, when it never exceeded 400W/m2. 

Windiest were 2 and 21, least windy days were 6-7, 25-28.

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Spring Stats

SEASONAL REPORT FOR SPRING 
Mar 2016, Apr 2016, May 2016

         this year  / normal /  anomaly
HiMax               26.8        28.6

MeanMax         13.9        13.0      +0.9 
(14th= highest in 61 years)

LoMax                4.9         -0.6                                                                  MEAN                  9.1          8.6       +0.5 
(21st highest)

HighMin            12.4         14.6                             
MeanMin            4.4          4.3        +0.1

LoMin               -3.0        -11.1                             

RAINFALL        216.2      172.3    125.5%
(12th highest)

Raindays             44           43.1                
 
35th highest so quite normal

Wet Days             41           32.5              
12th highest

V Wet Days           15          11.4                     11th highest

Oktas                     4.5          5.4

Bright Sun            430.0     421.1

 Spring has been 0.5degC milder than normal, 21st highest in 61 years here.    Rainfall has been 125% of normal, 12th highest. 
41 wet days (many more than the normal 32.5) 
and 15 very wet days (more than the normal11.4) , 
although there were 44 raindays (normally 43, about normal).

 

TEMPERATURES

18.9 max (C) 
  8.0 min (C) 
13.4 mean(C)  +1.5 diff from av (C)
26.8 high max (C) on 8
12.1 low max (C) on 25 
12.4 high min (C) on 10
  2.2 low min (C) on 1

RAINFALL

42.7 rain total (mm)
73.6 % of av 
14 raindays (days with >=0.2mm)
12 wetdays (days with >=1mm)
  3 very wet days (days with >=5mm)

OTHER
 
Thunder heard on 1 day
Ground frost on 3 days
Air frost on 0 days

52% cloud cover percent
79% mean RH

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