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Posted: 14/03/2018

Goff Heating Oil Weather Station Statistics February 2018

Weather Type

Reading

Diff from Monthly Average

 
 

Average Mean Temperature

2.5°C

-1.9°C

 

Average Daytime Temperature

     5.3°C

-2.1°C

 

Average Night time Temperature

-0.3°C

-1.6°C

 

No of Air Frosts                                                 

16

+6

 

No of Ground Frosts                                           

24

+10

 

No of Days where snow fell                               

9

+5

 

Sunshine Duration                                             

96 hours

+19.5 hours

 

Rainfall

56 mm

+14.0 mm

 

Average Soil Temperature (Depth of 30cm)     

4.2°C

-0.3°C

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Observers notes: 

A very cold month with the first substantial snowfall for 5 years.

Lowest recorded average mean and average night time temperatures in my 20 years of records.

Snowfall of 5 inches on 28th at my location but at the Goff Oil Depot in Wymondham 7 inches of snow fell.

Ice day also recorded on 28th with highest temperature of only -2.5c!