Weather Facts back to 1960

Last updated 28th January 2001

Extremes since 1960

Mean 24hr summer temperature extremes since 1960

Sequences of warm and cool summers since 1960

Mean 24hr temperature above 14.6c Mean 24hr temperature below 14c

Mean 24hr winter temperature extremes since 1960

Sequences of cold and mild winters since 1960

Mean 24hr temperature below 2.9c Mean 24hr temperature above 3.4c

Summer Mean 14.4c

Winter Mean 3.1c

Averages from 1960 to 2000

Warmest Day

3rd August 1990

33.2c

Coldest Day

12th January 1987

-5.5c

Warmest Night

1st August 1995

19.2c

Coldest Night

25th January 1963

-12.9c

Wettest Day

15th September 1994

46.5 mm

Highest Gust

21st February 1990

75.0 mph

Hottest

Year

Coolest

Year

16.7

1976

13.1

1972

16.5

2006

13.2

1962

16.2

1995/2003

13.2

1985

Consecutive Years

Dates

Consecutive Years

Dates

7

2000-06

5

1961-65

4

1994-97

5

1977-81

3

1982-84

4

1985-88

 

 

 

 

Coldest

Year

Mildest

Year

-1.0

1963

5.3

2007

0.5

1979

5.2

1989

1.6

2010

5.1

1975/1990

Consecutive Years

Dates

Consecutive Years

Dates

4

1962-65

6

1971-76

3

1968-70

4

1992-95/2002-05

3

1977-79

3

1998-00

3

1985-87

3

1988-90