Weather Snippits 2017

January 5th - At 08:05, the temperature fell to -2.2°C, the lowest temperature since 8th March 2016 when the temperature fell to -2.7°C.

January 2nd to 6th - For the fifth successive day, the temperature fell below freezing. This is the longest run of sub-zero temperatures since a five day run ending on January 19th 2016.

January 22nd - At 07:32, the temperature fell to -3.0°C, the lowest temperature since -3.2°C was recorded on the 24th February 2016.

January 26th - The temperature reached a maximum of 0.9°C at 01:01 before falling below freezing at 02:50. The temperature remained below freezing for the rest of the day, reaching a minimum of -2.9°C at 23:58. The average temperature for the day was -1.3°C.

January 27th - At 03:01, the temperature fell to -3.9°C, the lowest since -5.4°C was recorded on January 17th 2013.

February 17th - The maximum temperature, recorded at 13:18, was 11.1°C. This was the highest temperature so far this year. The high U. V. Index of 0.9 at 13:01 was also a yearly high.

February 19th - The maximum high solar radiation recorded at 13:04 was 563 w/m², the highest so far in 2017.

February 20th - At 13:46, the temperature reached 14.6°C which was the highest temperature since 15.8°C was recorded on October 31st 2016. This was the second highest February temperature, only beaten by the 15.6°C recorded on February 23rd 2012.

February 22nd - At 13:02, the U. V. Index reached 1.1, the highest so far in 2017.

February 23rd - At 12:26, a gust speed of 50 mph was recorded, an all-time high for this location. At 09:50, the barometric pressure fell to 979.5 millibars, the lowest pressure since 971.4 millibars was recorded on March 28th 2016.

February 24th - The maximum high solar radiation recorded at 12:46 was 643 w/m², the highest so far in 2017.

February 27th - At 16:12, the barometric pressure fell to 979.3 millibars, the lowest in 2017.

February 28th - The maximum high solar radiation recorded at 11:17 was 657 w/m², the highest so far in 2017.

March 5th - The total rainfall amount of 9.0 millimetres was the highest since 20.8 millimetres was recorded on November 21st 2016.

March 9th - At 12:13, the U. V. Index reached 1.8, the highest so far in 2017, and the highest since 2.0 was recorded on October 2nd 2016.

March 12th - At 12:14, the U. V. Index reached 2.0, the first time this figure has been reached in 2017. At 13:26, the temperature reached 14.1°C, the second highest temperature of 2017, beaten only by the 14.6°C recorded on February 20th.

March 13th - At 12:02, the U.V. Index reached 2.1, the highest since 2.4 was recorded on September 30th 2016.

March 15th - At 16:16, the temperature reached 14.9°C, the highest temperature of 2017, and the highest since 15.8°C was recorded on October 31st 2016.

March 19th - The maximum high solar radiation recorded at 12:24 was 838 w/m², the highest so far in 2017, and the highest since 868 w/m² was recorded on September 23rd 2016.

March 30th - At 17:24, the temperature reached 18.3°C, the highest temperature since 20.3°C was recorded on September 28th 2016. At 12:42, the U.V. Index reached 2.7, the highest since 2.8 was recorded on September 29th 2016.

March 31st - The maximum high solar radiation recorded at 14:05 was 895 w/m², the highest so far in 2017, and the highest since 904 w/m² was recorded on September 11th 2016.

April 2nd - The maximum high solar radiation recorded at 12:59 was 933 w/m², the highest since 1004 w/m² was recorded on September 6th 2016.

April 5th - The maximum high solar radiation recorded at 12:51 was 995 w/m², the highest since 1004 w/m² was recorded on September 6th 2016.

April 6th - The maximum high solar radiation recorded at 13:33 was 1042 w/m², the highest since 1052 w/m² was recorded on August 5th 2016.

April 8th - At 16:40, the temperature reached 19.0°C, the highest temperature since 20.3°C was recorded on September 28th 2016. At 13:22, the U.V. Index reached 3.6, the highest since 4.1 was recorded on September 12th 2016.

April 9th - The temperature exceeded 20°C for the first time in 2017. The maximum temperature was 21.4°C recorded at 14:43, the highest temperature since 24.8°C was recorded on September 15th 2016. The highest U.V. Index was 3.6 set at 13:00, equalling the yearly record set on the 8th.

April 10th - The maximum high solar radiation recorded at 12:53 was 1132 w/m², the highest since 1136 w/m² was recorded on July 27th 2016. The highest U.V. Index was 3.9 set at 13:29, the highest so far in 2017.

April 12th - The highest U.V. Index was 4.1 set at 12:39, the highest since 4.2 was recorded on September 9th 2016.

April 19th - The high barometric pressure of 1036.8 millibars, recorded at 10:24, was the highest ever recorded in April, beating the previous high of 1036.4 millibars set in 2015.

April 22nd - The highest U.V. Index was 4.2 set at 12:57, the highest since 4.8 was recorded on September 6th 2016.

April 25th - At 05:35, the temperature fell to -1.9°C, equalling the lowest April temperature ever here set on April 2nd 2013.

April 28th - The maximum high solar radiation recorded at 12:04 was 1139 w/m², the highest since 1151 w/m² was recorded on July 14th 2016.

May 14th - The maximum high solar radiation recorded at 12:44 was 1167 w/m², the highest since 1206 w/m² was recorded on July 10th 2016.

May 18th - The highest U.V. Index was 5.3 set at 13:04, the highest since 5.6 was recorded on August 7th 2016.

May 22nd - At 18:21, the temperature reached 21.7°C, the highest since 24.8°C was recorded on September 15th 2016.

May 23rd - The highest U.V. Index was 5.9 set at 12:45, the highest since 6.3 was recorded on July 29th 2016.

May 24th - At 15:55, the temperature reached 23.2°C, the highest temperature of 2017, beating the previous best of 21.7°C set two days previous.

May 25th - At 15:39, the temperature reached 25.2°C, the highest temperature of 2017, and the highest since 25.7°C was recorded on September 14th 2016.

May 28th - The highest U.V. Index was 6.2 set at 12:27, the highest since 6.3 was recorded on July 29th 2016.

June 1st - The highest U.V. Index was 6.6 set at 13:03, the highest since 7.9 was recorded on July 16th 2016.

June 11th - The highest U.V. Index was 6.7 set at 12:23, the highest so far in 2017.

June 13th - The highest U.V. Index was 7.0 set at 12:56, the highest so far in 2017. The maximum high solar radiation recorded at 12:46 was 1320 w/m², an all-time high for the station.

June 16th - The highest U.V. Index was 7.2 set at 13:04, the highest so far in 2017.

June 17th - At 17:25, the temperature reached 27.1°C, the highest temperature since 28.4°C was recorded on September 13th 2016.

June 18th - At 19:33, the temperature reached 28.9°C, the highest temperature since 30.1°C was recorded on July 19th 2016.

June 19th - At 16:19, the temperature reached 29.5°C, beating the yearly high for the third day in succession.

June 20th - After three days of temperatures in the high 20s, the maximum was only 20.8°C recorded at 00:01. This was caused by low cloud which persisted all day.

June 24th - The highest U.V. Index was 7.6 set at 12:49, the highest so far in 2017.

August 8th - The rainfall total was 26.4 millimetres, making it the wettest day since 32.4 millimetres was recorded on July 23rd 2013.

August 10th - At 04:01, the temperature fell to 7.3°C, the lowest temperature of the summer so far.

August 31st - At 06:48, the temperature fell to 6.9°C, the lowest temperature since 6.3°C was recorded on May 21st 2017.

September 13th - A wind gust of 33 mph was recorded at 04:07, making it the highest September wind gust since 39.1 mph was recorded on September 12th 2011.

September 15th - At 05:29, the temperature fell to 5.3°C, the lowest temperature since 4.1°C was recorded on May 11th 2017.

September 19th - At 07:04, the temperature fell to 4.8°C.

October 6th - At 07:40, the temperature fell to 4.7°C, the lowest temperature since 4.1°C was recorded on May 11th 2017.

October 13th - At 13:14, the temperature reached 20.1°C, the third warmest October day ever and the warmest October day since 25.6°C was recorded on October 3rd 2011. The warmest ever October day here was on October 1st 2011 when the temperature reached 27.4°C.

October 16th - A wind gust of 35 mph was recorded at 17:48, making it the third windiest day of the year. The windiest day was February 23rd, when a 50 mph gust was recorded, followed by January 11th, when a 36 mph gust was recorded.

October 22nd - The maximum temperature was 10.9°C recorded at 16:00. This was the lowest daily maximum temperature since 10.7°C was recorded on May 8th 2017.

October 30th - At 03:19, the temperature fell to 1.7°C, the lowest temperature recorded since April 27th 2017, when the temperature fell to 0.0°C.

November 6th - At 04:10, the temperature fell to 0.1°C.

November 13th - At 07:30, the temperature fell to -0.6°C, the lowest temperature since -1.9°C was recorded on April 25th 2017, and the first air frost of the autumn season.

November 25th - The maximum temperature of 4.5°C, recorded at 13:11, was the lowest daily maximum temperature since February 12th 2017 when the maximum temperature only reached 2.7°C.

November 30th - The maximum temperature of 2.9°C, recorded at 14:29, was the lowest daily maximum temperature of the autumn. The minimum temperature of -0.9°C was the lowest of the autumn season. Two millimetres of snow was recorded, the first snowfall since February 11th 2017.

December 8th - The maximum temperature of 2.6°C, recorded at 13:00, was the lowest daily maximum temperature since February 11th 2017 when the maximum temperature only reached 2.3°C.

December 10th - At 11:55, the barometric pressure fell to 976.4 millibars, the lowest in 2017 and the lowest since 971.4 millibars was recorded in March 2016. The maximum temperature of 0.5°C, recorded at 15:04, was the lowest daily maximum temperature since March 22nd 2013 when the maximum temperature only reached 0.2°C.