Weather Snippits 2019

January 2nd - The high barometric pressure of 1044.0 millibars, recorded at 10:50, was the highest ever recorded in January, and only 0.6 millibars below the highest ever, recorded on February 7th 2012.

January 17th - A light covering of snow fell overnight, the first recorded snow of the 2018 / 2019 season.

January 18th - At 05:00, the temperature fell to -1.8°C, the lowest temperature of the winter season so far.

January 23rd - At 08:20, the temperature fell to -3.0°C, the lowest temperature since -6.1°C was recorded on March 1st 2018.

January 27th - At 12:14, the high solar energy reading was 445 w/m², the highest of 2019 so far, and the highest since 496 w/m² was recorded on November 13th 2018.

January 28th - At 13:00, the U. V. Index reached 0.5, the first time since November 19th 2018 that an Index was recorded.

January 30th - At 13:02, the high solar energy reading was 455 w/m², the highest of 2019 so far.

January 31st - At 08:20, the temperature fell to -6.7°C, the lowest temperature since -7.2°C was recorded on February 11th 2012, and the lowest temperature ever recorded in January. The daytime maximum temperature of 0.4°C was the lowest daytime maximum temperature since March 18th 2018 when the maximum was only -0.7°C.

February 3rd - At 12:00, the U. V. Index reached 0.6, the highest of 2019 so far.

February 4th - At 13:13, the high solar energy reading was 497 w/m², the highest of 2019 so far.

February 8th - At 13:35, the temperature reached 11.2°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far.

February 9th - At 07:28, a wind gust of 40 mph was recorded, the highest since 42 mph was recorded on October 12th 2018. At 12:52, the high solar energy reading was 508 w/m², the highest of 2019 so far.

February 10th - At 14:10, the high solar energy reading was 526 w/m², the highest of 2019 so far.

February 11th - At 12:05, the U. V. Index reached 0.8, the highest of 2019 so far.

February 12th - At 11:25, the U. V. Index reached 0.9, the highest of 2019 so far.

February 13th - At 12:01, the U. V. Index reached 1.0, the first time an index of 1.0 was recorded since October 27th 2018.

February 14th - At 15:56, the temperature reached 12.1°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far.

February 15th - At 15:42, the temperature reached 13.06°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far..

February 16th - At 14:43, the temperature reached 13.11°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far, and the highest since 13.2°C was recorded on November 29th 2018.

February 20th - At 12:28, the U. V. Index reached 1.2, the highest of 2019 so far. At 13:16, the high solar energy reading was 684 w/m², the highest of 2019 so far.

February 21st - At 15:27, the temperature reached 15.3°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far, and the highest since 17.2°C was recorded on October 21st 2018. This was the second highest February temperature, beaten only by the 15.6°C recorded on February 23rd 2012. At 12:14, the U. V. Index reached 1.2, equalling the highest of 2019 so far. At 11:35, the high solar energy reading was 689 w/m², the highest of 2019 so far.

February 22nd - At 12:13, the U. V. Index reached 1.3, the highest of 2019 so far.

February 25th - At 16:09, the temperature reached 16.7°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far, and the highest temperature ever recorded in February. At 12:00, the U. V. Index reached 1.3, equalling the highest of 2019 so far.

February 26th - At 14:44, the temperature reached 18.3°C, the highest temperature since 22.7°C was recorded on October 13th 2018, and the highest temperature ever recorded in February. At 12:00, the U. V. Index reached 1.4, the highest of 2019 so far.

March 3rd - At 21:54, a wind gust of 44 mph was recorded. This was the highest gust since 50 mph was recorded on February 23rd 2017. At 22:05, the barometric pressure fell to 979.4 millibars, the lowest of 2019 so far.

March 6th - 17.6 millimetres of rain was recorded in the day making it the wettest day since September 20th 2018 when 19.4 millimetres was recorded.

March 9th - At 12:05, the U. V. Index reached 1.7, the highest since 1.9 was recorded on October 9th 2018. At 11:48, the high solar energy reading was 749 w/m², the highest since 831 w/m² was recorded on September 24th 2018.

March 11th - At 13:15, the high solar energy reading was 777 w/m², the highest of 2019 so far.

March 14th - At 12:02, the U. V. Index reached 2.1, the highest since 2.2 was recorded on October 1st 2018. At 12:13, the high solar energy reading was 833 w/m², the highest since 842 w/m² was recorded on September 23rd 2018.

March 17th - At 12:46, the high solar energy reading was 882 w/m², the highest since 914 w/m² was recorded on September 21st 2018.

March 19th - At 11:45, the U. V. Index reached 2.8, the highest since 2.9 was recorded on September 27th 2018.

March 24th - At 12:00, the high solar energy reading was 907 w/m², the highest since 914 w/m² was recorded on September 21st 2018.

April 1st - At 11:45, the high solar energy reading was 926 w/m², the highest since 983 w/m² was recorded on September 9th 2018.

April 6th - At 13:01, the U. V. Index reached 3.0, the highest since 3.1 was recorded on September 26th 2018. At 12:39, the high solar energy reading was 1028 w/m², the highest since 1055 w/m² was recorded on August 29th 2018.

April 11th - At 12:49, the U. V. Index reached 3.1.

April 18th - At 15:38, the temperature reached 19.2°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far, and the highest temperature since 22.7°C was recorded on October 13th 2018.

April 19th - At 17:15, the temperature reached 21.3°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far, and the highest temperature since 22.7°C was recorded on October 13th 2018.

April 20th - At 17:04, the temperature reached 22.2°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far. At 13:19, the U. V. Index reached 3.3, the highest since 3.4 was recorded on September 17th 2018.

April 21st - At 13:00, the U. V. Index reached 3.5, the highest since 4.0 was recorded on September 9th 2018.

April 28th - At 12:55, the U. V. Index reached 4.3, the highest since 4.6 was recorded on August 22nd 2018. At 12:56, the high solar energy reading was 1153 w/m², the highest since 1165 w/m² was recorded on July 9th 2018.

May 6th - At 12:00, the high solar energy reading was 1179 w/m², the highest since 1294 w/m² was recorded on June 20th 2018

May 12th - At 13:01, the U. V. Index reached 4.8, the highest since 5.0 was recorded on August 18th 2018.

May 13th - At 10:18, the barometric pressure reached 1039.6 millibars, a record for May, beating the previous high of 1037.8 millibars set on May 12th 2012.

May 14th - At 13:00, the U. V. Index reached 4.9, the highest of 2019 so far.

May 22nd - At 13:09, the U. V. Index reached 5.2, the highest since 5.5 was recorded on August 8th 2018.

May 24th - At 13:03, the U. V. Index reached 5.5, the highest since 6.1 was recorded on August 6th 2018.

May 25th - At 13:00, the U. V. Index reached 5.9, the highest of 2019 so far.

May 28th - At 12:19 the high solar energy reading was 1225, the highest of 2019 so far.

May 30th - At 11:40, the U. V. Index reached 6.0, the highest of 2019 so far.

June 1st - At 15:35, the temperature reached 23.0°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far, and the highest temperature since 27.4°C was recorded on October 7th 2018.

June 11th - The rainfall total was 22.8 millimetres, making it the wettest day since August 8th 2017 when 26.4 millimetres was recorded.

June 21st - At 13:03, the U. V. Index reached 6.2, the highest since 7.0 was recorded on August 3rd 2018.

June 27th - At 11:58, the U. V. Index reached 6.6, the highest of 2019 so far.

June 29th - At 18:00, the temperature reached 29.4°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far, and the highest temperature since 31.0°C was recorded on July 26th 2018. This was the second highest June temperature recorded here, beaten only by the 29.5°C recorded on June 19th 2017.

July 2nd - At 12:42, the U. V. Index reached 6.8, the highest of 2019 so far.

July 17th - The maximum temperature of 24.6°C recorded at 16:35 was the second highest temperature of 2019, beaten only by the 29.4°C recorded on June 29th.

July 22nd - The maximum temperature of 26.2°C recorded at 15:20 was the second highest temperature of 2019, beaten only by the 29.4°C recorded on June 29th.

July 23rd - The maximum temperature of 29.8°C recorded at 18:00 was the highest temperature of 2019, and the highest since 31.0°C was recorded on July 26th 2018.

July 25th - At 18:37, the temperature reached 34.1°C, the highest temperature ever recorded here, beating the previous high of 32.7°C recorded on July 1st 2015. This is only the fifth time that a temperature in excess of 30°C has been recorded here.

July 30th - 25.0 millimetres of rain was recorded, making it the wettest day since 26.4 millimetres fell on August 8th 2017.

August 25th - At 17:54, the temperature reached 30.0°C, the second highest temperature of 2019, beaten only by the 34.1°C recorded on July 25th. This is only the sixth time that a temperature of 30.0°C has been recorded here.

September 24th - The rainfall total of 31.8 millimetres was the highest since 32.4 millimetres was recorded on July 23rd 2013. This was the fifth wettest day ever recorded here.

October 2nd - The first ground frost of the season was recorded when the temperature fell to 2.4°C at 07:08. This was the lowest temperature since 0.4°C was recorded on May 5th.

November 2nd - At 12:12, the barometric pressure fell to 973.7 millibars, the lowest since 971.4 millibars was recorded on March 28th 2016.

November 6th - The maximum temperature was 6.1°C, recorded at 21:01. This was the loweat daily maximum since February 3rd when the maximum was 4.9°C. The minimum temperature was 0.2°C which was the lowest temperature since -0.3°C was recorded on April 13th.

November 7th - 29.0 millimetres of rainfall was recorded making it the second wettest day of 2019. Only September 24th, with 31.8 millimetres, was wetter.

November 9th - At 06:21, the temperature fell to -0.7°C, the lowest temperature since -4.4°C was recorded on February 3rd. This was the first sub-zero temperature of the autumn season and is earlier than the average first freeze date which is November 16th. The maximum temperature was 4.8°C, recorded at 14:36. This was the loweat daily maximum since February 2nd when the maximum was 4.4°C.

November 14th - 27.8 millimetres of rainfall was recorded making it the third wettest day of 2019. This takes the total for the month to 109.0 millimetres. The average for the month is 62.8 millimetres. November 2019 is currently the fourth wettest month on record here.

November 19th - At 05:22, the temperature fell to -1.8°C, the lowest temperature of the Autumn season so far.

December 2nd - At 02:46, the temperature fell to -1.9°C, the lowest temperature of the Winter season so far.