# Weather Snippits 2021

**January 7th** - At 08:51, the temperature fell to -4.2°C, the lowest temperature since -4.4°C was recorded on February 3rd 2019.

**January 15th** - The maximum temperature was only 0.3°C, the lowest daily maximum since -0.7°C was recorded on March 18th 2018.

**January 23rd** - 60 millimetres (2.4 inches) of snow was recorded. This was the most snowfall in one day since 68 millimetres was recorded on March 18th 2018.

**January 24th** - The maximum temperature, recorded at 14:00, was only 0.1°C, the lowest daily maximum since -0.7°C was recorded on March 18th 2018.

**January 25th** - The minimum temperature of -4.8°C, recorded at 07:55, was the lowest temperature since -6.7°C was recorded on January 31st 2019. At 12:09, the U.V. Index was 0.5, the first time a reading above 0.0 has been recorded since December 13th 2020.

**February 3rd** - The maximum solar radiation recorded at 12:23 was 541 w/m², the highest since 591 w/m² was recorded on October 25th 2020.

**February 4th** - At 12:05, the U.V. Index was 0.6, the highest since November 13th 2020.

**February 8th** - At 12:33, the U.V. Index was 0.8, the highest since November 1st 2020. The maximum solar radiation recorded at 11:30 was 547 w/m², the highest of 2021 so far.

**February 10th** - The maximum solar radiation recorded at 13:17 was 585 w/m², the highest of 2021 so far

**February 12th** - The high barometric pressure was 1033.4 millibars recorded at 19:52, the highest of 2021 so far.

**February 13th** - The maximum solar radiation recorded at 12:34 was 621 w/m², the highest since 677 w/m² was recorded on October 15th 2020. The maximum temperature was only -0.1 °C, the lowest daily maximum since -0.7°C was recorded on March 18th 2018.

**February 15th** - The maximum temperature of 11.4°C, recorded at 14:26, was the highest of 2021 so far.

**February 16th** - The maximum solar radiation recorded at 12:27 was 629 w/m², the highest of 2021 so far.

**February 20th **- The maximum temperature of 12.9°C, recorded at 12:41, was the highest since 13.4°C was recorded on November 18th 2020.

**February 23rd** - At 12:26, the U.V. Index was 1.1, the highest since October 14th 2020, when 1.4 was recorded.

**February 24th** - The maximum temperature of 15.2°C, recorded at 13:18, was the highest since 15.7°C was recorded on November 2nd 2020.

**February 25th** - At 12:16, the U.V. Index was 1.2, the highest of 2021 so far.

**February 27th** - The high barometric pressure was 1041.5 millibars recorded at 11:49, the highest since 1041.9 millibars was recorded on March 29th 2020.

**March 4th** - At 13:43, the U.V. Index was 1.3, the highest of 2021 so far.

**March 9th** - The maximum solar radiation recorded at 11:24 was 793 w/m², the highest of 2021 so far. At 12:18, the U.V. Index was 1.8, the highest of 2021 so far.

**March 11th **- At 05:03, a wind gust of 32 mph was recorded, the highest since a gust of 45 mph was recorded on August 25th 2020. The maximum solar radiation recorded at 11:45 was 895 w/m², the highest of 2021 so far.

**March 16th** - The maximum temperature of 15.8°C, recorded at 15:58, was the highest since 16.8°C was recorded on November 1st 2020. The maximum solar radiation recorded at 12:40 was 923 w/m², the highest of 2021 so far. At 12:29, the U.V. Index was 2.1, the highest of 2021 so far.

**March 20th** - At 12:29, the U.V. Index was 2.2, the highest of 2021 so far.

**March 21st** - At 11:55, the U.V. Index was 2.4, the highest of 2021 so far.

**March 25th** - The maximum solar radiation recorded at 12:05 was 997 w/m², the highest of 2021 so far.

**March 29th** - The maximum temperature of 17.6°C, recorded at 16:40, was the highest since 17.8°C was recorded on September 29th 2020. At 13:19, the U.V. Index was 2.7, the highest of 2021 so far.

**March 30th** - The maximum temperature of 20.6°C, recorded at 15:58, was the highest since 23.2°C was recorded on September 22nd 2020. This was the warmest March day since 21.2°C was recorded on March 28th 2012 and the second highest March temperature ever recorded here.

**March 31st **- The maximum temperature of 22.3°C, recorded at 16:38, was the highest ever recorded in March beating the previous high of 21.2°C recorded on March 28th 2012.

**April 2nd** - The maximum solar radiation recorded at 13:03 was 1021 w/m², the highest of 2021 so far.

**April 3rd** - The maximum solar radiation recorded at 13:25 was 1079 w/m², the highest of 2021 so far.

**April 7th** - At 05:24, the minimum temperature fell to -4.4°C, the lowest temperature ever recorded here in April. This beat the previous April low of -1.9°C set in 2013 and 2017. At 13:15, the U.V. Index was 3.0, the highest of 2021 so far.

**April 8th** - At 12:43, the U.V. Index was 3.3, the highest of 2021 so far.

**April 18th** - At 12:39, the U.V. Index was 3.4, the highest of 2021 so far.

**April 22nd** - At 13:00, the U.V. Index was 3.5, the highest of 2021 so far.

**April 25th** - At 13:03, the U.V. Index was 4.0, the highest of 2021 so far.

**May 1st**- The maximum solar radiation recorded at 13:00 was 1092 w/m², the highest of 2021 so far.

**May 2nd**- The maximum solar radiation recorded at 12:53 was 1146 w/m², the highest of 2021 so far.

**May 9th** - At 13:08, the U.V. Index was 5.0, the highest since 5.4 was recorded on August 7th 2020.

**May 12th**- The maximum solar radiation recorded at 12:16 was 1194 w/m², the highest of 2021 so far.

**May 25th** - At 18:20, a rain rate of 87.2 millimetres per hour was recorded, the highest of 2021 so far.

**May 30th** - At 13:05, the U.V. Index was 5.5, the highest since 5.6 was recorded on August 5th 2020.

**June 1st **- The maximum temperature of 23.4°C, recorded at 15:23, was the highest of 2021 so far. At 12:53, the U.V. Index was 5.7, the highest since 6.1 was recorded on July 30th 2020.

**June 2nd** - The maximum temperature of 25.1°C, recorded at 16:15, was the highest of 2021 so far.

**June 7th** - At 13:26, the U.V. Index was 6.3, the highest since 6.1 was recorded on July 17th 2020.

**June 10th** - At 13:33, the U.V. Index was 6.8, the highest since 7.0 was recorded on August 3rd 2018.

**June 16th** - The maximum temperature of 25.7°C, recorded at 16:14, was the highest of 2021 so far.

**June 17th** - The maximum solar radiation recorded at 13:34 was 1252 w/m², the highest of 2021 so far.

**June 23rd** - At 05:04, the temperature fell to 5.8°C, the lowest June temperature since 4.5°C was recorded on June 10th 2015.

**June 25th** - The maximum solar radiation recorded at 12:43 was 1280 w/m², the highest of 2021 so far

**July 4th** - Rate rate of 217.4 millimetres per hour was recorded at 18:32, the highest since 268.0 millimetres per hour was recorded on 17th June 2020.

**July 16th** - At 15:36, the temperature reached 28.9°C, the highest temperature since 32.0°C was recorded on August 12th 2020.

**July 17th** - At 17:06, the temperature reached 31.1°C, the highest temperature of 2021 so far,

**August 24th** - At 10:08, the barometric pressure reached 1031.5 millibars, the highest ever recorded in August.

**August 31st** - At 23:48, the barometric pressure reached 1032.3 millibars, the highest ever recorded in August.

**September 7th** - At 16:25, the temperature reached 29.7°C, the highest temperature since 29.8°C was recorded on July 22nd 2021. This was the highest temperature ever recorded here in September.

**October 11th** - At 07:38, the temperature fell to 5.7°C, the lowest temperature since 5.5°C was recorded on May 25th 2021.

**October 16th** - At 05:22, the temperature fell to 3.6°C, the lowest temperature since 2.3°C was recorded on May 23rd 2021.

**November 3rd** - At 01:26, the temperature fell to 2.5°C, the lowest temperature since 2.3°C was recorded on May 23rd 2021.

**November 5th** - At 05:35, the temperature fell to -0.7°C, the lowest temperature since -2.2°C was recorded on April 13th 2021. This was the first frost of the autumn season.

**November 28th** - At 22:15, the temperature fell to -3.5°C, the lowest temperature since -4.4°C was recorded on April 7th 2021. The first snow of the autumn was noted when 2 centimetres fell in the early hours. This was the first snow since April 6th 2021.

**November 29th** - At 07:42, the temperature fell to -4.1°C, the lowest temperature of the autumn so far.

**December 17th** - At 10:33, the barometric pressure reached 1041.5, equalling the best for 2021.

**December 30th** - At 18:12, the temperature reached 13.8°C, the third highest December temperature recorded here. The highest December temperature is 14.8°C recorded on December 19th 2015.

**December 31st** - At 13:04, the temperature reached 14.3°C, the second highest temperature recorded here in December.