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Offline richardabdn  
#21 Posted : 14 August 2019 17:49:32(UTC)
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There was at least interesting convective skies yesterday but today is back to the extremely tedious and grim drizzly horror that has been so common since the start of July. Max of 16.5C.

2010s - The Worst Decade for Warmth (or any other type of extreme)

Decadal High Temperatures at Dyce:

1950s: 28.9C, 7th June 1950

1960s: 27.4C, 14th July 1969

1970s: 28.4C, 25th August 1976

1980s: 28.0C, 14th July 1986

1990s: 29.7C, 21st August 1995

2000s: 29.8C, 17th July 2006

2010s: 27.2C, 22nd July 2018

Offline Gusty  
#22 Posted : 14 August 2019 18:51:57(UTC)
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A cloudy day with rain, drizzle and hill fog after a dry and bright start.

16.5c following a high of just 17.9c.

(We have had two consecutive sub 20c maxes and sub 10c mins)

RH 96%. Dewpoint 16c

1009.5 mb falling

Wind SW 18 mph

Rain today so far = 4.6mm

Steve - Folkestone, Kent

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Offline ARTzeman  
#23 Posted : 14 August 2019 20:17:25(UTC)
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Cloudy. Drizzle stopped

17.0c. Humidity 95 % Rh.

Breeze 4 mph.

Some people walk in the rain.

Others just get wet.

Offline johncs2016  
#24 Posted : 14 August 2019 20:41:29(UTC)
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Today has been a complete borefest from start to finish with virtually nothing at all actually happening all day in terms of our weather.

It has been a day of constant grey skies with only the odd occasional patch of blue sky and in the end, nothing at all in the way of sunshine was recorded for today at Edinburgh Gogarbank. That makes today our second completely sunless day of this month and our 9th sunless day of this summer.

There's been barely any rain here today either. There was a brief shower of rain during the latter part of this afternoon was enough to make today the 12th day in a row which has failed to stay completely dry at Edinburgh Gogarbank and/or the botanic gardens in Edinburgh. However, that has only resulted in a total of 0.4 mm of rain being recorded for today at Edinburgh Gogarbank as at 9pm tonight along with just 0.2 mm at the botanic gardens in Edinburgh.

When you add all of that up, it couldn't really be any boring than that which means that during today at least, where I live surely has to have been the most boring part of the UK when it comes to our weather (or rather, the lack of any sort of "weather" in this case).

Temperatures have been rather disappointing once again with today's actual maximum temperature at Edinburgh Gogarbank only reaching 17.5°C.

However, the temperature at 9pm tonight is still at just over 16°C here in Edinburgh.

 

MY THREE LOCAL WEATHER STATIONS

EDINBURGH GOGARBANK (more up to date sunshine totals come from here)

Latitude: 55° 55' 40.8'' N (DMS) or 55.928° (Dec)

Longitude: 3° 20' 34.8'' W (DMS) or -3.343° (Dec)

Altitude: 57m above mean sea level

EDINBURGH AIRPORT (added as an additional backup)

Latitude: 55° 56' 53.88'' N (DMS) or 55.9483° (Dec)

Longitude: 3° 20' 40.92'' W (DMS) or -3.447° (Dec)

Altitude: 33m above mean sea level

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS, EDINBURGH (the closest station to where I live)

Latitude: 55° 58' 1.2'' N (DMS) or 55.967° (Dec)

Longitude: 3° 13' 1.2'' W (DMS) or -3.2217° (Dec)

Altitude: 26m above mean sea level

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