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MAY 2024
May was the warmest on record, 
and wetter than usual

Halesowen 69 year, 10 year and 30 year Overview
Basic statistics about temperature and rainfall, and more, 
have all been updated to the end of 2020...
See   50 Years of Records  and  30 Year Summaries 1991-2020

 

 
Halesowen, West Midlands

lies 13km to the west of Birmingham 
in central England. 

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here for the last 69 years


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MAY 2024

May was a very warm month, statistically +2.3 degrees above normal, the  highest Mean temperature in 69 years here. The Mean Min was also a record high value, and the Mean Max was 3rd = highest on record.  Warmest days 9 12, coolest days 2-3, 27-31. Rainfall was just above normal, ranking 19th highest, wettest days were 21-22, 13 and 26. Sunniest days 4-13, 15, 18-20, 27.  Dullest days  2-3, 16, 22, 28.


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SEASONAL REPORT FOR SPRING  
(Mar, Apr, May 2024)
                    this year      normal    anomaly            

MeanMax  C    15.0        14.0          +1.0     7th = highest
MEAN C            10.8          9.5           +1.3    2nd = highest
MeanMin C       6.7           5.0           +1.7      new highest

RAINFALL mm  249.8     173.5       144%

Raindays            62           41.9        148%    
Wet Days           45           31.1         145%    
V Wet Days       20           12.2         164%
  

Oktas                 5.5         5.0            +0.5    

Spring 2024 had the 2nd  highest mean temperature, with an anomaly of +1.3 deg. Rainfall overall was 144% of normal, the 6th wettest Spring.
So overall a very warm and wet Spring.

TEMPERATURES

19.6 mean max (C)  3rd = highest on record
  9.8 mean min (C)   new highest record
14.7 mean (C)  +2.3 diff from av (C)  new highest record
26.9 high max (C) on 10
  9.9 low max (C) on  3
13.1 high min (C) on 18
  5.1 low min (C) on 5   3rd = highest on record

RAINFALL

73.0 rain total (mm)    19th highest rainfall on record
120.9% of av 
16 raindays (days with >=0.2mm)
12 wetdays (days with >=1mm)
  5 very wet days (days with >=5mm)

OTHER  

No Ground frost  and  No Air frost
Mean pressure 1012.6 mb
69% cloud cover percent

 

Halesowen Annual Summary for 2023

MONTHLY RAIN AND MEAN TEMPS

month

JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUN

JUL

AUG

 SEP

OCT

NOV

DEC

rain mm

62.0

11.6

122.8

65.2

36.8

45.2

100.0

54.2

50.2

201.4

74.0

152.6

30yr rain avg

72.1

55.0

54.4

60.0

60.4

72.1

63.4

70.0

65.2

84.1

82.0

78.2

rain %

86%

21%

225%

108%

61%

62%

157%

77%

77%

239%

90%

195%

Rain rank

 

lowest

3rd highest

 

2nd lowest

3rd lowest

 

 

 

highest

 

2nd highest 

temp C

4.9

6.5

6.8

8.9

13.4

18.1

16.3

16.6

17.2

12.2

7.0

6.6

30yr temp avg

4.3

4.7

6.8

9.3

12.4

15.3

17.2

16.8

14.2

10.6

7.0

4.6

anomaly

+0.6

+1.8

0.0

-0.4

+1.0

+2.8

-0.9

-0.2

+3.0

+1.6

0.0

+2.0

65yr temp avg

3.8

4.0

6.1

8.5

11.7

14.7

16.6

16.2

13.8

10.4

6.5

4.4

  TEMPERATURES

15.2 mean max (C) ,   +1.0 diff from av (C)                          ranks 3rd highest in 69 years
  7.3 mean min (C) ,    +1.0 diff from av (C)                          ranks 1st = highest
 11.2 mean (C),           +0.9  diff from av (C)              ranks 3rd = highest

HiMax 32.1 C on  8/9/23      LoMax   0.8C  on  8/3/23
HiMin   18.6C on 8/7/23       LoMin   -5.6C on 17/1/23 and 1/12/23
Highest Mean  24.5C on 9/9/23     Lowest Mean   -1.6C on 2/12/23
 

RAINFALL

 957.8 rain total (mm), 117% of av                    ranks 9th highest in 69 years

 237 raindays (with 0.2mm or more)               ranks highest new record
 161 wetdays (with 1mm or more)                   ranks 3rd  highest
   68 verywetdays (with 5mm or more)              ranks 5th  highest

36.4mm most rainfall in a day on 19/10/23      Rainfall duration 833.5 hours

SNOWFALL

3 days with snow falling, totalling 9.6 cm.  Most snowfall in a day 5.5cm on 9/3/23
3 days with lying snow on 18/1/23, 9/3/23 and 10/3/23


PRESSURE

 1013.6 mean pressure (mb) ,  -1.3 pressure anomaly (mb), normal is 1014.9 mb
 1047.8 max pressure at any time of day, on 5/2/23  
   960.7 min pressure at any time of day, on 2/11/23

FOG

11 days with fog

FROSTS   
34 air frosts,  the last was 25/4/23 , first was 25/11/23
71 ground frosts, the last was 25/4/23 , first was 15/10/23
so 173 days with no air or ground frost.  Frost duration  290 hours.

THUNDER     7 days with thunder heard
HAIL                 No days with hail
HUMIDITY            87% at 0900
CLOUD COVER    63% at 0900  

 

Halesowen 65 year, 10 year and 30 year

Mean Min, Max and Mean Temperatures
and Mean
Total Rainfall

 

Temperature C

Rainfall mm

 

MMin

MMax

Mean

 

65 year 
1956 - 2020

5.8

13.6

9.7

785.8

 

 

 

 

 

10 year

 

 

 

 

1956 - 1960

5.3

13.0

9.1

794.6

1961 - 1970

5.1

12.6

8.9

754.1

1971 - 1980

5.5

13.2

9.4

748.4

1981 - 1990

5.5

13.6

9.5

756.2

1991 - 2000

5.9

13.8

9.9

760.1

2001 - 2010

6.5

14.3

10.4

777.2

2011 - 2020

6.7

14.6

10.6

913.6

 

 

 

 

 

30 year

 

 

 

 

1971 - 2000

5.6

13.5

9.6

754.9

1981 - 2010

6.0

13.9

9.9

764.5

1991 - 2020

6.4

14.3

10.3

816.9

 

 

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