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SEPTEMBER 2021

September was much milder than usual, 
the rainfall was statistically normal , with a dry start
but wet, cooler and windy at the end!

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Halesowen 65 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 65 years


 
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SEPTEMBER 2021

September was a mild month, having the 2nd highest mean temperature (beaten in 2006). 
While rainfall was normal overall, none fell in the first 8 days, and most fell in the final 4 days of the month, which were also the  windiest days.

After a short lived very warm spell at the start of the month the temperature steadily fell in the second half, feeling decidedly autumnal by the end of the month.

Sunniest days were 4th 8th, 16th, 19th 20th, 22nd and 26th 27th.
Dullest days were 2nd, 13th and 25th.

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SEASONAL REPORT FOR Summer  (Jun, Jul, Aug 2021)

Summer had the 4th = highest mean temperature 17.3C (beaten only in 1995, 2006 and 2018) with the 10th = highest MeanMax and 3rd = highest MeanMin. The LoMin of 6.8C was the highest summer Lomin on record here.
Rainfall was statistically normal overall, June a bit drier, but July wetter. Torrential rain seemed more frequent, with 5 of the 9 greatest rain days this year falling in this summer period, 25.2mm on 25/6, 21.4mm on 4/7, 13.4mm on 29/7, 16.6mm on 19/8 and 18.2mm on 21/8. However the number of raindays, wetdays and very wet days was about normal, the intensity being greater.

                  this year   normal     anomaly
MeanMax      22.3          20.7            +1.6 (10th = highest)
MEAN              17.3         15.8            +1.5 (4th = highest)
MeanMin        12.4         10.9            +1.5 (3rd   = highest)
LoMin               6.8                                           (highest summer Lomin)
RAINFALL     202.4         197.9           102.3%
Raindays           38            40.6                  
Wet Days           29            30.5                
V Wet Days       13            12.7
                

TEMPERATURES

 21.3 mean max (C) 
 11.7 mean min (C) 
 16.5 mean (C)  +2.3 diff from av (C)

 31.7 high max (C) on 7
 14.4 low max (C)  on 29
 16.2 high min (C) on  10
   5.7 low min (C)  on  29

RAINFALL
 

 64.2 rain total (mm)  98% of av 
 Most rain was 13.2 mm on 28th  
  14 raindays (days with >=0.2mm)
  12 wetdays (days with >=1mm)
    6 very wet days (days with >=5mm)

OTHER  

No days with ground frost or air frost
No days with fog 
No days with thunder
60% cloud cover percent
92% mean RH 
Mean pressure was 1018.1mb

 

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

 

 


Halesowen Annual Summary for 2020 

A mild year overall, the 4th mildest on record here in 65 years, beaten only by 2006, 2011 and 2014, having 9 months above average, Jan Apr and May exceptionally so. Only Jul and Oct were below normal, and Dec was normal.

New record HiMax was 35.6C on 31/7/20.

New record HiMean was 26.7C on 12/8/20.

New record 220 raindays,  also 7th highest 152 wetdays, and 57 very wet days.

 

MONTHLY RAIN AND MEAN TEMPS

month

JAN

FEB

MAR

APR

MAY

JUN

JUL

AUG

SEP

OCT

NOV

DEC

rain mm

56.2

147.8

40.8

41.0

5.8

60.2

56.4

138.0

22.0

110.0

45.8

128.4

rain %

85%

316%

75%

66%

10%

99%

96%

208%

35%

134%

62%

178%

Rain rank

 

New highest

 

 

New lowest

 

 

 

3rd highest

 

 

12th highest

 

7th highest

temp C

5.9

5.9

6.6

11.4

13.7

16.2

16.4

18.1

14.7

9.9

7.9

4.3

30yr avg

4.1

4.2

6.5

8.7

11.9

14.8

16.9

16.5

13.9

10.4

6.8

4.3

anomaly

+1.8

+1.7

+0.1

+2.7

+1.8

+1.4

-0.5

+1.6

+0.8

-1.5

+1.1

0.0

65yr avg

3.8

4.0

6.1

8.5

11.7

14.6

16.5

16.1

13.7

10.4

6.5

4.4

TEMPERATURES

15.0 mean max (C) , +1.1 diff from av (C)  4th = highest
 6.8 mean min (C) ,   +0.9 diff from av (C)  7th highest
10.9 mean (C),          +1.0 diff from av (C)  4th = highest

HiMax  35.6C on 31/7/20   New highest
LoMax  0.5C on 28/12/20

HiMin   18.9C on 26/6/20  6th highest 
LoMin   -3.7C on 31/12/20

Highest Mean  26.7C on 12/8/20  New highest
Lowest Mean   0.9C on 31/12/20

  

RAINFALL

852.4 rain total (mm), 111 % of av        16th highest

220    raindays (with 0.2mm or more)   New highest
152    wetdays (with 1mm or more)       7th highest  
 
57    verywetdays (with 5mm or more)  18th highest

35.2   most rainfall in a day (mm) on 15/2/20

Rainfall duration 792.5 hours

SNOWFALL

2 days with snow falling, totalling 5.5cm; 
Most snowfall in a day 3.5 cm on 28/12/20.

4 days with lying snow

PRESSURE

1014.0 mean pressure (mb) , +0.5 pressure anomaly (mb)
1049.3 max pressure at any time of day, on 20/1/20  New record highest 
  968.5 min pressure at any time of day, on 28/12/20   10th lowest

FOG

15 days with fog

FROSTS    
25 air frosts, 3rd fewest, the last was 14/5/20, first 4/11/20,
so 174 days airfrost free

81 ground frosts, last 15/5/20, first 28/9/20, 
so 136 days with no air or ground frost.
Frost duration 147.5 hours.

It is noteworthy that all 17 years with fewest airfrosts (less than 64), have occurred since 2000, with 2010 ranking 19th, 2000 was 24th and 2001 was 46th.

THUNDER                 6 days with thunder heard, 16/6 17/6 10/6 11/6 12/8 17/8  - 9th fewest

HAIL                              5 days with small hail, 1 day with large hail

HUMIDITY                 86.1% at 0900

CLOUD COVER     61.9% at 0900  

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