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JANUARY 2024

Mild and wet then Cold and dry, then Mild and wet.

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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JANUARY 2024

January started and finished mild, but 6th to 20th was cooler than normal, overall the mean temperature was exectly normal.  The coldest night was 7.1C on 18th, mildest day was 13.6C on 23rd.
10 nights had air frosts, 18 ground frosts both close to the median of last 69 years.
The only significant rainfal was on 2nd 3rd (33mm), and 21st  (19mm), accounting for most of the rainfall for the month, while 4th to 20th was essentially dry.
Windiest days were 20th to 26th, when storms ISHA and JOCELYN passed by.

Overall a drier than usual January, temperature statistically normal, but mild then cold then mild again. A windy end to the month, rainfall mostly falling on 3 days, dry and cold for half the month between 7th and 20th . 

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ANNUAL SUMMARY FOR 2023

2023 had the 3rd highest mean temperature in 69 years here, 
9 months having at least the normal mean temperature and 
only 3 months (April, July and August) had lower than normal. 
The mean minimum temperature was the highest on record.

Rainfall ranked 9th highest in 69 years, with a new record number of  237 raindays, and 161 wetdays (3rd highest on record). 
The wettest months were March,October and December, 
each having around double the normal rainfall. 
February was extremely dry with only 21% of normal rainfall.

So overall a much milder and wetter year than normal, 
with several records broken.
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SEASONAL REPORT FOR AUTUMN  (Sep, Oct, Nov 2023)

Autumn had the 3rd highest mean temperature in 68 years here, 1.8 degrees above normal. Rainfall was the 8th wettest with 151% the normal amount, and the number of raindays was the 2nd highest, 140% of normal.

                   this year  normal   anomaly
HiMax              32.1        31.7
MeanMax        15.8        13.8       +2.0          3rd highest          
LoMax               3.3        -2.0                             
MEAN               12.1        10.3       +1.8          3rd highest
HighMin           18.1       17.1                            
MeanMin          8.4          6.7       +1.7         4th  highest
LoMin              -3.8        -8.1                 
RAINFALL        325.6     215.3  
151.2%       8th highest
Raindays           66        47.1      140.1%      2nd highest
Wet Days           42        34.2      122.8%      9th  highest
V Wet Days        19       14.2      133.8%     11th highest

TEMPERATURES

 6.9 mean max (C) 
  2.0 mean min (C)  
  4.9 mean (C)  +0.0 deg avg (C)
13.6 high max (C) on 23 , 3rd highest HiMax
  1.6 low max (C)  on 17
  6.9 high min (C)  on 22
 -7.1 low min (C)   on 18

RAINFALL


55.6 rain total (mm)  77% of av,
Most rain was 16.0mm on 21st 

  18 raindays (days with >=0.2mm)
    7 wetdays (days with >=1mm),   9th  fewest
    3 very wet days (days with >=5mm),  12th  fewest  

OTHER  


 18 days with ground frosts
 10 days with airfrosts

No fog
No thunder
58% cloud cover percent
88% mean RH 
Mean pressure was 1017.4mb

 

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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