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JANUARY 2020

A milder January than usual, 
with slightly below normal rainfall.

ANNUAL SUMMARY FOR 2019

A very wet and mild year...  click here for full details

 

 
Halesowen, West Midlands

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

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JANUARY 2020

January was a mild month, the mean temperature being the 7th= highest, last exceeded in 2007-2008. The MeanMin, LoMin and LoMax all ranked between 2nd and 4th highest here since 1956.
There were fewer air frosts than normal, just 4, ranking 7th fewest. The 9 ground frosts also ranked 7th fewest (there were fewer still 2005-8 and 2010-11).
Rainfall was slightly less than usual. There were slightly above average fog days.
A new record high pressure was recorded here at 02:00 on 20/01/2020.


ANNUAL SUMMARY FOR 2019

Statistically 2019 has been a very wet year, with Mar, Jun, and Sep to Dec having above average rainfall. It ranks 6th wettest year in 65 years records here, beaten only by1960, 2008, and 2012 to 2014. The 7 months Jun to Dec alone saw 718.1mm of rainfall, nearly a normal year’s total, causing the ground to remain very wet for an extended period of time this year.

It was a milder year than usual, especially Feb to May, and Jul to Sep. Only Oct and Nov were cooler than normal. The year ranks 8th mildest, beaten or equal to 1990, 2005 to 2007, 2011, 2014 to 2018

There were 29 airfrosts, the 4th fewest on record beaten only by 2011,2014 and 2015. Indeed the 16 years with fewest airfrosts have all been since 2002.  No snow was recorded here. 

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TEMPERATURES

8.1 mean max (C) 
   3.7 mean min (C) 
   5.9 mean (C)  +1.8 diff from av (C)

12.0 high max (C) on 14
  5.1 low max (C)  on 19
  7.4 high min (C)  on 12
 -1.1 low min (C)   on 21

RAINFALL
   
56.2 rain total (mm)  85% of av 
Most rain was 14.1mm on 8 

  20 raindays (days with >=0.2mm)
  12 wetdays (days with >=1mm)
    6 very wet days (days with >=5mm)
  

OTHER 

9 days with Ground frosts
4 days with airfrosts 18th –21st 
4 days with fog 19, 22-23, 30
No thunder
74% cloud cover percent
93% mean RH 
Mean pressure was 1018.4mb
Highest pressure 1049.3mb (new record)

 

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