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MAY 2021

Temperature 1.9 degrees below normal
Rainfall 218% of normal

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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...
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Annual Summary for 2020
A mild year overall, the 4th mildest on record .
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Halesowen, West Midlands

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

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MAY 2021

Although the month was cooler than usual until 27th, the month ended with splendid warmth, statistically though the Mean Temp ranking 17th= lowest.  

Only the end of the month was dry, May had 11 very wet days (a new record), and 4th highest wet days and rain days. Many days had some cloud, but 30th enjoyed 14 hours unbroken sunshine, and 19th, 27th and 31st  had 11 hours.

It was windy 3-4, 8-10, 20-21 and 23. Thunderstorm on 16th from 1720, hail fell 4,5 and 10, with large hail on 11th.  A slightly late start to the growing season, but all the soft fruit and vegetables doing well at the moment.


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SEASONAL REPORT FOR SPRING  
(Mar, Apr, May 2021)

The mean temp was only 0.3 degrees below normal, although it was the lowest since 2013. Min Mean was 0.7 degrees below normal, ranking 13th lowest in 66 years.

Rainfall was 5.3% above normal overall, although it had been normal in March, very low in April and very high in May. The raindays were 22nd highest and very wet days 14th highest, following on from winter's 2nd highest values.

            this year     normal     anomaly
MeanMax     13.2         13.1          +0.1
MEAN             8.4           8.7           - 0.3
MeanMin       3.6           4.3           - 0.7

RAINFALL    181.8       172.6        + 5.3%
Raindays          47         42.9        + 4.1    
Wet Days          28         32.4       -  4.4     
V Wet Days      14         11.6        + 2.4   

Oktas               5.6          5.4         + 0.2   

TEMPERATURES

15.2 mean max (C) 
  5.8 mean min (C) 
10.5 mean (C)  -1.9 diff from av (C)
23.6 high max (C) on  31
  8.8 low max (C) on  3
12.4 high min (C) on  29
 -0.2 low min (C) on  2

RAINFALL
 
131.8 rain total (mm)
218% of av 
21 raindays (days with >=0.2mm)
18 wetdays (days with >=1mm)
11 very wet days (days with >=5mm)

OTHER  

Ground frost on 5 days
1 Air frost
Mean pressure 1009.7mb
75% cloud cover percent

 

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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