West Camel Weather

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Photo: with acknowledgement to Angela Suter

Recent meteorological data for West Camel.
This information is kindly provided by Geoff Chapman, from whom more detailed historical information can be sought, if required.

April 2024
Maximum temperatures: 19.3 C (67 F) on the 12th and 13th.
Minimum temperatures: 0 C (32 F) on the 20th and 21st
Grass level minimum: –4 C (25 F) on the 20th.
Average daily mean temperature: 10.6 C (51 F) — around normal.
There were 2 air frosts and 6 ground frosts.
Total rainfall: 54.9 mm (2.16 ins)
Wettest day: 10th with 9 mm (0.35 ins)

March 2024
Maximum temperature: 17.4 C (63 F) on the 17th.
Minimum temperatures: -2.5 C (27 F) on the 3rd and 4th.
Grass level minimum: -3.6 C (26 F) on the 3rd.
Total rainfall: 95.1 mm (3.74 ins)

February 2024
Maximum temperature: 16.2 C (61F) on the 15th.
Minimum temperature: –1.4 C (27 F) on the 25th and 27th.
Grass level minimum: –2.2 C (13 F) on the 12th.
Average daily mean temperature: 8.78 C (47.8 F) — the warmest February in my records, with very few frosts.
There were 3 air frosts and 7 ground frosts.
Total rainfall: 121.6 mm (4.79 ins.)
Wettest day: 17th with 23.1 mm (0.91 ins.)

January 2024
Maximum temperature: 13.8 C (56 F) on the 2nd and 23rd.
Minimum temperature: –8.3 C (17 F) on the 19th.
Grass level minimum: –10.4 C (13 F) on the 18th.
Average daily mean temperature: 5.05 C (41 F) — fairly average
There were 11 air frosts and 16 ground frosts.
Total rainfall: 64.9 mm (2.56 ins.)
Wettest day: 4th with 23.9 mm (0.94 ins.)

December 2023
Maximum temperature: 13.8 C (56 F) on the 21st.
Minimum temperature: –4.8 C (24 F) on the 2nd.
Grass level minimum: –7.7 C (18 F) on the 2nd.
Average daily mean temperature: 8.28 C (47 F) — only a fraction below November.
There were five air frosts and ten ground frosts.
Total rainfall: 144.1 mm (5.67 ins.)
Wettest day: 3rd with 37.1 mm (1.46 ins.)
The wettest month of 2023. Total rainfall for 2023: 962.8 mm (37.9 ins.)


Summary of Weather at Mead Farm, Downhead – 2023
Highest temperatures: 31 C (88 F) on June 13th and September 9th.
Lowest temperature: –7.7 C (18 F) on February 8th
Lowest grass minimum: –9.1 C (16 F) on January 24th.
Coldest day: 2nd December – maximum 1 C (34 F)
Warmest month: June — average 17.94 C (64 F)
Coldest month: January — average 5.01 C (41 F)
No of air frosts: 36
No. of ground frosts: 71
Average daily mean temperature: 11.77 C (53.19 F)*
*The warmest recorded. (previous highest 2020 with 11.51 C (52.7 F)
Total rainfall: 962.8 mm (37.9 ins) — the 4th wettest in 59 years.
Wettest month: December, with 144.1 mm (5.67 ins.)
Driest month: February, with 6.6 mm (0.26 in.)
Wettest day: 3rd December with 37.1 mm (1.46 ins.)