UK hourly site-specific observations

Observations

Hourly observations for the last 24 hours for approximately 140 locations across the UK.

Product description

It should be noted that not all sites provide all of the parameters that are shown below, where a parameter is not available no data is returned. Please see the tutorial for more information.

  • Temperature (degrees Celcius)
  • Wind direction (16 point compass)
  • Wind speed (mph)
  • Wind gust (mph)
  • Dew Point (degrees Celcius)
  • Screen Relative Humidity (%)
  • Weather Type ( code)
  • Visibility (m)
  • Pressure (hPa)
  • Pressure Tendency (Pa/s)

Hourly observation reports as recorded in real time by the Met Office UK Monitoring System. It should be noted that sites will only report parameters based on the instrumentation installed at each site and we only make available those parameters published on the Met Office website. Observations are subject to final quality control by the Met Office after publication by DataPoint. The QC process can take up to six months to be completed and therefore any changes made will not be retrospectively applied to this dataset.

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Last updated: 27 March 2014

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