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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Porthcawl)

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Porthcawl forecast
Wed 27 Jul 2016
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Thu 28 Jul 2016
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Clear night Clear night Cloudy Overcast Partly cloudy night Cloudy
14.2 ° 12.8 ° 12.7 ° 12.5 ° 11.9 ° 12.4 °
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Issued at: 0500 on Thu 28 Jul 2016

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Usk No.2 23.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Aberporth 16.6 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aberdaron 13.5 °C
Highest rainfall Gogerddan 15.8 mm
Sunniest St Athan 8.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Heathrow 25.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 13.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Braemar 6.5 °C
Highest rainfall Blencathra 20.8 mm
Sunniest Boulmer 10.6 hours

About extremes

Highest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest maximum temperature - (0900 to 2100 on the date shown)

Lowest minimum temperature - (2100 on the previous day to 0900 on the date shown)

Highest rainfall -(2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

Sunniest - (2100 on the previous day to 2100 on the date shown)

The information shown is initial data as it is received; observations are subject to final quality control after publication on this website. This is particularly the case for rainfall totals during snow events.

Issued at: 0002 on Thu 28 Jul 2016

Weather map

Thu 0500

Weather observation map for Porthcawl

Porthcawl Porthcawl – Cloudy 51.4786 -3.7039
St-Athan St-Athan – Cloudy 51.405 -3.44
Chivenor Chivenor – Overcast 51.089 -4.149
Exeter Airport 2 Exeter Airport 2 – Partly cloudy night 50.7366 -3.40458
Milford Haven C.B. Milford Haven C.B. – Overcast 51.708 -5.055
Hereford Hereford – Cloudy 52.083 -2.8
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Mist 51.006 -2.64
Trawsgoed Trawsgoed – Cloudy 52.344 -3.947
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Overcast 52.757 -3.464
Mount Batten Mount Batten – Clear night 50.354 -4.121
Lyneham Lyneham – Cloudy 51.5031 -1.9924
Coleshill Coleshill – Overcast 52.48 -1.689
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Cloudy 51.149 -1.57
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Clear night 51.86 -1.692
Camborne Camborne – Cloudy 50.218 -5.33
Hawarden Hawarden – Overcast 53.174 -2.986
Mona Mona – Overcast 53.26 -4.376
Benson Benson – Partly cloudy night 51.62 -1.097
Leek Leek – Mist 53.12755 -1.97993

Location Details

Porthcawl

Location: 51.4786, -3.7039

Altitude: 10.0 m above mean sea level

St-Athan

Location: 51.405, -3.44

Altitude: 49.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Porthcawl: 20.0 km