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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Cardiff)

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Cardiff forecast
Tue 23 Aug 2016
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Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Partly cloudy night Cloudy Partly cloudy night
24.0 ° 22.8 ° 21.3 ° 20.6 ° 19.0 ° 17.7 °
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ESE 7 SE 6 S 3 WNW 3 W 6 W 8
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
E VG VG VG G G
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62% 66% 73% 77% 81% 90%
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1018 1018 1018 1018 1019 1019
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Wed 24 Aug 2016
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Partly cloudy night Clear night Mist Clear night Cloudy Mist Mist Mist Fog Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day
17.3 ° 17.4 ° 16.8 ° 16.5 ° 16.5 ° 16.9 ° 16.6 ° 16.2 ° 16.1 ° 16.6 ° 18.7 ° 18.4 ° 19.9 ° 18.9 ° 19.7 ° 19.3 ° 19.1 ° 19.3 °
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W 7 W 8 W 9 W 6 W 6 W 6 WNW 10 NW 5 N 3 N 1 S 3 S 5 SSW 6   W 8   WSW 7 NW 6
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G G G M M P VP M M M VG G G VG VG VG
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93% 89% 95% 96% 96% 97% 95% 98% 100% 98% 88% 88% 80% 80% 76% 79% 83% 80%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1019 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1021 1019
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R R F F F F F R R R R R F R F
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Issued at: 1800 on Wed 24 Aug 2016

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cardiff Bute Park 28.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Aberdaron 20.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Sennybridge 12.1 °C
Highest rainfall Mona 3.6 mm
Sunniest Hawarden 11.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cambridge Niab 31.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Inverbervie 14.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Braemar 5.4 °C
Highest rainfall Thomastown 14.6 mm
Sunniest Wattisham 13.2 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 Wed 24 Aug 2016

Weather map

Wed 1800

Weather observation map for Cardiff

Cardiff Cardiff – Sunny day 51.4812 -3.1778
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Light shower day 51.006 -2.64
Hereford Hereford – Sunny intervals 52.083 -2.8
Chivenor Chivenor – Sunny intervals 51.089 -4.149
Exeter Airport 2 Exeter Airport 2 – Cloudy 50.7366 -3.40458
Lyneham Lyneham – Sunny intervals 51.5031 -1.9924
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Cloudy 52.757 -3.464
Trawsgoed Trawsgoed – Overcast 52.344 -3.947
Milford Haven C.B. Milford Haven C.B. – Sunny day 51.708 -5.055
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Cloudy 51.149 -1.57
Mount Batten Mount Batten – Sunny intervals 50.354 -4.121
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Sunny day 51.86 -1.692
Coleshill Coleshill – Sunny day 52.48 -1.689
Benson Benson – Overcast 51.62 -1.097
Hawarden Hawarden – Sunny day 53.174 -2.986
Bedford Bedford – Overcast 52.225 -0.464
Leek Leek – Sunny day 53.12755 -1.97993
Mona Mona – Sunny day 53.26 -4.376
Camborne Camborne – Cloudy 50.218 -5.33

Location Details

Cardiff

Location: 51.4812, -3.1778

Altitude: 11.0 m above mean sea level

St-Athan

Location: 51.405, -3.44

Altitude: 49.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Cardiff: 20.0 km