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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Cardiff)

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Cardiff forecast
Tue 01 Sep 2015
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11.7 11.1 10.7 10.6 10.8 11.2 12.4 13.5 14.2 15.6 16.9 17.2 17.1 18.0 17.4 18.1 17.0 15.9 14.2 12.4 11.2
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89% 90% 89% 89% 92% 92% 89% 83% 79% 72% 62% 61% 62% 62% 65% 60% 61% 62% 64% 69% 78%
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1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1018 1019 1019 1019 1020 1020 1020 1020 1020 1019 1019 1020 1020 1020 1021 1021
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Wed 02 Sep 2015
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Clear night Cloudy Overcast
11.0 11.2 11.5
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WNW 7 NNW 6 NW 5
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Issued at: 0200 on Wed 02 Sep 2015

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Usk No.2 18.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Capel Curig 14.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Llysdinam 4.5 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 10.2 mm
Sunniest St Athan 10.2 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Swanage 20.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Loch Glascarnoch 11.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Achnagart 4.3 °C
Highest rainfall Aviemore 17.0 mm
Sunniest St Athan 10.2 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 02 Sep 2015

Weather map

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Weather observation map for Cardiff

Cardiff Cardiff – Overcast 51.4812 -3.1778
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Clear night 51.006 -2.64
Hereford Hereford – Overcast 52.083 -2.8
Chivenor Chivenor – Clear night 51.089 -4.149
Exeter Airport Exeter Airport – No data 50.737 -3.405
Lyneham Lyneham – Clear night 51.5031 -1.9924
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Clear night 52.757 -3.464
Trawsgoed Trawsgoed – Cloudy 52.344 -3.947
Milford Haven C.B. Milford Haven C.B. – Cloudy 51.708 -5.055
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Cloudy 51.149 -1.57
Mount Batten Mount Batten – Cloudy 50.354 -4.121
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Partly cloudy night 51.86 -1.692
Coleshill Coleshill – Cloudy 52.48 -1.689
Benson Benson – Clear night 51.62 -1.097
Hawarden Hawarden – Clear night 53.174 -2.986
Bedford Bedford – Overcast 52.225 -0.464
Leek Leek – Mist 53.12755 -1.97993
Valley Valley – Cloudy 53.252 -4.537
Camborne Camborne – Partly cloudy night 50.218 -5.33

Location Details

Cardiff

Location: 51.4812, -3.1778

Altitude: 11m above mean sea level

St-Athan

Location: 51.405, -3.44

Altitude: 49 m above mean sea level

Distance from Cardiff: 20.0 km