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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Cardiff)

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Cardiff forecast
Thu 21 May 2015
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Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
12.1 11.6 11.3 10.5 10.7
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W 15 W 17 W 14 W 10 W 14
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71% 70% 78% 80% 82%
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1028 1028 1028 1029 1028
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F F R R R
Sunrise: 05:14 Sunset: 21:06 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
Fri 22 May 2015
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Cloudy Cloudy Mist Drizzle Drizzle Overcast Drizzle Drizzle Drizzle Overcast Mist Mist Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Mist
10.8 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.5 11.6 11.7 11.9 11.9 12.2 12.2 11.8 12.9 13.5 13.4 13.2 13.1 13.2 12.5 11.9
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W 8 WNW 7 W 10 W 10 W 10 W 11 W 13 W 15 W 14 W 13 W 10 W 11 W 11 W 10 W 14 W 14 W 14 WNW 16 WNW 14 W 14
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VG VG M M M P M M VG G M P G G G G VG VG G M
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84% 87% 95% 97% 98% 98% 98% 98% 98% 98% 97% 96% 92% 92% 88% 91% 91% 89% 93% 95%
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1028 1028 1028 1027 1027 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1027 1026 1026 1026 1026 1026 1025 1025 1025
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F F F F F F F F R R R R F F F F F F F F
Sunrise: 05:12 Sunset: 21:07 Moon phase: Waxing crescent
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Issued at: 1900 on Fri 22 May 2015

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Usk No.2 18.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Aberdaron 12.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Pembrey Sands 1.7 °C
Highest rainfall Trawsgoed Trace 
Sunniest St Athan 12.0 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature St James Park 20.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 9.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 0.4 °C
Highest rainfall Resallach 26.4 mm
Sunniest Heathrow 13.5 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)

Issued at: 0002 on Fri 22 May 2015

Weather map

Fri 1900

Weather observation map for Cardiff

Cardiff Cardiff – Mist 51.4812 -3.1778
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Overcast 51.006 -2.64
Hereford Hereford – Overcast 52.083 -2.8
Chivenor Chivenor – Overcast 51.089 -4.149
Exeter Airport Exeter Airport – No data 50.737 -3.405
Lyneham Lyneham – Cloudy 51.5031 -1.9924
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Overcast 52.757 -3.464
Trawsgoed Trawsgoed – Overcast 52.344 -3.947
Milford Haven C.B. Milford Haven C.B. – Overcast 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) – Cloudy 51.86 -1.692
Coleshill Coleshill – Overcast 52.48 -1.689
Benson Benson – Overcast 51.62 -1.097
Hawarden Hawarden – Cloudy 53.174 -2.986
Bedford Bedford – Cloudy 52.225 -0.464
Leek Leek – Cloudy 53.12755 -1.97993
Valley Valley – Cloudy 53.252 -4.537
Camborne Camborne – Fog 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