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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Cardiff)

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Cardiff forecast
Sun 05 Jul 2015
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Sunny intervals Heavy shower day Cloudy Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Light shower day Sunny day Sunny day Clear night Clear night
18.2 13.8 14.8 16.4 18.0 18.2 18.4 17.8 17.0 16.4 15.4 15.0 14.4
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
S 6 WSW 17 33 SW 5 W 8 W 16 W 15 W 14 26 W 17 W 17 W 14 W 13 W 10 WSW 11
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG P VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity arrow down
65% 91% 87% 73% 71% 72% 67% 69% 71% 69% 76% 78% 84%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1016 1017 1016 1016 1016 1016 1016 1016 1017 1017 1018 1018 1019
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 05:04 Sunset: 21:32 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
Mon 06 Jul 2015
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Clear night Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night Clear night Partly cloudy night Sunny day Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Heavy shower day
14.3 14.6 14.3 14.1 13.3 13.9 13.7 14.8 15.0 15.2 15.0 16.2
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
WSW 13 WSW 11   WSW 9 WSW 9 SW 9 SW 9 SSW 8 S 6 SSE 9 SE 5 SSE 10
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G
Humidity arrow down
84% 85% 85% 86% 87% 82% 83% 80% 80% 83% 91% 83%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
1019 1019 1019 1018 1018 1019 1019 1019 1019 1018 1018 1018
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
R R S F F S R R R F F F
Sunrise: 05:05 Sunset: 21:31 Moon phase: Waning gibbous
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Issued at: 1100 on Mon 06 Jul 2015

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hawarden 21.1 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 16.2 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Bala 5.1 °C
Highest rainfall Scolton Country Park 28.0 mm
Sunniest St Athan 9.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Heathrow 24.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Fair Isle 12.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Redesdale Camp 4.3 °C
Highest rainfall Ballypatrick Forest 30.6 mm
Sunniest Tiree 10.9 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: 0003 on Mon 06 Jul 2015

Weather map

Mon 1100

Weather observation map for Cardiff

Cardiff Cardiff – Heavy shower day 51.4812 -3.1778
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Light rain 51.006 -2.64
Hereford Hereford – Heavy shower day 52.083 -2.8
Chivenor Chivenor – Light shower day 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 – Heavy rain 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 – Overcast 50.354 -4.121
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Overcast 51.86 -1.692
Coleshill Coleshill – Cloudy 52.48 -1.689
Benson Benson – Cloudy 51.62 -1.097
Hawarden Hawarden – Heavy rain 53.174 -2.986
Bedford Bedford – Sunny day 52.225 -0.464
Valley Valley – Light rain 53.252 -4.537
Camborne Camborne – Overcast 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