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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Cardiff)

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Cardiff forecast
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Tue 16 Dec 2014
2200 2300
Heavy rain Heavy rain
8.7 10.1
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SSW 9 WSW 19
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M M
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95% 94%
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1010 1008
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F F
Sunrise: 08:13 Sunset: 16:05 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Wed 17 Dec 2014
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Heavy rain Light rain Heavy rain Light rain Light rain Drizzle Light rain Light rain Drizzle Overcast Overcast Light shower day Light rain Light rain Light rain Drizzle Light rain Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Light rain
10.9 10.8 10.5 10.9 11.2 11.2 11.2 10.9 11.1 11.2 11.4 11.3 11.5 11.6 11.3 11.2 11.3 11.3 11.5 11.5 11.6 11.7 11.6
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WSW 18 31 W 24 33 W 23 37 W 24 37 W 25 40 W 22 38 W 23 34 W 22 33 W 22 34 W 21 33 W 23 33 W 17 31 W 18 30 W 21 31 WNW 14 29 W 15 W 16 W 16 29 W 16 W 19 31 W 18 31 W 19 30 W 19 32
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M M M G G G G G G G G G G M M M M M M G G G G
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98% 98% 97% 96% 94% 94% 95% 97% 97% 95% 95% 96% 96% 97% 97% 97% 98% 99% 98% 98% 97% 97% 97%
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1007 1006 1006 1005 1006 1006 1006 1006 1006 1007 1007 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1008 1009 1009 1010 1010 1010
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F F F F F F R R R R R R R R R R R F R R R R R
Sunrise: 08:14 Sunset: 16:05 Moon phase: Waning crescent
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Issued at: 2200 on Wed 17 Dec 2014

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Milford Haven 11.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 5.8 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Usk No.2 -2.3 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 9.8 mm
Sunniest Hawarden 2.4 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 11.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Braemar 1.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Benson -3.2 °C
Highest rainfall Thomastown 16.2 mm
Sunniest Charlwood 6.1 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: 0030 on Wed 17 Dec 2014

Weather map

Wed 2200

Weather observation map for Cardiff

Cardiff Cardiff – Light rain 51.4812 -3.1778
Swansea Swansea – No data 51.621 -3.9424
Yeovil Yeovil – Light shower night 50.9416 -2.632
Hereford Hereford – Overcast 52.056 -2.7146
Barnstaple Barnstaple – Mist 51.0777 -4.0571
Exeter Exeter – No data 50.7179 -3.5327
Swindon Swindon – Overcast 51.5556 -1.7784
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Overcast 52.5118 -3.3118
Aberystwyth Aberystwyth – Overcast 52.415 -4.0817
Pembroke Pembroke – Overcast 51.6731 -4.9084
Southampton Southampton – No data 50.9093 -1.403
Plymouth Plymouth – Drizzle 50.3713 -4.1348
Banbury Banbury – Cloudy 52.0625 -1.3383
Birmingham Birmingham – Overcast 52.4859 -1.889
Reading Reading – Overcast 51.4523 -0.9724
Wrexham Wrexham – Overcast 53.0428 -2.9911
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Overcast 52.0382 -0.7555
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Fog 53.0024 -2.178
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Cloudy 53.1393 -4.2727
Camborne Camborne – Drizzle 50.2122 -5.2937

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