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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Cardiff)

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Cardiff forecast
Mon 27 Feb 2017
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8.2 ° 8.0 ° 7.8 ° 7.7 ° 8.0 ° 7.6 ° 6.9 ° 5.9 ° 5.5 ° 5.2 ° 6.3 ° 5.6 ° 4.6 ° 5.6 ° 4.6 ° 6.2 ° 5.5 ° 3.2 ° 4.3 ° 3.9 ° 3.1 ° 4.0 ° 2.9 ° 3.3 °
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SSW 8 SSW 7 SSW 8 SSW 9 SW 11 SSW 9 SW 7 29 WNW 11 ESE 5 W 9 34 SW 10 WSW 15 29 W 18 30 W 14 WSW 25 37 WSW 17 32 W 13 39 W 18 39 WSW 17 WSW 22 32 WNW 8 29 WSW 16 31 W 16 32 WSW 8
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84% 84% 84% 83% 81% 83% 85% 89% 95% 91% 82% 87% 90% 92% 91% 82% 82% 91% 86% 86% 88% 86% 91% 92%
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998 997 996 995 994 992 991 990 989 988 987 986 986 985 985 984 984 984 984 984 984 984 984 984
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Tue 28 Feb 2017
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Light shower night
2.9 °
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W 13
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VG
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91%
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985
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R
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Issued at: 0000 on Tue 28 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Scolton Country Park 8.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 3.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 0.9 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 24.4 mm
Sunniest Valley 4.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Monks Wood 10.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 1.7 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Fyvie Castle -1.9 °C
Highest rainfall Wiggonholt 28.0 mm
Sunniest Dyce 9.1 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)

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: 2303 on Mon 27 Feb 2017

Weather map

Tue 0000

Weather observation map for Cardiff

Cardiff Cardiff – Light shower night 51.4812 -3.1778
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Heavy rain 51.006 -2.64
Hereford Hereford – Cloudy 52.083 -2.8
Chivenor Chivenor – Partly cloudy night 51.089 -4.149
Exeter Airport 2 Exeter Airport 2 – Cloudy 50.7366 -3.40458
Lyneham Lyneham – Cloudy 51.5031 -1.9924
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Cloudy 52.757 -3.464
Trawsgoed Trawsgoed – Sleet 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 – Clear night 50.354 -4.121
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Overcast 51.86 -1.692
Coleshill Coleshill – Partly cloudy night 52.48 -1.689
Benson Benson – Clear night 51.62 -1.097
Hawarden Hawarden – Cloudy 53.174 -2.986
Bedford Bedford – Cloudy 52.225 -0.464
Leek Leek – Overcast 53.12755 -1.97993
Mona Mona – Overcast 53.26 -4.376
Camborne Camborne – Light shower night 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