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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Cardiff)

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Cardiff forecast
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Thu 18 Sep 2014
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Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
22.1 21.0 20.3 20.0 19.7 18.0
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Sunrise: 06:53 Sunset: 19:22 Moon phase: Third quarter
Fri 19 Sep 2014
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17.7 17.6 17.3 17.1 17.1 17.0 16.9 16.7 16.3 16.0 16.1 16.7 17.3 17.4 17.6 17.7 17.9 18.4 18.1
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ENE 13 ENE 10 ENE 11 ENE 9 ENE 13 ENE 10 ENE 10 ENE 13 ENE 14 ENE 11 ENE 13 ENE 11 E 8 ENE 9 E 10 E 9 ENE 8 ENE 10 NE 8
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Pressure (hPa) arrow down
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising) arrow down
R R R F S F R R R R R R R R R R S R R
Sunrise: 06:55 Sunset: 19:19 Moon phase: Third quarter
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Issued at: 1800 on Fri 19 Sep 2014

Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Whitechurch 25.7
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 17.9
Lowest minimum temperature Bala 8.3
Highest rainfall Cardiff Bute Park 4.8
Sunniest Valley 8.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Wiggonholt 26.3
Lowest maximum temperature Inverbervie 13.6
Lowest minimum temperature Katesbridge 4.3
Highest rainfall Lerwick 25.2
Sunniest Manston 9.5 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: 0003 on Fri 19 Sep 2014

Weather Map

Fri 1800

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Cardiff Cloudy 51.4812 -3.1778
Yeovil Cloudy 50.9416 -2.632
Hereford Overcast 52.056 -2.7146
Barnstaple Sunny day 51.0777 -4.0571
Swindon Cloudy 51.5556 -1.7784
Newtown (Powys) Overcast 52.5118 -3.3118
Aberystwyth Overcast 52.415 -4.0817
Pembroke Overcast 51.6731 -4.9084
Plymouth Sunny day 50.3713 -4.1348
Banbury Overcast 52.0625 -1.3383
Birmingham Drizzle 52.4859 -1.889
Reading Cloudy 51.4523 -0.9724
Wrexham Overcast 53.0428 -2.9911
Milton Keynes Cloudy 52.0382 -0.7555
Stoke-on-Trent Fog 53.0024 -2.178
Caernarfon Sunny intervals 53.1393 -4.2727
Camborne Cloudy 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