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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Cardiff)

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Cardiff forecast
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Thu 30 Oct 2014
2200 2300
Overcast Overcast
15.6 15.6
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ESE 9 ESE 7
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1016 1016
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Sunrise: 07:03 Sunset: 16:51 Moon phase: First quarter
Fri 31 Oct 2014
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15.3 14.8 15.2 15.0 14.6 14.8 15.1 15.1 14.2 16.0 16.8 18.0 18.5 17.9 18.5 16.7 16.7 15.6 15.0 17.1 16.5 14.6
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SE 7 SSE 10 SE 7 SE 8 ESE 8 ESE 7 SE 6 E 6 E 3 ESE 8 ESE 10 SE 6 SSE 11 SSE 13 S 11 SE 5 S 9 ESE 3 SSE 5 SSW 11 S 10 W 17 30
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1016 1016 1016 1015 1015 1015 1014 1014 1014 1014 1013 1012 1012 1012 1012 1011 1011 1012 1012 1011 1011 1012
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F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F F R F F R
Sunrise: 07:05 Sunset: 16:49 Moon phase: First quarter
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Issued at: 2200 on Fri 31 Oct 2014

Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hawarden 19.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tredegar Bryn Bach Park 14.3 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 8.4 °C
Highest rainfall Valley 4.8 mm
Sunniest St Athan 2.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 20.2 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lentran 8.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Baltasound -0.7 °C
Highest rainfall South Uist 12.2 mm
Sunniest Herstmonceux 6.2 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: 2303 on Thu 30 Oct 2014

Weather map

Fri 2200

Weather observation map for Cardiff

Cardiff Cardiff – Heavy shower night 51.4812 -3.1778
Yeovil Yeovil – Cloudy 50.9416 -2.632
Hereford Hereford – Cloudy 52.056 -2.7146
Barnstaple Barnstaple – Cloudy 51.0777 -4.0571
Swindon Swindon – Cloudy 51.5556 -1.7784
Newtown (Powys) Newtown (Powys) – Overcast 52.5118 -3.3118
Aberystwyth Aberystwyth – Light rain 52.415 -4.0817
Pembroke Pembroke – Overcast 51.6731 -4.9084
Plymouth Plymouth – Cloudy 50.3713 -4.1348
Banbury Banbury – Clear night 52.0625 -1.3383
Birmingham Birmingham – Partly cloudy night 52.4859 -1.889
Reading Reading – Clear night 51.4523 -0.9724
Wrexham Wrexham – Cloudy 53.0428 -2.9911
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Clear night 52.0382 -0.7555
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Cloudy 53.0024 -2.178
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Light rain 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