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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Cardiff)

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Thu 29 Jan 2015
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NW 18 34 NW 10 30 NW 23 33 NW 17 33 NW 14 32 NW 19 30 WNW 19 32 WNW 21 31 WNW 23 36 WNW 23 39 WNW 22 38 WNW 26 40 WNW 28 44
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Sunrise: 07:56 Sunset: 16:57 Moon phase: First quarter
Fri 30 Jan 2015
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Partly cloudy night Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Heavy shower night Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Sunny day Sunny intervals Light rain Light rain
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W 32 46 W 28 45 W 26 43 W 26 46 WNW 32 47 WNW 22 49 NW 18 29 NNW 11 29 W 10 W 9 WNW 16 WNW 16
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71% 69% 74% 76% 86% 88% 79% 79% 77% 78% 87% 91%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
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Sunrise: 07:55 Sunset: 16:59 Moon phase: Waxing gibbous
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Issued at: 1100 on Fri 30 Jan 2015

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Usk No.2 6.4 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 1.4 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Tredegar Bryn Bach Park -0.2 °C
Highest rainfall Bala 12.2 mm
Sunniest Hawarden 1.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 8.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Spadeadam -0.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne -4.3 °C
Highest rainfall Derrylin Cornahoule 21.4 mm
Sunniest Boulmer 5.8 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: 2304 on Thu 29 Jan 2015

Weather map

Fri 1100

Weather observation map for Cardiff

Cardiff Cardiff – Light rain 51.4812 -3.1778
Swansea Swansea – No data 51.621 -3.9424
Yeovil Yeovil – Sunny intervals 50.9416 -2.632
Hereford Hereford – Cloudy 52.056 -2.7146
Barnstaple Barnstaple – Cloudy 51.0777 -4.0571
Exeter Exeter – No data 50.7179 -3.5327
Swindon Swindon – Cloudy 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 – Cloudy 50.3713 -4.1348
Banbury Banbury – Sunny day 52.0625 -1.3383
Birmingham Birmingham – Cloudy 52.4859 -1.889
Reading Reading – Sunny intervals 51.4523 -0.9724
Wrexham Wrexham – Overcast 53.0428 -2.9911
Milton Keynes Milton Keynes – Cloudy 52.0382 -0.7555
Stoke-on-Trent Stoke-on-Trent – Fog 53.0024 -2.178
Caernarfon Caernarfon – Sunny intervals 53.1393 -4.2727
Camborne Camborne – Sunny intervals 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