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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Cardiff)

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Cardiff forecast
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Mon 20 Oct 2014
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Cloudy Heavy shower day Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Cloudy Overcast Overcast
14.9 13.3 13.8 13.6 13.2 13.3 13.6 13.8 13.7
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W 18 29 W 15 30 W 19 30 WSW 21 29 WSW 17 WSW 15 WSW 16 SW 17 SW 22 30
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Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
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Sunrise: 07:46 Sunset: 18:10 Moon phase: Waning crescent
Tue 21 Oct 2014
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Heavy rain Light rain Heavy shower night Light shower night Light rain Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy
13.5 13.7 13.8 13.1 13.7 14.3 14.1 13.1 11.8 11.4 11.7 11.8 12.4 12.6 12.5 12.5
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SW 23 33 WSW 21 36 SW 19 36 WSW 26 41 WSW 28 39 WSW 31 46 W 29 48 WNW 28 49 WNW 29 45 WNW 25 45 WNW 28 43 WNW 26 43 WNW 29 45 WNW 28 47 WNW 29 43 WNW 26 40
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F F F F F F F F R R R R R R R R
Sunrise: 07:47 Sunset: 18:08 Moon phase: Waning crescent
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Issued at: 1500 on Tue 21 Oct 2014

Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Cardiff Bute Park 16.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 11.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Usk No.2 8.4 °C
Highest rainfall Swyddffynnon 10.0 mm
Sunniest St Athan 2.1 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature St James Park 17.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Spadeadam 10.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Kinbrace 5.3 °C
Highest rainfall Achnagart 13.4 mm
Sunniest Manston 6.7 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 Tue 21 Oct 2014

Weather Map

Tue 1500

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