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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Cardiff)

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Cardiff forecast
Sun 26 Feb 2017
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Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Overcast Heavy shower day Light shower day Light rain Overcast Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
8.2 ° 8.1 ° 8.9 ° 8.8 ° 8.9 ° 9.6 ° 10.2 ° 10.6 ° 9.5 ° 10.0 ° 9.3 ° 9.1 ° 8.7 ° 8.4 ° 7.9 ° 8.0 °
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WSW 13 SW 13 SW 14 SW 13 SW 9 SSW 13 SSW 13 SW 21 32 SW 18 32 SW 21 30 WSW 23 37 WSW 18 33 WSW 15 WSW 14 WSW 13 SW 9
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G VG E G VG E VG G M G G M M M M M
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92% 94% 84% 87% 90% 84% 82% 80% 92% 90% 84% 89% 86% 84% 84% 83%
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1007 1007 1007 1006 1006 1004 1003 1001 1001 1000 1001 1001 1001 1000 1000 999
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F F F R R F F F
Mon 27 Feb 2017
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Overcast Overcast Overcast Partly cloudy night Cloudy Overcast Cloudy Light shower day Overcast
8.2 ° 8.0 ° 7.8 ° 7.7 ° 8.0 ° 7.6 ° 6.9 ° 5.9 ° 5.5 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
SSW 8 SSW 7 SSW 8 SSW 9 SW 11 SSW 9 SW 7 29 WNW 11 ESE 5
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
G G G G G G VG G VG
Humidity arrow down
84% 84% 84% 83% 81% 83% 85% 89% 95%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
998 997 996 995 994 992 991 990 989
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F F F F F F F F
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Issued at: 0800 on Mon 27 Feb 2017

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Hawarden 12.6 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Tredegar Bryn Bach Park 8.0 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Tredegar Bryn Bach Park 5.2 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 17.4 mm
Sunniest Hawarden 1.5 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Gravesend 14.0 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Dalwhinnie 5.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Aboyne -1.0 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 33.8 mm
Sunniest Shoeburyness 2.8 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)

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: 2302 on Sun 26 Feb 2017

Weather map

Mon 0800

Weather observation map for Cardiff

Cardiff Cardiff – Overcast 51.4878 -3.1873
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Hereford Hereford – Light shower day 52.083 -2.8
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Overcast 51.006 -2.64
Chivenor Chivenor – Overcast 51.089 -4.149
Exeter Airport 2 Exeter Airport 2 – Cloudy 50.7366 -3.40458
Lyneham Lyneham – Overcast 51.5031 -1.9924
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Cloudy 52.757 -3.464
Trawsgoed Trawsgoed – Cloudy 52.344 -3.947
Milford Haven C.B. Milford Haven C.B. – Cloudy 51.708 -5.055
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Heavy shower day 51.149 -1.57
Mount Batten Mount Batten – Cloudy 50.354 -4.121
Coleshill Coleshill – Cloudy 52.48 -1.689
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Cloudy 51.86 -1.692
Benson Benson – Cloudy 51.62 -1.097
Hawarden Hawarden – Cloudy 53.174 -2.986
Bedford Bedford – Cloudy 52.225 -0.464
Leek Leek – Light shower day 53.12755 -1.97993
Mona Mona – Overcast 53.26 -4.376

Location Details

Cardiff

Location: 51.4878, -3.1873

Altitude: 0.0 m above mean sea level

St-Athan

Location: 51.405, -3.44

Altitude: 49.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Cardiff: 19.8 km