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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Merthyr Tydfil)

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Merthyr Tydfil forecast
Sun 07 Feb 2016
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Sunny intervals Light shower day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Light shower day Light rain Light rain Overcast Heavy shower night Light shower night Heavy rain Overcast Light shower night
8.0 6.7 8.6 8.5 7.8 6.4 6.7 7.0 8.5 9.4 10.3 9.4 10.0 9.8
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
W 21 38 W 24 43 WSW 24 36 WSW 25 38 WSW 26 44 WSW 25 41 SW 19 32 SSW 17 31 SSW 24 34 SW 22 39 SW 31 47 WSW 36 66 WSW 28 48 WSW 32 47
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
VG M VG VG VG VG VG G E G G M G M
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76% 80% 73% 68% 75% 84% 84% 86% 87% 91% 89% 92% 80% 78%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
993 994 994 994 994 993 992 990 987 985 984 984 984 983
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R R R R F F F F F F F F F F
Mon 08 Feb 2016
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Light shower night Overcast Light shower night Overcast Overcast Light shower night Light shower night Overcast Overcast Light shower day
6.5 7.8 6.7 8.1 7.3 6.1 8.3 8.3 8.4 7.6
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph) arrow down
W 38 54 WSW 28 39 W 33 49 WSW 29 53 WSW 30 56 W 32 52 WSW 36 55 WSW 38 61 WSW 36 62 W 40 68
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor) arrow down
M G G P G G G G G M
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90% 84% 82% 80% 79% 87% 72% 75% 74% 82%
Pressure (hPa) arrow down
984 983 984 983 983 982 982 982 982 982
Pressure Tendency (F = Falling, R = Rising, S = Steady) arrow down
F F R F F F F F F R
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Issued at: 0900 on Mon 8 Feb 2016

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature St Athan 10.9 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 7.5 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 32.6 mm
Sunniest Hawarden 3.6 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Isles of Scilly 11.7 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Carterhouse 3.9 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 0.3 °C
Highest rainfall Tyndrum 40.6 mm
Sunniest Manston 5.7 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)

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 7 Feb 2016

Weather map

Mon 0900

Weather observation map for Merthyr Tydfil

Merthyr Tydfil Merthyr Tydfil – Light shower day 51.7483 -3.3804
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Hereford Hereford – Heavy rain 52.083 -2.8
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Cloudy 52.757 -3.464
Chivenor Chivenor – Overcast 51.089 -4.149
Trawsgoed Trawsgoed – Heavy shower day 52.344 -3.947
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Cloudy 51.006 -2.64
Milford Haven C.B. Milford Haven C.B. – Overcast 51.708 -5.055
Lyneham Lyneham – Overcast 51.5031 -1.9924
Exeter Airport Exeter Airport – No data 50.737 -3.405
Coleshill Coleshill – Light shower day 52.48 -1.689
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Cloudy 51.86 -1.692
Hawarden Hawarden – Light rain 53.174 -2.986
Leek Leek – Heavy rain 53.12755 -1.97993
Mount Batten Mount Batten – Overcast 50.354 -4.121
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Cloudy 51.149 -1.57
Benson Benson – Cloudy 51.62 -1.097
Bedford Bedford – Light shower day 52.225 -0.464

Location Details

Merthyr Tydfil

Location: 51.7483, -3.3804

Altitude: 175.0m above mean sea level

St-Athan

Location: 51.405, -3.44

Altitude: 49.0 m above mean sea level

Distance from Merthyr Tydfil: 38.4 km