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St-Athan (nearest observation site to Merthyr Tydfil)

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Merthyr Tydfil forecast
Fri 29 Apr 2016
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6.0 ° 5.9 ° 5.7 ° 6.4 ° 5.3 ° 6.8 ° 7.1 ° 8.6 ° 9.1 ° 9.3 ° 8.7 ° 9.1 ° 9.4 ° 10.1 ° 9.1 ° 8.9 ° 6.8 ° 6.0 ° 4.8 °
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W 19 32 WNW 22 32 WNW 18 33 W 16 30 W 22 36 WNW 21 36 W 22 34 W 24 34 W 23 33 W 25 34 W 18 40 W 17 29 W 16 W 16 WNW 13 NW 9 NW 6 NNW 7 NW 7
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Sat 30 Apr 2016
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Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night
4.6 ° 3.7 ° 3.2 ° 3.3 ° 4.1 ° 1.5 °
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NW 8 NW 8 NW 6 NNW 6 NW 7 N 3
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72% 79% 82% 82% 80% 84%
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1017 1018 1018 1019 1019 1020
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R R R R R R
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Issued at: 0500 on Sat 30 Apr 2016

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Extremes

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Wales extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Mumbles Head 11.5 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Lake Vyrnwy 6.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Rhyl -1.7 °C
Highest rainfall Capel Curig 11.8 mm
Sunniest St Athan 12.3 hours

UK extremes

Parameter Location Value
Highest maximum temperature Writtle 12.8 °C
Lowest maximum temperature Carterhouse 3.1 °C
Lowest minimum temperature Altnaharra -4.5 °C
Highest rainfall Redesdale Camp 19.0 mm
Sunniest Tiree 12.6 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: 0002 on Sat 30 Apr 2016

Weather map

Sat 0500

Weather observation map for Merthyr Tydfil

Merthyr Tydfil Merthyr Tydfil – Clear night 51.7483 -3.3804
Mumbles Head Mumbles Head – No data 51.565 -3.981
Hereford Hereford – Clear night 52.083 -2.8
Lake Vyrnwy SAWS Lake Vyrnwy SAWS – Clear night 52.757 -3.464
Chivenor Chivenor – Clear night 51.089 -4.149
Trawsgoed Trawsgoed – Partly cloudy night 52.344 -3.947
Yeovilton Yeovilton – Clear night 51.006 -2.64
Milford Haven C.B. Milford Haven C.B. – Cloudy 51.708 -5.055
Lyneham Lyneham – Clear night 51.5031 -1.9924
Exeter Airport 2 Exeter Airport 2 – Clear night 50.7366 -3.40458
Coleshill Coleshill – Clear night 52.48 -1.689
Little Rissington (ESAWS) Little Rissington (ESAWS) – Clear night 51.86 -1.692
Hawarden Hawarden – Partly cloudy night 53.174 -2.986
Leek Leek – Mist 53.12755 -1.97993
Mount Batten Mount Batten – Clear night 50.354 -4.121
Middle Wallop Middle Wallop – Clear night 51.149 -1.57
Benson Benson – Clear night 51.62 -1.097
Bedford Bedford – Clear night 52.225 -0.464

Location Details

Merthyr Tydfil

Location: 51.7483, -3.3804

Altitude: 175.0 m 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