Weather Report – May and Spring 2020

May was an exceptionally dry month and it was also very sunny and often very warm. Nearly all the rain that fell occurred in the first 5 days of the month. Then for the remainder of the month, apart from a very insignificant amount overnight

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Weather Report – April 2020

In Plymtree the dry spell that started in the middle of March continued for most of April. For the period 1st to the 26th there were only 3 rain days (24 hour period from 0900 to 0900 GMT the following day). In fact the rainfall

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Weather Report – March 2020

In Plymtree March, like last year, was a month of two halves. The unsettled weather which began at the end of September last year continued without interruption until the 15th. Thereafter, apart from a small amount of rain on the 18th, there was then no

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Weather Report – February 2020

In Plymtree February was a very wet and often windy month. It was also generally very mild with no air frosts recorded. The total rainfall I measured for the month was 167.7mm, making it the wettest February since February 2014, when 178.1mm was recorded. The

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Weather Report – January 2020

In Plymtree the unsettled weather that had predominated the second half of last year was still evident during January. However, rainfall amounts were generally much less than recent months and the period from the 18th to 24th saw the longest dry spell since last September. 

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Weather Report – December 2019 and Review 2019

In Plymtree the generally unsettled weather that had predominated October and November continued throughout December. However, having said that the first 4 days were actually dry, before the rain returned again. The total rainfall I measured for the month was 165.2mm. The average (1981-2010) at

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Weather Report – November 2019 and Autumn 2019

In Plymtree November 2019 continued with the wet theme that has dominated most of this autumn.  The total rainfall I measured for the month was 133.1mm. The average (1981-2010) at Dunkeswell Airfield is 115.9mm. This means that we received 115% of the Dunkeswell average. Not

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Weather Report – October 2019

In Plymtree the unsettled weather that began at the end of September continued throughout October. The total rainfall I measured for the month was 132.1mm. The average (1981-2010) at Dunkeswell Airfield is 117.6mm. This means that we received 112% of the Dunkeswell average. The wettest

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Weather Report – September 2019

In Plymtree there was a good deal of dry weather from the 1st to 20th September with only a few short unsettled spells. However, from the 21st it became much more unsettled and remained so for the rest of the month. The total rainfall I

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Weather Report – August and Summer 2019

In Plymtree August started very warm and dry. However, it soon turned rather more unsettled and slightly less warm, although there was another very warm and dry spell from the 20th – 26th. The total rainfall I measured for the month was 90.0mm. The average

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