September 2016

Weather Report – September 2016

The weather in Plymtree during September was mixed. Although there were several wet days there were also periods of dry weather and it was generally warm. The total rainfall I measured for the month was 77.2mm. The average (1981-2010) at Dunkeswell Airfield is 81.6mm. This means that we received 95% of the Dunkeswell average. The wettest days of the month were the 19th and the 30th both with 13.0mm. There were only 12 rain days (rainfall ≥ 1mm), which compares to an average of 10.6 days for Dunkeswell. The highest temperature I recorded during September was 25.1°C on the 7th. The lowest temperature, 3.7°C was recorded on the 23rd. The strongest wind during September occurred during the early hours of the 4th when a gust of 26.6mph was recorded.

Mike Ayles