June 2018

Weather Report – June 2018

In Plymtree it was an exceptionally dry and often very warm month. There were only 6 days when there was any measureable rainfall. The total rainfall I measured for the month was only 8.6 mm. The average (1981-2010) at Dunkeswell Airfield is 66.0mm. This means that we received just 13% of the Dunkeswell average. The wettest day of the month was the 1st with 7.5mm. There was only 1 rain day (rainfall ≥ 1mm), which compares to an average of 9.2 days for Dunkeswell. The total rainfall for the first 6 months of this year is 425.0mm. The average (1981-2010) at Dunkeswell Airfield is 488.4mm. This means that we received 87% of the Dunkeswell average for the period January to June this year. The highest temperature I recorded during June was 29.8°C on the 25th and the average maximum temperature was 24.0°C. The lowest temperature, 4.5°C was recorded on the 22nd. Unfortunately due to technical issues there is no wind data this month.

Mike Ayles