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Typical climatic data for various selected sites in the British Isles, the majority airport or aerodrome sites. Temperatures are mean temperature, and average daily maximum and minimum; sunshine and rainfall are average monthly totals. Data for the years 1961–90.

JFMAMJJASONDYear

Belfast (Aldergrove Airport), Northern Ireland

Mean °C3.83.95.47.510.213.214.714.412.49.96.04.68.8

Max. °C6.56.88.811.514.417.318.518.215.913.08.97.312.3

Min. °C1.11.12.03.56.19.110.910.79.06.93.12.05.5

Sun. hr45.466.597.6154.0183.7170.1147.7139.4109.085.259.038.81296.6

Rain. mm865867536063648085887878860

Birmingham Airport

Mean °C3.13.15.27.610.614.015.815.413.210.06.04.29.0

Max. °C6.06.28.911.915.318.820.620.117.613.89.27.113.0

Min. °C0.30.11.53.36.09.211.110.88.86.22.91.35.1

Sun. hr49.760.0101.5129.2178.0186.2181.0166.8134.397.264.246.91395

Rain. mm574851495656466654525966660

Cardiff Airport

Mean °C4.44.25.98.011.114.116.015.914.011.17.35.49.8

Max. °C6.96.99.211.915.118.120.019.817.514.110.18.013.1

Min. °C2.01.62.74.27.110.112.012.110.58.14.52.86.5

Sun. hr52.370.6118.3168.3204.6207.9210.0195.0144.894.071.549.41586.7

Rain. mm9167765764667480929610098961

Edinburgh Airport

Mean °C3.23.35.17.19.913.014.514.312.39.55.43.98.5

Max. °C6.26.58.711.114.217.318.818.516.213.28.76.912.2

Min. °C0.30.01.53.15.78.710.310.28.45.92.10.94.8

Sun. hr46.265.799.4132.9168.0169.7162.4144.7109.886.660.939.11285.4

Rain. mm574251415151576567656358668

Eskdalemuir, Dumfries & Galloway

Mean °C1.81.83.55.78.711.713.212.910.78.14.12.57.1

Max. °C4.54.76.910.013.416.317.617.214.611.67.25.310.8

Min. °C−1.0−1.20.11.44.07.18.88.76.94.71.0−0.23.4

Sun. hr38.762.685.9132.2160.8158.4150.9134.994.873.855.738.61187.3

Rain. mm166110137839594981251491641521651538

Lerwick, Shetland

Mean °C3.23.13.85.27.610.011.411.810.18.25.13.97.0

Max. °C5.35.16.07.710.012.513.714.112.310.27.26.09.2

Min. °C1.21.11.62.75.27.59.19.58.06.33.11.84.8

Sun. hr22.052.585.3132.4147.1150.9123.3124.094.460.531.213.41037.0

Rain. mm1319211472626062791181341431421209

London (Gatwick Airport)

Mean °C3.53.85.78.011.314.416.516.113.810.76.44.59.6

Max. °C6.77.19.912.616.319.621.721.418.815.010.17.713.9

Min. °C0.40.51.53.46.39.311.310.98.86.42.81.35.2

Sun. hr52.471.3113.4153.0204.3204.3204.5195.3148.1110.569.347.81574.2

Rain. mm785161545557455668737779754

Plymouth

Mean °C5.95.76.98.811.514.316.116.014.311.98.57.010.6

Max. °C8.58.39.812.014.817.619.519.317.514.711.39.613.6

Min. °C3.43.24.15.58.311.012.812.811.29.25.74.47.6

Sun. hr54.876.8125.8180.5218.0217.8220.3200.4156.8107.674.750.91684.4

Rain. mm114928759615755697695101116982

Waddington, Lincolnshire

Mean °C3.23.35.47.510.813.915.815.713.610.36.03.99.1

Max. °C5.86.18.911.415.218.420.320.117.713.88.96.512.8

Min. °C0.60.51.93.66.59.511.411.49.56.83.21.45.5

Sun. hr54.767.4109.2143.5198.2196.6186.5175.5137.8103.765.449.91488.4

Rain. mm493849475053536347475553604

From A Dictionary of Weather in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.



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