Swanston, Edinburgh. August and Summer 2022

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Sep 4, 2022, 1:24:53 PMSep 4
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August

Mean max 20.0,high max 27.7 (10th, 11th), low max 13.8 (30th)
Mean min 12.1, high min 14.9 (9th), low min 6.6 (31st), grass min 3.1 (31st)
Overall mean 16.1

Rain 54.6 mm, wettest day 23.2 mm (15th)

Sun 182.14 hrs, most sun 14.52 hrs (10th)


Highest average maximum temperature for August. Equal highest overall average temperature with August 2019. (Recording began 2014).

First half of month was very warm, sunny and dry. Second half was cooler and wetter with more cloud.

10th and 11th - two very warm days. 27.7C maximum temperature on both days.
Sunshine totals 14.52 hours and 14.45 hours on 10th and 11th respectively. (12th - 12.69 hours of sunshine).
13th - smoke from farmland/moorland wildfire 11 miles to SW reduced air quality here.
14th and 15th - haar at 0900 h.
14th - thunder heard mid-pm onwards but rainfall only 4.0 mm.
15th - 23.2 mm rain.


Summer

Mean max 19.8. Highest season max 30.7 on 18.07.22 (station record 30.8 on 25.07.2019)
Mean min 11.7
Overall mean 15.8

Total Rainfall: 118.0 mm
Total Sunshine: 555.0 hrs

Warmest and driest summer SRB (2014).

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George in Swanston, Edinburgh, 575'asl
www.swanstonweather.co.uk

 

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