Swanston, Edinburgh, August and Summer 2023

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George Booth

Sep 3, 2023, 1:48:03 PM9/3/23
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August 2023

Mean max 18.9C, high max 23.9 (10th), low max 15.1 (1st)
Mean min 12.3, high min 16.3 (11th), low min 7.8 (31st), low grass min 4.7 (31st)

Overall Mean 15.6

Rainfall 64.9 mm, wettest day 15.3 mm (1st)

Sunshine 143.76 hours, sunniest day 11.12 hours (11th)

Warmer than average, particularly mean minimum temperatures.
Sunshine and rainfall close to average.
Wetter and warmer first half of month, with thundery showers.
Second half of month was drier and progressively

1st-15.3 mm rain, hill fog and no sunshine
10th - maximum temperature 23.9C
11th-22.6C and 11.12 hours of sunshine
Thunder on 5th,12th,13th, 15th and 25th

Summer 2023

Mean Maximum Temperature: 19.2
Mean Minimum Temperature: 11.7
Mean Temperature: 15.5
Total Rainfall: 227.3 mm
Total Sunshine: 564.2 hours

Warmer and sunnier than average. Clear warming trend to Summer here in the albeit short time srb (2014).

George in Swanston, Edinburgh, 575'asl
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