WMO03469, Holbeach

Posted: September 6, 2012 by tchannon in Analysis, Surfacestation

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WMO03469, Holbeach No. 2

52 52 24N 00 08 19E
Altitude 3 metres

Estimate Class 2/3 marginal, road, grid 10%, including walls etc., >10%, limit 10% within 30 metres. Special exposed coastal site, unlikely to be an issue.

UHI, minor local, distance none.

Unusual location on Wash by tidal marsh.

[update 11th May 2013

24 hours ending 2200 on 10 May 2013:
UK Highest max 0900-2100 18.5 °C Holbeach
Lowest max 0900-2100 8.7 °C Fair Isle
Lowest min 2100-0900 -2.4 °C Altnaharra
Highest rainfall 2100-2100 13.6 mm Okehampton
Sunniest 2100-2100 7.3 hours Boulmer
Last updated: 0001 on Sat 11 May 2013

Not good weather generally, wind from south west, east will be warmest although this site is not particularly good on exposure, close tarmac and at this time of the year the field cover is suspect, might be ploughed. Only a site visit can discover.

Note: the highest hourly shown is 17.4C at 18 hrs, figure above is 18.5C. Brief break in cloud?

I note the site communication link is erratic, an all too common problem.

[/update]

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