Weather Snippits 2019

January 2nd - The high barometric pressure of 1044.0 millibars, recorded at 10:50, was the highest ever recorded in January, and only 0.6 millibars below the highest ever, recorded on February 7th 2012.

January 17th - A light covering of snow fell overnight, the first recorded snow of the 2018 / 2019 season.

January 18th - At 05:00, the temperature fell to -1.8°C, the lowest temperature of the winter season so far.

January 23rd - At 08:20, the temperature fell to -3.0°C, the lowest temperature since -6.1°C was recorded on March 1st 2018.

January 27th - At 12:14, the high solar energy reading was 445 w/m², the highest of 2019 so far, and the highest since 496 w/m² was recorded on November 13th 2018.

January 28th - At 13:00, the U. V. Index reached 0.5, the first time since November 19th 2018 that an Index was recorded.

January 30th - At 13:02, the high solar energy reading was 455 w/m², the highest of 2019 so far.

January 31st - At 08:20, the temperature fell to -6.7°C, the lowest temperature since -7.2°C was recorded on February 11th 2012, and the lowest temperature ever recorded in January. The daytime maximum temperature of 0.4°C was the lowest daytime maximum temperature since March 18th 2018 when the maximum was only -0.7°C.

February 3rd - At 12:00, the U. V. Index reached 0.6, the highest of 2019 so far.

February 4th - At 13:13, the high solar energy reading was 497 w/m², the highest of 2019 so far.

February 8th - At 13:35, the temperature reached 11.2°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far.

February 9th - At 07:28, a wind gust of 40 mph was recorded, the highest since 42 mph was recorded on October 12th 2018. At 12:52, the high solar energy reading was 508 w/m², the highest of 2019 so far.

February 10th - At 14:10, the high solar energy reading was 526 w/m², the highest of 2019 so far.

February 11th - At 12:05, the U. V. Index reached 0.8, the highest of 2019 so far.

February 12th - At 11:25, the U. V. Index reached 0.9, the highest of 2019 so far.

February 13th - At 12:01, the U. V. Index reached 1.0, the first time an index of 1.0 was recorded since October 27th 2018.

February 14th - At 15:56, the temperature reached 12.1°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far.

February 15th - At 15:42, the temperature reached 13.06°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far..

February 16th - At 14:43, the temperature reached 13.11°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far, and the highest since 13.2°C was recorded on November 29th 2018.

February 20th - At 12:28, the U. V. Index reached 1.2, the highest of 2019 so far. At 13:16, the high solar energy reading was 684 w/m², the highest of 2019 so far.

February 21st - At 15:27, the temperature reached 15.3°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far, and the highest since 17.2°C was recorded on October 21st 2018. This was the second highest February temperature, beaten only by the 15.6°C recorded on February 23rd 2012. At 12:14, the U. V. Index reached 1.2, equalling the highest of 2019 so far. At 11:35, the high solar energy reading was 689 w/m², the highest of 2019 so far.

February 22nd - At 12:13, the U. V. Index reached 1.3, the highest of 2019 so far.

February 25th - At 16:09, the temperature reached 16.7°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far, and the highest temperature ever recorded in February. At 12:00, the U. V. Index reached 1.3, equalling the highest of 2019 so far.

February 26th - At 14:44, the temperature reached 18.3°C, the highest temperature since 22.7°C was recorded on October 13th 2018, and the highest temperature ever recorded in February. At 12:00, the U. V. Index reached 1.4, the highest of 2019 so far.

March 3rd - At 21:54, a wind gust of 44 mph was recorded. This was the highest gust since 50 mph was recorded on February 23rd 2017. At 22:05, the barometric pressure fell to 979.4 millibars, the lowest of 2019 so far.

March 6th - 17.6 millimetres of rain was recorded in the day making it the wettest day since September 20th 2018 when 19.4 millimetres was recorded.

March 9th - At 12:05, the U. V. Index reached 1.7, the highest since 1.9 was recorded on October 9th 2018. At 11:48, the high solar energy reading was 749 w/m², the highest since 831 w/m² was recorded on September 24th 2018.

March 11th - At 13:15, the high solar energy reading was 777 w/m², the highest of 2019 so far.

March 14th - At 12:02, the U. V. Index reached 2.1, the highest since 2.2 was recorded on October 1st 2018. At 12:13, the high solar energy reading was 833 w/m², the highest since 842 w/m² was recorded on September 23rd 2018.

March 17th - At 12:46, the high solar energy reading was 882 w/m², the highest since 914 w/m² was recorded on September 21st 2018.

March 19th - At 11:45, the U. V. Index reached 2.8, the highest since 2.9 was recorded on September 27th 2018.

March 24th - At 12:00, the high solar energy reading was 907 w/m², the highest since 914 w/m² was recorded on September 21st 2018.

April 1st - At 11:45, the high solar energy reading was 926 w/m², the highest since 983 w/m² was recorded on September 9th 2018.

April 6th - At 13:01, the U. V. Index reached 3.0, the highest since 3.1 was recorded on September 26th 2018. At 12:39, the high solar energy reading was 1028 w/m², the highest since 1055 w/m² was recorded on August 29th 2018.

April 11th - At 12:49, the U. V. Index reached 3.1.

April 18th - At 15:38, the temperature reached 19.2°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far, and the highest temperature since 22.7°C was recorded on October 13th 2018.

April 19th - At 17:15, the temperature reached 21.3°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far, and the highest temperature since 22.7°C was recorded on October 13th 2018.

April 20th - At 17:04, the temperature reached 22.2°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far. At 13:19, the U. V. Index reached 3.3, the highest since 3.4 was recorded on September 17th 2018.

April 21st - At 13:00, the U. V. Index reached 3.5, the highest since 4.0 was recorded on September 9th 2018.

April 28th - At 12:55, the U. V. Index reached 4.3, the highest since 4.6 was recorded on August 22nd 2018. At 12:56, the high solar energy reading was 1153 w/m², the highest since 1165 w/m² was recorded on July 9th 2018.

May 6th - At 12:00, the high solar energy reading was 1179 w/m², the highest since 1294 w/m² was recorded on June 20th 2018

May 12th - At 13:01, the U. V. Index reached 4.8, the highest since 5.0 was recorded on August 18th 2018.

May 13th - At 10:18, the barometric pressure reached 1039.6 millibars, a record for May, beating the previous high of 1037.8 millibars set on May 12th 2012.

May 14th - At 13:00, the U. V. Index reached 4.9, the highest of 2019 so far.

May 22nd - At 13:09, the U. V. Index reached 5.2, the highest since 5.5 was recorded on August 8th 2018.

May 24th - At 13:03, the U. V. Index reached 5.5, the highest since 6.1 was recorded on August 6th 2018.

May 25th - At 13:00, the U. V. Index reached 5.9, the highest of 2019 so far.

May 28th - At 12:19 the high solar energy reading was 1225, the highest of 2019 so far.

May 30th - At 11:40, the U. V. Index reached 6.0, the highest of 2019 so far.

June 1st - At 15:35, the temperature reached 23.0°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far, and the highest temperature since 27.4°C was recorded on October 7th 2018.

June 11th - The rainfall total was 22.8 millimetres, making it the wettest day since August 8th 2017 when 26.4 millimetres was recorded.

June 21st - At 13:03, the U. V. Index reached 6.2, the highest since 7.0 was recorded on August 3rd 2018.

June 27th - At 11:58, the U. V. Index reached 6.6, the highest of 2019 so far.

June 29th - At 18:00, the temperature reached 29.4°C, the highest temperature of 2019 so far, and the highest temperature since 31.0°C was recorded on July 26th 2018. This was the second highest June temperature recorded here, beaten only by the 29.5°C recorded on June 19th 2017.

July 2nd - At 12:42, the U. V. Index reached 6.8, the highest of 2019 so far.

July 17th - The maximum temperature of 24.6°C recorded at 16:35 was the second highest temperature of 2019, beaten only by the 29.4°C recorded on June 29th.

July 22nd - The maximum temperature of 26.2°C recorded at 15:20 was the second highest temperature of 2019, beaten only by the 29.4°C recorded on June 29th.

July 23rd - The maximum temperature of 29.8°C recorded at 18:00 was the highest temperature of 2019, and the highest since 31.0°C was recorded on July 26th 2018.

July 25th - At 18:37, the temperature reached 34.1°C, the highest temperature ever recorded here, beating the previous high of 32.7°C recorded on July 1st 2015. This is only the fifth time that a temperature in excess of 30°C has been recorded here.

July 30th - 25.0 millimetres of rain was recorded, making it the wettest day since 26.4 millimetres fell on August 8th 2017.

August 25th - At 17:54, the temperature reached 30.0°C, the second highest temperature of 2019, beaten only by the 34.1°C recorded on July 25th. This is only the sixth time that a temperature of 30.0°C has been recorded here.