NEWEx - National Eclipse Weather Experiment

On Friday 20 March 2015 there was a rare near-total solar eclipse visible from the UK. The Department of Meteorology ran a series of events and experiments, both at the University and elsewhere, during the eclipse.

Partial solar eclipse

NEWEx Frequently Asked Questions


Some preliminary results and analysis are shown below. We are analysing the data submitted in more detail, and plan to produce a published summary in due course.

Eclipse graphics

NEWEx graphics - Temperature

NEWEx graphics - Clouds

NEWEx graphics - Wind

NEWEx graphics - Citizen Science observations