University of Reading METFiDAS weather observations for 24 Feb 2024 at time 0900 UTC

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From time to time errors may arise which we will endeavour to correct as quickly as possible.

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CURRENT CONDITIONSEXTREMES and TOTALS since 0000 UTC
MaximumTime MinimumTime Total
UTC UTC

Temperature and humidity
Air temperature: ºC 1.2 1.3 0813 -1.4 0643
Wet bulb temperature: ºC 1.1
Dew point bulb temp.: ºC 0.8
Vapour pressure: hPa 6.5
Note: The wet bulb, dew point and vapour pressure above are computed from air temperature and relative humidity
Relative humidity: % 97 98 0230 97 0005
Temperature change in 1 hour: degC +0.8
Wet bulb temperature: ºC 1.1 1.1 0840 -1.5 0709
Note: The above wet bulb temperature is measured using a probe and wick

Surface temperatures (ºC)
Grass temperature 2.4 2.4 0900 -7.8 0645
Concrete temperature 2.5 2.5 0900 -1.1 0648
Bare soil temperature 1.2 1.7 0808 -0.9 0622

Precipitation (mm)
Rainfall in past 5 minutes: 0.0
Rainfall in past hour: 0.0
Rainfall in past 3 hours: 0.0
Rainfall in past 6 hours: 0.0
Rainfall since 0000 UTC: 0.0

Soil temperatures under grass (ºC)
5 cm soil temperature: 6.6 7.8 0001 6.6 0825
10 cm soil temperature: 7.0 8.0 0001 7.0 0810
20 cm soil temperature: n/a n/a n/a
30 cm soil temperature: 8.0 8.5 0002 8.0 0819
50 cm soil temperature: n/a n/a n/a
100 cm soil temperature: 9.3 9.4 0004 9.3 0321

Lowest cloud base (ceilometer measurement)
Lowest cloud base in past 5 minutes: metres 64
Lowest cloud base in past 5 minutes: feet 209

Visibility and present weather (BIRAL SWS-250)
Visibility: metres n/a
Present weather n/a

Sunshine and irradiance
Sunshine in past 5 minutes: min 0.0
Sunshine since 0000 UTC: h 1.4
Total global solar irradiance: W/m2 137 225 0806
Global solar irrad. since 0000 UTC: MJ/m2 0.76
Direct beam solar irradiance: W/m2 0 n/a
Diffuse solar irradiance: W/m2 138 n/a
Net irradiance: W/m2 81 n/a n/a
Ground heat flux density: W/m2 -20 n/a n/a
Shortwave upwelling irradiance: W/m2 33 n/a n/a
Shortwave downwelling irradiance: W/m2 137 n/a n/a
Longwave upwelling irradiance: W/m2 320 n/a n/a
Longwave downwelling irradiance: W/m2 299 n/a n/a

Pressure
Mean sea level pressure: hPa 994.6 994.6 0900 991.0 0002
Pressure change in 1 hour: hPa +0.3
Pressure change in 3 hours: hPa +1.4

Wind
10-metre wind direction: 076
10-metre wind speed: m/s 0.9
Note: Wind speed and direction are 10-minute vector mean values
10-metre maximum 3-sec wind gust: m/s 1.4 3.4
2-metre average wind speed since 0000 UTC: m/s 0.2
10-metre average wind speed since 0000 UTC: m/s 0.8

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