University of Reading METFiDAS weather observations for 23 Oct 2018 at time 1810 UTC

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

Temperature and humidity
Air temperature: C 13.5 15.1 1549 5.0 0009
Wet bulb temperature: C 11.2
Dew point bulb temp.: C 8.9
Vapour pressure: hPa 11.4
Note: The wet bulb, dew point and vapour pressure above are computed from air temperature and relative humidity
Relative humidity: % 74 92 0013 55 1213
Temperature change in 1 hour: degC -0.4
Wet bulb temperature: C 11.2 11.4 1730 4.5 0005
Note: The above wet bulb temperature is measured using a probe and wick

Surface temperatures (C)
Grass temperature 11.3 21.3 1225 1.7 0010
Concrete temperature 12.8 20.9 1228 4.8 0315
Bare soil temperature n/a n/a n/a

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 (C)
5 cm soil temperature: 12.0 12.1 1514 10.1 0650
10 cm soil temperature: 11.3 11.4 1701 10.1 0835
20 cm soil temperature: 11.6 11.7 0004 10.8 0908
30 cm soil temperature: 11.8 12.4 0001 11.6 0939
50 cm soil temperature: 12.2 12.7 0004 12.2 1348
100 cm soil temperature: 13.7 13.9 0001 13.7 1402

Lowest cloud base (ceilometer measurement)
Lowest cloud base in past 5 minutes: metres 3639
Lowest cloud base in past 5 minutes: feet 11938

Sunshine and irradiance
Sunshine in past 5 minutes: min 0.0
Sunshine since 0000 UTC: h 6.7
Total global solar irradiance: W/m2 0 453 1234
Global solar irrad. since 0000 UTC: MJ/m2 6.78
Direct beam solar irradiance: W/m2 0 n/a
Diffuse solar irradiance: W/m2 -1 n/a
Net irradiance: W/m2 -8 n/a n/a
Ground heat flux density: W/m2 -1 n/a n/a
Shortwave upwelling irradiance: W/m2 0 n/a n/a
Shortwave downwelling irradiance: W/m2 -2 n/a n/a
Longwave upwelling irradiance: W/m2 365 n/a n/a
Longwave downwelling irradiance: W/m2 350 n/a n/a

Pressure
Mean sea level pressure: hPa 1030.2 1036.7 0010 1029.6 1505
Pressure change in 1 hour: hPa +0.4
Pressure change in 3 hours: hPa +0.5

Wind
10-metre wind direction: 278
10-metre wind speed: m/s 1.3
Note: Wind speed and direction are 10-minute vector mean values
10-metre maximum 3-sec wind gust: m/s 2.4 8.9
2-metre average wind speed since 0000 UTC: m/s 1.6
10-metre average wind speed since 0000 UTC: m/s 2.2

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