University of Reading METFiDAS weather observations for 07 Oct 2022 at time 1850 UTC

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

Temperature and humidity
Air temperature: ºC 12.5 18.4 1243 11.2 0253
Wet bulb temperature: ºC 11.8
Dew point bulb temp.: ºC 11.2
Vapour pressure: hPa 13.3
Note: The wet bulb, dew point and vapour pressure above are computed from air temperature and relative humidity
Relative humidity: % 92 96 0240 58 1244
Temperature change in 1 hour: degC -0.9
Wet bulb temperature: ºC 11.9 14.5 1117 10.9 0544
Note: The above wet bulb temperature is measured using a probe and wick

Surface temperatures (ºC)
Grass temperature 9.5 35.6 1118 5.2 0556
Concrete temperature 12.9 27.7 1325 8.9 0544
Bare soil temperature 11.4 25.4 1243 8.5 0544

Precipitation (mm)
Rainfall in past 5 minutes: 0.0
Rainfall in past hour: 0.0
Rainfall in past 3 hours: 3.0
Rainfall in past 6 hours: 3.0
Rainfall since 0000 UTC: 3.0

Soil temperatures under grass (ºC)
5 cm soil temperature: 14.9 15.1 1438 13.3 0708
10 cm soil temperature: 14.5 14.5 1629 13.4 0835
20 cm soil temperature: n/a n/a n/a
30 cm soil temperature: 14.2 14.2 0002 13.9 0853
50 cm soil temperature: n/a n/a n/a
100 cm soil temperature: 14.8 14.9 0005 14.8 0043

Lowest cloud base (ceilometer measurement)
Lowest cloud base in past 5 minutes: metres None detected
Lowest cloud base in past 5 minutes: feet None detected

Visibility and present weather (BIRAL SWS-250)
Visibility: metres 1076
Present weather Slight Rain

Sunshine and irradiance
Sunshine in past 5 minutes: min 0.0
Sunshine since 0000 UTC: h 6.5
Total global solar irradiance: W/m2 -2 721 1222
Global solar irrad. since 0000 UTC: MJ/m2 9.51
Direct beam solar irradiance: W/m2 0 n/a
Diffuse solar irradiance: W/m2 -2 n/a
Net irradiance: W/m2 -64 n/a n/a
Ground heat flux density: W/m2 0 n/a n/a
Shortwave upwelling irradiance: W/m2 0 n/a n/a
Shortwave downwelling irradiance: W/m2 -6 n/a n/a
Longwave upwelling irradiance: W/m2 371 n/a n/a
Longwave downwelling irradiance: W/m2 303 n/a n/a

Pressure
Mean sea level pressure: hPa 1016.9 1025.1 0001 1015.8 1558
Pressure change in 1 hour: hPa +0.4
Pressure change in 3 hours: hPa +1.0

Wind
10-metre wind direction: 250
10-metre wind speed: m/s 2.3
Note: Wind speed and direction are 10-minute vector mean values
10-metre maximum 3-sec wind gust: m/s 4.6 12.5
2-metre average wind speed since 0000 UTC: m/s 2.2
10-metre average wind speed since 0000 UTC: m/s 3.0

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