University of Reading METFiDAS weather observations for 22 Apr 2018 at time 0300 UTC

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

Temperature and humidity
Air temperature: C 13.3 14.0 0146 13.2 0247
Wet bulb temperature: C 13.1
Dew point bulb temp.: C 12.9
Vapour pressure: hPa 14.9
Note: The wet bulb, dew point and vapour pressure above are computed from air temperature and relative humidity
Relative humidity: % 97 97 0255 93 0145
Temperature change in 1 hour: degC -0.7
Wet bulb temperature: C 12.8 13.2 0205 12.7 0133
Note: The above wet bulb temperature is measured using a probe and wick

Surface temperatures (C)
Grass temperature 10.6 13.0 0204 9.4 0247
Concrete temperature 13.3 15.0 0001 13.3 0300
Bare soil temperature 12.4 13.7 0001 12.2 0247

Precipitation (mm)
Rainfall in past 5 minutes: 0.0
Rainfall in past hour: 1.4
Rainfall in past 3 hours: n/a
Rainfall in past 6 hours: 6.4
Rainfall since 0000 UTC: 1.4

Soil temperatures under grass (C)
5 cm soil temperature: 15.0 15.4 0001 15.0 0220
10 cm soil temperature: 14.6 14.9 0001 14.6 0225
20 cm soil temperature: 14.2 14.3 0001 14.2 0144
30 cm soil temperature: 13.7 13.7 0002 13.7 0005
50 cm soil temperature: 12.3 12.3 0115 12.2 0003
100 cm soil temperature: 10.5 10.5 0002 10.5 0004

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

Sunshine and irradiance
Sunshine in past 5 minutes: min 0.0
Sunshine since 0000 UTC: h 0.0
Total global solar irradiance: W/m2 0 1 0012
Global solar irrad. since 0000 UTC: MJ/m2 0.0
Direct beam solar irradiance: W/m2 0 2 0208
Diffuse solar irradiance: W/m2 -1 1 0154
Net irradiance: W/m2 -54 -3 0206 -54 0250
Ground heat flux density: W/m2 -1 0 0000 -2 0257
Shortwave upwelling irradiance: W/m2 1 3 0144 -1 0209
Shortwave downwelling irradiance: W/m2 -3 0 0140 -3 0031
Longwave upwelling irradiance: W/m2 369 374 0155 366 0248
Longwave downwelling irradiance: W/m2 333 375 0201 328 0246

Pressure
Mean sea level pressure: hPa 1011.8 1014.0 0001 1011.8 0300
Pressure change in 1 hour: hPa -1.2
Pressure change in 3 hours: hPa n/a

Wind
10-metre wind direction: 114
10-metre wind speed: m/s 1.7
Note: Wind speed and direction are 10-minute vector mean values
10-metre maximum 3-sec wind gust: m/s 2.8 6.8
2-metre average wind speed since 0000 UTC: m/s 0.9
10-metre average wind speed since 0000 UTC: m/s 1.6

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