University of Reading METFiDAS weather observations for 15 Jul 2018 at time 1930 UTC

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

Temperature and humidity
Air temperature: C 25.0 28.4 1602 11.8 0423
Wet bulb temperature: C 15.7
Dew point bulb temp.: C 7.6
Vapour pressure: hPa 10.5
Note: The wet bulb, dew point and vapour pressure above are computed from air temperature and relative humidity
Relative humidity: % 33 97 0505 24 1609
Temperature change in 1 hour: degC -1.9
Wet bulb temperature: C 15.6 18.1 1231 11.4 0420
Note: The above wet bulb temperature is measured using a probe and wick

Surface temperatures (C)
Grass temperature 23.7 45.8 1329 5.8 0359
Concrete temperature 30.3 n/a n/a
Bare soil temperature 25.8 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: 26.7 28.4 1448 19.5 0525
10 cm soil temperature: 25.0 25.2 1655 20.4 0620
20 cm soil temperature: 23.1 23.1 1910 20.6 0824
30 cm soil temperature: 21.5 21.5 0004 20.5 1057
50 cm soil temperature: 19.7 19.9 0230 19.6 1245
100 cm soil temperature: 18.0 18.0 0005 17.9 1403

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 5.0
Sunshine since 0000 UTC: h 14.6
Total global solar irradiance: W/m2 47 1006 1231
Global solar irrad. since 0000 UTC: MJ/m2 28.67
Direct beam solar irradiance: W/m2 295 n/a
Diffuse solar irradiance: W/m2 22 n/a
Net irradiance: W/m2 -37 n/a n/a
Ground heat flux density: W/m2 5 n/a n/a
Shortwave upwelling irradiance: W/m2 13 n/a n/a
Shortwave downwelling irradiance: W/m2 49 n/a n/a
Longwave upwelling irradiance: W/m2 434 n/a n/a
Longwave downwelling irradiance: W/m2 357 n/a n/a

Pressure
Mean sea level pressure: hPa 1013.9 1018.2 0004 1013.5 1730
Pressure change in 1 hour: hPa +0.2
Pressure change in 3 hours: hPa 0.0

Wind
10-metre wind direction: 322
10-metre wind speed: m/s 2.2
Note: Wind speed and direction are 10-minute vector mean values
10-metre maximum 3-sec wind gust: m/s 3.8 7.3
2-metre average wind speed since 0000 UTC: m/s 1.2
10-metre average wind speed since 0000 UTC: m/s 1.5

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