University of Reading METFiDAS weather observations for 05 Feb 2023 at time 1030 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 5.5 8.5 0054 2.7 0810
Wet bulb temperature: ºC 3.4
Dew point bulb temp.: ºC 0.0
Vapour pressure: hPa 6.1
Note: The wet bulb, dew point and vapour pressure above are computed from air temperature and relative humidity
Relative humidity: % 68 90 0037 68 1029
Temperature change in 1 hour: degC +1.3
Wet bulb temperature: ºC 3.2 7.6 0043 1.7 0805
Note: The above wet bulb temperature is measured using a probe and wick

Surface temperatures (ºC)
Grass temperature 5.3 7.7 0034 -1.7 0812
Concrete temperature 8.3 8.8 1024 1.1 0750
Bare soil temperature 7.8 8.0 1024 -0.0 0751

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: 6.5 7.5 0001 6.5 0945
10 cm soil temperature: 6.6 7.2 0003 6.6 0954
20 cm soil temperature: n/a n/a n/a
30 cm soil temperature: 7.0 7.2 0003 7.0 0840
50 cm soil temperature: n/a n/a n/a
100 cm soil temperature: 7.0 7.0 0001 7.0 0002

Lowest cloud base (ceilometer measurement)
Lowest cloud base in past 5 minutes: metres n/a
Lowest cloud base in past 5 minutes: feet n/a

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

Sunshine and irradiance
Sunshine in past 5 minutes: min 5.0
Sunshine since 0000 UTC: h 2.3
Total global solar irradiance: W/m2 229 316 1024
Global solar irrad. since 0000 UTC: MJ/m2 1.38
Direct beam solar irradiance: W/m2 428 n/a
Diffuse solar irradiance: W/m2 88 n/a
Net irradiance: W/m2 86 n/a n/a
Ground heat flux density: W/m2 -8 n/a n/a
Shortwave upwelling irradiance: W/m2 57 n/a n/a
Shortwave downwelling irradiance: W/m2 225 n/a n/a
Longwave upwelling irradiance: W/m2 335 n/a n/a
Longwave downwelling irradiance: W/m2 258 n/a n/a

Pressure
Mean sea level pressure: hPa 1046.4 1047.3 0900 1040.5 0001
Pressure change in 1 hour: hPa -0.7
Pressure change in 3 hours: hPa +0.8

Wind
10-metre wind direction: 057
10-metre wind speed: m/s 2.4
Note: Wind speed and direction are 10-minute vector mean values
10-metre maximum 3-sec wind gust: m/s 4.3 6.6
2-metre average wind speed since 0000 UTC: m/s 1.3
10-metre average wind speed since 0000 UTC: m/s 2.0

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