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Weather Report with Phil Thomas

Dry spell heralds springtime

Posted on March 27 2009 at 10:52:30 0 comments

Spring flowers

March has been a very dry month to date (27th) with only 30mm rain – slightly less than half the amount expected for all of March locally.

Sunshine also shows well above average levels to date with 149 hours, which is 145% of the full March average.

Temperatures have shown an improvement on recent months with an average mean temperature of 6.8C,  0.8C above average.

Outlook for April: A cold start to the month with a northerly wind for a while but tending to become drier and milder for the following few weeks.

Weather Lore
If the oak is out before the ash then we are in for a splash
But if the ash is out before the oak we are in for a soak

See Phil’s daily local forecast at http://www.alvechurchweather.metsite.com

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