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Jun - July - August 2002

WEATHER STATISTICS FOR WICKS SUMMER
 1ST JUNE TO 31ST AUGUST INCLUSIVE, 2002

June
Highest temp:- 65.8oF 18.8oC 17th

Lowest high temp:- 54.2oF 12.3oC 27th

Lowest temp:- 40.5oF 4.7oC 13th

Highest low temp:- 51.6oF 10.9oC 8th

Average mean high temp:- 59.29oF 15.2oC

Average mean low temp:- 48.83oF 9.4oC

July
Highest temp: - 66.1oF 18.9oC 27th

Lowest high temp: - 56.1oF 13.4oC 29th

Lowest temp: - 43.3oF 6.3oC 5th

Highest low temp: - 55.8oF 13.2oC 31st

Average high mean temp: - 60..9oF 16.1oC

Average mean low temp: - 50.2oF 10.1oC

August
Highest temp:- 66.3oF 19.1oC 28th

Lowest high temp: 56..3oF 13.5oC 30th

Lowest temp:- 45.6oF 7.6oC 22nd

Highest low temp:- 56.8oF 13.8oC 7th

Average mean high temp:- 61.5oF 16.4oC

Average mean low temp;- 52..4oF 11.32oC

RAINFALL:-

JUNE
 52.4mm 8yr average ( 45.03mm)

14 dry days

Wettest day 7.6 mm (15th)

JULY
107mm 8yr average (51.98mm)

8 dry days

Wettest day 23.6 mm ( 3rd wettest day since 01 01 95 when my records began.

17.4mm 12th

12.4mm 19th

11 mm 30th (July was the third wettest month on record)

August
31.2m 8yr average (40.43mm)

15 dry days

Wettest day 7.4mm (31st)

August the 18th was the only consecutive dry day in Wick, it finally lost its crown just after 1700 2002 when there was a downpour and 7mm of rain was recorded, 8yrs in a row proved too much. The next best day for a BBQ is now August 17th with only 0.4mm recorded in 8yrs, and an average temp of  63.1oF / 17.3oC.

WIND SPEED:-

JUNE:- Highest gust 50mph (17th) and second only to 56mph on June 13th 2000

JULY:- Highest gust 34mph (8th)

AUG :- Highest gust 37mph (15th) second only to 39mph on 21st August 00

BAROMETRIC PRESSURE

JUNE; - Highest 1020mb 24th Lowest 994mb 30th

JULY: -Highest 1026mb 15th, 16th, 17th . Lowest 991mb 1st

 

All readings recorded electronically at I Ngamor, 3 Langwell Cres Wick by Martin J Duffy.