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The Stormtrack Weather Station at Mountsorrel and Rothley Leicester

52:42N 01:08W at 229 ft AMSL
The Villages of Mountsorrel and Rothley are located 4 miles North of Leicester, on the edge of the Charnwood Forest
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Last Data Feed: Fri 13 Dec 15:08 PM

Station Automated Forecast: Mostly cloudy and cooler. Precip possible within 12 hours possibly heavy at times. Windy

 

Mountsorrel & Rothley Leicestershire Winter Frost Weather


Frost is a deposit of small white ice crystals formed on the ground or other surfaces when the temperature falls below freezing. For frost to form the temperature at ground level needs to be 0 °C or less. Frost can have a devastating effect on vegetation. Ice forms on the surface of plants and also freezes their internal cells. These ice crystals can expand and rupture delicate plant tissue.

Cloud cover — clouds act as a ‘blanket’ that helps prevent daytime warmth from escaping into space during the night. Clear skies mean the heat is free to escape, allowing for lower overnight temperatures.
Wind — Wind mixes the cooler air near the ground with warmer air just above it. This slows cooling at the ground.
Humidity — When there is moisture in the air, and water changes from vapour to liquid, small amounts of (latent) heat are released. This heat slows the rate of cooling.

The StromTrack weather station uses temperature probes located on grass and concreate in order to measure (frost) temperature. Frost temperature readings are recorded every second and then averaged out over 1-minute to provide a very accurate temperate reading. The Temperature sensors are of type BetaTherm 100K6A1IA Thermistor which are rated for -35° to +50°C with a tolerance of±0.2°C (over 0° to 50°C range)

 
 

Mountsorrel Ground Frost Nights by Year

Mountsorrel Air Frost Nights by Year

Gnd FrostJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTOTAL
2019161581110000000 51
2018715130000024813 62
2017142420000011015 48
2016914111140000069 64
20151917181120000153 76
201416290100001114 44
2013121820177000001218 104
201214141060000081510 77
2011238182200000414 71
2010211718112000061225 112
20092416164000003316 82
200818241911000009818 107
20070121931000071118 71
Air FrostJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTOTAL
20191291500000000 27
201851310000000224 36
2017920100000038 23
2016597200000037 33
2015891000000030 21
2014514010000037 21
2013171219610000030 58
201210111300000059 39
20111229010000003 27
201017991100002819 66
2009121430000000014 43
200811225000002312 37
2007072000000079 25
 
 

First and Last Frost Dates

WinterFirst Gnd FrostValueFirst Air FrostValueLast Gnd FrostValueLast Air FrostValue
2018/201925-Sep-2018-1.1 °c29-Oct-2018-0.6 °c12-May-2019-1.7 °c14-Apr-2019-1.9 °c
2017/201830-Oct-2017-1.1 °c06-Nov-2017-0.7 °c29-Mar-2018-1.1 °c21-Mar-2018-1.8 °c
2016/201701-Nov-2016-1.7 °c28-Nov-2016-1.5 °c27-Apr-2017-2.2 °c27-Apr-2017-0.1 °c
2015/201612-Oct-2015-1.1 °c21-Nov-2015-1.4 °c05-May-2016-1.1 °c28-Apr-2016-0.3 °c
2014/201505-Oct-2014-0.6 °c06-Nov-2014-0.6 °c02-May-2015-2.2 °c09-Mar-2015-2.0 °c
2013/201410-Nov-2013-1.1 °c19-Nov-2013-1.1 °c03-May-2014-3.3 °c03-May-2014-0.3 °c
2012/201307-Oct-2012-1.1 °c06-Nov-2012-1.7 °c16-May-2013-1.7 °c01-May-2013-0.7 °c
2011/201222-Nov-2011-1.7 °c10-Dec-2011-0.8 °c16-Apr-2012-4.4 °c16-Apr-2012-2.6 °c
2010/201117-Oct-2010-0.6 °c17-Oct-2010-0.5 °c04-May-2011-2.2 °c04-May-2011-0.7 °c
2009/201008-Oct-2009-1.1 °c01-Dec-2009-2.5 °c13-May-2010-1.1 °c13-May-2010-1.0 °c
2008/200903-Oct-2008-0.6 °c28-Oct-2008-0.7 °c26-Apr-2009-1.1 °c18-Mar-2009-0.4 °c
2007/200818-Oct-2007-1.1 °c12-Nov-2007-0.2 °c18-Apr-2008-2.2 °c15-Apr-2008-1.5 °c
2006/200702-Feb-2007-5.0 °c03-Feb-2007-2.7 °c30-May-2007-2.2 °c22-Mar-2007-1.4 °c
2018/201903-Oct-2019-2.0 °c      
2018/201925-Sep-2018-1.1 °c29-Oct-2018-0.6 °c12-May-2019-1.7 °c14-Apr-2019-1.9 °c
2017/201830-Oct-2017-1.1 °c06-Nov-2017-0.7 °c29-Mar-2018-1.1 °c21-Mar-2018-1.8 °c
2016/201701-Nov-2016-1.7 °c28-Nov-2016-1.5 °c27-Apr-2017-2.2 °c27-Apr-2017-0.1 °c
2015/201612-Oct-2015-1.1 °c21-Nov-2015-1.4 °c05-May-2016-1.1 °c28-Apr-2016-0.3 °c
2014/201505-Oct-2014-0.6 °c06-Nov-2014-0.6 °c02-May-2015-2.2 °c09-Mar-2015-2.0 °c
2013/201410-Nov-2013-1.1 °c19-Nov-2013-1.1 °c03-May-2014-3.3 °c03-May-2014-0.3 °c
2012/201307-Oct-2012-1.1 °c06-Nov-2012-1.7 °c16-May-2013-1.7 °c01-May-2013-0.7 °c
2011/201222-Nov-2011-1.7 °c10-Dec-2011-0.8 °c16-Apr-2012-4.4 °c16-Apr-2012-2.6 °c
2010/201117-Oct-2010-0.6 °c17-Oct-2010-0.5 °c04-May-2011-2.2 °c04-May-2011-0.7 °c
2009/201008-Oct-2009-1.1 °c01-Dec-2009-2.5 °c13-May-2010-1.1 °c13-May-2010-1.0 °c
2008/200903-Oct-2008-0.6 °c28-Oct-2008-0.7 °c26-Apr-2009-1.1 °c18-Mar-2009-0.4 °c
2007/200818-Oct-2007-1.1 °c12-Nov-2007-0.2 °c18-Apr-2008-2.2 °c15-Apr-2008-1.5 °c
2006/200702-Feb-2007-5.0 °c03-Feb-2007-2.7 °c30-May-2007-2.2 °c22-Mar-2007-1.4 °c



     








Outlook for Sunday to Tuesday: Sunshine and showers Sunday with strong winds. Drier and clearer on Monday with sunshine, but still the risk of a shower. Dry Tuesday with sunny spells and winds easing.
UK Outlook for Tuesday 17 Dec 2019 to Thursday 26 Dec 2019: A less windy interlude is likely for many at the start of next week with longer drier, brighter spells but also night frost and patchy fog. However, there may be further rain in the southeast on Tuesday, perhaps extending further north. From mid-week it will turn milder and unsettled again as further bands of rain and strong winds edge in from the west, after which unsettled and sometimes windy conditions will probably last for the rest of the period. Most of the rain will probably be in the west with drier spells more likely in the east and southeast. Snow may occur at times in the north, mainly on high ground. There remains a chance of brief drier, colder interludes, with an increased risk of frost and fog.

Mountsorrel is a village in Leicestershire on the River Soar, just south of Loughborough with a population of 6,662 inhabitants. A castle was built in 1080 by Hugh Lupus, but there is evidence of an earlier Norman settlement in the area in the form of pottery fragments. A Roman villa is supposed to have existed on Broad Hill during the 4th century AD, the site of today's quarry, as quarrying during the late 1800s revealed many artefacts including a preserved wooden bucket. However, the first recording of the village was in 1377, when it had a population of 156.

The Mountsorrel Weather Station is located in Mountsorrel which is just South of Loughborough andjust North of Leicester, Leicestershire.

This website is non for profit and is freely maintained by Stormchaser Stuart Robinson whose passion is for all type of weather but especially the more severe types of weather such as Hurricanes, Typhoons and Tornadoes.

Stuart oftens travels the globle to experabce severe weather first after seeing his first tornado outside a town called Stuart in Nebraska, USA on the 9th June 2003.