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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: Thu 19 Sep 17:43 PM

Station Automated Forecast: Partly cloudy with little temperature change

Grass Growing Weather at Mountsorrel and Rothley

Growing grass

Two of the main requirements for grass growth are temperature and moisture. By using these two parameters I have put together a simple algorithm that show when condition were good for grass growth. Moisture falls as rain or form as dew this is positive moisture return. Evapotranspiration is the sum of evaporation and plant transpiration and is deemed as water loss from the ground.

The night/day average temperature is greater than 6°c.

The balance of water remaining in the ground is greater than 3mm over a 5 day period.

Rain cycle

 
DayDateAir Temp HighGrass Temp LowAverage TempRain FallEvapo TranspirationWater Loss/GainTemp OK for GrowthWater OK for GrowthIs the Grass Growing?
Thu19 Sep 201922.0°c3.0°c13.9°c--1.3 mm-1.3 mmYesYesYes
Wed18 Sep 201918.6°c-9.9°c11.7°c--1.3 mm-1.3 mmYesYesYes
Tue17 Sep 201918.7°c2.6°c12.6°c--1.5 mm-1.5 mmYesYesYes
Mon16 Sep 201916.4°c7.5°c13.7°c5.0 mm0.6 mm4.4 mmYesYesYes
Sun15 Sep 201920.5°c6.7°c16.1°c3.4 mm1.0 mm2.4 mmYesYesYes
Sat14 Sep 201920.9°c2.6°c13.8°c--1.7 mm-1.7 mmYes  
Fri13 Sep 201920.0°c5.2°c14.4°c--1.6 mm-1.6 mmYes  
Thu12 Sep 201922.6°c9.4°c16.8°c--1.4 mm-1.4 mmYes  
Wed11 Sep 201922.3°c11.0°c16.7°c0.5 mm1.5 mm-1.0 mmYesYesYes
Tue10 Sep 201918.1°c6.9°c13.7°c--1.2 mm-1.2 mmYesYesYes
Mon09 Sep 201916.1°c7.3°c12.5°c0.9 mm0.7 mm0.2 mmYesYesYes
Sun08 Sep 201918.0°c2.5°c11.9°c--1.3 mm-1.3 mmYesYesYes
Sat07 Sep 201918.0°c4.5°c13.4°c--1.4 mm-1.4 mmYesYesYes
Fri06 Sep 201917.6°c7.9°c13.7°c3.0 mm1.4 mm1.6 mmYesYesYes
Thu05 Sep 201917.7°c10.2°c13.5°c--1.9 mm-1.9 mmYesYesYes
Wed04 Sep 201918.2°c11.6°c15.4°c2.9 mm1.8 mm1.1 mmYesYesYes
Tue03 Sep 201922.2°c12.7°c16.9°c--1.9 mm-1.9 mmYes  
Mon02 Sep 201918.8°c9.9°c14.9°c--1.5 mm-1.5 mmYesYesYes
Sun01 Sep 201918.7°c5.5°c13.8°c--1.8 mm-1.8 mmYesYesYes
Sat31 Aug 201920.2°c7.6°c16.0°c1.3 mm1.6 mm-0.3 mmYesYesYes
Fri30 Aug 201922.5°c11.9°c18.1°c--1.8 mm-1.8 mmYesYesYes
Thu29 Aug 201920.7°c6.5°c15.3°c--1.6 mm-1.6 mmYesYesYes
Wed28 Aug 201922.5°c10.7°c17.1°c5.5 mm1.2 mm4.3 mmYesYesYes
Tue27 Aug 201930.4°c12.5°c21.5°c0.1 mm1.7 mm-1.6 mmYes  
Mon26 Aug 201930.2°c12.8°c21.9°c--2.2 mm-2.2 mmYes  
Sun25 Aug 201933.0°c11.2°c22.6°c--2.4 mm-2.4 mmYes  
Sat24 Aug 201929.7°c9.4°c20.7°c--2.4 mm-2.4 mmYes  
Fri23 Aug 201926.6°c10.6°c18.7°c--1.9 mm-1.9 mmYes  
Thu22 Aug 201922.5°c11.8°c17.6°c--1.8 mm-1.8 mmYesYesYes
Wed21 Aug 201921.9°c10.0°c16.5°c--1.8 mm-1.8 mmYesYesYes





UK Outlook for Tuesday 24 Sep 2019 to Thursday 3 Oct 2019: The final week of September will see showers or longer spells of rain become more dominant. Tuesday will see some heavy showers, particularly across the southwest where it will be windy with the risk of gales too. Some sunny spells are likely though and it will remain rather warm in the east, but elsewhere feeling cooler than of late. Thereafter, frontal systems will push in bringing spells of rain and the potential for gales, particularly in the west and north. Temperatures will be close to normal, but in any drier spells, days may be warmer than average whilst nights cooler than average. Confidence in the forecast reduces towards the turn of the month, but there is the potential for some more widely settled weather to become established across the country.
UK Outlook for Friday 4 Oct 2019 to Friday 18 Oct 2019: Confidence in the forecast remains low through this period. However early October may continue to see some fine and settled weather with bright days, but mist, fog and increasingly some frost overnight. Northern parts of the country may continue to see some rain at times, and this might spread across the rest of the country as we go through October. Temperatures are likely to be close to the average, but with settled weather this will bring warmer days and cooler nights.

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.