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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: Tue 26 Jan 02:47 AM

Station Automated Forecast: Increasing clouds 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?
Tue26 Jan 2021-1.7°c-4.9°c-1.9°c----0.0 mm Yes 
Mon25 Jan 20214.0°c-4.6°c-0.9°c5.5 mm--5.5 mm Yes 
Sun24 Jan 20210.5°c-5.1°c-1.1°c----0.0 mm Yes 
Sat23 Jan 20213.0°c-4.9°c0.4°c0.2 mm--0.2 mm Yes 
Fri22 Jan 202111.0°c-1.8°c3.1°c9.1 mm--9.1 mm Yes 
Thu21 Jan 20215.9°c-2.3°c3.6°c0.6 mm--0.6 mm Yes 
Wed20 Jan 202111.1°c0.3°c10.0°c11.2 mm--11.2 mmYesYesYes
Tue19 Jan 202111.3°c7.2°c10.2°c12.9 mm--12.9 mmYesYesYes
Mon18 Jan 20218.5°c0.4°c5.2°c6.2 mm--6.2 mm Yes 
Sun17 Jan 20217.0°c-0.5°c5.2°c0.4 mm--0.4 mm Yes 
Sat16 Jan 20218.0°c0.6°c4.8°c7.1 mm--7.1 mm Yes 
Fri15 Jan 20213.3°c-1.3°c0.7°c18.4 mm--18.4 mm Yes 
Thu14 Jan 20213.3°c-0.3°c2.0°c18.4 mm--18.4 mm Yes 
Wed13 Jan 20218.6°c-3.9°c1.8°c7.8 mm--7.8 mm Yes 
Tue12 Jan 20218.9°c-3.3°c4.2°c6.2 mm--6.2 mm Yes 
Mon11 Jan 20218.6°c2.7°c6.2°c3.9 mm--3.9 mmYesYesYes
Sun10 Jan 20214.7°c-3.3°c1.8°c----0.0 mm   
Sat09 Jan 20212.4°c-3.1°c0.7°c----0.0 mm   
Fri08 Jan 20211.7°c-0.1°c0.4°c0.2 mm--0.2 mm Yes 
Thu07 Jan 20210.1°c-7.5°c-2.2°c----0.0 mm Yes 
Wed06 Jan 20213.8°c-4.6°c1.1°c0.1 mm--0.1 mm Yes 
Tue05 Jan 20214.4°c-1.9°c1.9°c----0.0 mm Yes 
Mon04 Jan 20214.6°c-0.4°c2.6°c0.4 mm--0.4 mm Yes 
Sun03 Jan 20214.4°c-0.2°c2.5°c2.6 mm--2.6 mm Yes 
Sat02 Jan 20213.4°c-4.4°c1.7°c1.6 mm--1.6 mm Yes 
Fri01 Jan 20214.7°c-7.9°c1.9°c0.4 mm--0.4 mm Yes 
Thu31 Dec 20203.2°c-8.0°c-0.8°c2.7 mm--2.7 mm Yes 
Wed30 Dec 20203.3°c-3.8°c1.3°c0.1 mm--0.1 mm Yes 
Tue29 Dec 20203.0°c-2.5°c1.4°c2.7 mm--2.7 mm Yes 
Mon28 Dec 20202.2°c-2.8°c1.1°c----0.0 mm Yes 









UK Outlook for Saturday 30 Jan 2021 to Monday 8 Feb 2021: Unsettled conditions look likely to dominate for this period, with low pressure across the UK. Therefore, this should bring changeable weather to most of the country, with periods of rain, showers, and strong winds at times. While mild westerly and southwesterly winds are expected to be dominant for most of the period, occasional colder northerly winds are possible, bringing a chance of snowfall, likely confined to far northern parts. Towards the end of the period, we may see high pressure bringing a higher than average chance of cold weather more widely with wintry outbreaks. If this were to occur many inland and southern areas would likely see drier than average conditions, with some overnight frost and fog.
UK Outlook for Tuesday 9 Feb 2021 to Tuesday 23 Feb 2021: Confidence is low for this period, but current signals indicate a possible high pressure system around or near the UK during this period. This would likely bring cold northerly winds, producing colder than average temperatures and wintry outbreaks. The second half of February is likely to have a mixture of weather types, with periods of wet, windy, and milder weather interspersed with drier, calmer, and colder periods.

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.

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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.

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