Porlock Weather Station, Somerset, UK

 Latitude N 51° 12' 32"    Longitude W 03° 35' 35"    Elevation 41 m

Dawn: 07:20 Sunrise: 07:54 Moonrise: 16:03
Dusk: 18:36 Sunset:  18:02 Moonset: -----
Daylight: 11:16 Day length: 10:08 Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous

Welcome to Porlock Weather Station. Presented here are the current weather conditions at this popular Exmoor village. This Somerset village on Exmoor within 1/2 a mile of the coast nestles in a natural sheltered bowl-like position. There is shelter from the prevailing south-west winds with the added effect of the warm Bristol Channel waters. Really hard frosts are quite a rarity in winter due to the warming effect of the sea. Equally the cooling effect of onshore breezes in summer means more comfortable conditions when it can be oppressively humid elsewhere.

The weather station in use is the Davis Vantage Pro 2 Plus, with solar radiation and UV sensors. These pages are updated every 10 minutes, and realtime data every 50 seconds. The meteorological day used at this station ends at midnight. The data collected is shared with the UK Meteorological Office, US NOAA, Universities and others around the world to assist with their weather modelling and forecasting.

Forecast guide for the next 6 to 12 hours: Rain, very unsettled

Observered conditions at local time 18:40 on 24 October 2020
Temperature and Humidity
Temperature 11.7 °C Dew Point 9.9 °C
Windchill 11.7 °C Humidity 89%
Heat Index 11.7 °C Apparent Temperature 11.4 °C
Solar Radiation 0 W/m² Evapotranspiration Today 0.56 mm
Bright Sunshine Current UV Index0.0
THW Index 0.0 Temp change last hour -0.8 °C
Rainfall Today 6.8 mm Rainfall Rate 0.0 mm/hr
Rainfall This Month 111.2 mm Rainfall This Year 681.0 mm
Rainfall Last Hour 0.6 mm Last rainfall 2020-10-24 18:39
Rainfall Since Midnight 6.8 mm Rainfall Last 24 Hours 6.8 mm
Wind Speed (gust) 8.0 mph Wind Speed (avg) 1.0 mph
Wind Bearing 242° WSW Beaufort F1 Light air
Wind Variation (last 10 minutes) From 124° To 318°    
Barometer  993.26 hPa Falling slowly -0.23 hPa/hr
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