Chilterns Weather

Current and historic weather records from the eHideaway weather station located in Prestwood, Buckinghamshire.

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Temperature Colours

The background colour shows the minimum, average and maximum temperatures for the period. The background behind the wind symbol shows the minimum temperature. The background behind the time symbol shows the average temperature. The background behind the rain symbol shows the maximum temperature. The colours are:
 
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Less
than
-6°C
?
-6°C
to
-3°C
?
-3°C
to
0°C
?
0°C
to
3°C
?
3°C
to
6°C
?
6°C
to
9°C
?
9°C
to
12°C
?
12°C
to
15°C
?
15°C
to
18°C
?
18°C
to
21°C
?
21°C
to
24°C
?
24°C
to
27°C
?
27°C
or
over

Rain Symbols

The rain symbol shows:

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Less
than
0.01 mm
?
0.01 mm
to
1 mm
?
1 mm
to
2 mm
?
2 mm
to
3 mm
?
3 mm
to
5 mm
?
5 mm
to
10 mm
?
10 mm
to
15 mm
?
15 mm
to
25 mm
?
25 mm
or over

Rain Time Symbols

For monthly overviews, the rain time symbol shows the number of hours it was raining between the hours of 8am and 8pm (rounded to the nearest 12 hours). Each hour of the clockface is equivalent to a solid day of rain between 8am and 8pm:
 
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Dry
?
12 hours
(1 day)
?
24 hours
(2 days)
?
36 hours
(3 days)
?
48 hours
(4 days)
?
60 hours
(5 days)
?
72 hours
(6 days)
?
84 hours
(7 days)
?
96 hours
(8 days)
?
108 hours
(9 days)
?
120 hours
(10 days)
?
132 hours
(11 days)
?
144 hours
(12 days)
For daily overviews, the rain time symbol shows the number of hours it was raining between the hours of 8am and 8pm (rounded to the nearest hour). Each hour of the clockface is equivalent to a solid hour of rain between 8am and 8pm:
 
?
Dry
?
1 hours
?
2 hours
?
3 hours
?
4 hours
?
5 hours
?
6 hours
?
7 hours
?
8 hours
?
9 hours
?
10 hours
?
10 hours
?
12 hours

Wind Symbols

The wind symbol shows the maximum wind speed recorded during the period:
 
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Less
than
2 knots
?
2 knots
to
7 knots
?
7 knots
to
12 knots
?
12 knots
to
17 knots
?
17 knots
to
22 knots
?
22 knots
to
27 knots
?
27 knots
to
32 knots
?
32 knots
to
37 knots
?
37 knots
to
42 knots
?
42 knots
to
47 knots
?
47 knots
to
52 knots
?
52 knots
to
57 knots
?
57 knots
to
62 knots
?
62 knots
to
67 knots
?
67 knots
or
over

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