Hepworth Weather – September & October 2023

September 2023:Max . Temp:32.8ºC9th
Min. Temp:8.3ºC30th
Total Rainfall:51.4mm
Wettest Day:20.4mm12th
October 2023:Max. Temp:24.8ºC9th
Min. Temp:0.2ºC16th
Total Rainfall:179.3mm
Wettest Day:45.8mm20th

September 2023:

Exceptionally warm month. Mean temperature of 18.5ºC was warmer than any of the previous summer months. (Jun, Jul, Aug) The warmest September in my record (2009) beating Sep. 2016 by +1.0ºC. Maximum temperatures from the 6th to 10th consecutively were 30ºC or above.

October 2023:

A mild but unprecedented wet month. Flash flooding was widespread and serious on the 20th and again on the 28th. Rainfall totals were as follows: 72 hours 11th to 13th = 35.0 mm; 72 hours 18th to 20th = 93.3 mm; 24 hours on 28th = 29.8 mm. The month’s total of 179.3 mm was 300% of the month’s average rainfall!

Kindly provided by Richard Hinton. See the latest weather and historical Hepworth weather data at http://j.mp/HepworthWS