#astronomy June 2021 climate in Armagh – Astronotes
DRIEST JUNE AT ARMAGH FOR SIX YEARS, WARMERAND SLIGHTLY SUNNIER THAN AVERAGE Armagh Observatory studies that June 2021 was drier, hotter and barely sunnier than common. This was the driest June at Armagh for six years, and the warmest and sunniest for 3 years. Whole precipitation was 42.Three mm (1.67 inches), together with 2 hint
DRIEST JUNE AT ARMAGH FOR SIX YEARS, WARMER
AND SLIGHTLY SUNNIER THAN AVERAGE
Armagh Observatory studies that June 2021 was drier, hotter and barely sunnier than common. This was the driest June at Armagh for six years, and the warmest and sunniest for 3 years.
Whole precipitation was 42.Three mm (1.67 inches), together with 2 hint values (i.e., 42.2 mm if hint values are ignored). This was roughly two-thirds of the common June precipitation at Armagh, that’s, 66.Four% of the 183-year long-term (1838–2020) June precipitation at Armagh (63.7 mm) and 67.Three% of the newest (1991–2020) 30-year June common (62.9 mm). This was the driest June at Armagh for six years, that’s, since June 2015 (29.5 mm). The wettest day was the 13th with 23.zero mm (zero.91 inches) of rainfall, adopted by the 24th with 10.5 mm.
The morning of the 10th of June was noteworthy for the prevalence of a uncommon partial eclipse of the Solar, when the Moon passes almost precisely between the Solar and the Earth. This was the primary such photo voltaic eclipse seen from Armagh for the reason that exceptionally deep partial eclipse of 20th March 2015. Regardless of the morning being principally cloudy throughout Northern Eire and in some locations with mild rain, this 12 months’s eclipse was extensively seen and noticed by astronomers at Armagh by way of occasional gaps within the cloud. The subsequent partial photo voltaic eclipse seen from the island of Eire will likely be on the morning of 25th October 2022.
The imply month-to-month temperature was roughly 14.eight levels Celsius (58.6 Fahrenheit), 1.34 C hotter than the 225-year long-term (1796–2020) common June temperature at Armagh (13.43 C) and zero.72 C hotter than the newest (1991–2020) 30-year June common (14.05 C). This was the warmest June at Armagh for 3 years, that’s, since June 2018 (imply temperature 16.16 C).
The warmest day (highest most air temperature) was 23.1 C (73.6 F) on the 10th. This was additionally the warmest day of the 12 months as much as the top of the month. The second-warmest June day this 12 months was 22.9 C on the first.
The warmest night time (highest minimal temperature over the earlier 24 hours) was 15.7 C through the night time of the ninth/10th June, preceded by 14.eight C on the eighth/ninth. This warmest night time was the warmest June night time at Armagh for 16 years, that’s, for the reason that pair of very heat June nights over the 17th/18th and 18th/19th June 2005 (16.9 C and 16.2 C respectively). This month’s warmest night time was additionally the twelfth-warmest June night time at
Armagh since data of every day most and minimal temperatures started on the Observatory in August 1843.
The good day (lowest most air temperature) was a comparatively heat 15.Four C on the 14th, adopted by 15.6 C on the 25th. The good night time (lowest minimal air temperature over the earlier 24 hours) was Four.5 C on the 22nd, preceded by 5.6 C on the 18th.
There have been eight nights with floor frost, that’s, with a minimal grass temperature lower than or equal to zero Celsius. The 2 coldest floor frosts had been -Four.Three C on the 18th and -Three.zero C on the 22nd. There have been no nights with air frost.
This June, with 152.Three hours of sturdy sunshine, was barely duller than the 140-year long run (1881–2020) June common at Armagh (158.7 hours) however barely sunnier than the newest (1991–2020) 30-year June common (144.6 hours). The almost 10% distinction in these common portions at Armagh is because of fairly a pointy discount within the common variety of sturdy sunshine hours for June that started within the early 1980s, with subsequent common values for the month remaining on the barely decrease stage.
The sunniest day was the 21st, with 15.zero hours of sturdy sunshine, adopted by the 27th with 12.9 hours. This was the sunniest June day at Armagh for 5 years, that’s, for the reason that 2nd June 2016, which additionally recorded 15.zero hours of sturdy sunshine.
These knowledge confer with observations at Armagh Observatory, which has been recording the climate at Armagh since 1795.