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  Unit Climate data location
Latitude °N 52.5
Longitude °E -4.8
Elevation m 84
Heating design temperature °C -0.17
Cooling design temperature °C 19.83
Earth temperature amplitude °C 9.8
Frost days at site day 12

Month Air temperature Relative humidity Daily solar radiation - horizontal Atmospheric pressure Wind speed Earth temperature Heating degree-days Cooling degree-days
  °C % kWh/m2/d kPa m/s °C °C-d °C-d
January 5.4 80.2% 0.78 100.4 8.7 5.1 386 1
February 5.2 78.4% 1.46 100.6 8.2 5.0 356 1
March 6.5 77.8% 2.57 100.5 7.8 6.5 351 1
April 8.1 73.8% 4.09 100.3 6.7 8.3 295 8
May 11.3 69.4% 5.35 100.6 6.0 11.7 205 55
June 14.2 68.2% 5.40 100.6 5.5 14.7 117 125
July 16.5 67.7% 5.19 100.6 5.5 17.1 57 201
August 16.4 69.2% 4.45 100.6 5.8 17.0 59 199
September 14.3 70.5% 3.17 100.5 6.4 14.8 110 130
October 11.3 75.5% 1.79 100.2 7.5 11.5 205 58
November 8.2 80.6% 0.92 100.2 7.9 8.2 293 11
December 6.2 81.0% 0.58 100.4 8.3 6.1 364 4
 
Annual

10.3

74.4%

2.98

100.5

7.0

10.5

2798

794
Measured at (m)         10.0 0.0    

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