Telford Interesting Weather Events Blog

Extreme Weather events relative to Telford, Shropshire

  • Telford Weather Blog

    Date Type Value Comment
    10-Dec-2017 Heavy Snow 9cm 25cm total accumulation
    08-Dec-2017 Heavy Snow 16cm The Wrekin covered in snow
    16-Oct-2017 Hurricane Ophelia Orange Sky n/a Hurricane Ophelia as seen as a category 1 storm off the coast of Portugal HERE swept passed Ireland/UK on the 16th and dragged up Saharan dust turning the sky orange in Telford as shown HERE
    19-Sep-2017 Funnel Cloud n/a Funnel cloud spotted over Telford as described here looks to have been a Tornado over Wolverhampton
    19-Jul-2016 Heat 34c Mini heat wave (2/3 days) temperatures peaked at 34c in my Garden, Shawbury reported max of 32c
    27-Apr-2016 Light Snow & Large hail    
    16-Apr-2016 Snow 2cm  
    2015 2015 2015 2015
    17-Nov-2015 Wind 66Mph+ Storm Barney recorded a wind speed of 66Mph at Shawbury (at 196ft) up here in Telford at 600ft I'm sure it was a lot stronger. I think Telford needs it own official met office weather station to account for the 400ft difference. Anyhow the storm caused a lot of local damage with plenty of fence panels down and a few tree's
    2014 2014 2014 2014
    26-Dec-2014 Snow 2cm Almost a white Christmas
    31-Oct-2014 Sunny & Warm 18c in Telford. It was the warmest Halloween on record with Kent recording 23.5c Unseasonably warm and sunny
    25-Aug-2014 Wet n/a A wet bank holiday but a photogenic low pressure system
    09-Mar-2014 Sunny & Warm 16.4c Unseasonably warm and sunny
    12-Feb-2014 Wind 76Mph After the relentless low pressure after low pressure system Wednesday saw a major storm with hurricane force (>74 Mph) winds go through the UK. Shawbury recorded a gust of 76Mph and locally a number of tress have fallen down.
    05-Jan-2014 General General Huge low pressure system sitting in the Atlantic, see satellite image
    2013 2013 2013 2013
    27-Dec-2013 Wind Gust 59 Mph Another winter storm, see satellite image low-center is to the left of Scotland
    06-July-2013 Heat Wave Peak 29c It's not often I can use the this particular category; Heat Wave temperature in the mid to high 20's between 6th July and 21st July with pretty much wall to wall sunshine. 22nd 30+ degrees c temperatures in the day and still 24c at 22:45 in the evening
    24-Mar-2013 Snow 3cm 20 cm of accumulated snow and snow drifts up to 27cm
    23-Mar-2013 Snow 7cm 17cm of accumulated snow and snow drifts up to 22cm
    22-Mar-2013 Snow 10cm  
    16-Mar-2013 Snow 2cm  
    11-Mar-2013 Snow Showers n/a Snow Shower, then Sunshine; Snow Shower, then Sunshine...repeat
    10-Mar-2013 Light Snow n/a  
    10-Feb-2013 Snow 5cm Snow
    20-Jan-2013 Snow 4cm Light Snow - All Day
    18-Jan-2013 Snow 14cm Heavy Snow
    2012 2012 2012 2012
    04-Apr-2012 Snow 3cm  
    24-Mar-2012 Warm & Sunny 19c Unseasonably (being able to sit outside) warm weather
    04-Feb-2012 Snow 3cm  
    02-Feb-2012 Temp -10.1c  
    03-Jan-2012 09:00 Wind Speed 40 Mph Gust 55 Mph
    2011 2011 2011 2011
    08-Dec-2011 12:00 Wind Speed 40 Mph Gust 60 Mph local; storm over Scotland Cairngorn registered 165mph
    28-Sep-2011 Indian Summer Hot Heat wave at the end of September which recorded the following temperatures at Shawbury:
    • Wed 28/9 =25.6c
    • Thu 29/9 =26.5c
    • Fri 30/9 =26.8c
    • Sat 1/10 =27.8c
    • Sun 2/10 =23.1c
    Summer 2011 Dry No Rain Driest summer in the Midlands since 1976
    07-Feb-2011 12:00 Wind Speed 40 Mph Gust 60 Mph
    08-Jan-2011 Snow 2cm  
    2010 2010 2010 2010
    22-Dec-2010 Snow 15cm Nationally the coldest December on record
    19-Dec-2010 Temp -14.3c Shawbury recorded -19c
    18-Dec-2010 Snow 10cm  
    02-Dec-2010 Snow   6cm cumulative total of snow
    28-Nov-2010 Temp -10.8c Shawbury recorded -12.5c the lowest November temperature since 1946
    11-Nov-2010 Wind Speed 54 Mph  
    20-Feb-2010 Snow 2cm  
    13-Jan-2010 Snow 4cm 11cm cumulative total of snow since the 5th
    10-Jan-2010 Snow 2cm  
    08-Jan-2010 Temp -9.2c  
    05-Jan-2010 Snow 4cm Declared longest cold snap for 29 years caused by a blocking high across Scotland bringing in winds from Arctic/Finland direction
    2009 2009 2009 2009
    05-Feb-2009 Snow 10cm  
    03-Feb-2009 Snow 10cm  
    06-Jan-2009 08:30 Temp -10.9c  
    2008 2008 2008 2008
    17-Feb-2008 07:00 Temp -7.1c  
    16-Feb-2008 10:00 High Pressure 1043mb  
    28-Oct-2008 07:00 Snow 2cm bit early
    2007 2007 2007 2007
    20-Jul-2007 Daily Rain 38.6mm Huge flood in Gloucester, Tewkesbury becomes an island and the summer is declared the wettest in 300 years
    25-Jun-2007 Daily Rain 71.1mm 2.8 inches extensive flooding across England and Wales including Coalbrookdale
    19-Jun-2007 Daily Rain 31.6mm Also lightning ~12 flashes
    13-May-2007 Daily Rain 64.2mm 2.5 inches
    08-Feb-2007 Heavy Snow 10cm  
    2006 2006 2006 2006
    24-Sep-2006 Hourly Rain 12.4mm  
    15-Sep-2006 Daily Rain 22.2mm  
    17-Aug-2006 13:00 Lightning ~5 Flashes  
    23-May-2006 05:09 Min Temp 1.3c Cold for May
    09-May-2006 Daily Rain 20.2mm  
    09-Apr-2006 13:00 Snow 0.2cm Snow shower
    06-Apr-2006 Snow 0.5cm Light covering
    12-Mar-2006 Snow 3cm  
    03-Mar-2006 01:40 Min Temp -7.9c  
    02-Mar-2006 Snow 3cm  
    23-Feb-2006 Snow 1cm  
    07-Jan-2006 Snow 1cm  
    2005 2005 2005 2005
    29-Dec-2005 04:58 Min Temp -8.6c  
    28-Dec-2005 04:18 Min Temp -7.2c  
    28-Nov-2005 Snow 2cm  
    19-Nov-2005 07:56 Min Temp -6.3c Last couple of nights have been around -5c
    09-Nov-2005 Daily Rain 21.7mm  
    04-Sep-2005 19:30 Lightning ~25 Flashes 7.7mm rain
    29-Jun-2005 18:00 Lightning ~4 Flashes  
    28-Jun-2005 19:00 Lightning ~20 Flashes Lasted for about 3 hours
    24-Jun-2005 07:00 Lightning ~4 Flashes 7.8mm of rain
    19-Jun-2005 18:00 Lightning ~2 Flashes 16mm of rain in the same hour caused flash floods around shropshire
    21-May-2005 15:00 Lightning ~2 Flashes 8.2mm of rain in the same hour
    01-May-2005 03:00 Lightning ~6 Flashes Also a few more around 04:20
    30-Mar-2005 Daily Rain 40.9mm None stop rain for 27 hours from 1800 on 29th
    22-Feb-2005 - 25-Feb-2005 Snow 1 cm 4 days of snow showers but only a brief 1cm covering of snow
    09-Jan-2005 09:58 Wind Speed 25.1 Mph  
    08-Jan-2005 10:35 Wind Speed 28.5 Mph Blew the fence panel out in the early hours of the morning
    2004 2004 2004 2004
    25-Dec-2004 21:30 Snow 1cm White Christmas
    19-Dec-2004 22:29 Min Temp -5.8c  
    18-Nov-2004 18:30 Snow Light Covering  
    23-Oct-2004 14:30 Lightning ~3 Flashes Daily Rain 23.3mm
    11-Sep-2004 Daily Rain 24.8mm Hourly rain max 15mm
    24-Aug-2004 12:55 Hourly Rain 12.4mm  
    23-Aug-2004 Daily Rain 31mm Lightning around 14:45 also dumped 10.3mm of rain in the same hour
    12-Aug-2004 16:00 Lightning ~12 Flashes  
    5-Aug-2004 17:00 Lightning ~10 Flashes Sunny skies to black Cb clouds in a short space of time. Then thunder, torrential rain and then back to sunny skies within an hour
    3-Aug-2004 07:30 Lightning ~6 Flashes Fairly short lived although did dump 9.3mm of rain in a hour
    8-July-2004 Max Temp 11.1c Coldest day in July recorded, along with 20.2mm of rain overnight
    4-July-2004 19:20 Funnel   Funnel cloud spotted over Oakengates
    23-June-2004 Daily Rain 24.3 mm Deep depression in the summer
    16-Apr-2004 01:13 Wind Speed 29.0 Mph Freak wind
    20-Mar-2004 13:29 Wind Speed 24.8 Mph Broke a few fence panels
    12-Mar-2004 00:00 Snow 1 cm  
    01-Mar-2004 07:08 Temp -7.6  
    27-Feb-2004 00:00 Snow 1 cm  
    03-Feb-2004 10:14 Wind Speed 25.1 Mph  
    28-Jan-2004 15:00 Snow 2 cm Clap of thunder heard before snow started
    2003 2003 2003 2003
    01-Jan-2003 20:09 Wind Speed 24.8 Mph  
    31-Dec-2003 03:40 Outside Temp -5.7c  
    01-Dec-2003 Daily Rain 21.7 mm  
    14-Nov-2003 14:40 Wind Speed 23.7 Mph