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This weather station is in Dunchurch, Warwickshire.

The current conditions are dark and damp, with a calculated cloudbase of 206m and a leaf wetness value of 0 (out of a maximum of 15).
The forecast is Increasing clouds with little temperature change. Precipitation possible within 24 to 48 hours.
There have been 3.78 hours of sunshine so far today and the sunniest day so far this year is 15 Mar 2019 (4.13 hrs).
The last significant rain was 17 Mar 2019 (2.6 mm) and the wettest day so far this year is 6 Mar 2019 (10.4 mm)


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Soil-sensors: Background information


We have soil sensors buried in the ground at the levels indicated below.
Each level has a temperature probe and a moisture sensor.


Current Planting & Watering Guide

 Depth
in cm 
   Moisture - kPa         Temperature - °C   
MinMaxActualGrowing conditionsActualMax Min
10152112
Adequate
(11 - 26 kPa)
Too cold to plant
(0 - 10°C)
776
30786
Saturated
(0 - 11 kPa)
Too cold to plant
(0 - 10°C)
777

Explanation Soil condition


Water potential is commonly measured in units of bars (and centibars in the Imperial system of measurement) or kilopascals (in metric units).
One bar is approximately equal to one atmosphere (14.7 psi ) of pressure. One centibar is equal to one kilopascal.


Button text Explanation
Saturated
(0 - 11 kPa)
Saturated Soil. Occurs for a day or two after irrigation.
Adequate
(11 - 26 kPa)
Soil is adequately wet (except coarse sands which are drying out at this range)
Irrigation desirable
(26 - 61 kPa)
Usual range to irrigate or water (except heavy clay soils).
Irrigate at the upper end of this range in cool humid climates and with higher water-holding capacity soils.
Irrigation needed
(61 - 101 kPa)
Usual range to irrigate heavy clay soils
Dangerously Dry
(101 - 240 kPa)
Soil is becoming dangerously dry for maximum production.

Records
Depth
in cm
This month This year All time
Date Min Max Date Date Min Max Date Date Min Max Date
Soil Temperatures
10 11-03 4.4 8.9 06-03 31-01 1.7 9.4 21-02 31-01-2019 1.7 21.7 20-07-2016
30 11-03 5.6 8.3 17-03 03-02 2.8 8.3 17-03 04-03-2018 2.2 18.9 28-07-2018
Soil Moisture
10 03-03 9.0 36.0 10-03 23-02 8.0 45.0 10-02 06-02-2016 1.0 74.0 10-05-2017
30 12-03 4.0 10.0 06-03 24-02 3.0 12.0 30-01 13-03-2016 1.0 111.0 01-08-2016