Strongest Wind Gust in Borth and Ynyslas

We experienced the strongest wind gust here yesterday at Borth and Ynyslas since I began recording the weather in 2005. The wind peaked just after dark at 16:29, hitting 62.6 knots (that’s just over 72mph) recorded by the Borth & Ynyslas weather station.

I think we may have lost all of our garden furniture, dustbins and other things in the garden that weren’t firmly secured though. I haven’t been out to check yet as it’s been too dark.

It had been fairly windy on and off for the past few days, but nothing quite like this. 20-30 knots was about the average throughout the day but you can see from the chart below that at around 4:30pm just after the barometer readings had hit a low for the day there was an almighty gust that coincided with a squall and a torrential downpour. The temperature also dropped from 11°C to 9°C.

Wind Gust

Wind Gust

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Alan Cole

Alan is a Freelance Website Designer, Sports & Exercise Science Lab Technician and full time Dad & husband with far too many hobbies: Triathlete, Swimming, Cycling, Running, MTBing, Surfing, Windsurfing, SUPing, Gardening, Photography.... The list goes on.

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