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Frome’s weather statistics for August

REPORTING direct from his own weather station in Frome, our local meteorologist, Michael Cooper, has all the facts and figures for Frome’s weather in August.

Weather statistics for Frome August 2017


Rainfall for August  = 69.5mm. No records were broken, but the 69.5mm reading was below the 17 year average for Frome in August of 81mm.

All readings were recorded from a Met/Check Cu Rain gauge i.a.w. Air Ministry Form 1122.


Highest D.T.T. = 26 Degrees C. recorded at 3pm on Monday 28th August.

Lowest  D.T.T. = 15 Degrees C. recorded at 3pm on the 18th, 30th and 31st August.

Highest N.T.T. = 17 Degrees C. recorded in the night of Sunday 27th August.

Lowest N.T.T.  = 10 Degrees C. recorded during the night of Thursday 10th August.

All temperatures were recorded from within a S.S. from two different thermometers.

It is worth noting that the average highest D.T.T. this August 2017 = 18.3 Degrees C. A drop from 2016’s average of 20.2 Degrees C.

Air pressure:

Highest Barometric Atmospheric Air Pressure = 1022mb. recorded on Thursday 10th August.

Lowest Barometric Atmospheric Air Pressure = v, recorded on the 2nd and 3rd August.

Wind speed:

Highest wind speed  = 31 m.p.h. recorded on Wednesday 2nd August, Vector Direction = S.