7 DecLocal Time: 15:46 GMT UK Time: 15:46 GMT
- Sunrise 08:01
- Sunset 16:03
- Moonrise 11:14
- Moonset 21:54
|Temp feels like:||9°c (48.2°f)|
|Length of Day:||7h 56m|
|Dew Point:||7 °c (45°f)|
|Pressure:||30.3 " (1026 hpa)|
Sat 7 Dec8°C (46°F)Night 7°C (45°F)
Sun 8 Dec10°C (50°F)Night 7°C (45°F)
Mon 9 Dec10°C (50°F)Night 7°C (45°F)
Tue 10 Dec9°C (48°F)Night 7°C (45°F)
Weather Overview for Longleat
The locality of Longleat in England has a latitude of 51.19 and a longitude of -2.27. Geographically situated on the southern part of England, Longleat is sitting next to the Horningsham village and lying between the towns of Warminster (Wiltshire) and Frome (Somerset). For the most part of the year, Longleat experiences a seasonal climate that directly affects the daily weather, although it can be noted in the recent years that the summer days have become significantly hotter, and the winters months have become less cold.
As in most parts of the southern part of England, Longleat enjoys warm summers and cool winters that are perfect for enjoying long walks on the green countryside scenery and other outdoor activities. Longleat rarely experiences freezing cold winters because the Gulf stream brings the warmth into Longleat’s weathers despite the seasons, although the area had experienced severe winters during 1963, where several towns and villages within the Longleat and Wiltshire area were covered in extreme snow drifts and blizzards – the worst winter months in 223 years.
The warm summer months of Longleat, which usually begin on June and extend up to the first few weeks of September, are characterized by long and moderately dry days, with average temperatures ranging from 18 to 22°C. The warmth of the summer is brought about by the Azores high pressure system, which also accounts for the consistently sunny weather during the day and the cool, refreshing atmosphere during nighttime.
Longleat and the southernmost part of England is located at 50° north latitude, and as such, the summer days in Longleat are longer, making the summer climate favorable for outdoor picnics and long walks. Longleat also belongs to the regions in the south that receive the greatest amount of sunshine compared to other parts of England, with an average of around 1800 to 2000 hours of sunshine annually.
When day convection starts to build up some high clouds over the inland regions of the country, these clouds are less likely to form over the southern coasts of England, including Longleat and neighboring regions, with occasional sea breezes blowing in to relieve it from hot and humid atmospheres.
The months of July and August tend to bring crashing thunders and light to mid-heavy rainfall that lasts only for a few hours, and this is usually caused by the continuously dry and warm weather conditions.in Longleat that lasts for several days during the summer seasons.
The autumn season in Longleat usually begins within the last few weeks of September and extends until the last few days of the month of October. Longleat begins to experience the drastic change of weather as the first few autumn days, which bring warmth and dry spells, bring outbreaks of wet weather conditions and storms in the following days. The Atlantic Ocean, which forms part of the boundaries of the country, experiences transformations in its weather patterns that directly affect the weather conditions in Longleat.
For the most part of the first few weeks of autumn, Longleat usually experiences heavy downpours of rain that are usually intercepted with periods of warm sunshine. As the Atlantic experiences cyclones and depressions by mid-autumn, it brings in a strong gush of autumn gale to the country, but being on the southern region of England, Longleat’s autumn weather often brings in drier air to the country and helps dissolve the Atlantic storms. However, as autumn gives way to the winter season, the days become shorter and the dry spells of sunshine and warmth in Longleat become less frequent.
The end of October marks the beginning of the winter season in Longleat, which is generally bearable as it is characterized by mildly cold, windy, and wet weather conditions. Frosty winters with freezing cold temperatures are rarely experienced in Longleat because the ice melts soon after the sun brings in warmth to the countryside and kicks the temperature up to a few notches.
The coldest months in Longleat are usually during November and January, and although the region around Longleat experiences frost-free winters, these areas had witnessed severe winter conditions during 1947 and 1963, although these had been marked as rare occasions. The winter season usually brings in its winter fog to Longleat, accompanied by some episodes of cold snaps that usually last for a few days. The last of the winter season in Longleat ends in the month of march, as it gives way to the coming of the spring season.
The spring season in Longleat usually blossoms at around the middle of March and lasts up to the end of May. It brings about a climate characterised by clear skies during the day and warm nights. As the sun moves higher in altitude, Longleat experiences sunny days during the early weeks of spring, with occasional periods of light drizzles in the morning and cold winds in the evening as the spring season reaches its height. The spring afternoons in Longleat are usually warm, with temperatures moving up to an average of 22°C as the days become longer in preparation for the summer season.