Records being broken at Ribblehead station where the FoSCL / MyLocalWeather weather station recorded a gust of 61mph at 2205 last evening, 1st March. The wind direction was 90 degrees - due east.
Also on 1st March was the lowest windchill at -17C
See http://www.mylocalweather.org.uk/ribblehead/ for the latest data.
The present weather station was set up in January 2009. It's been recording data ever since then.
Special thanks to John Livesley of MyLocalWeather and the FoSCL volunteers who look after the Ribblehead weather station and the two Ribblehead RailCams. It can be cold work!