Weather Records for Rope near Crewe in Cheshire November 2017

Lowest Night Temperature = – 3.9 Degrees Centigrade = 30th.

Highest Day Temperature = 12.8 Degees Centigrade = 22nd.

Average Minimum Month Temperature = + 2.9 C (Av. = 3.3 C).

Average Maximum Month Temperature = 10.1 C (Av. = 9.5 C).

Highest Wind Speed Gust = 21 MPH = S = 23rd.

Wettest Day = 24.1 mm = 0.96 inches = 25th.

November Rainfall = 114.3 mm = 4.6 inches (Av. 70 mm = 2.8 inches).

Total Rainfall for 2017 = 708.25 mm = 28.33 inches.

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South Cheshire Wetland Bird Survey Highlights November 19th 2017

Arclid SQ,Sandbach = Black Headed Gulls = 51, Canada Geese = 79, Greylag Geese = 75, Kingfisher = 1, Lesser Black Backed Gulls = 210, Mallard = 230, Tufted Duck = 44, Wigeon = 6 and Yellow Legged Gulls = 2.

Baddiley Meres, Nantwich = Black Headed Gulls = 320, Canada Geese = 165, Greylag Geese = 40, Goosander = 4, Jack Snipe = 1, Little Grebe = 3, Shovelers = 19, Snipe = 46 and Water Rail = 3.

Burleydam Pool,Whitchurch = Black Headed Gulls = 235, Lapwing = 66, Lesser Black Backed Gulls = 49, Shoveley = 14, Teal = 6 and Wigeon = 207.

Nantwich Boating Lake = Black Headed Gulls = 287, Mallard = 97 and Tufted Duck = 12.

Queens Park Lake,Crewe = Canada Geese = 157, Goosander = 32 and Mallard = 122.

Wychwood Park GC,Crewe = Black Headed Gulls = 83, Mallard = 122 and Tufted Duck = 32.

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Cheshire Swan Study Group Ringing October 2017

In October the Cheshire Swan Study Group ringed a total of 14 Mute Swans. These included 10 Cygnets and 4 Adults. Of these there were 2 Controls.

Highest Site Counts during October were as follows:-

Acre Dell Pools, Congleton = 64 on 8th.

Burleydam Pool near Whitchurch = 5 on 8th.

Comber Mere near Whitchurch = 28 on 8th.

Doddington Mere near Nantwich = 46 on 26th.

Nantwich Boating Lake = 2 on 8th.

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Weather Records for Rope near Crewe in Cheshire October 2017

Lowest Night Temperature = -1.3 Degrees Centigrade = 30th.

Highest Day Temperature = 20.6 Degrees Centigrade = 14th.

Minimum Average Temperature = 8.7 C (Av. = 6.4 C).

Maximum Average Temperature = 15.6 C (Av. = 14.3 C).

Highest Wind Gust Speed = 29 MPH = S = 16th.

Wettest Day = 20.6 mm = 0.82 inches = 19th.

Total Rainfall for October = 65.1 mm = 2.61 inches (Av = 74.5 mm = 2.98 inches).

Total Rainfall for 2017 = 593.25 mm = 23.73 inches.

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South Cheshire Wetland Bird Survey Highlights October 8th 2017

Arclid SQ,Sandbach =Black Headed Gulls =130, Canada Geese = 255, Herring Gull = 3, Kingfisher = 1, Lesser Black-backed Gull = 300, Mallard = 177, Tufted Duck = 96 and Yellow Leg Gull = 3.

Burleydam Pool near Whitchurch = Mute Swans = 5, Shovelers = 18, Snipe = 1, Teal = 24, Whooper Swans = 2 and Wigeon = 40.

Comber Mere near Whitchurch = Canada Geese = 76, Greylag Geese = 87, Grey Herons = 4 and Mute Swans = 28.

Hurleston Reservoir, Nantwich = Canada Geese = 68, Goosanders = 2 and Mallard = 155.

Nantwich Boating Lake = Black headed Gull = 43, Little Grebe = 3 and Mallard = 121.

Queens Park Lake, Crewe = Black headed Gull = 3, Canada Geese = 68, Mallard = 155 and Mute Swans = 7.

Wychwood Park GC, Weston, Crewe = Black headed Gulls = 54, Mallard = 109 and Tufted Duck = 9.

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Cheshire Swan Study Group Ringing September 2017

During September the Cheshire Swan Study Group ringed a total of 24 swans.

These comprised of 21 cygnets and 3 adults. There were 3 retraps.

Highest Site counts were as follows:-

Acre Dell pools near Congleton = 54 on 10th.

Burleydam pool near Whitchurch = 5 on 10th.

Cholmondeley Estate = 4 on 11th.

Comber Mere near Whitchurch = 11 on 10th.

Coole Pilate near Nantwich = 7 on 12th.

Doddington mere near Nantwich = 41 on 15th.

Nantwich Boating Lake = 3 on 12th.

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Weather Records for Rope near Crewe in Cheshire September 2017

Lowest Night Temperature = + 4 Degrees Centigrade = 17th.

Highest Day Temperature = + 22.5 Degrees Centigrade = 4th.

Lowest Average Temperature for this month = 11.9 C (Av. = 9.2 C).

Highest Average Temperature for this month = 17.6 C (Av. = 23.8 C).

Highest Wind Gust = 26 mph = SW = 13th.

Wettest Day = 16.5 mm = 0.66 inches = 14th.

September Rainfall = 121.5 mm = 4.86 inches (Av. = 76.25 mm = 3.05 inches).

Total Rainfall for 2017 = 528 mm = 21.12 inches.

 

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