Weather Records for Rope near Crewe in Cheshire February 2018

Lowest Night Temperature = – 6.4 Degrees Centigrade = 28th.

Highest Day Temperature = + 10.6 Degrees Centigrade = 17th.

Minimum Average Temperature = +0.4 C = (Av. = 0.9 C).

Maximum Average Temperature = 7.25 C = Av. = 7.4 C).

Highest Wind Gust Speed = 24 MPH = SW = 15th.

Wettest Day = 7.9 mm = 0.32 inches = 3rd.

Total Rainfall for February = 1.8 inches = 43.9 mm (Av. = 1.6 inches = 40 mm).

Total Rainfall for 2018 = 4.64 inches = 116 mm.

 

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South Cheshire Wetland Bird Survey Highlights February 18th 2018

Arclid SQ,Sandbach = 200 Black headed Gulls, 6 Cormorants, 4 Great Black-back Gulls, 18 Herring Gull, 225 Lapwing, 125 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 64 Mallard, 1 Oystercatcher and 19 Tufted Ducks.

Baddiley Meres near Nantwich = 135 Black headed Gulls, 39 Coot, 1 Gadwall, 8 Jack Snipe, 50 Snipe, 26 Shovelers, 14 Teal, 28 Tufted Duck, 300 Wigeon and a Waterail.

Burleydam Pool near Whitchurch = 148 Lapwing and 227 Wigeon.

Nantwich Boating Lake = 3 Goosanders and 96 Mallard.

Queens Park Lake,Crewe = 46 Black headed Gulls, 89 Canada Geese, 9 Lesser Black-backed Gulls and 109 Mallard.

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Cheshire Swan Study Group Ringing January 2018

During January the Cheshire Swan Study Group ringed a total of 8 swans. These included 3 second year, 1 third year and 4 Adults. These included 2 Controls.

Highest Site Counts were as follows: –

Acre Dell Pools near Congleton = 73 on 14th.

Comber Mere near Whitchurch = 5 on 21st.

Coole Pilate near Nantwich = 24 on 7th.

Doddington Mere, Nantwich = 41 on 4th.

Middlewich Canal = 27 on 28th.

Shady Oak Canal near Tarporley = 10 on 13th.

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Weather Records for Rope near Crewe in Cheshire January 2018

Lowest Night Temperature = – 1.6 Degrees Centigrade = 7th.

Highest Day Temperature = 14.9 Degrees Centigrade = 28th.

Average Minimum Temperature = 2.08 C  (Av. = 1.1 C).

Average Maximum Temperature = 7.9 C  (Av. = 6.6 C).

Highest Wind Gust Speed = 35 MPH = West = 18th.

Wettest Day = 13.2 mm = 0.53 inches = 21st.

Total Rainfall for January 2018 = 71 mm = 2.84 inches (Av. = 55.25 mm = 2.21 inches).

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South Cheshire Wetland Bird Survey Highlights January 21st 2018

Arclid SQ,Sandbach = Cormorants = 26, Goosander = 8, Lesser Black-Backed Gull = 42, Mallard = 156 and Tufted Duck = 30.

Baddiley Meres,Nantwich = Black Headed Gull = 138, Canada Goose = 140, Coot = 30, Snipe = 38 and Teal = 40.

Burleydam Pool near Whitchurch = Shoveler = 20, Teal = 15 and Wigeon = 180.

Nantwich Boating Lake =Black Headed Gull = 66, Canada Goose = 45,  Goosander = 1 and Mallard = 50.

Queens Park Lake,Crewe = Canada Goose = 139, Mallard = 130, Moorhen = 7 and Mute Swan = 6.

Wychwood Park GC,Crewe = Black Headed Gull = 53, Mallard = 96 and Tufted Duck = 30.

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Cheshire Swan Study Group Ringing December 2017

During December 2017, the Cheshire Swan Study Group Ringed a total of 10 Mute Swans. These comprised of 5 Cygnets, 1 third year and 4 Adults. There were 2 Controls.

The Highest Site Counts were as follows: –

Acre Dell Pool, Congleton = 74 on 17th.

Doddington Mere,Nantwich = 46 on 10th.

Comber Mere near Whitchurch = 10 on 19th.

Coole Pilate near Nantwich = 12 on 19th.

Middlewich Canal = 29 on 3rd.

The Cheshire Swan Study Group Report for 2017 will be available for viewing on this Bolg Site in March this year under Report.

 

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Weather Records for Rope near Crewe in Cheshire December 2017

Lowest Day Temperature = – 7.2 Degrees Centigrade = 12th.

Highest Day Temperature = + 12.1  Degrees Centigrade = 7th.

Average Monthly Minimum Temperature = 1.46 C (Av. = 1.38 C ).

Average Monthly Maximum Temperature = 7.3 C (Av. = 6.7 C).

Highest Wind Gust = 23 MPH = W = 7th.

Wettest Day = 17.8 mm = 0.71 inches = 15th (Av. = 67.5 mm = 2.7 inches).

December Rainfall = 104.3 mm = 4.18 inches.

Total Rainfall for 2017 = 812.75 mm = 32.51 inches.

Heres Wishing all that read this Blog a Very Happy New Year from David.

 

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