Did Benson’s rain gauge have a spiders nest in it after all?

I was perusing the 24 hour rainfall totals for the UK, as you do, and noticed that this mornings Benson observation for 06 UTC failed to report a 24 hour (06-06 UTC) total. They did however report a trace in their 18-06 UTC 12 hour total, which should have at least been repeated in their 24 hour total. I just wonder if I was right when I suggested that the rain gauge of their SAMOS AWS had indeed been blocked by a spiders nest last month? Don’t you just love conspiracy theories. Other than that yesterdays rain across the southeast will have done absolutely nothing to alleviate their current dry spell.

Scroll to Top
%d bloggers like this: