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Weather facts at Kampenhout (1978-current)



Date (Y/M/D)
Fact *
2012/02/04 Low minimum temperature -18,4C.
2011/06/28 Severe thunderstorm during the evening with hailstones up to 3 cm.
2010/12/24 Maximum snow height reached 16 cm (in third cold wave giving after 46 years a white Xmas).
2009/12/20 Maximum snow height reached 18 cm.
2009/12/17 Moderate snow during 12 hours produced an accumulation of 15 cm.
2009/01/07 Low minimum temperature -17,6C.
2006/07/19 Record high max. temperature of 36C.
2005/09/10 49 mm accumulation of water within 1,5 hours during a thunderstorm, of which 38 mm within 20 minutes.
2004/04/30 42 mm accumulation of water within 1,5 hours during a thunderstorm.
2004/02/27 12 cm accumulation of snow within a couple of hours during a comma feature.
2003/10/24 Early first snowfall.
2003/08/12 High max. temperature of 35C.
2003/08/06 High max. temperature of 35C.
1998/09/13-14 Moderate to heavy rainfall during a 24 hour period (20:00-20:00 CET) exceeding 80 mm.
1992/08/09 Severe thunderstorm around midnight with structural damage due to strong winds. Zaventem observed gusts of 72 kt.
1991/02/13 Maximum snow accumulation was 11 cm during a two week winter period.
1990/08/04 Record high max. temperature of 36C.
1990/01/25 Severe storm with structural damage. Zaventem observed a gust of 67 kt.
1987/01/15 Absolute record low maximum temperature of -10C.
1987/01/11 Record low max. temperature of -9C. Absolute record low 850hpa temperature in Ukkel of -22,5C.
1986/02 Mean min. temperature was -7,3C, mean max. was +0,7C.
1985/02/08 Glazed frost during the afternoon with ice cover of 0,5 cm.
1985/01/20 Maximum snow accumulation was 15 cm during a two week winter period.
1985/01/15 Record low max. temperature of -9C.
1985/01/08 Absolute record low min. temperature of -21C.
1982/01/11 Unexpected 12 hours moderate snowfall with accumulation up to 20 cm.
1979/05/30 Severe thunderstorm in afternoon with flooding and hailstones of 2 cm.
1979/05/02-06 Late snowfall.
1979/01/13 Maximum snow accumulation was 16 cm in a wintry month.
1978-1979 A snow pile survived for 59 days from December 31 on.

*All values taken from my weather diary and measured with amateurish instruments (except for Zaventem and Ukkel).


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