Weather

Local data from weathervane

Light cloud, pressure steady

Temperature 16 °C
Pressure 1015 mb
Humidity 82 %RH
Rainfall 0.0 mm
Wind Speed 2 mph
Wind DirectionSSW

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05:26High tide
06:53Sunrise
09:29Moonset
12:04Low tide
17:56High tide
19:02Sunset
20:03Moonrise
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Time

Web page creation date and time
Local time21:37 hrs
Time zoneBST+0100
DayThursday
Date23rd Sep 2021

Tick Tock, Drip Drop

Air Pollution

Local data from sensors
Reducing211kΩ
Oxidising1523kΩ
NH₃1446kΩ
PM100µg/m³
PM2.50µg/m³
PM10µg/m³
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Weather Forecast

20:00Fair15°CGentle breeze, 9mph W
21:00Fair15°CGentle breeze, 8mph WSW
22:00Partly cloudy14°CGentle breeze, 8mph WSW
23:00Cloudy14°CGentle breeze, 8mph WSW
00:00Cloudy15°CGentle breeze, 9mph WSW
01:00Cloudy15°CGentle breeze, 10mph WSW
02:00Cloudy15°CGentle breeze, 10mph WSW

Flood Risk Assessment

5.6mDesign level including 0.6m freeboard — minimum residential finished floor level at The Malings
5.0mTidal level in 2112 — 0.5% AEP tidal level plus 0.9m climate change over 100 years
4.65mRiverside Walk at intersection with Maling Terrace — pathway ground levels fall to 4.30m at Ouseburn Barrage
4.35m0.1% AEP tidal level in 2012
4.10m0.5% AEP tidal level in 2012
3.10m0.1% AEP fluvial level at spring tide in 2012

Environmental Alerts

Air Pollution The current air pollution level in North East England is low (index 2)
Flooding There are no flood alerts for the local area
There are no weather alerts for North East England
Earthquakes Earthquakes closest to Ouseburn, and more severe ones further away, in the last 30 days:
  • 65 miles away on 08 Sep 2021 at 04:18 hrs in Windermere, Cumbria — depth 8km, magnitude 1.0
  • 14 miles away on 29 Aug 2021 at 14:43 hrs in Durham, County Durham — depth 11km, magnitude 0.9
Tsunamis There are no tsunami warnings
Space Weather There are not any space weather alerts currently
WildlifeA pair of white swans with signets, several mallard duck families, numerous pigeons, a few seagulls, a family of moorhens, a pair of kingfishers, a couple of traffic cones, a single blackbird, a lonely crow, and at least one otter
Topological map of Lower Ouseburn below Ouseburn Bridge

Geo-Location

Elevation5.65 mAOD
Latitude54° 58' 23" N
Longitude1° 35' 24" W
NGRNZ263643
W3Wturkey.mouse.party
ONSE00042114
PostcodeNE6 1LZ
DeclinationMagnetic North is 1.4° west of True North, which itself is 1.2° west of Grid North

Celestial Objects

The Sun's transit occured at 12:58 hrs; it is currently 20° below the geographic horizon to the WNW
Waning gibbous moon, 94% illuminated; the Moon is 12° above the geographic horizon to the E currently
ISSThe International Space Station is passing overhead at:
  • 20:46 hrs, for 4 mins, from 10° above WSW to 34° above SE
  • 22:23 hrs, for 1 min, from 10° above W to 13° above W
PlanetsIf there is a clear sky this evening, Jupiter will be visible; , the Moon will be visible
No space aliens are expected in Ouseburn today — keep checking here, in case of any last minute visitors

Seasons and Notable Days

Vernal (Spring) equinox20 Mar 2021 09:37 End of Winter
Clocks change28 Mar 2021 01:00 One hour forward
Summer solstice21 Jun 2021 04:32 Midsummer
Midsummer day24 Jun 2021
Autumnal equinox22 Sep 2021 20:21 End Summer
Clocks change31 Oct 2021 02:00 One hour back
Winter solstice21 Dec 2021 15:59 Midwinter

Malmanac Local Data

Data and images from Malmanac's weathervane, air quality sensors and webcam are published to public repositories:

More Information

The sources of the presented information are described in the credits. Web pages with related information can be found at:

Other Notes

The actual water level in the Ouseburn at The Malings is dependent upon many additional factors including River Tyne flowrate, Ouseburn flowrate, Ouseburn Barrage gate position and weir level, air pressure, wind-driven storm surges, silt scouring, and any storm drain surcharge. For more information see the Environment Agency's Tyne Catchment Flood Management Plan (2009)/ (2012) and Ouseburn Surface Water Management Plan (2015), and Newcastle City Council's Local Flood Risk Management Plan (2016).

Reservoirs often help reduce flooding. Gateshead City Council have also published Inundation Map (Kielder) which illustrates the largest area that might be flooded if a reservoir like Kielder Reservior were to fail and release the water it holds (explanation and more). See also online flood risk map.

About www.malmanac.uk

This is The Malings Almanac (Malmanac):

  • Version 1.33
  • 25 Apr 2021

Malmanac was launched on 29 January 2018. It is published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License and was made from a local Raspberry Pi with camera module, an internet-hosted Apache HTTPD web server, several open data providers, a little design, and lots of software written in Python.

Malmanac at www.malmanac.uk is a personally created and maintained website, and information is provided in good faith for reasonable use.

Lower Ouseburn

The Lower Ouseburn Valley Conservation Area is defined in the Character Statement and Conservation Area Management Plan. It spans both Ouseburn and Byker wards. The area has a medium-term the Regeneration Plan, and an Urban Design Framework which sets out generic design principles and general land-use planning and transportation issues for the redevelopment of the valley.

The Ouseburn Trust aims to achieve a vibrant, diverse and sustainable future for the Ouseburn Valley, delivering the objectives of the Regeneration Plan.

Three organisations particularly active with matters relating to the river, surface water run-off and flooding are:

The Malings

The Malings, a housing development by Carillion-Igloo, is situated on the east bank of the Lower Ouseburn (in ONS output area E00042114), between Ouseburn Bridge (Byker Bank) and Glasshouse Bridge (Walker Road) near the Tyne. It is part of Byker Ward in the City of Newcastle, located on the site of the former Malings Ford A Pottery. It is within the Lower Ouseburn Valley Conservation Area.

Homes at The Malings lie between Hume Street/Maling Street and Riverside Walk, and include the postal addresses of:

  • Maling Terrace (1-10 NE6 1LZ)
  • Luxor Row (1-12 NE6 1LG)
  • Rosalind Place (1-10 NE6 1LJ)
  • Kingfisher Place (1-16 NE6 1LT)
  • Peony Place (1-9 NE6 1LU)
  • Riverside Walk (1-8 NE6 1LX)
  • Maling Street (14-27 NE6 1LP).

People of The Malings

The homes are inhabited by diverse people whom you can listen to at peopleofthemalings, a web project by the architects of The Malings Ash Sakula.

Contact

For any queries, comments or compliments about Malmanac, please use @MalingsAlmanac on Twitter. This tweets environmental, astronomical, tidal and river data throughout every day.

Credits

Weather, air quality and astronomical data: Current local weather and air pollution conditions from the Malings Almanac's own weathervane and air quality sensors. Regional air pollution level from DEFRA via @UKAirQuality. Short-term weather forecast from the Norwegian Meteorological Institute. International Space Station visibility data for Newcastle from NASA. Weather alerts from the MetOffice. Tsunami warnings from CWarn Tsunami Early Warning System. Celestial calculations performed using the PyEphem library.

Tide times and river level data: Primary source for tide data from Tide Times for Newcastle upon Tyne based on data from the UK Hydrograph Office for Newcastle upon Tyne. Current level estimate interpolated using a formula provided by New Zealand Nautical Almanac 2017. Tyne Estuary and Ouseburn at Byker flood warnings provided by the UK Environment Agency.

Address data: Postcodes from Royal Mail, 3 word address from the What3Words, and walking route map self-created.

Ground level data: Ouseburn Barrage design drawings from the Newcastle Photos Blog and additional information from the Ouseburn Trust River Users Group. Flood levels from the risk assessment for The Malings development (planning application 2012/1277), by AMEC Environmental and Infrastructure UK.

Earthquake data: Records from British Geological Survey.

Space weather: Geomagnetic disturbance alerts from British Geological Survey.

Declination data: Calculated using maptools.com and bgs.ac.uk.

Clock change data: Times from gov.uk.

Icons: Moon phases and weather forecast icons by Erik Flowers. Current weather icons created by Peter Schmalfeldt from Ashley Jager's designs. All other icons from the Noun Project: air pollution based on smog by Yu luck; flooding based on flood by Arthur Shlain; space weather by BomSymbols, tsunami based on tsunami by H Alberto Gongora, earthquake by abdul karim; kingfisher by Connor Fowler; Low/high tide and moonrise/moonset by Xinh Studio; sunrise/sunset by Bryn Taylor; space station by Lucid Formation; solar system by lastspark. Noun Project icons are published under the Creative Commons Attribution License.