Monthly Climate Summary for October 2005 at Hampstead  
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Exceptionally warm especially by night; very wet from the 12th onwards   back forward
                       
Overall mean temperature was 13.9 C which is +2.8 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 17.0 C              
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 11.0 C              
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 17.0 C which is +2.8 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 10.8 C which is +2.7 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
  Highest day max was 22.5 C on the 10          
  Lowest day max was 13.1 C on the 18          
  Highest night min was 16.7 C on the 12          
  Lowest night min was 6.4 C on the 23          
  Lowest grass min was -2.4 C on the 3          
                       
Total rainfall this month was 103.6 mm which is 150.2 per cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily fall was 24.4 mm on the 19          
Number of hours with rain was 88.0 hrs              
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 61.6 hrs which is 143.3 per cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest no of wet hrs 16.0 hrs on the 12          
  Highest equiv duration 13.3 hrs on the 12          
Mean rainfall intensity   1.68 mm/h              
                       
Total sunshine this month was 86.1 hrs which is 86.2 per cent of the 1971-2000 average  
Equiv. C/S sunshine total was 94.7 hrs which is 86.2 per cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily sun was 8.2 hrs on the 9          
                       
Maximum snow depth was 0.0 cm on the            
                       
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1016.1 mbar which is +0.4 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1032.0 mbar on the 3          
  Lowest pressure at 09Z 995.7 mbar on the 21          
                       
Number of days with:                    
Air Frost 0   0.2mm rain 18   No sun 3   Snow lying 0  
Grnd Frost 8   1.0mm 13   3h sun 12   Snow/sleet 0  
Max < 0C 0   5mm 6   6h sun 3   Hail 0  
Max > 10 31   10mm 4   9h sun 0   Thunder 1  
Max > 20 4   25mm 0   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 1  
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0  
                       
Notable events during the month:                
Max of 20.8C on the 27th made this the latest date on which 20C has been exceeded        
Min of 16.8C on the 12th appears to be a new high record for October          
The month's lowest maximum of 13.1C on the 18th also appears to be a new high record for October