Monthly Climate Summary for October 2006 at Hampstead  
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Overall mean temperature was 13.9 ēC which is +2.8 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 16.9 ēC              
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 11.1 ēC              
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 17.0 ēC which is +2.8 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 10.8 ēC which is +2.7 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
  Highest day max was 20.7 ēC on  the   9          
  Lowest day max was 12.8 ēC on  the 23          
  Highest night min was 15.6 ēC on  the 10          
  Lowest night min was 5.5 ēC on  the 27          
  Lowest grass min was 2.2 ēC on  the 27          
                       
Total rainfall this month was 73.0 mm which is 105.9 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily fall was 16.1 mm on  the 23          
Number of hours with rain was 85.0 hrs              
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 59.5 hrs which is 138.4 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest no of wet hrs 11.0 hrs on  the 22          
  Highest equiv duration 9.1 hrs on  the 22          
Mean rainfall intensity   1.23 mm/h              
                       
Total sunshine this month was 94.6 hrs which is 94.7 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
Equiv. C/S sunshine total was 104.1 hrs which is 94.7 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily sun was 7.4 hrs on  the 12          
                       
Maximum  snow depth  was 0.0 cm on the            
                       
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1011.2 mbar which is -4.5 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1032.3 mbar on  the 13          
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z 989.9 mbar on  the 20          
                       
Number of days with:                    
Air Frost 0   0.2mm rain 22   No  sun 2   Snow lying 0  
Grnd Frost 0   1.0mm 15   3h  sun 16   Snow/sleet 0  
Max < 0ēC 0   5mm 6   6h  sun 6   Hail 0  
Max > 10 31   10mm 2   9h  sun 0   Thunder 2  
Max > 20 2   25mm 0   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 0  
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0  
                       
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