Monthly Climate Summary for February 2008 at Hampstead  
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Overall mean temperature was 6.4 ēC which is +2.1 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 9.9 ēC              
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 3.2 ēC              
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 10.2 ēC which is +3.0 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 2.6 ēC which is +1.1 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average
  Highest day max was 15.9 ēC on  the   9          
  Lowest day max was 3.9 ēC on  the 20          
  Highest night min was 9.2 ēC on  the 22          
  Lowest night min was -1.9 ēC on  the 2          
  Lowest grass min was -8.0 ēC on  the 17          
                       
Total rainfall this month was 15.8 mm which is 39.6 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily fall was 4.6 mm on  the 25          
Number of hours with rain was 30.0 hrs              
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 21.0 hrs which is 44.7 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest no of wet hrs 6.0 hrs on  the 4          
  Highest equiv duration 5.0 hrs on  the 4          
Mean rainfall intensity 0.75 mm/h              
                       
Total sunshine this month was 134.5 hrs which is 219.9 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
Equiv. C/S sunshine total was 148.0 hrs which is 219.9 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average  
  Highest daily sun was 7.7 hrs on  the 13          
                       
Maximum  snow depth  was 0.0 cm on the 1          
                       
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1023.8 mbar which is +8.4 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1043.1 mbar on  the 16          
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z 997.8 mbar on  the 4          
                       
Number of days with:                    
Air Frost 4   0.2mm rain 11   No  sun 2   Snow lying 0  
Grnd Frost 17   1.0mm 6   3h  sun 20   Snow/sleet 0  
Max < 0ēC 0   5mm 0   6h  sun 12   Hail 0  
Max > 10 17   10mm 0   9h  sun 0   Thunder 1  
Max > 20 0   25mm 0   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 2  
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0  
                       
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