Monthly Climate Summary for November 2003 at Luton (Cranleigh Gardens)
                          home daily
                            Mild and quite sunny;  mostly dry till 20th then exceptionally wet     back forward
                         
Overall mean temperature was 8.4 ēC which is +1.7 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 11.0 ēC which is +1.5 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 5.8 ēC which is +1.9 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 11.1 ēC                
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 5.4 ēC                
  Highest day max was 15.6 ēC on  the   6            
  Lowest day max was 6.1 ēC on  the 27            
  Highest night min was 12.1 ēC on  the 18            
  Lowest night min was -2.3 ēC on  the 28            
  Lowest grass min was -5.7 ēC on  the 28            
                         
Total rainfall this month was 109.9 mm which is 172.3 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily fall was 21.8 mm on  the 22            
Number of hours with rain was                    
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 114.4 hrs which is 163.4 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest no of wet hrs   hrs on  the              
  Highest duration 24.0 hrs on  the 22            
  Mean rainfall intensity 0.96 mm/hr                
                         
Total CS sunshine this month was 76.3 hrs which is 109.9 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
Equiv. C/S sunshine total was   hrs which is   per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily sun was 8.1 hrs on  the 7            
                         
Maximum  snow depth  was 0.0 cm on  the               
                         
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1011.4 mbar which is -2.9 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average  
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1029.0 mbar on  the 7            
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z 985.0 mbar on  the 26            
                         
Number of days with:                      
Air Frost 2   0.2mm rain 17   No  sun 9   Snow lying 0    
Grnd Frost 8   1.0mm 12   3h  sun 12   Snow/sleet 0    
Max < 0ēC 0   5mm 8   6h  sun 4   Hail 0    
Max > 10 19   10mm 4   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    
                         
Notable events during the month:                  
Rain fell almost continuously from 0200 on the 22nd to 0100 on the 24th, totalling 52.2mm in 47 hours.        
The max of 15.6ēC on the 6th was the highest in November for four years.