Monthly Climate Summary for November 2005 at Luton (Cranleigh Gardens)
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Sunniest since 1996, coldest since 1998, and driest since 1999       back forward
                         
Overall mean temperature was 6.1 C which is -0.6 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 9.6 C which is +0.1 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 2.7 C which is -1.2 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 9.8 C                
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 2.2 C                
  Highest day max was 17.1 C on the 2            
  Lowest day max was 1.9 C on the 25            
  Highest night min was 12.5 C on the 6            
  Lowest night min was -5.2 C on the 18            
  Lowest grass min was -9.4 C on the 17            
                         
Total rainfall this month was 44.0 mm which is 69.0 per cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily fall was 16.2 mm on the 2            
Number of hours with rain was                    
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 34.0 hrs which is 53.3 per cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest no of wet hrs   hrs on the              
  Highest duration 7.2 hrs on the 17            
  Mean rainfall intensity 1.29 mm/hr                
                         
Total CS sunshine this month was 82.0 hrs which is 118.2 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 6.9 hrs on the 17            
                         
Maximum snow depth was 0.0 cm on the 19            
                         
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1015.5 mbar which is +1.4 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average  
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1038.6 mbar on the 23            
  Lowest pressure at 09Z 991.3 mbar on the 26            
                         
Number of days with:                      
Air Frost 10   0.2mm rain 17   No sun 8   Snow lying 0    
Grnd Frost 18   1.0mm 7   3h sun 13   Snow/sleet 5    
Max < 0C 0   5mm 3   6h sun 4   Hail 1    
Max > 10 13   10mm 1   9h sun 0   Thunder 1    
Max > 20 0   25mm 0   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 3    
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0    
                         
Notable events during the month:                  
Max of 17.1C on the 2nd was the highest in Nov since 1994, while that of 1.9C on the 25th was the lowest in Nov since 1993    
The min of -5.2C on the 18th was the lowest in Nov since 1989.              
The 13th was the first day of the season with a max below 10C, while the 15th was the last day of the month with a max above 10C