Monthly Climate Summary for  February 2006  at Luton (Cranleigh Gardens)
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                   Dry and cold until the 11th and again from the 24th; occasional light snowfalls last ten days   back forward
                         
Overall mean temperature was 3.8 ēC which is -0.4 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 6.3 ēC which is -0.7 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 1.2 ēC which is -0.2 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 6.2 ēC                
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 0.8 ēC                
  Highest day max was 11.2 ēC on  the   17                 
  Lowest day max was -1.0 ēC on  the 2            
  Highest night min was 7.2 ēC on  the 13            
  Lowest night min was -3.7 ēC on  the 3            
  Lowest grass min was -7.9 ēC on  the 10            
                         
Total rainfall this month was 38.2 mm which is 82.5 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily fall was 9.4 mm on  the 14            
Number of hours with rain was                    
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 47.2 hrs which is 91.8 per  cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest no of wet hrs   hrs on  the              
  Highest duration 12.6 hrs on  the 25            
  Mean rainfall intensity 0.81 mm/hr                
                         
Total CS sunshine this month was 63.5 hrs which is 90.5 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 8.7 hrs on  the 25            
                         
Maximum  snow depth  was 0.5 cm on  the  7            
                         
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1015.9 mbar which is +0.7 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average  
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1033.0 mbar on  the 5            
  Lowest  pressure at 09Z 982.8 mbar on  the 17            
                         
Number of days with:                      
Air Frost 11   0.2mm rain 13   No  sun 10   Snow lying 1    
Grnd Frost 19   1.0mm 8   3h  sun 10   Snow/sleet 8    
Max < 0ēC 1   5mm 4   6h  sun 3   Hail 4    
Max > 10 4   10mm 0   9h  sun 0   Thunder 0    
Max > 20 0   25mm 0   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 3    
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0    
                         
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