Monthly Climate Summary for February 2007 at Luton (Cranleigh Gardens)
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Cold with sharp frosts and some snow till the 10th, then very unsettled and generally mild   back forward
                         
Overall mean temperature was 6.0 C which is +1.8 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean day maximum (09-21) was 9.0 C which is +2.0 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean night minimum (21-09) was 3.0 C which is +1.6 degC compared with the 1971-2000 average  
Mean 24hr maximum (09-09) was 9.1 C                
Mean 24hr minimum (09-09) was 2.5 C                
  Highest day max was 13.4 C on the 1            
  Lowest day max was 1.8 C on the 8            
  Highest night min was 7.8 C on the 20            
  Lowest night min was -7.6 C on the 7            
  Lowest grass min was -10.2 C on the 7            
                         
Total rainfall this month was 89.2 mm which is 192.7 per cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest daily fall was 13.1 mm on the 10            
Number of hours with rain was                    
Equiv. TSR rainfall duration was 100.2 hrs which is 194.9 per cent of the 1971-2000 average    
  Highest no of wet hrs   hrs on the              
  Highest duration 13.0 hrs on the 3            
  Mean rainfall intensity 0.89 mm/hr                
                         
Total CS sunshine this month was 75.7 hrs which is 107.8 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 7.8 hrs on the 3            
                         
Maximum snow depth was 10.0 cm on the 8            
                         
Mean sea-level pressure at 09Z 1007.5 mbar which is -7.8 mbar compared with the 1961-1990 average  
  Highest pressure at 09Z 1040.6 mbar on the 3            
  Lowest pressure at 09Z 979.9 mbar on the 12            
                         
Number of days with:                      
Air Frost 7   0.2mm rain 21   No sun 7   Snow lying 2    
Grnd Frost 12   1.0mm 16   3h sun 13   Snow/sleet 2    
Max < 0C 0   5mm 8   6h sun 6   Hail 0    
Max > 10 13   10mm 3   9h sun 0   Thunder 1    
Max > 20 0   25mm 0   12h sun 0   Fog at 09Z 6    
Max > 30 0         15h sun 0   Gale 0    
                         
Notable events during the month:                  
10cm of snow on the 8th was the deepest at this site since Feb 1991              
Min of -7.6C on the 7th was the lowest in Feb since 1991